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Basic Lab Skills

Credits: 1
Course Number: 10-513-110

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Course Description

10-513-110 BASIC LAB SKILLS...explores laboratory science career options and the fundamental principles and procedures performed in the laboratory. You will utilize basic laboratory equipment. You will follow required safety and infection control procedures and perform simple laboratory tests. (Prerequisite: Accepted into Medical Laboratory Technician program or Phlebotomy certificate.)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

This course is associated with the following programs:

What will I learn?

  1. Investigate laboratory science occupations
  2. Apply medical terminology to lab procedures and practices
  3. Perform waived testing
  4. Adhere to safety and infection control policies
  5. Use basic laboratory equipment
  6. Evaluate laboratory compliance with CLIA regulations