Fall 2015 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.
Advisory: BUSTEC 307.1; For those for whom English is a second language, ENGRD 110 and ESLL 310 are recommended.
Enrollment Limitation: Student must provide documentation of Hepatitis B vaccination status before beginning this class, as the student will be handling blood and body fluid specimens in all class sessions. Student will also be required to purchase liability insurance.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course prepares students for a career in a medical laboratory. 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 Medical Laboratory Technician. 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 Hepatitis B vaccination status because blood and body fluid specimens will be obtained and processed. Students will also be required to purchase liability insurance. Students may be required to provide their own transportation on a field trip.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 01-Nov 24
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109       16047 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM 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 312    Phlebotomy Clinical Internship    2-3.5 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 311 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BUSTEC 307.1
Enrollment Limitation: Admission to the MLT Program or program director approval. Students must have met all background, drug, and immune checks set by the clinical affiliate.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: The student will spend 80 hours in a Clinical Internship at a medical laboratory performing at least 10 skin and 50 venipunctures on patients from a variety of age groups and medical conditions. Administrative skills will also be practiced. The Clinical Internship is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience, and the student is required to attend the facility for a minimum of 80 hours. Students must have liability insurance, as well as lab coats or scrubs as required by the clinical site. Student must provide documentation of Tuberculosis status and Hepatitis B vaccination status.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 06-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19380 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA           
To enroll in MEDTEC classes, students must first gain admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. For more information please visit the Medical Technician Program website.

This class includes approximately 3.9 hours of TBA time per week for 23 weeks, to be completed at a clinical site within the greater Sacramento region.


MEDTEC 360    Chemistry and Urinalysis Practicum    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: MEDTEC 323; may be taken previously.
Enrollment Limitation: Admission to the MLT Program or program director approval. Students must have met all background, drug, and immune checks set by the clinical affiliate.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the chemistry department of a local health care organization. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. Emphasis will be placed on technique, accuracy and precision. 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, as blood and body fluid specimens will be processed. Students may also be required to purchase liability insurance. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which will likely be in the Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 06-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19382 
Textbook
To enroll in MEDTEC classes, students must first gain admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. For more information please visit the Medical Technician Program website.

This class includes approximately 3.5 hours of TBA time per week for 23 weeks, to be completed at a clinical site within the greater Sacramento region.


MEDTEC 361    Hematology and Hemostasis Practicum    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: MEDTEC 330; may be taken previously.
Enrollment Limitation: Admission to the MLT Program or program director approval. Students must have met all background, drug, and immune checks set by the clinical affiliate.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the hematology department of a local health care organization. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. Emphasis will be placed on technique, accuracy and precision. 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, as blood and body fluid specimens will be processed. Students may also be required to purchase liability insurance. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which will likely be in Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 06-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19383 
Textbook
To enroll in MEDTEC classes, students must first gain admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. For more information please visit the Medical Technician Program website.

This class includes approximately 3.5 hours of TBA time per week for 23 weeks, to be completed at a clinical site within the greater Sacramento region.


MEDTEC 362    Immunology and Immunohematology Practicum    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: MEDTEC 340; may be taken previously.
Enrollment Limitation: Admission to the MLT Program or program director approval. Students must have met all background, drug, and immune checks set by the clinical affiliate.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the immunology/immunohematology department of a local health care facility. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. Emphasis will be placed on technique, accuracy and precision as well as specimen receipt and evaluation, special handling procedures, and component processing in the transfusion service. 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, as blood and body fluid specimens will be processed. Students may also be required to purchase liability insurance. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which will likely be in Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 06-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19384 
Textbook
To enroll in MEDTEC classes, students must first gain admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. For more information please visit the Medical Technician Program website.

This class includes approximately 2.6 hours of TBA time per week for 23 weeks, to be completed at a clinical site within the greater Sacramento region.


MEDTEC 363    Microbiology Practicum    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: MEDTEC 350; may be taken previously
Enrollment Limitation: Admission to the MLT Program or program director approval. Students must have met all background, drug, and immune checks set by the clinical affiliate.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the Microbiology, Mycology, Virology and Parasitology departments of a local health care facility. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. Emphasis will be placed on technique, accuracy and precision. 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, as blood and body fluid specimens will be processed. Students may also be required to purchase liability insurance. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which will likely be in Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 06-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19385 
Textbook
To enroll in MEDTEC classes, students must first gain admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. For more information please visit the Medical Technician Program website.

This class includes approximately 3.5 hours of TBA time per week for 23 weeks, to be completed at a clinical site within the greater Sacramento region.

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: January 28, 2016