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MDCA 1352 - Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures


3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 2 hrs. lab.) Application of governmental health care guidelines. Includes specimen collection and handling, quality assurance, and quality control in performance of Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-waived laboratory testing. Prerequisite: None
Course Outcomes
1 - Demonstrate venipuncture and skin puncture technique.
2 - Demonstrate compliance with Standard Precautions and OSHA guidelines.
3 - Perform CLIA waived laboratory tests.
4 - Label and handle all biologic specimens.
5 - Perform equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.
6 - Demonstrate quality assurance and quality control procedures.