Fall 2017 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
Advisory: BUSTEC 307.1
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 12-Dec 08
MW        02:15PM-03:35PM LEC N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDC A109       16287 
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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 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 19-Dec 14
T         09:30AM-12:20PM LEC M.Semnani            El Dorado EDC C202       16289 
Textbook
Th        09:30AM-01:05PM 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 19-Dec 14
MW        09:30AM-10:45AM LEC J.Pedro              El Dorado EDC C202       16291 
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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: October 12, 2017