ML1080 - Clinical Practicum

This course allows the student to gain practical experience in a clinical laboratory collection centre including the application of office skills, client communication and specimen collection. It also permits the student to gain practical experience in the clinical laboratory under the supervision of a registered medical laboratory technologist. Pre-analytical procedures performed include basic hematological techniques, macroscopic urinalysis, simple solution preparation, data entry and loading of automated analyzers, preparation and processing of tissue and body fluids, and preparation, inoculation, streaking and culturing of microbiological media.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of all semester 1 and 2 courses

This course is offered in the following programs:
Medical Laboratory Assistant