Course Catalog » Laboratory Medicine 140.01

Subject: Laboratory Medicine
Course Number: 140.01
Course Title: Principles of Laboratory Medicine
Units: 3
School: Medicine
Department: Laboratory Medicine

Course Description: Students will learn principles of laboratory medicine through clinical consultations, seminars, sign-out sessions and rounds with ZSFG Laboratory Medicine Faculty. This elective covers general principles of test selection, the testing process, quality practices, result interpretation and the importance of clinical correlation. Students will gain exposure to subspecialty areas, such as, clinical chemistry, toxicology, hematology, microbiology, immunology, serology and transfusion medicine.
Prerequisites: Two years of medical school.
Restrictions: 3rd or 4th year Medical Student in good standing
Activities: Direct - Seminar, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Seminar

Instructor of Record: Z. Amenhotep
Additional Instructor(s): A. Wu, J. Whitman
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No