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Active as of Fall Semester 2012

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Laboratory Techniques I

2. Course Prefix & Number:
MEDA 1120

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This course is an introduction to the clinical lab setting, including lab safety, glassware, weights, measurements, quality control and quality assurance. Basic testing techniques in chemistry, immunology, microbiology and simple hematology will be studied. The students will also learn to maintain the instruments and records for instruments used in this testing and create patient reports for this testing.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

MEDA 1120 - Laboratory Techniques I

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

MEDA 1120 - Laboratory Techniques I

All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
MEDA 1100Body Structure and Function I
SECM 1360Medical Terminology