Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog
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AHMT 295x - Clinical II: Medical Laboratory Clinical

Credit(s): 8

Prerequisite(s): AHMT 201 , AHMT 205 , AHMT 210 , AHMT 295v  with a minimum grade of 75% in both the lecture and laboratory portions of each course.
Corequisite(s): AHMT 230 , AHMT 240 .
This course is a health-related, work-based learning experience allowing students to apply laboratory skills in both on-site and off-site environments.  Students will have direct supervision by clinical professionals at off-site environments. Experiences will include Urinalysis/Body Fluids, Hematology/ Coagulation, Phlebotomy, Immunohematology, and Clinical Chemistry. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the clinical objectives of the assigned Urinalysis/Body Fluids, Hematology/Coagulation, Phlebotomy, Immunohematology, and Clinical Chemistry laboratory by verbalizing the basic principles and procedures of the tests in the departments and demonstrating organizational and technical skills at the level required for each test performed.
  • Demonstrate initiative by reviewing course materials prior to and during the rotation, asking questions to advance understanding, research areas of weakness, and asking for additional work as needed.
  • Demonstrate the importance of punctuality and attendance at each day of clinical by maintaining an excellent attendance record and promptly notifying the MLT faculty and the clinical faculty of any absences or tardiness.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior by maintaining a strong positive attitude exhibiting a proactive attitude in developing the competencies required, developing and using good professional judgment in all matters concerning laboratory safety and interaction with patients, specimens, clinical staff, faculty and fellow students.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the needs and requirements of the clinical laboratory through awareness of the departmental workloads, maintaining accurate records, restocking supplies as necessary and cleaning up work area periodically throughout the day and at the completion of clinical activities.
  • Maintain a safe laboratory environment by adhering to all applicable safety regulations as presented throughout the MLT program which include, but are not limited to, appropriate disinfection of work area, maintaining a neat uncluttered work area, wearing of appropriate personal protective equipment, and reporting hazards observed.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in phlebotomy procedures and tasks, including vein and capillary punctures, and non-blood specimen processing, in an accurate, timely, and professional manner.

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