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072.1-Online: Basic Principles of Chemistry – Techniques Using Alternate Measurements, 2nd Edition

$72.00

Contact Hours (Points): 6

Analytical chemistry transformed significantly as classical methodologies merged with a dramatic increase in novel techniques. The accomplishments of Atomic Age engineers and physicists in the last half of the 1900’s became refocused on developing technology to diagnose and treat disease. A new era of chemistry arose along with the first generation of baby boomers. Biotechnology companies commercialized science in ways that extended technologies far beyond the research laboratory. Precise, accurate and readily accessible automated instrumentation helped facilitate ubiquitous incorporation into the modern clinical chemistry laboratory. This self-study course mixes the old and the new. It is intended both as a review of some of the basic principles of clinical chemistry and as an explanation of how clinical laboratory scientists utilize these principles in their equipment and technology.

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Basic Principles of Chemistry: Techniques Using Alternate Measurements, 2nd Edition

Self-Study 072.1 – Basic Level

Contact Hours (Points): 6

Revised by Matthew Schoell, Ph.D., MLS (ASCP)CM in 2015.

Originally written by Anne M. Van Leeuwen MA, MT(ASCP) and Evelyn A. Perry MS, MT(ASCP)

Published 2000. Revised 2015.

GOAL
Clinical laboratory science is a dichotomy, pairing the chemical principles of the method with the clinical significance of the analyte being measured. The goal of this course is to review some of the basic principles of chemistry used to quantitate substances of clinical significance and to provide a description of the applications of these principles using specific examples.

OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Explain the basis of the principles covered in this course.
  • Describe how the principle has been/can be applied to automation.
  • Identify the components required to support automated systems in the examples provided.
  • Relate the clinical application of each basic principle to common laboratory test procedures.
  • Score at least 80% on the post course examination.

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IMPORTANT: This online course is accessible using the following:

Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the latest Adobe Reader program.

Kindle Fire – No additional App download is necessary.

Apple iPad (all versions) / Nook / Kindle – Recommend purchase of a PDF Reader App, such as GoodReader, Cloudreaders, or Stanza by Amazon. Once downloaded, launch this App to access the course online site in order to logon to and view your course.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION 1 – RADIOIMMUNOASSAY (RIA)

Clinical Significance, Principle, Application, Clinical Interpretation, Summary of RIA, Summary of the Clinical Application of RIA to Determine the Cause of Thyroid Disease

SECTION 2 OSMOMETRY

Clinical Significance, Principle, Application, Clinical Interpretation, Summary of Osmolality and Freezing Point Depression Principle, Summary of Clinical Application of Osmometry in the Assessment of Hydration Status

SECTION 3 – ELECTROPHORESIS

Clinical Significance, Principle, Overview of Zone or Solid Support Medium Electrophoresis, Application, Clinical Interpretation, Summary of Electrophoresis Principle, Summary of the Clinical Use of Electrophoresis to Assess Disease States in which, Abnormal Protein Electrophoresis Patterns are Identified

SECTION 4 – CHROMATOGRAPHY

Clinical Significance, Principle, Application of Liquid Chromatography Techniques, Application of Gas Chromatography, Clinical Interpretation, Summary of Chromatography, Principle, Summary of the Clinical Use of Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) to Assess Fetal Lung Maturity, Summary of the Clinical Use of Column Chromatography in the Management of Diabetes

SECTION 5 – ELECTROCHEMISTRY

Clinical Significance, Principle, Application of Galvanic Cells, Types of Measuring Electrodes, Application of Electrolytic Cells, Clinical Interpretation, Summary of the Principles of Electrochemistry, Summary of the Clinical Use of Electrochemistry in the Assessment of Acid Base Balance, Glucose Metabolism and Lead Intoxication

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