Laboratory Procedures I

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
MED
150
3
4
0
5
Prerequisite:

Enrollment in the Medical Assisting program

Corequisite:

None

This course provides instruction in basic lab techniques used by the medical assistant. Topics include lab safety, quality control, collecting and processing specimens, performing selective tests, phlebotomy, screening and follow-up of test results, and OSHA/CLIA regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic lab tests/skills based on course topics.