MTCC 421 Hematology I

Lectures cover the production, function, and morphology of red blood cells; discussion of the diagnostic features of hematologic disorders and principles of laboratory tests employed in their diagnosis. The course also covers specimen collection, manual and automated enumeration and identification of red blood cells, and performance of diagnostic test procedures. Upon completion of the lectures, exams, and laboratory exercises, the student will describe the production and function of red blood cells and disorders which affect them, exhibit the ability to perform diagnostic laboratory determinations and interpret and correlate the results, and apply the knowledge to examine and correlate test results to disease conditions.




Enrolled as a medical laboratory science major, senior status, meet all degree requirements other than those courses that are a portion of the professional-year program