Fall 2016 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: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 12
MW        02:15PM-03:35PM LEC N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109       16183 
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MW        03:45PM-05:05PM LAB N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109         
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.


MEDTEC 311    Advanced Phlebotomy Venipuncture Skills    2 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: BUSTEC 307.1
Enrollment Limitation: Student must provide documentation Hepatitis B vaccination status. Student will be required to purchase liability insurance.
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) regulations. 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 Hepatitis B vaccination status. Student will be required to purchase liability insurance. Students may be required to provide their own transportation on a field trip.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
MW        02:15PM-03:35PM LEC N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109       19161 
Textbook
MW        03:45PM-05:05PM LAB N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109         
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.


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 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:15AM LEC M.Semnani            El Dorado EDC C202       19165 
Textbook
TTh       10:25AM-12:15PM LAB M.Semnani            El Dorado EDC A104         
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.


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: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:30AM-10:45AM LEC J.Pedro              El Dorado EDC C202       19170 
Textbook
MW        11:15AM-01:05PM LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDC A104         
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.

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2016