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Sep 21, 2015 by Marcia Firmani (firmanim)
MLS 4214 : Clinical Microbiology I Laboratory
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 08:48:31 GMT
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:13:57 GMT
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Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)
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MLS-BSHS: Medical Laboratory Science
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Long Course Title
Clinical Microbiology I Laboratory
Short Course Title
Microbiology I Laboratory
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MLS 4114 - Clinical Microbiology
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Observation of many of the medically important organisms and practical experience in current diagnostic techniques and identification systems used in clinical practice. Principles, procedures, techniques, and data interpretation for the isolation and identification of clinically significant organisms.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: • Use appropriate aseptic technique when performing laboratory procedures • Prepare Gram-stained smears correctly • Streak agar plates for quantification and/or isolation • Differentiate organisms based on Gram reaction, microscopic and colonial morphology, and biochemical and antigenic characteristics • Perform cultural, biochemical and serologic tests commonly performed in clinical laboratories according to established clinical procedures • Discuss the principle and general procedures involved in each test performed in the laboratory • Select appropriate media and test procedures and assess laboratory data to correctly identify organisms in clinical specimens when given the source of the clinical specimen • Follow appropriate quality control procedures when performing laboratory tests
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Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
A new hands-on lab course for the blended MLS program that corresponds with the MLS 4114 didactic Micro I course
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:21:59 GMT
Rollback: Please enter a course in the prerequisite field. If the course is indeed restricted to students in the program, this information needs to go in the "Course Restrictions" field.
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:04:32 GMT
Rollback: please add co-reqs