Fall 2018 Class Schedule (FLC)



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MEDTEC 311    Advanced Phlebotomy Venipuncture Skills    2 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Folsom Lake College. Students must also provide documentation of Hepatitis B vaccination status before beginning this class, as students will be handling blood and body fluid specimens in all class sessions. Students are also required to purchase their portion of the college's liability insurance policy.
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. Students may be required to provide their own transportation on a field trip.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

M02:15PM-03:35PMLECN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDC A10916305Textbook
W06:00PM-07:20PMLECN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDC A20316305Textbook
M03:45PM-05:05PMLABN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDC A109
W04:30PM-05:50PMLABN.Cherok-FennerEl 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 25-Dec 20

T09:30AM-12:20PMLECM.SemnaniEl Dorado EDC C20216307Textbook
Th09:30AM-01:05PMLABA.PoladEl 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 25-Dec 20

MW09:30AM-10:45AMLECJ.PedroEl Dorado EDC C20216309Textbook
MW11:15AM-01:05PMLABJ.PedroEl 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 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2018