This course is designed to present students with a detailed knowledge of how to collect blood and other body fluid specimens used in throat cultures, urinalysis and stool guaiac, and prepare samples for testing in a lab. This course presents an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the various systems that require specimen collection, processing and handling of specimens, and laboratory operations. Students will learn through the use of practical skills, demonstrations and hands on learning. Course and clinical completion will enable student to sit for a national certification exam. 45 clock hours.