MLT 111 - Clinical Laboratory Techniques 1
3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours
Prerequisites: Acceptance into MLT Program
This course is an orientation to general laboratory practice, laboratory safety, venipuncture, capillary puncture and clinical urinalysis. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Perform capillary puncture and explain the technique concept.
- Perform venipuncture and explain the technique concept.
- Perform all urinalysis laboratory test procedures with results and control values within acceptable manufacturer’s limits.
- Identify the importance of clinical urinalysis.
- Identify the importance of clinical phlebotomy.
- General laboratory safety and infection control in the clinical lab
- Controls, reference specimens and quality control
- Specimen collection and handling
- Capillary puncture
Lecture and discussion, textbook assignments, audiovisual methods, laboratory exercises, etc.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/15/2010
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