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Clinical Laboratory Assisting Certificate (CLA)

These are 2013-2014 course descriptions.

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CLA 1100 Laboratory Theory Health Related Industry (A)

2 credits
This course is designed to provide theoretical concepts for individuals in the health related industries who may be interested in learning an additional set of medically related skills. This knowledge and skill set is intended to enhance current job proficiency or for potentially increasing employ- ability in entry-level, health-related positions. The course is designed to encourage phlebotomists, medical assistants, nursing assistants, and other health-oriented industry personnel, to achieve competencies requiring basic laboratory testing as a part of the facility’s services.
Lecture: 2 hours
Prerequisites: Placement into ENGL 1100 and BIO 1100

CLA 1101 Laboratory Technique for Health Related Industry (A)

1 credit
This course is designed to provide the application of theoretical concepts for individuals in the health related industries who may be interested in learning an additional set of medically related skills. This knowledge and skill set is intended to enhance current job proficiency or for potentially increasing employability in entry-level health related positions. The course is designed to encourage phlebotomists, medical assistants, nursing assis- tants, and other health-oriented industry personnel, to achieve competen- cies requiring basic laboratory testing as a part of the facility’s services. Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisites: Placement into ENGL 1100 and BIO 1100
Corequisite: CLA 1100
Lab fee: $300.00