Laboratory Procedures II

Credits: 4

Prerequisite: MEDA 1301 Laboratory Procedures I

Co-requisite:  MEDA 2101 Administrative Procedures II, MEDA 2211 Clinical Procedures II

This course will build on the skills learned in Laboratory Procedures I. Students will study immunology, hematology, clinical chemistry and microbiology. The students will collect samples and perform Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA)-waived testing according to CLIA guidelines. Through this course students will become familiar with all aspects and methods of safe specimen collection, blood and non-blood specimens, quality control and assurance, legal issues, universal precautions and infection control. Patient-centered care is integrated throughout this course.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none