Spring 2019 Class Schedule (FLC)



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MEDTEC 310    Introduction to Medical Laboratory Techniques and Skin Punctures    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 will also be 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 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 about 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 may be required to provide their own transportation on a field trip.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18

T02:15PM-03:35PMLECN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDC A10916874Textbook
TTh05:15PM-06:35PMLECN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDC A10916874Textbook
T03:45PM-05:05PMLABN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDC A109
Th06:45PM-08:05PMLABN.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 312    Phlebotomy Clinical Internship    2 Units

Prerequisite: MEDTEC 311 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program and have met all requirements for entry including, but not limited to: passing all drug, background, and immunology screening requirements, paying their portion of the college┐┐┐s liability insurance policy, and obtaining personal health insurance.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the phlebotomy department of a health care organization. The clinical internship is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience and the student is required to attend the facility for the minimum required hours. Students will perform at least 50 venipuncture procedures on patients from a variety of age groups and medical conditions. Emphasis will be placed on safety, specimen quality, and proper venipuncture technique. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students will also be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which may be outside of the Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 07-Jun 28

TBATBALECN.Cherok-FennerEl Dorado EDCTBA 16700Textbook
TBATBALABN.Cherok-FennerEl 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    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, and blood gases will also be covered. Discussion topics will be correlated with applications in human medicine. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including safety glasses and a 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 19-May 22

T09:30AM-12:35PMLECW.MillerEl Dorado EDC C20216616Textbook
Th09:30AM-12:35PMLABW.MillerEl 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 19-May 22

M09:00AM-12:05PMLECP.PourvatanEl Dorado EDC C20216620Textbook
W09:00AM-12:35PMLABP.PourvatanEl 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: MEDTEC 323 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program and have met all requirements for entry including, but not limited to: passing all drug, background, and immunology screening requirements, paying their portion of the college┐┐┐s liability insurance policy, and obtaining personal health insurance.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the chemistry department of a health care organization. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. The clinical internship is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience and the student is required to attend the facility for the minimum required hours. Emphasis will be placed on technique, accuracy and precision as well as quality control, bio-marker significance, and urinalysis procedures. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students will also be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which may be outside of the Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 07-Jun 28

TBATBALABJ.PedroEl Dorado EDCTBA 16702Textbook
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: MEDTEC 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program and have met all requirements for entry including, but not limited to: passing all drug, background, and immunology screening requirements, paying their portion of the college┐┐┐s liability insurance policy, and obtaining personal health insurance.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the hematology department of a health care organization. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. The clinical internship is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience and the student is required to attend the facility for the minimum required hours. Emphasis will be placed on technique, accuracy and precision as well as blood cell differentiation, blood cell indices, and coagulation procedures. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students will also be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which may be outside of the Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 07-Jun 28

TBATBALABJ.PedroEl Dorado EDCTBA 16703Textbook
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: MEDTEC 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program and have met all requirements for entry including, but not limited to: passing all drug, background, and immunology screening requirements, paying their portion of the college┐┐┐s liability insurance policy, and obtaining personal health insurance.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the immunology/immunohematology department of a health care organization. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. The clinical internship is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience and the student is required to attend the facility for the minimum required hours. 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 will also be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which may be outside of the Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 07-Jun 28

TBATBALABJ.PedroEl Dorado EDCTBA 16704Textbook
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: MEDTEC 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician Program and have met all requirements for entry including, but not limited to: passing all drug, background, and immunology screening requirements, paying their portion of the college┐┐┐s liability insurance policy, and obtaining personal health insurance.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 216 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a clinical laboratory experience in the Microbiology department of a health care organization. Instrumentation and manual methods will be introduced. The clinical internship is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience and the student is required to attend the facility for the minimum required hours. Emphasis will be placed on technique, accuracy and precision as well as specimen evaluation, organism identification, and susceptibility testing. Purchase of personal protective equipment, including a lab coat, safety glasses, and disposable gloves, is required. Students will also be required to provide their own transportation to the partner health care facility which may be outside of the Sacramento region.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 07-Jun 28

TBATBALABJ.PedroEl Dorado EDCTBA 16705Textbook
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 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: November 14, 2018