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AHE 145 - Clinical Lab Assistant II

5.0 Credits
Participate in a controlled laboratory environment. Perform processing and distribution of specimens. Apply obtained phlebotomy skills, data entry, and patient information retrieval via Internet and other electronic resources. Prerequisite: AHE 144 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Prepare body fluid and blood specimens for analysis according to standard operating procedures. [ACT]
  2. Perform appropriate tests at the clinical assistant level, according to standard operating procedure. [ACT]
  3. Identify and report potential pre-analytical errors that may occur during specimen collection, labeling, transporting, and processing. [REASON]
  4. Demonstrate the ability to use laboratory machinery as appropriate for the CLA position. [ACT]
  5. Demonstrate complete understanding of the basic tests run on specimens. [REASON]
  6. Explain central processing and collection techniques for blood, urine, body fluid, stool. [COMMUNICATE]
  7. Accurately access and use an online test directory. [ACT]
  8. Apply correct usage of laboratory vocabulary. [COMMUNICATE]
  9. Comfortably and accurately apply order entry, specimen login, and result retrieval skills using a laboratory information system in a clinical setting. [ACT]

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