The Medical Laboratory Assistant Program offers a certificate in Clinical Lab Assisting (CLA). This program is designed to teach core laboratory skills. Participants will acquire a basic working knowledge of laboratory tests, methodologies, instrumentation principles, and basic phlebotomy skills. Students will have the ability to perform both waived and moderate level complexity tests in all areas of the laboratory. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a CLA Certificate from Weber State Universityâ€™s Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions. Students who are interested in pursuing further education in the field are encouraged to continue their studies at Weber State University. Upon acceptance to WSU and the Medical Laboratory Science Program, students who successfully complete this course will have the opportunity to receive 3 semester credits.
- Accuplacer reading score of 72, DRP (Degree of Reading Power) 70, or ACT reading score of 22.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you are enrolling in any health occupation program, any misdemeanor or felony conviction relating to drug offenses, assault/violent crimes, sexual assault, fraud, or theft that you have on your record, will result in the college not being able to place youÂ in a clinical or externship site. As a result, you will not be able to complete the program.Â See your program coordinator for more detailed information.
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- Health Clinics of Utah
- Intermountain Helath Care
- McKay-Dee Porter Family Medicine
- Medical Arts Clinic
- Midtown Community Health Center
- Mountainstar Pediatrics
- Ogden Clinic
- Tanner Clinic
For enrollment or cost information, please call 801-627-8300. For program-specific information, please contact an instructor below.
Allan Dubon MLS (ASCP), is in his fifth year as a Medical Laboratory Scientist. He received his bachelors in Clinical Laboratory Sciences at Weber State University. He is certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Allan has worked for Univeristy Healthcare, Davis Hospital, and currently for Ogden Regional Medical Center. He has experience as a generalist in various departments including: Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Blood Bank (Immunohematology), Serology, Microbiology. and Phlebotomy.
Office Hours: TWTh 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and by appointment