- Towson University, Other, Physician Assistant Studies, 2007
Truong, Hoai-An, Gorman, Michelle J., East, Meghan S., Klima, Dennis W., Hinderer, Katherine A., Hogue, G. Lawrence, Brown, Voncelia S. and Joyner, Robert L. (2018) The Eastern Shore Collaborative for Interprofessional Education’s Implementation and Impact over Five Years. vol. 82. no. 4. pp. 287-293. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.
Fall 2019MDTC 300 PRINC OF MEDICAL LAB SCIENCE (Fall 2019)Introduction to medical laboratory science, including use of laboratory equipment, microscopy, spectrophotometry, safety, ethics, diagnostic and prognostic use of testing, specimen collection and handling, statistics, quality assurance, quality control and methods comparison, lab math, lab computerization, professional communication methods, and methods in research design/practice with emphasis on evaluation of published laboratory science research. Prerequisites: Admission to the major or permission of instructor. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.MDTC 401 HEMATOLOGY II (Fall 2019)Lymphomas, leukemias, myeloproliferative and myelo-dysplastic syndromes, plasma cell dyscrasias, special hematology procedures and hemostasis. Topics include cytochemical staining, coagulation assays, bleeding disorders, body fluid analysis and quality control. Prerequisites: MDTC 301 or permission of instructor. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.Spring 2020HLSC 201 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (Spring 2020)Overview of medical terminology by body system. Principles of decoding words by word elements (prefix, suffix, word root) and standard combining rules. Three hours per week.MDTC 301 HEMATOLOGY I (Spring 2020)Hematopoiesis, red blood cell production and destruction, nonneoplastic leukocyte disorders and lupus erythematosus; blood cell metabolism and hemoglobin synthesis. Laboratory focuses on normal/abnormal patient differentiation using CBC, microscopic analysis and clinical correlations. Prerequisite: MDTC 300 and 331 or permission of instructor. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.MDTC 402 HEMATOLOGY III (Spring 2020)Advanced instruction and laboratory experience in hematology and coagulation. Lecture and laboratory conducted in a clinical laboratory under the supervision of registered laboratory scientists. Students apply knowledge of prerequisite coursework to the daily operation of the hematology laboratory. Prerequisites: MDTC 301, 401. Five hours lecture, 35 hours laboratory per week.MDTC 403 URINE & BODY FLUIDS ANALYSIS (Spring 2020)Advanced study of the physical, chemical and microscopic analysis of urine and body fluids under the supervision of registered laboratory scientists in a clinical setting. Students apply knowledge of prerequisite coursework to daily operation to include instrumentation, quality assurance and significance of normal and abnormal results. Prerequisites: MDTC 341 and consent of instructor. Five hours lecture, 35 hours laboratory per week.MDTC 471 CLINICAL SEMINAR (Spring 2020)Capstone experience including case studies, seminars, interdisciplinary lab operations, comprehensive evaluations, and phlebotomy competence. Prerequisite: Senior standing in major. 2.5 hours per week of experiences across the semester.
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- Professional MembershipsAmerican Society for Clinical Laboratory SciencePromotes all aspects of clinical laboratory science practice, education and management.
- Licensures and CertificationsPhysician Assistant- Maryland State License, State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental HygieneIn order to practice medicine in the state of Maryland I must maintain my licensure with the state, renewed every 2 years
- PresentationsCommon Anemias in the Primary Care SettingSeptember, 7 2017MAPA Trends In Patient Management, Ocean City, MDLearning Objectives for “Common Anemias in the Primary Care Setting”: • By the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to differentiate between common anemias encountered in the primary care setting. • By the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to state the appropriate evaluation of an anemic patient to determine underlying etiology. • By the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to list treatments, to include pharmacologic options, for a patient pertaining to specific anemias.
Perceptions, Knowledge, and Attitudes of Inter-professional Education and CollaborationNovember, 2 2018Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (MARC-ACSM) 41st Annual Scientific Meeting, Harrisburg, PAResearch was presented from survey data collected before and after a one day Interprofessional Education conference looking at perceptions, knowledge and attitudes from students in healthcare programs.
Insights into Diverse Readers as Meaning Makers: Eye Movement & Miscue AnalysisJuly, 14 2018NCTE WLU Literacies for All Summer Institute, BaltimoreThis session explores how diverse readers transact with authentic texts. Connections between eye movement and strategies that readers (elementary to adult) employ to make meaning; connections between expected responses (miscues) and observed responses; and connections between reading strategies and instructional strategies.