2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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AHE 147 - Clinical Lab Assistant Externship

1.0 to 2.0 Credits
Practical experience in the role of Clinical Laboratory Assistant. Students will be supervised by instructor and staff at clinical sites. Permit code required. S/U grade only. Registration permitted first seven weeks (six in summer) as space is available.
Prerequisite Completion of or concurrent enrollment in AHE 146.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of specimen collection and set up procedures.
  2. Apply knowledge of safety measures, infection control, and first aid for clinical laboratory.
  3. Evaluate, document, and apply quality control procedures.
  4. Identify sources of error and corrective actions.
  5. Apply proper labeling, documentation methods, and preparation for specimen transport.
  6. Describe the laboratory policies and procedures related to their clinical site.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to communicate (verbally and nonverbally) effectively and appropriately with both clients and team members in the workplace.
  8. Demonstrate a professional and positive attitude in the workplace and realize (through journals) the importance of professional development by pursuing and maintaining certification.

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