This comprehensive course introduces the student to the purpose, techniques and recording of diagnostic laboratory procedures commonly performed in the medical office. Subjects covered include general laboratory techniques, phlebotomy, specimen collection, handling and processing, diagnostic testing and performing hematology, chemistry, microbiology and immunology testing. Course specific competency evaluations must be successfully completed by the student.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|ENG 010A - Basic Writing or ENG 011 - Basic Writing II or ESL 011 - Basic Writing II|
|REA 011 - Fundamentals of College Reading or REA 017 - Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension Development II|
|MAT 010 - Fundamentals of Arithmetic or MAT 010B - Review of the Fundamentals of Arithmetic|
|The following courses must be taken along side this course|
|BIO 103 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology. May be taken prior or during course.|
|MAS 113 Clinical Assisting Procedures I. May be taken prior or during course.|