Overview of laboratory services, laboratory professionals, and the role of a medical laboratory technician (clinical laboratory technician). Understanding of health care reform, reimbursement, cost analysis, coding, credentialing, accreditation, and regulatory agencies. Emphasis on process improvement, laboratory mathematics, statistics, documentation, medico-legal implications, education, management and personnel, and specimen integrity. Application of pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical principles, infection control, and laboratory safety. Recognition of acceptable quality control and quality management principles, phlebotomy principles, and lab equipment, glassware, labware, and water purification. Includes information systems and information management in laboratories. Importance of professional growth, communicating with the patient and public, and ethical conduct. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Science program and permission of Program Director.
|15021||Fall 2015||Phoenix: PC Ctr Excellence Healthcare
Phoenix College HE035
|Hybrid||12/11/2015- 01/15/2016||F||8:00AM- 10:00AM||
40 of 40 Seats Available
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