Level of instruction: Intermediate
Intended Audience: Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians, and other health care personnel who have an interest in this subject matter. This course is also appropriate for clinical laboratory science students and pathology residents.
: Lori Woeste, EdD
is an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at Illinois State University
in Normal, Illinois
. She holds a Masters degree in Health and a Doctorate in curriculum and instruction. She has taught introductory and advanced courses in clinical chemistry and clinical biochemistry.
: David Moffa, PhD, has over 30 years of experience in the health care industry as an executive manager, clinical laboratory director, and medical laboratory scientist. He is currently a technical consultant for Kentmere Healthcare, Wilmington, DE, and until his retirement, was the Regional Director for LabCorp, Inc. He holds a PhD in medical biochemistry from the School of Medicine, West Virginia University.
Course Description: This course introduces you to the basic principles of molecular diagnostics and the associated terminology. Several direct and amplified nucleic acid test methods are presented and clinical applications are discussed.