MAS 121 Medical Assisting Laboratory Procedures I

This course explores the laboratory procedures and techniques used in the modern medical office. The primary focus is on safety, quality assurance, quality control, laboratory equipment, supplies, and CLIA waivered tests performed in urinalysis, hematology, and coagulation. The course also includes emergency preparedness, CPR, procurement of specimens, laboratory math, recordkeeping, and effective communication with patients and staff.  Pre or co-requisites: BIO 115 or BIO 234, and MAS 101.  Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours per week.  Instructional Support Fee applies.  3 credits Fall

3 credits
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