Learn introductory laboratory procedures and functions, including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) standards related to laboratory operations. In laboratory sessions, focus on quality control, pre-analytical accessioning and processing, performing venipuncture procedures, urinalysis, basic microbiology, point of care testing and other diagnostic procedures that are performed in the physicians' office or outpatient setting. Students are required to practice selected procedures on each other during college laboratory under instructor supervision. Prerequisite: MDA 111, MDA 115, MDA 117 and MDA 200 with a grade of C or better. Corequisite: MDA 140 and MDA 112 or permission of the department chair.
Term: Summer 2021
Course Type: Credit - 4 Credits
Ways to take the class: Online Sync
Time: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Start Date: 05/24/2021
End Date: 08/08/2021
Instructor: Catherine M Coley
Class Size: 16
Section Info: Attendance in online sessions Wednesdays from 5-8pm is mandatory for this section.