MELS 204

MELS 204–PRINCIPLES OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES (3Cr:2Lec,2Lab,0Tut):
As the given name of this course indicates, Introduction to Clinical Laboratory introduces the CLS student to the nature and depth of a biomedical laboratory environment and practicum. The main topics covered in this course are: What is the nature of a biomedical laboratory? Introduction to being a health care worker and medical terminology commonly used in the medical laboratory; The administrative professional procedures and technology handled by medical laboratory technologist; Medical assisting and laboratory skills; Management and organization of a biomedical/clinical laboratory; Career opportunities for medical laboratory technologists and scientists (employability and leadership).