ANSC 151: Clinical Laboratory Techniques (3 credits)
Provides students with the background knowledge needed to perform and interpret laboratory techniques commonly used in veterinary practice. Topics include: Homeostatic relationships, cytology, histology, parisitology and clinical physiology of major body systems. Includes a discussion of common disorders affecting major body systems and the techniques used for diagnosis. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. (3 hours lecture)
Pre-Requisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in ANSC 142 and 142L.
Co-Requisite(s): Registration in ANSC 151L.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the procedures for safely collecting specimens from domestic animals.
- Identify internal and external parasites common to domestic mammals and birds.
- Discuss the procedures used to culture and identify common strains of bacteria.
- Describe the functions and physiology of the digestive, endocrine, circulatory, respiratory, reproductive and urinary systems.
- Discuss the clinical tests used to access function of the above body systems.
- Compare the technologies used by automated hematology and blood chemistry machines and discuss their impacts on the accuracy and reliability of test results.
- Recognize accurate vs. erroneous results in order to provide maximum diagnostic benefit.
Degrees and Certificates
For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page
- Spring 2014 - MW, 4:00pm to 5:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 102, Sam Craddock - CRN: 60196
- Spring 2014 - TR, 4:00pm to 5:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 102, Sam Craddock - CRN: 60378
- Spring 2013 - TR, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 102, Sam Craddock - CRN: 62248
- Spring 2012 - TR, 2:30pm to 3:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 133, Jan Chouljian - CRN: 64366 - view syllabus
- Spring 2011 - TR, 3:00pm to 4:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 133, Jan Chouljian - CRN: 61370 - view syllabus
- Fall 2010 - asynchronous , Arlene Buchholz - CRN: 60335 - view syllabus
- Spring 2010 - TR, 3:00pm to 4:15pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 123, Arlene Buchholz - CRN: 63312 - view syllabus