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College of Allied Health

Course Syllabus

MSS144 - Medical Laboratory Procedures I

Credit Hours: 4 - Not Designed to Transfer

Course Description

This is a lecture and laboratory class designed to introduce the student to the clinical aspects of their profession. Some areas covered include electrocardiograms, pulmonary function testing, asepsis, sterile procedures. Students will address nutrition and special dietary needs of patients in this course. (Equivalent to MED 274) Recommended that MSS 144 be taken concurrently with MSS 133

Course Prerequisites


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

Assessment of Outcomes

Specified on the course schedule/outline

Grading System
Letter GradeRangeDefinition
A 90-100 Excellent
B 80-89 Above Average
C 70-79 Average
D 60-69 Below Average
F 0-59 Failing
W Withdrawal during weeks 1 - 7
WF Withdrawal failing after week 7
NF Failing – Not actively engaged

For more details about the Grading System, please see the current catalog.

Active Participation

Students must be actively engaged in the course. For a definition of active engagement, please see the current catalog.

Academic Integrity

Cheating and plagiarism are serious offenses against the University’s academic integrity and are consequently strictly prohibited. All students must familiarize themselves with the University policy on Academic Integrity.

Penalties for cheating and plagiarism are described in the University policy on Academic Integrity in the catalog. They include failure of the assignment, failure for the course, or dismissal from the University. For the complete Cheating/Plagiarism policy, please see the current catalog.

Students with Disabilities

Students who have disabilities that may impact their performance in this course should follow the process described under the heading Accommodations for the Disabled in the current catalog.

Discipline (Program) Specific Information

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