CLT 202 - Urinalysis & Body Fluids
A study of the physiologic processes which result in the formation of urine and body fluids. Emphasis on the analysis of fluids and interpretation of the clinical significance of test results.
Prerequisite: BIO 131 Human Biology I and approval of the CLT advisor
Corequisite: CLT 202L Urinalysis & Body Fluids Lab
1 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Identify the structure and function of the major components of the kidney and urinary tract.
- Explain the collection and handling procedures for urine and body fluids.
- Describe the observational and physical measurements of urine and body fluids performed by the clinical laboratory.
- Describe the chemical screening methods used on urine and other fluids analyzed by the clinical laboratory.
- Describe the preparation and performance of a urine microscopic analysis.
- Correlate urinalysis test data with specific disease states and state the clinical significance of test results.
- Describe the performance and clinical significance of a CSF and other body fluid cell count.
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