• Program: Medical Assistant
  • Course: Lab II
  • Course #: MAST2021
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is designed to build upon the skills acquired in Lab I. Students will learn how to perform 12-lead Electrocardiogram (ECG). This course covers immunology, clinical chemistry, and microbiology. In alignment with American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Safety and Scope of Practice are thoroughly discussed. The students will perform waived testing according to the Clinical Laboratories Improvements Amendment guidelines.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explain the medical assistant's responsibility to the patient in terms of quality of care
Demonstrate competency in lab procedures
Exercise professionalism within the Scope of Practice of the Medical Assistant
Discover the theory of electrocardiography
Exercise the process of electrocardiography
Demonstrate competency in performing electrocardiogram
Convey safety in the lab setting
Apply Clinical Laboratories Improvements Amendment (CLIA) guidelines to practice in the lab setting
Utilize immunology in lab setting
Utilize hematology in the lab setting
Utilize clinical chemistry in the lab setting
Utilize microbiology in the lab setting

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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