Course name: Laboratory management and safety
Course code: CLS 451
Lecturers: Dr. Abdulaziz Alhamidi
Credit hours: 2 hours
Location: Students’ lectures rooms, first floor, CLS department, collage of applied medical sciences, KSU.
Day and time: Wednesday (8-10 am)
CLS 451 is a comprehensive course designed for level nine students in clinical laboratory sciences program. This course will provide the student the essential information in management concepts (including problems solving and decision making) as well as awareness, skills and tolls to be good leaders within the clinical laboratories in futures. They will have the chance to identify the different roles and strategies that they should take as leaders. The course also will focus on the good laboratory practices that should be carried out in the clinical and research laboratories to control the central (physical, chemical and biological) hazards. The course will deal with relevant safety issues, provide practical guidance and instruction, and show appropriate safety techniques.
- Clinical Laboratory Management (text book). Authors: Lynne Shore Garcia, Publisher: American Society For Microbiology, ISBN13: 9781555812799.
- Clinical Laboratory Management: Leadership Principles for the 21st Century. Author: Donna L. Nigon. Publisher: NewYork, NY: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-047182-7
- All course communication will be aid within this page including lecture notes, slides, grades …etc. All announcements will be made using the “News” on the course page.
- This course is presented via PowerPoint slides given during the lectures. Please make an effort to attend all lectures to understand the course contents.
- Three written exams will be administered to assess the students during the academic term. Exams are typically multiple choices (MCQ) and matching (or select) but can also include fill in the blank, short answers, and essays. Make-up exams: unexpected circumstances may require a student to miss an exam. If the absence was unpredicted, please make an effort to notify me on the day of exam. If the absence is excused, a make-up exam will be arranged with the same format. Grading scheme will be 40 points for 2 midterm examinations (20 points each) and 60 points for final examination.
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When you have a question, you should contact the main lecturer (Dr. Alhamidi) on firstname.lastname@example.org