MEDT401
Clinical Physiological Chemistry

Offered in the Spring semester, Tues./Thurs. 8:00am-9:15pm

INSTRUCTOR: Mary Ann McLane, PhD, MLS(ASCP)

COURSE GOALS:  This course is designed to apply physiological biochemistry and chemical/instrumental principles to the performance, evaluation and clinical significance of selected clinical chemistry analytes: carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, electrolytes, non-protein nitrogen and blood gases. Electrophoresis and acid-base balance will also be covered.

OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

The final grade for the course is derived from the following numerical scale:
 > 94% ......... A               77-79%......... C+
 90-93%......... A-             74-76%......... C
 87-89%......... B+            70-73%......... C-
 84-86%......... B              65-69%......... D
 80-83%......... B-            < 64% ........... F

This course is a major one in the curriculum and must be passed with a grade of C- or better.



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