MLTS-112

Intro to Laboratory Medicine

CREDITS: 3
LENGTH: 17 weeks
CAMPUS: Prince George
PRE-REQUISITES: MLTS-101 MLTS-110 MLTS-114 MLTS-116 MLTS-122.
CO-REQUISITES: None
 
DESCRIPTION:
This course will provide the theory and practice required to perform basic procedures in a laboratory. The following topics will be covered: laboratory glassware, pipettes, use of balances, centrifuges, thermal equipment, microscopes and solution preparation with related calculations and laboratory safety. This introductory course develops the learner's understanding of the importance of effective interpersonal communication skills and team work in the health care setting. The diverse needs and human relations posed by health care clients are also explored. This course includes information for the collection, handling and transportation of various laboratory specimens to help ensure the quality of laboratory results. Emphasis will be on the collection of blood specimens and practice in venous collection on adults and capillary collection will be provided.

Course Schedule

ID SEMESTER CAMPUS DELIVERY LOCATION INSTRUCTOR STARTS ENDS MEETS
WI001 Spring 2021 Prince George Alternate Delivery ONLINE J. Rapps January 11 May 21 TBA

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