Mount Vernon Nazarene University
MLS2014 Phlebotomy and Introduction to Medical Laboratory Science .
This course introduces the student to the Medical Laboratory Science profession. Topics covered include the collection and processing of blood and body fluids; introduction to the various disciplines within the Medical Laboratory Science profession; an overview of the steps needed to become a practicing Medical Laboratory Scientist; operation of basic techniques, equipment, and instrumentation found in the clinical laboratory; professional communication; team dynamics; health care ethics; and professionalism. This course is a prerequisite to applying for entrance into MVNU's Medical Laboratory Science program.