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  • A Simplified Approach to Head and Neck Radiology Online Videos

    Location:

    Online: http://www.rad.msu.edu/media/Head&Neck/2016.html 

    Description:

    These video lectures include the following topics:

    • Simplified Approach to the Spaces of the Head and Neck
    • Larynx Anatomy and Pathology
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx
    • Common Pathology of the Temporal Bone
    • Infections and Inflammatory Processes
  • Advanced Flow Cytometry Certificate Courses

    Location:

    Online and one week on campus

    Description:

    This program will train laboratory scientists in advanced techniques and use of flow cytometry equipment to diagnose various medical conditions and learn the techniques to arrive at a diagnosis quicker and with more accuracy. Practitioners interested in this program should have completed BLD 850, 851, and 852, OR have experience in Flow Cytometry and the approval of the professor.  Courses for the Advanced Flow Cytometry program include:

    • BLD 853: Advanced Flow Cytometry (2 credits): Online
    • BLD 854: Advance Flow Cytometry Laboratory (2 credits): Week-long, on-campus summer course
  • Bone Densitometry Services

    Location:

    Several locations are available in East Lansing, MI. Please see the website below.

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Radiology offers bone densitometry services. Bone densitometry is used to diagnose the density of bone for increased risk of fracture. A very minimal amount of X-ray is used to scan the hip and lower back. A bone density screening is suggested every 2 years.

  • Clinical Genetics Laboratory Services

    Location:

    MSU Division of Human Genetics: 1355 Bogue St, Room B123, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    The MSU Clinical Genetics Laboratory  consists of four service branches including Clinical Cytogenetics, Prenatal Screening, and Molecular Genetics Laboratories including SNP Microarray. These laboratories are members of the MSU Health Team and are CLIA/CAP certified. They offer a wide range of clinical genetics services including cancer, prenatal, pediatric and adult genetics, including Huntington’s disease consultations,  to patients in mid-Michigan, Flint and Kalamazoo. The team is staffed by a board certified clinical geneticist trained in dysmorphology and multiple board certified/board eligible genetic counselors. Patients are evaluated by analyzing available family and medical history data to determine the most appropriate genetic testing. The laboratories provide counseling for patients with various genetic disorders, assist in implementing medical management recommendations and offer support and guidance for families. They also determine and seek insurance preauthorization for various genetic analyses, coordinate testing and followup with results.

  • Clinical Mass Spectrometry Courses (Online)

    Location:

    Online. BLD 872 (laboratory course) is a one-week, on-campus summer course.

    Description:

    Medical laboratory scientists with training in mass spectrometry are in demand in the clinical laboratory. These courses will cover the fundamentals and build on them through the program. They will cover mass spectrometry in detail and apply this knowledge to clinical based samples. Courses will also cover instrument maintenance and trouble shooting tips.

  • Imaging Resources for Physicians

    Location:

    Various locations on the MSU Campus and in Lansing, MI. Please see the website below.

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Radiology offers a number of forms and diagnostic imaging services to physicians. Imaging services include:

    • Bone Densitometry
    • CT Discovery CT750 HD:
    • Fluoroscopy
    • Digital Mammography
    • MRI Scanning at 1.5T, 3T & Open MR:
    • PET/CT Fusion Imaging:
    • SPECT
    • Spine Center
    • Ultrasound/Vascular Ultrasound
    • General Digital X-ray
  • Immunodiagnostics and Clinical Flow Cytometry Online Certificate Program

    Location:

    Online and a one-week lab on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI.

    Description:

    This program will train laboratory scientists to use the techniques and flow cytometry equipment to diagnose various medical conditions and learn the techniques to arrive at a diagnosis quicker and with more accuracy. This certificate program is made up of three, two-credit courses. The first two courses are only available online, and the third is a one-week lab taught on the main campus of Michigan State University.

    The Certificate Program is comprised of the following courses:

    • Concepts in Immunodiagnostics (online): BLD 850, 2 credits
    • Clinical Application of Immunodiagnostics Principles (online): BLD 851, 2 credits
    • Immunodiagnostics Laboratory (week-long intensive on-campus format): BLD 852, 2 credits
  • Mammography/Digital Mammography Services

    Location:

    Several locations in the East Lansing area: MSU Clinical Center: 517-353-4920; Eyde Building: 517-884-6132; Health Sciences Pavilion: 517-364-8072; CT Services of Mid-Michigan MRI, Inc: 517-432-8808.

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Radiology offers digital mammography services. Mammography is an x-ray examination of the breast tissue. The image produced by this process is called a mammogram. Although mammography does involve a small amount of radiation, it can help detect problems within breast tissue long before they can be felt. Mammography is the most sensitive method for the detection of breast cancer.

  • Managing Biomedical Laboratory Operations Online Certificate Program

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Michigan State University (MSU) Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program offers a Certificate Program in Managing Biomedical Laboratory Operations.  Completion of the three courses is required for the certificate, though individual course enrollment is possible with appropriate prerequisites.

    The Certificate Program includes the following courses:

    • BLD 842, 2 credits – Managing Biomedical Laboratory Operations  - participants will learn the integration of the roles of legislative, regulatory, technological, and economic factors which influence the practice and management of biomedical laboratory operations
    • BLD 844, 1 credit – Topics in Biomedical Laboratory Operations – current issues relevant to biomedical laboratory operations from an interdisciplinary perspective with an emphasis on efficient laboratory operations.
    •  BLD 846, 2 credits – Decision processes for Biomedical Laboratory Operations – integrates scientific principles, management principles, and regulatory factors in the form of case studies as a means to cover strategies for decision-making in the operations of a biomedical laboratory.
  • Molecular Laboratory Diagnostics Online Certificate

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Michigan State University (MSU) Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program offers a Certificate Program in Molecular Laboratory Diagnostics. Completion of the three courses is required for the certificate, though individual course enrollment is possible with appropriate prerequisites. The didactic courses are taught via computer on the World Wide Web through MSU's Virtual University. The laboratory component is a hybrid course, taught online and over one week on the University's East Lansing campus. Participants can also arrange to complete this segment at a remote site where proper equipment and instrumentation is available.

    The courses required for the Certificate Program include:

    • Concepts in Molecular Biology (online): BLD 830, 2 credits
    • Clinical Applications of Molecular Biology (online): BLD 831, 2 credits
    • Molecular Pathology Laboratory (on- or off-campus): BLD 832, 2 credits
  • Radiology's Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Radiology recently installed one of the nation's most powerful full-body MRI machines. This 17-ton magnet creates a magnetic field of 3 tesla and provides superior image quality. The MRI diagnostic technique greatly enhances MSU's research and clinical capabilities.

  • Transfusion Service Management Certificate Program (Online)

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    This program will explore the best practices and common work themes in the area of transfusion management. Students will achieve a thorough understanding of what is required to manage a transfusion practice.

    This program includes the following courses:

    • BLD 835: Hemostasis, Thrombosis and Effective Resource Management: 3 credits
    • BLD 836: Adverse Transfusion Outcomes: Detection, Monitoring, and Prevention: 2 credits
    • BLD 837: Transfusion Service Operations and Management: 1 credit
    • BLD 838: The Clinical Context of Blood Product Management: 1 credit

    Upon successful completion of these courses the person will receive a certificate of completion in Transfusion Management Services.

     

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