MAT 126: Medical Laboratory Practices

Hours 4 Lab Hours 1
Theory Hours

This course introduces clinical procedures used by the medical assistant for medical office and ambulatory settings. Topics include, but are not limited to, obtaining specimens and performing CLIA waived laboratory tests. Limited theory of pertinent microbiology to include gram-positive/gram-negative theory, hematology, and phlebotomy practices for the medical business practice are discussed. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic lab procedures and patient instructions on specimen collection on course topics.