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    May 29, 2023  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Clinical Laboratory Assistant Certificate

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The Clinical Laboratory Assistant Certificate is pending approval by the DOE, ODHE and HLC.
The Clinical Laboratory Assistant program is a two-semester certificate designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in clinical laboratory settings under the supervision of a physician, laboratory scientist or technologist. Clinical laboratory assistants perform phlebotomy, specimen processing, quality control, reagent preparation and waived testing. The program includes instruction in phlebotomy, computer skills, specimen processing, reagent preparation as well as basic laboratory techniques, health care ethics, safety and regulations.  NOTE  Criminal background check, drug screening and health requirements must be met. Students must be 18 years of age. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 to remain in the program.

►PENDING Estimated Cost/Gainful Employment Report

Semester 1

  ALH 101S Introduction to Health Care     1     ►Student must have successful background check to enter program.
►Student must meet health requirements.
►Student must have 2.0 GPA to remain in program.

  ALH 151S Health Care Medical Terminology     3    
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication   3    
  ENG 121S Composition I     3    
  PLB 150S Phlebotomy & Laboratory Techniques   3    
  Math Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 16    
  1To be chosen from MTH 115S or MTH 125S.      

Semester 2

  BIO 124S Human Biology     4     ►Student must maintain 2.0 GPA to remain in program.
  MLT 111S Basic Laboratory Techniques     4    
  OHA 233S Medical Insurance & Coding I     3    
  PLB 291L Phlebotomy Internship     1.5    
  PLB 291R Phlebotomy Internship Seminar   2    
  Credit Hours 14.5    

Total Credit Hours | 30.5

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