AHEL 122 Advanced Clinical Laboratory • 5 Cr.


Second course in a series designed to prepare students to work in a clinical laboratory setting. Provides expanded laboratory focused work including regulatory standards; quality assurance practices; and advanced clinical laboratory procedures. Prerequisite: Completion of AHEL 120 with a C or better at BC or permission of Program Chair.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Apply knowledge and skills for computerized laboratory systems.
  • Apply the theory associated with multiple modalities of testing for point-of-care (POC), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA Waived), and moderately complex test Interpret test results compared to standard values.
  • Identify the need for quality assurance based on test results.
  • Identify professional, employment, and certification requirements for the discipline.