|Assigned Course Preparation Hours||157|
Medical Laboratory Assistants, sometimes known as clinical support workers, help scientists and medical staff to diagnose and treat patients. They work throughout the health service industry in wards, clinics, and laboratories. The course provides students with theoretical knowledge in the form of medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, and electronic health records. Students will also learn front-office skills related to computers and patient interaction as well as clinical medical lab skills.
- Students prepare for entry-level positions as Medical Laboratory Assistants and may perform duties in hospitals, medical offices, clinics, or private laboratories.
- Students perform venipuncture, butterfly, and syringe methods, capillary blood collection, electrocardiography with basic interpretation, and infection control.
- Students practice medical lab skills.
- Students gain a solid foundation in human anatomy & physiology.
Methods of Instruction
Students learn from computer-based content with instructor consultation. The clinical portion of the program consists of lecture and hands-on training.
Refer to the Student Catalog and Handbook for the full list of policies.
Course sequence is subject to change based on instructor discretion.
|Course Name/Syllabus||Number||Program Hours||Preparation Hours|
|Introduction to Allied Health||SAH-001||50||12|
|Anatomy and Physiology 1||SAH-004||75||19|
|Anatomy and Physiology 2||SAH-005||75||19|
|Professional Development for Allied Health||SAH-012||25||6|
|Computer Skills for Allied Health||SAH-003||75||19|
|Electronic Health Records||SAH-006||75||19|
|Medical Lab Skills||SAH-016||80||20|