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Medical Asst Lab Procedures 1

Credits: 2
Course Number: 31-509-303

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Course Description

31-509-303 MEDICAL ASSISTANT LABORATORY PROCEDURES 1...introduces medical assistant students to laboratory procedures commonly performed by medical assistants in a medical office setting. Students perform Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) waived routine laboratory procedures commonly performed in the ambulatory care setting. Students follow laboratory safety requirements and federal regulations while performing specimen collection and processing, microbiology and urinalysis testing. (Prerequisite: Accepted into Medical Assistant Program; 31-509-302 Human Body in Health/Disease; 31-509-301, MA Administrative Procedures; 31-509-304 Medical Assist Clin Procedures 1)

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  • Fall
  • Spring

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What will I learn?

  1. Adhere to laboratory safety principles per federal regulations and guidelines
  2. Instruct patients in the collection of specimens
  3. Obtain specimens for laboratory testing
  4. Process laboratory specimens
  5. Perform quality control measures
  6. Perform CLIA waived urinalysis
  7. Perform CLIA waived microbiology testing
  8. Perform routine maintenance of clinical lab equipment
  9. Perform capillary puncture
  10. Summarize the role of the clinical laboratory in healthcare.
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7 classes found

Class Number: 21645

Date:
-
Delivery:
In-Person
Term:
Spring 2025
Session:
8W2
Marinette Campus Room BT102, Marinette Campus Room SC104
3/26/2025 - 5/19/2025
M, W — 8:00 AM - 11:20 AM
$365.20

Class Number: 21615

Date:
-
Delivery:
In-Person
Term:
Spring 2025
Session:
8W1
Green Bay Campus Room SC379
1/22/2025 - 3/17/2025
M, W — 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
$365.20

Class Number: 21614

Date:
-
Delivery:
In-Person
Term:
Spring 2025
Session:
8W1
Green Bay Campus Room SC379
1/22/2025 - 3/17/2025
M, W — 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$365.20

Class Number: 21630

Date:
-
Delivery:
Blended - Less than 50% Online
Term:
Spring 2025
Online
1/21/2025 - 5/20/2025
Green Bay Campus Room SC379
1/25/2025 - 5/17/2025
Sa — 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
$365.20

Class Number: 81894

Date:
-
Delivery:
In-Person
Term:
Fall 2024
Session:
8W2
Marinette Campus Room SC104
10/24/2024 - 12/19/2024
Tu, Th — 8:00 AM - 11:20 AM
$365.20

Class Number: 81843

Date:
-
Delivery:
In-Person
Term:
Fall 2024
Session:
8W1
Green Bay Campus Room SC379
8/19/2024 - 10/14/2024
M, W — 12:30 PM - 3:50 PM
$365.20

Class Number: 81842

Date:
-
Delivery:
In-Person
Term:
Fall 2024
Session:
8W1
Green Bay Campus Room SC379
8/19/2024 - 10/14/2024
M, W — 8:30 AM - 11:50 AM
$365.20
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