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MLT 253 - Clinical Experience III

Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 0 Clinical Hours: 12 Credits: 5

Description: This course provides an inegrated, clinically-based rotation which correlates cognitive and technical skills in selected areas of the clinical laboratory. 

Prerequisite(s): Take MLT 251  and MLT 252  with a minimum grade of C. 
Course Topics:
  • Performance of tests in areas of Transfusion Medicine (Blood Banking), Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, and Urinalysis.
  • Collecting blood samples via venous and capillary punctures.
  • Correlating laboratory test results with patient diagnosis and treatment. 

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Each student will be reqired to attend OSHA and HIPPA training at one of the clinical facilities or complete OSHA or HIPPA training on campus prior to beginning clinical training.
  • Students must wear a Photo ID while training at the clinical facility. The Photo ID is obtained in Admissions. The student must purchase a lanyard or clip to display the ID on their person at all times. 
  • Prior to entering a Health and Human Service program each student must submit the specific Require Tests/Immunimzations Documentation and Medical History forms with appropriate information documented and signed by their physician.
  • At the begining of the second year of training, each student must be restested for tuberculosis.
  • A criminal background investigation (CBI) and drug testing are required for each Health and Human Services student who has been accepted into a curriculum program of study with clinical experiences.
  • All students must wear clean, well-fitting scrubs to class and clinical. 

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate professional behavior consistent with current academic and professional standards.
  2. Demonstrate mastery of all procedures in Blood Bank.
  3. Demonstrate mastery of all procedures in Clinical Chemistry.
  4. Demonstrate mastery of all procedures in Hematology and Hemastasis.
  5. Demonstrate mastery of all procedures in Microbiology, Parasitology and Serology.
  6. Demonstrate mastery of all procedures in Urinalysis.
  7. Demonstrate mastery of all procedures in Blood Collection.

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If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
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  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals

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