Laboratory skills involving measurement and instrumentation are introduced. Topics to be covered include safety, medical terminology, laboratory mathematics, specimen collection, microscope use, staining procedures, professional behavior, ethics, use of general lab equipment, and introductory procedures in serology, urinalysis, chemistry, hematology, blood banking, and microbiology. The laboratory time will enhance knowledge gained in the lecture by allowing the student to work in the simulated laboratory .


MA105 or higher math