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    Sep 22, 2023  
2023-2024 | Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 | Academic Catalog

Clinical Laboratory Assistant Certificate

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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.

Semester 1

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

  ALH 151S Health Care Medical Terminology     3    
  BUS 120S Document Processing  3    
  COM 121S Introduction to Communication   3    
  ENG 121S Composition I     3    
  PLB 150S Phlebotomy & Laboratory Techniques   3    
  Credit Hours 16    

Semester 2

  BIO 124S Human Biology     4     ►Must maintain 2.0 GPA to remain in program.
  MED 233S Medical Insurance & Coding I   3    
  MLT 121S Introduction to Laboratory Medicine     3    
  PLB 291L Phlebotomy Internship     1.5    
  PLB 291R Phlebotomy Internship Seminar   2    
  Math Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 16.5    
  1To be chosen from MTH 120S or MTH 125S.      

Total Credit Hours | 32.5

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