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    Oct 03, 2023  
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog 
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CLSC 7940 - Clinical Molecular Methods (3 Credit Hours)

This course starts with a historical overview of some breakthrough discoveries that contributed to the establishment of molecular diagnostics. It focuses on molecular testing terminology and nucleic acids’ qualities that are important in designing molecular procedures. The course covers applications of molecular testing by focusing on nucleic acids’ target and signal amplification techniques currently approved by the FDA for infectious disease testing, including blood donor screening. The course also focuses on molecular testing in cancer, pharmacogenomics, and high-throughput technologies. The students will be expected to perform critical evaluations of clinical cases and/or scientific papers and additional advanced practice competencies in related content area.

Lecture Hours: 3

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit
Prerequisites: CLSC6640 and CLSC6645
Repeat Status: No
College Restrictions: College of Allied Health Sci Program Restrictions: MHSCLS_CLS-Clinical Laboratory Science, MHS_CLS-Clinical Laboratory Science Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester
Schedule Type: Lecture, Directed Study (one-to-one), Asynchronous Instruction

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