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Continuing Education

MELT503 - General Laboratory Practices

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Course Overview

Discover the fundamental skills required in a medical laboratory. Gain confidence in the use of glass/plastic, microscopes, thermal equipment, centrifuges, and water purity and balances reagents. Apply your newly acquired knowledge in hospital laboratory systems, community laboratories, public health laboratories, and private laboratories.

MLTs, MLAs, and CLXTs will explore calculations during specimen procurement and maintain specimen integrity following standard precautions. With the skills obtained in this course, you will be able to recognize the importance of protective clothing and equipment in addition to the safe use of various laboratory equipment.

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Section Start/End Schedule
O01 Jan. 01 - May. 31, 2020 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
60 hours Online $325

A textbook is required (Lab Safety CSMLS Guidelines, 8th Ed). An Invigilator is required for the final assessment.

Section Start/End Schedule
O01 May. 01 - Sep. 30, 2020 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
60 hours Online $325

A textbook is required (Lab Safety CSMLS Guidelines, 8th Ed). An Invigilator is required for the final assessment.

The following sessions are in progress:

Section Start/End Schedule
O01 Sep. 01, 2019 - Jan. 31, 2020 Online
Hours Delivery Fees
60 hours Online $325

This course is now online. A textbook is required (Lab Safety CSMLS Guidelines, 8th Ed). An Invigilator is required for the final assessment.

Contact 780.471.6248 for details.

*Day delivery ranges between 8 AM - 5 PM.
**Evening delivery ranges between 5 PM - 10 PM.