This externship course provides students with exposure to a healthcare setting that reflects material covered in phlebotomy, ECG, patient care techniques, vital signs, and billing and coding, medical communications, and office administration and electronic medical records management, among others. The clinical site includes a laboratory in a hospital and/or private office setting. The course will commence with a one-day classroom orientation session. During the orientation, students will be instructed on professional behavior expected in a lab, including attendance and dress code. They will also receive instructions on how to keep an hour’s log, case log, and the necessary evaluation forms.
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