Medical Assisting
Lecture: 3 Lab: 4 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 5

MED 150 – Laboratory Procedures I

Prerequisites: None Corequisites: 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.