2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CLS 491 - Clinical Practicum –Chemistry

Credits: 4
Clinical rotation in Clinical Chemistry. Designed to gain applied experiences and develop entry-level competencies as a Medical Laboratory Scientist.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform proper infection control techniques such as hand washing, gowning, gloving and masking.
  2. Use OSHA Standard Precautions/Universal Precautions.
  3. Use prescribed procedures to handle electrical, radiation, biological and fire hazards.
  4. Assemble specimens, controls, reagents and supplies.
  5. Prepare specimens, controls and reagents for analysis.
  6. Perform assigned tasks after minimal instruction, to completion and within specified time frames.
  7. Use standard operating procedures to correctly perform tasks.
  8. Perform maintenance procedures on chemistry analyzers.
  9. Document maintenance procedure and control values.
  10. Use standard operating procedures to document patient results in the chemistry department.
  11. Identify patient samples with 100% accuracy.
  12. Identify major components of chemistry analyzers.
  13. Recognize clerical and technical errors and take corrective action.
  14. Plan workflow to effectively utilize available resources and time.
  15. Evaluate quality control data to determine acceptability of patient results in the chemistry department.
  16. Correlate patient results with health or disease states.
  17. Communicate and interact effectively and appropriately in the workplace with coworkers, hospital staff and patients.
  18. Project an image of professionalism including appearance, dress and behavior
  19. Display initiative in assuming responsibility.
  20. Accept and conform to rules and procedures.

Prerequisite: CLS 447  

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