Basic Clinical and Laboratory Skills

This course in the theory and practice of basic laboratory and clinical skills is designed to provide the student with entry level knowledge needed to pursue a career path as a laboratory assistant and/or phlebotomy technician. Students are introduced to professionalism, the importance of consent and confidentiality safety issues, CPR and vital signs, infection control and basic laboratory techniques including specimen collection and venipuncture.


3 hours of lecture per week and 1 hour of lab.