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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, Clinical Laboratory Science: Clinical Training Certificate


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(16 units)

Program Description:

The Clinical Training Certificate Program in Clinical Laboratory Science consists of twelve-months learning of the specialties of each individual department in a clinical laboratory at a partner hospital, including blood bank, chemistry, urinalysis, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, hematology, microbiology and parasitology. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of safety, quality control and quality assurance.

Prerequisites: BS in Biology with an Emphasis in Clinical Laboratory Science or equivalent educational credential.

Certificate Requirements - 16 units:


Clinical Training Certificate Program Part I - 8 units


Specialties


  • Orientation - 1 week
  • General Laboratory Techniques - 3 weeks
  • Blood Bank - 5-week rotation
  • Chemistry - 15-week rotation
  • Flow Cytometry and Immunohistochemistry - 2 weeks

Clinical Training Certificate Program Part II - 8 units


Specialties


  • Urinalysis - 3 weeks
  • Hematology/Coagulation - 8-week rotation
  • Microbiology - 9-week rotation
  • Parasitology - 3 weeks
  • Enhancement Sites - 1 week
  • Central Processing and Phlebotomy - ongoing
  • Review - 2-week rotation

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