Mar 01, 2024  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
    
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

MA 1520 - Medical Assistant Laboratory Skills

3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite: (BIOL 1130  + BIOL 1130L ) + (ENGL 1110  or ENGL 1110P ) + HIT 1020  +   
Pre- or corequisite: (HLTH 1001  or HLTH 1003 ) + HLTH 1010  + MA 1010  
Corequisite:  MA 1020  + MA 1030  + MA 1092  + MA 1592  
This course introduces skills, techniques, and applications for diagnostic procedures performed in a physicians office laboratory. Topics include: urinalysis, immunology, pharmacology, phlebotomy, patient and specimen identification, safety, infection control, collection procedures and equipment, specimen storage and transportation. Emphasis is placed on quality assurance and quality control.