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IPH 263 - Principles of Diagnostic Procedures

2 credit hours - 15 hours of lecture, 30 hours of lab; one term
Demonstrate from a health practitioner’s perspective understanding of the principles of diagnostic procedures used to assess patient disease states and disorders. Learn about regulatory aspects of healthcare; phlebotomy, clinical laboratory procedures in the blood bank, hematology, chemistry, cytogenetics, microbiology, and molecular laboratories; basic interpretation of electrocardiograms; performance and interpretation of pulmonary function tests; and performance and interpretation of vital signs. Lab fee $200.

Prerequisite(s): IPH 262  

Note: Prepare to seek a graduate degree as a healthcare provider (physician, physician assistant, pathology assistant, etc.) with a basic background of the diagnostic procedures utilized by healthcare providers.