Mar 18, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

MAS 121 - Clinical Laboratory Techniques


Course Description: A clinical course including the use and care of laboratory equipment, safety standards and practices in a clinical laboratory setting, and performance of laboratory analysis on body fluids. Emphasis is placed on laboratory skills routinely performed in a medical office. 2 hours lecture/2 hours laboratory
Note(s): Open to Medical Assisting students only

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Perform routine CLIA waived patient screening tests using established protocols.
  • Differentiate between normal and abnormal test results.
  • Demonstrate proper disposal of biohazardous material.
  • Select appropriate barrier/personal protective equipment (PPE) for different types of precautions.
  • Identify safety techniques that can be used in responding to accidental exposure.
  • Perform compliance reporting based on public health statutes.

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