MLT 118 - Clinical Immunology/Immunohematology Lecture - Desiree TanCastillo and Ed Griffin
|Course:||Clinical Immunology/Immunohematology Lecture|
|Professor:||Desiree TanCastillo and Ed Griffin|
This course is a combination of immunology and immunohematology (Blood Banking). The first 8 weeks, the course is taught by Desiree Tan-Castillo and basic immunology is the topic. Upon completion of the immunology course, you will be taking a Spring Break. Then continued on with Blood Banking with Professor Ed Griffin. The grading will be calculated by Canvas and it is an addition of 50% of your grade in Immunology plus 50% of your grace in Blood Bank
In immunology, the topic will be the immunity and how the system works. We will be discussing about antigen and how the innate and adaptive immune system protect us. The function and the structure of antibodies and how they prevent us to combat foreign antigens entering our system. Cytokines and complements also play a huge role in immunity.
In Blood Banking, we will learn the ABO/Rh typing, antibody screening and identification, crossmatch procedures performed in transfusion medicine department of the clinical laboratory
What to Expect in this Course
This is an online-live course. You would need a personal computer with webcam, microphone, Canvas and Zoom or Conferzoom. During lecture, please mute your zoom, unless you are asked to speak to during role taking. Please familiar yourself with the zoom tools.
To join the Zoom session, you will receive an invitation or links will be provided in Canvas Zoom.
Types of Assessments
The type of assessment will be quizzes and final exam for each session of immunology and Blood Bank. The quizzes and exams are remotely proctored.
In immunology, each student will give one presentation on an assigned immune disorder.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Textbook for Immunology:
Clinical Immunology and Serology -A Laboratory Perspective. 4th Ed. by Christine Dorresteyn Stevens and Linda E. Miller
There is no textbook assigned for Blood Bank
Other Relevant Course Information
You Tube presentations on Immunology will be assigned during course.
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Last updated: 01/17/2022 Sub#: 1234