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2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CLS 1301 - Behind the Scenes: The Science of Health Care

Credits: 3 hr
This course will use instruction in information literavy to allow students to examine what clinical laboratory science (CLS) is and how othe health professions interact with the laboratory. Students will learn to idenify appropriate information sources, utilize appropriate search strategies, evaluate the results of their searches, effectively use the information found, and demonstrate ethical use of these sources. The information obtaied will demonstrate the importance of laboratory testing while allowing tudents to explore other health professions through the lens of the laboratory profession. Students wil also learn medical terminology by using those terms during the process of examining the various laboratory tests, diagnoses, department, professions, and case studies presented in class. Appropriate information resources will be identified in the process of learning medical terminology. Students will be exposed to introductory cultural competency and will have an option for service learning. Lecture/Lab Combination. 
Student Learning Outcome: Information Literacy
Area of Knowledge: Natural Science
Curricular Theme: Healthful Living