CLP400 - Veterinary Clinical Laboratory Procedures IV

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Subject Title
Veterinary Clinical Laboratory Procedures IV

Subject Description
This course is a continuation of CLP 300 and will further student knowledge of clinical pathology and related skills. Upon completion of CLP400, students will be proficient in the proper collection, preparation, and evaluation of various cytological samples. In addition, students will become familiar with serology as well as screening tests for endocrine diseases.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Consistently, accurately and safely perform the required laboratory procedures including cytologic
preparations, cytology and the use of test kits for specific diseases.

2. Report the results of the above tests using the proper terminology and units.

3. Demonstrate an understanding of the significance of the results of the serologic, chemical and hematologic tests studied during the course, as demonstrated on written examinations and by analysis of case studies

4. Consistently and accurately visually identify the following cells on lab samples:

Plasma cells
Parabasal, Intermediate & Superficial Basal epithelial cells
Mast cells
Yeasts & Fungi
Coccoid & Rod-shaped bacteria

5. Describe and identify the criteria of inflammation

6. Describe and identify basic criteria of malignancy

7. Identify degenerative changes in neutrophils

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Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

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