This course introduces hemostasis theory including coagulation cascade, intrinsic and extrinsic pathways, thrombosis and fibrinolysis. This study will review platelet physiology, platelet coagulation disorders, other coagulation disease conditions and anticoagulant therapy. There is a focus on coagulation laboratory testing principles, including PT, INR, fibrinogen, D-dimer, FDP’s, miscellaneous coagulation testing and associates hemostatic dysfunction with clinical disease.
Prerequisite(s): MLAB 1105
Restriction(s): Medical Laboratory Technology majors only