Explore the principles of clinical hematology in this comprehensive introductory course for aspiring clinical laboratory professionals. Gain a basic introduction to cell morphology; study the array of anemias, white blood cell disorders and abnormalities in hemostasis; and examine commonly used laboratory methods and diagnostic techniques. This course is ideally suited for individuals seeking entry to a Clinical Laboratory Scientist program and need to fulfill the hematology prerequisite. This course fulfills the UC Davis prerequisite. Other pre-health professions students are also encouraged to participate.
This is not a self-paced course. Students will progress through the course together, and lessons will be posted one week at a time. The previous week's lesson will remain available for the duration of the course. Students who enroll after the start date of the course must contact the instructor regarding missed lessons.