May 26, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2012-13 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2012-13 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CLS 102 - Basic Clinical Laboratory Theory and Techniques


This course is designed to introduce the theoretical principles and applications of diagnostic techniques and the procedures of the clinical laboratory including phlebotomy. It will define and describe qualitative and quantitative, manual and automated laboratory techniques, particularly in hematology. The laboratory portion of the course is designed to expose prospective clinical laboratory assistants to many of the essential skills, methods, and procedures basic to professional performance in the clinical laboratory, to explain and demonstrate to students and have them perform these methods; to develop an understanding of these techniques and to provide a technical background, an approach to testing that the student can build upon and use in future courses.

Prerequisite(s): CLS 101 Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science

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