Spring 2017 Class Schedule (FLC)



Back to Previous Page

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, Jan 16-Jun 30
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDCTBA         19444 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Cherok-Fenner      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.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 20-Jul 28
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Cherok-Fenner      El Dorado EDCTBA         19446 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Cherok-Fenner      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.


MEDTEC 323    Clinical Chemistry and Urinalysis    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Program or program director approval
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces students to mathematical applications in the clinical laboratory, especially as applied to quality assurance, quality control and reporting of results. Also covered is the basic biochemistry of metabolism, including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and electrolytes, and the instrumentation used for their measurement. The study of endocrinology, enzyme function, therapeutic drugs, blood gases, and an overview of other body fluid constituents will be covered. This course also introduces the concepts of urinalysis with an emphasis on physical and chemical features in normal and abnormal urine. Discussion topics will be correlated with applications in human medicine. 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, Jan 14-May 17
T         10:30AM-01:35PM LEC W.Miller             El Dorado EDC C202       16520 
Textbook
Th        10:30AM-01:35PM LAB W.Miller             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 330    Hematology    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 provides an overview of human blood cell development and function. Hematological disorders and corresponding laboratory findings will also be addressed. 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, Jan 14-May 17
M         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC P.Pourvatan          El Dorado EDC A105       16524 
Textbook
W         09:00AM-12:35PM LAB P.Pourvatan          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 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, Jan 16-Jun 30
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19454 
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.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 20-Jul 28
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19461 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.


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, Jan 16-Jun 30
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19462 
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.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 20-Jul 28
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19466 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.


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, Jan 16-Jun 30
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19484 
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.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 20-Jul 28
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19485 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.


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, Jan 16-Jun 30
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19489 
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.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 20-Jul 28
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Pedro              El Dorado EDCTBA         19490 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.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 9, 2017