Medical Lab Science (MLS)

Medical Lab Science (MLS)

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MLS 5512 Urinalysis and Body Fluids: 1 semester hour.

Fundamental principles of urine and body fluid analysis with correlation of laboratory methods and practice. Graduate students will prepare, conduct, and evaluate case study sessions. PREREQ: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5514 Hematology and Hemostasis: 3 semester hours.

Theoretical and applied aspects of medical hematology and hemostasis with emphasis on recognition and correlation of abnormal laboratory observations with pathological conditions. Graduate students will prepare, conduct, and evaluate case study sessions. PREREQ: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5516 Medical Microbiology I: 3 semester hours.

Study and identification of medically important bacteria, viruses, fungi, chlamydiae, rickettsiae, and parasites as applicable to laboratory and infection control settings. Garaduate students will prepare, conduct, and evaluate case study sessions. PREREQ: BIOL 2235 or BIOL 2221 or equivalent and acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5518 Medical Chemistry and Instrumentation: 3 semester hours.

Theoretical and applied aspects of medical chemistry with emphasis on test development, validation, and use in diagnosis and management of pathological conditions. Graduate students will prepare, conduct, and evaluate case study sessions. PREREQ: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5520 Medical Immunology: 2 semester hours.

Practical aspects of immunology with emphasis on pathological conditions and laboratory practice. Graduate students will prepare, conduct, and evaluate case study sessions. PREREQ: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5522 Basic Concepts in Transfusion Medicine: 2 semester hours.

Practical aspects and theoretical considerations of major blood groups with respect to transfusion therapy. Oral and written project presentation required for graduate credit. PREREQ: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5524 Medical Laboratory Fundamentals: 1 semester hour.

Theory and application of basic techniques and instruments used in all areas of medical laboratories. Graduate students will evaluate laboratory methods and write standard operating procedures. PREREQ: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee. Lab fee

MLS 5531 Medical Microbiology II: 3 semester hours.

Advanced topics in medical microbiology, including application of laboratory techniques to the identification and evaluation of medically important pathogens, and correlations with disease states. Graduate students will prepare, conduct, and evaluate case study sessions. PREREQ: MLS 5516 and acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5533 MLS Management and Education: 2 semester hours.

Advanced principles of current personnel, financial, regulatory issues, laboratory information systems, management, and education. Student presentations will be required. Students taking the course for graduate credit will prepare, conduct, and evaluate a project. PREREQ: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5535 Molecular Diagnostics: 3 semester hours.

A comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles of medical molecular diagnostics and use of molecular techniques in the diagnosis of disease. Topics include: Nucleic acid structure and function, genetics, DNA chemistry, introduction to nucleic acid isolation, identification and amplification techniques. Graduate students will prepare, conduct, and evaluate case study sessions. PREREQ: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5537 Critical Analysis of Lab Information: 3 semester hours.

Evaluation of clinical laboratory values with emphasis on advanced methods, specialized statistics, algorithm building, and clinical correlations. Graduate students will prepare, conduct, and evaluate case study sessions. PREREQ: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5539 Advanced Concepts in Transfusion Medicine: 2 semester hours.

Advanced topics in Immunohematology. Application of laboratory techniques to the identification and evaluation of antibodies and antigens. Emphasis on transfusion therapy. Graduate students will prepare, conduct, and evaluate case study sessions. PREREQ: MLS 5522 and acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5541 MLS Graduate Research: 1-3 semester hour.

Individual theory and application of related topics associated with the medical laboratory. PREREQ: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee

MLS 5555 MLS Student Laboratory Practices: 2 semester hours.

Directed practice in the advanced tests and techniques in common use in the medical laboratory (including molecular biology, microbiology, hematology, chemistry, blood bank). Graduate students will be responsible for higher complexity testing and advanced problem solving exercises. PREREQ: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program. Professional fee. Lab fee

MLS 6640 Advanced Topics in Hematology: 1-4 semester hour.

Current research and practice in hematology and hemostasis including molecular approaches to medical diagnosis and treatment. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits

MLS 6641 Advanced Topics in Immunology and Transfusion Medicine: 1-4 semester hour.

Current research and practice in immunology and transfusion medicine including molecular approach to diagnosis and treatment. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits

MLS 6642 Advanced Topics in Medical Chemistry: 1-4 semester hour.

Current research and practice in medical chemistry including innovative instrumentation and molecular diagnostics. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits

MLS 6643 Advanced Topics in Medical Laboratory Education: 1-4 semester hour.

Curriculum design and evaluation in the Medical Laboratory setting. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits

MLS 6644 Advanced Topics in Medical Microbiology: 1-4 semester hour.

Current research in microbiology and molecular diagnostics including the molecular basis of important infectious diseases, microbial pathogenesis, and host-pathogen interactions. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits

MLS 6648 MLS Graduate Problems: 1-9 semester hour.

Thesis-related research. May be repeated. Graded S/U. PREREQ: Graduate standing and permission of instructor

MLS 6650 Thesis: 1-9 semester hour.

Thesis-related research. May be repeated. Graded S/U. PREREQ: Graduate standing and permission of instructor

MLS 6699 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hour.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are noted by course section and announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times. May be repeated

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