School of Health Professions Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Basic Methods and Introduction to Lab Operations
Primary Instructor: Rajendran
Credit Hours: 2
The student will have the opportunity to: 1) describe correctly techniques and procedures for collecting blood samples; 2) perform successful blood collection by venipuncture and fingerstick; 3) implement appropriate techniques for handling and storage of various types of samples; 4) explain and comply with general laboratory safety practices; 5) describe and appropriately perform basic microscopy, spectrometry, pipetting, and calibration techniques; 6) discuss the role of the clinical laboratory scientist within the divisions of the clinical laboratory; and 7) observe the inter-relationship of clinical laboratory scientists within divisions of the clinical laboratory and health care.