MDA 201 - Medical Assisting Procedures II
Introduction to basic microbiology, hematology and urinalysis. Collection, preparation, and testing of blood, urine and body fluids. Significance of laboratory analysis.
Prerequisite: MDA 115 Medical Assisting Procedures I
Prior or Concurrent: BIO 132 Human Biology II
2 Class Hours, 4 Laboratory Hours
For Medical Assisting students
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Identify and understand terms related to Urinalysis, Hematology, Basic Chemistry and Immunology, and Microbiology.
2. Demonstrate procedures consisting of collection, preparation, and testing of blood, urine, and other specimens.
3. Understand medical/laboratory terms and the safety rules of a laboratory.
4. Discuss and define quality control and quality assurance issues related to the medical laboratory.
5. View laboratory reports and recognize potential life threatening results.
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