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Clinical Laboratory Techniques Theory

Course Code MLAB-107
Lecture hours per week 1
Lab hours per week 2
Course Availability: Open

This course will introduce the student to the concept of safety in the laboratory environment for both patients, co-workers and medical laboratory assistant. This course will explore general safety measures, employee safety and occupational health and safety issues. In additional introduction to specimen handling, storage, shipping and disposal of biological hazards, blood borne pathogens in accordance with current government legislation and regulations and institutional policies. Emergency response plan will be reviewed and discussed. An exciting component of this course will provide students with the theory and practical application of the use, care and maintenance of common laboratory equipment.