This course is designed to orient the students to the Clinical Laboratory. Students will be assigned to a major area of the laboratory (chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, or microbiology). Laboratory safety, specimen collection including phlebotomy, specimen processing and analysis, data acquisition, quality assurance and sample validation, instrument troubleshooting, sample reporting including calculations, charting and clinical correlation will be included.
- Clinical serology and urinalysis/body fluid techniques and objectives will be completed in the appropriate major department.
- 120-160 hours laboratory