Fall 2014 Class Schedule (FLC)



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MEDTEC 310    Introduction to Medical Laboratory Techniques and Skin Punctures    2 Units

Prerequisite: AH 110 with a grade of "C" or better; Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Folsom Lake College; Director/Instructor may administer an equivalency exam to those with prior health care experience. A High School diploma or GED is required of all phlebotomists by the California Department of Public Health (Phlebotomy regulation AB 1557, Migden Bill).
Advisory: BUSTEC 302; For those for whom English is a second language, ENGRD 110 and ESLL 310 are recommended.
Enrollment Limitation: Student must provide documentation of Tuberculosis status & Hepatitis B vaccination status before beginning this class, as the student will be handling patient blood and body fluid specimens in all class sessions. Student will also be required to purchase liability insurance. A High School diploma or GED is required of all phlebotomist by the California Department of Public Health (Phlebotomy regulation AB 1557, Migden Bill).
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course prepares students for a career in a medical laboratory as phlebotomists. It fulfills the minimum requirement of 20 hours of didactic instruction in Basic Phlebotomy instruction as required by California Department of Public Health for a Limited Phlebotomy Technician certification. Students perform skin punctures, which is the penetration of the skin with a lancet to withdraw blood, on other students. Students learn the ten most common laboratory tests, as well as the appropriate patient instructions for these specimen collections. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students must also provide documentation of Tuberculosis status & Hepatitis B vaccination status, because blood and body fluid specimens will be obtained and processed. Students will also be required to purchase liability insurance. One field trip may be required where each student provides their own transportation.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 30-Nov 03
W         03:15PM-06:50PM LEC N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109       18883 
Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109       18883 Textbook
Sa        11:00AM-04:25PM LAB N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109         
Enrollment is by instructor consent and requires admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program.
For more information please visit:

http://www.flc.losrios.edu/academics/medical-laboratory-technician.
All MEDTEC courses require access to a computer, the internet, and a printer.


MEDTEC 311    Advanced Phlebotomy Venipuncture Skills    2 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 310 with a grade of "C" or better; Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Folsom Lake College; by permission of the Director/Instructor only if the student is already an experienced phlebotomist with greater than 1040 hours of experience in the last 5 years in another state.
Advisory: BUSTEC 302
Enrollment Limitation: Student must provide documentation of Tuberculosis status & Hepatitis B vaccination status. Student will be required to purchase liability insurance. A High School diploma or GED is required of all phlebotomists by the California Department of Public Health (AB 1557, Migden Bill) before a phlebotomy certification can be issued to work as a phlebotomist in California.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course meets the minimum requirement of 20 hours of didactic instruction in Advanced Phlebotomy procedures as required by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Phlebotomy regulations. (AB 1557/Migden Bill). Students learn to perform a venipuncture (the penetration of a vein with a needle to withdraw blood for therapeutic or clinical laboratory testing) on other students using the three available systems. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves is required. Student must provide documentation of Tuberculosis status & Hepatitis B vaccination status. Student will be required to purchase liability insurance. One field trip may be required, where student provides own transportation to a local laboratory.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 08-Dec 13
W         03:15PM-06:50PM LEC N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109       18885 
Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109       18885 Textbook
Sa        11:00AM-04:25PM LAB N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109         
Enrollment is by instructor consent and requires admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program.
For more information please visit:

http://www.flc.losrios.edu/academics/medical-laboratory-technician.
All MEDTEC courses require access to a computer, the internet, and a printer.


MEDTEC 340    Immunology and Immunohematology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program or program director approval
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 50 hours LEC ; 66 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the principles of the immune response, including cells and function of the immune system as well as antibody and antigen reactions. Blood grouping, compatibility testing, transfusion medicine, immunological and serological testing procedures are also discussed. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students must also provide documentation of current Tuberculosis clearance and Hepatitis B vaccination status, as blood and body fluid specimens will be processed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
Th        07:15AM-10:05AM LEC M.Semnani            El Dorado EDC A205       18887 
Textbook
Th        10:30AM-02:20PM LAB M.Semnani            El Dorado EDC A104         
Enrollment is by instructor consent and requires admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program.
For more information please visit:

http://www.flc.losrios.edu/academics/medical-laboratory-technician.
All MEDTEC courses require access to a computer, the internet, and a printer.


MEDTEC 350    Clinical Microbiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program or program director approval
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 50 hours LEC ; 66 hours LAB
Description: This course discusses pathogenic bacteria, fungi and parasites. Emphasis is placed on morphology and identification of medically important organisms and techniques used in their identification. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students must also provide documentation of current Tuberculosis clearance and Hepatitis B vaccination status, as blood and body fluid specimens will be processed.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC J.Pedro              El Dorado EDC C202       18889 
Textbook
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDC A104         
Enrollment is by instructor consent and requires admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program.
For more information please visit:

http://www.flc.losrios.edu/academics/medical-laboratory-technician.
All MEDTEC courses require access to a computer, the internet, and a printer.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: January 6, 2015