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2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MLT 199WK - Introductory Co-op Work: Phlebotomy Lab Assisting

1.5 Credits, 4.5 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 4.5 lab periods

A supervised cooperative work program for students in an occupation related area. Clinical coordinators work with students and their preceptors in a hospital, clinic laboratory, or outpatient collection station. The student develops competency and improved self-confidence when collecting and processing blood, urine or other body fluid samples in the laboratory workplace.

Prerequisite(s): MLT 100IN  (or MLT 100  and MLT 100LB ).
Corequisite(s): MLT 199  
Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course. Students complete 68 clock hours of supervised placement at approved work site.


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Apply principles, knowledge, and skills of patient identification, sample collections, and processing while improving team building skills learned in the classroom. 
  2. Perform sixty-eight (68) clock hours of supervised clinical training in a laboratory setting, the majority which must be in an accredited laboratory.
  3. Perform a minimum of one hundred (100) successful unaided blood collections, including dermal punctures and venipunctures.

Outline:
  1. Clinical Site Assigned
    1. On-Site Supervisor
    2. Student’s objectives and activities
    3. Expectations
      1. Professionalism, workplace rules
      2. 68 hours of clinical training
      3. 100 successful unaided blood collections
      4. Other fluid samples collected
  2. Team Building Skills
  3. Review Progress
    1. Student review of performance
    2. Job-site supervisor review of performance
      1. Hours completed
      2. Knowledge
        1. Blood collections completed
        2. Fluid samples collected
        3. Competency
      3. Review completion of student’s objectives/activities
      4. Self-Confidence


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2018/19