MLT Medical Lab Technician
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This course provides the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) competencies to competently, perform venipuncture and capillary puncture for blood collection purposes and clinical laboratory procedures typically performed by health care professionals. The student will learn about Clinical Laboratory processes; collecting, handling, and transporting specimens; CLIA waived laboratory testing; quality control; and laboratory safety. The student will learn how to safely, perform phlebotomy venipunctures and capillary punctures. Topics emphasized include infection control, legal and ethical responsibilities, professionalism, and interpersonal communication skills. This course is composed of 32 theory hours and 32 laboratory hours.
Offered: Fall or Spring or Summer
Prerequisites: The appropriate placement exam score or ENG.097 with a grade of C or better, or college placement exam with a minimum reading score of 57.
Applicable toward graduation at Sandburg where program structure permits: Degree or Certificate: AAS, AGS, and Certificates where applicable General Education: Not Applicable.
General Education -- Not Applicable Elective Only