Tutorials in Clinical Chemistry I

Course Information

Course Code

CC859

Instruction Method

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

Fee

Domestic: $425
International: $555

Length

continuous enrolment max one year– 3.9 CEU

Instructor(s)

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

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the Learner will be able to:

  1. The structure and function of various clinically significant analytes in the human body.
  2. The anatomy and physiology of several body systems involved in the regulation of homeostasis.
  3. Mechanisms and laboratory diagnosis of diseases of these systems.
  4. Laboratory methods used to assay various analytes used in clinical diagnosis and treatment of diseases, including interpretation and sources of error.

Evaluation Method

Online assignments, final online exam

Intended For

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


Note:

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

Note: CC859 replaces the former correspondence course CC902. Students who have received credit for CC902 cannot receive credit for CC859.

Text Book

Bishop ML, Fody EP, Schoeff L. Clinical Chemistry: Techniques, Principles, Correlations. 6th ed Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009. 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

Topics covered include:

  • Proteins and electrophoresis
  • Liver function and enzyme testing
  • Renal function and urinalysis testing
  • Carbohydrates and lipid testing
  • Acid-base and electrolyte balance testing

Tutorials in Clinical Chemistry I – CC859


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