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MLS 1010 INT - Core Clinical Laboratory Skills

Credits: (4)
Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem Online
Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem Online
Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem Online

The MLS 1010 course is designed to teach core clinical laboratory skills to individuals from various health care professions. The curriculum will focus on basic laboratory methods in quality control, quality assurance, information recording and transfer, normal and abnormal laboratory values, and problem recognition. Students will receive basic technical instruction in laboratory safety, microscopy, phlebotomy, specimen collection and processing, and laboratory instrumentation in the areas of hematology, serology, urinalysis, and clinical chemistry and microbiology. Students must have the support of a clinical laboratory to fulfill the laboratory requirement. The laboratory component will address applications with a focus on Point of Care testing (POCT).  Students will be required to spend a minimum of 4 unpaid hours per week working on laboratory competency.  Upon successful completion of the course students will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Profession’s Clinical Laboratory Assistant (CLA) program.
Pre-requisite(s): Departmental Approval.



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