Description Lecture and laboratory study of the functions, maturation, and morphology of normal and abnormal blood cells. Concepts of normal and abnormal coagulation are included. Clinical and laboratory data are correlated with physiologic processes and disease states. Proficiency in the performance of routine and special hematology and coagulation laboratory procedures is achieved during a supervised rotation in the clinical laboratory.
Prerequisites admission to the fourth (clinical) year of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program.