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MLAB 117 Medical Laboratory Procedures 1

Effective Date: May 2019

In this course, students learn about laboratory professionals and their role in the diagnosis and treatment of human disease. Building on a general knowledge of human anatomy, students take a closer look at the venous system and the components of circulating blood in the human body. Using the basic components of laboratory testing procedures, students integrate foundational technical skills for specimen collecting with safe work practices and professional behaviors. Students demonstrate critical clinical and laboratory safety indicators, display appropriate levels of decision-making, and use therapeutic communication strategies by practicing their skills on each other.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab/collaborative learning hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

One of:

Restricted course Open to students in Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant.

MLAB 121 Laboratory & Phlebotomy Skills 1

Effective Date: May 2019

In this course, students learn basic phlebotomy and specimen collection skills by practicing these techniques on each other. Students develop the manual dexterity and workplace behaviours required through a hands-on approach to learning in authentic outpatient clinic and critical care environments. Students learn to demonstrate critical clinical and laboratory safety indicators under the direct supervision of instructors with supporting online modules.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lab/collaborative learning hours and 1 distributed education hour per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

One of:

  • B in Foundations of Math 10
  • B in MATH 039

Pre/Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant.

MLAB 139 Pre-Analytics & Laboratory Principles

Effective Date: May 2019

In this course, students examine the function and safe operation of laboratory and accessory analytical equipment found in the medical laboratory environment. Students explore technical and biological principles affecting the preparation and quality of samples. By focusing on chemical analysis and reagents, students will learn how and why blood products and other samples are collected, labelled, prepared, handled, stored, packaged and transported in the pre-analytical phase.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab/collaborative learning hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

One of:

One of:

Restricted course Open to students in Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant.

MLAB 147 Medical Laboratory Procedures 2

Effective Date: May 2019

In this course, students continue to develop and enhance their collecting skills using advanced phlebotomy techniques and point of care procedures. Students experience what it is like to work in community laboratories and hospitals through case-based simulation learning and integrated laboratory practice. Students learn how Laboratory Information Systems (LIS), specimen accessioning, and accurate data entry within electronic health records relate to optimal outcomes. Students learn how Certified Medical Laboratory Assistants participate in promoting Quality Management in the workplace.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab/collaborative learning hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant.

MLAB 151 Laboratory & Phlebotomy Skills 2

Effective Date: May 2019

In this course, students continue to develop mastery of basic phlebotomy and specimen collection skills by practicing these techniques on each other. Students enhance their critical thinking and decision-making skills by executing increasingly difficult simulated collection scenarios using their knowledge of human behaviour, professional communication, and patient management. Students demonstrate critical patient and client safety behaviours that indicate growing clinical and laboratory capabilities in a variety of collecting environments simulating outpatient, inpatient, and in-home community collections under the direct supervision of instructors with supporting online modules.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lab hours and 1 online learning hour per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant.

MLAB 173 Laboratory Pathophysiology

Effective Date: May 2019

In this course, students review anatomic systems and discuss pathologies and conditions commonly investigated by medical laboratories. Students will focus on learning how tests required in hematology, chemistry, transfusion medicine, histology, cytology, and microbiology provides physicians with critical information for diagnosing, treating, and monitoring health conditions. Students learn how pathologies and conditions affect patient and client interactions and explore appropriate responses by the Medical Laboratory Assistant.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab/collaborative learning hours
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant.

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