Course Description


CLS 401 Hematopathology
3 cr.
Offered: Winter
Prerequisite: CLS 201 (CLS 251 recommended, or instructor's permission).

Survey of hematopoiesis, blood cell derivation, iron metabolism, erythropoiesis, physiological classification and laboratory investigation of anemias, leukocyte and platelet physiology and function, and disorders of phagocytosis. Key laboratory tests are identified with each area of assessment. Learning activities include computer-assisted instruction, laboratory problems and correlation of clinical data.