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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Hematology for Medical Laboratory Science: Curriculum

Curriculum Details

18 TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED

The online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Hematology for Medical Laboratory Science program is an 18-credit-hour program designed to prepare you to use the latest in hematology methods and technology to determine the cause of disease.

Core

This course features a study of the blood and blood-forming tissues with emphasis on hematologic techniques, and cell identification Anemias and non-malignant leukocyte disorders are also presented.

This course features a study of the blood and blood-forming tissues with an emphasis on white blood cell disorders. An introduction to the hemostatic system and associated coagulation disorders are also presented.

Principles of the immune system’s components, functions, interactions with microorganisms, and the clinical applications of immunologic assays to human health and disease.

Introduction to the molecular techniques used to diagnose human disease; technology, theory, and methodology of specific molecular protocols that can be used within a clinical laboratory setting to aid in disease diagnostics including those of genetic, oncogenic, and infections origin.

Introduction to critical concepts of lab management, including leadership theory, management principles, human resource management, financial management, quality management, and laboratory operations.

Analyses and laboratory testing of human blood specimens.

One-week required rotation for students in the Bachelor of Science in Health Science in Medical Laboratory Science (MLS), Post-baccalaureate MLS, or Post-baccalaureate in Hematology for MLS certificate programs. Focus on analyses and laboratory testing of human blood specimens.

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