Clinical Laboratory Assistant

HNUR 1211 Nursing Fundamentals
Theory (45hrs) and supervised skills lab (30hrs) experiences that focus on providing basic nursing skills to meet the physiological, psychosocial, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of clients in various health care environments. Infection control information and skills are presented as part of this course. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) guidelines are presented as application of the nursing process in the management of clients with health alterations. 
PREREQUISITES: Admission into applicable program. 

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 1 Total Credit Hours 4 Clock Hours 75

MAST 1210 Administrative Procedures 1
Discussion of the components of effective client/staff communication, both verbal and nonverbal. Beginning front office activities such as scheduling, insurance, billing and patient/client education methods are covered. Practical application activities are integrated throughout this course.
PREREQUISITES: None
Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 4 Clock Hours 60

HCOR 1160 Professionalism for Healthcare Providers
Identifying and performing skills necessary to secure employment in the health care industry and make immediate and future decisions regarding job choices and educational growth.  Selected computer application skills are incorporated into this course.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 1 Clock Hours 15

HPHL 1011 Phlebotomy Principles
This course discusses introductory information relative to phlebotomy theory and fundamental phlebotomy skills, which include venipuncture, capillary sticks, infection control procedures, and lab tests that the Phlebotomist may perform.
PREREQUISITES: HCOR 1120. Concurrent enrollment or successful completion of HMDT 1170 is also required.

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 1 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 75

HPHL 1022 Phlebotomy Procedures/Skills
A 45 hour classroom and 60 hour laboratory practice study of advanced phlebotomy skills and procedures that include laboratory administrative procedures, tube identification, and laboratory equipment usage.  Student performance of introductory, fundamental and advanced phlebotomy skills for instructor evaluation in preparation for clinical experiences is included.   Students spend an additional 96 hours of supervised preceptor clinical hours in a variety of health care sites in order to obtain the necessary course requirements for a total of 201 clock hours.
PREREQUISITES: Concurrent enrollment or successful completion of HPHL 1011 is required.

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 3 Total Credit Hours 6 Clock Hours 201

CLTS 1030 Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science
Orientation to role of clinical laboratorian in the medical laboratory, including: laboratory organization, professional ethics, medical terminology, safety, quality assurance & quality control, glassware, equipment, and measurements used, and phlebotomy procedures. Medical terminology will be included.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credit Hours 2 Clock Hours 45

CLTS 2450 Urinalysis
The analysis of urine and other body fluids. Includes: renal physiology and urine formation; specimen collection and handling; routine urinalysis and interpretations; special urine and renal function tests; other body fluid analyses and related diseases. 
PREREQUISITES: MLTS 1030

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credit Hours 2 Clock Hours 45

CLAS 2050 Clinical Laboratory Assistant Clinical Practicum