Tutorials in Clinical Chemistry III

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

ONLINE – login information will be emailed within 3 business days of registration


Domestic: $477
International: $620


continuous enrolment max one year– 3.9 CEU


Erin Butash MLT, B.Sc., M.Sc.Ed.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will demonstrate knowledge of:

  1. the principles and clinical applications of various photometric techniques an instrumentation, including spectrophotometry, atomic absorption photometry, fluorometry, chemiluminescence, turbidimetry, and nephelometry.
  2. the principles and clinical applications of various electrochemical techniques an instrumentation, including ion-selective electrodes, gas-sensing electrodes, and enzyme electrodes.
  3. the principles, clinical applications and laboratory methods for electrophoretic and chromatographic separations.
  4. the principles, clinical applications and laboratory methods for competitive and non-competitive immunoassays.

Evaluation Method

Online assignments, final online exam

Intended For

Anyone requiring a refresher course or referred by the CMLTO or CSMLS.


You will access readings, graded lesson assignments, and the final examination online.

Text Book

Bishop ML, Fody EP, Schoeff L. Clinical Chemistry: Principles, Procedures, Correlations. 8th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017. Not included in course fee. It is recommended that students obtain this textbook prior to starting the course. Students are responsible for acquiring course textbooks. Textbook can be purchased at the U of T bookstore.

Topics Covered

  • Photometric measuring systems (including spectrophotometry, atomic absorption photometry, nephlometry, turbidimetry).
  • Electrochemical measuring systems (including ion selective electrodes, potentiometric, polarographic, amperometric, and coulometric measurement)
  • Partition and absorption chromatography
  • Electrophoresis and osmometry
  • Immunoassays

Tutorials in Clinical Chemistry III – CC861

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