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VOCATIONAL SCHOOL OF HEALTH SERVICES

Department of Medical Laboratory Techniques

TLT 102 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Clinical Biochemistry
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TLT 102
Spring
3
2
4
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to have knowledge about clinical biochemistry and to gain ability of doing clinical biochemistry test
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Classify sample types, collection and preparation methods used in clinical biochemistry laboratory.
  • Explain explain clinical biochemistry laboratory operation and analytical processes.
  • Define carbohydrate, protein, lipid tests in biological samples.
  • Define electrolyte and blood gase analysis.
  • Classify the types of biochemical analysis in CSF and urine.
  • Explain liver, kidney, heart, gastrointestinal system and bone metabolism tests.
Course Description This course include an introduction to clinical biochemistry, work-flow of the clinical laboratory, solutions, calculation of solution concentration, buffer solutions, tests of water-electrolyte metabolisms (analyze of sodium, potassium, chloride, magnesium) and acid-base equilibrium (blood gases), techniques used in clinical laboratories, tests for carbohydrate, lipid and protein measurement in body fluids, liver function tests, nitrogen and kidney function tests, heart function tests, gastrointestinal system function tests, bone metabolisms tests, follow therapeutic drug level, tumor markers, clinical enzymology, therapeutic drug level monitoring, tumor markers, urine analysis, CSF analysis, clinical laboratory statistics and quality management.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to the course Introduction to clinical biochemistry, biological samples, sample acceptance and preparation Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 1-5.
2 Statistical evaluation of diagnostic tests and quality control in clinical laboratory Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 399-406
3 Acid-base equilibrium tests and blood gas analysis Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 308-327
4 Carbohydrate metabolism tests Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 66-78.
5 Lipid metabolism tests Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 112-125.
6 Protein metabolism tests Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 94-110.
7 Liver function tests Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 153-158.
8 Midterm Exam -
9 Kidney function tests Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 158-164.
10 Heart function tests and their practices Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 168-172.
11 Gastrointestinal system function tests and bone metabolism tests and their practices Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 267-272. Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 181-187.
12 Tests for cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 261-264.
13 Therapeutic drug level monitoring Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 296-297.
14 Analyze tumor markers Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 4-7.
15 Urine analysis Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, syf 194-244
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Mehmetoğlu İ. Klinik Biyokimya El Kitabı (Hematoloji ve Seroloji Laboratuarları ilaveli), Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013
Suggested Readings/Materials - Doç. Dr. Uzay Görmüş, Yard. Doç. Dr. Neşe İnan, Yard. Doç. Dr. İbrahim Söğüt, Dr. Özlem Timirci Kahraman. Laboratuvar Dünyası Biyokimya, Mikrobiyoloji ve Moleküler Genetik Uygulamalarının Klinik Laboratuvarlarda Kullanımı. Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, 2014 - Tietz Klinik Kimyada Temel İlkeler, Ankara, Palme Yayıncılık 2005

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
1
10
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
10
Homework / Assignments
3
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
35
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
65
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
35
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
30
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
3
6
Homework / Assignments
3
3
9
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
10
10
Final Exam
1
15
15
    Total
150

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

 To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

X
2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

X
3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

X
4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

X
5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

X
6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

X
7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

X
8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

X
9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

X
10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

X
11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

X
12

To take necessary measures in accordance with laboratory safety and protection rules in the field of medical laboratory techniques

X
13

To determine the needs according to the requirements of the laboratory processes and carry out activities for development

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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