Program Clinical Rotation

Program Clinical Rotation

Rotation schedules will be provided prior to the start of each semester. Each student is required to spend an allotted time in each department as follows (for a total of 544 hours):

  • Chemistry (includes Special Chemistry) -  (112 hours) 
  • Hematology - (120 hours)
  • Microbiology -  (104 hours) 
  • Blood Bank -  (112 hours) 
  • Urinalysis -  (48 hours) 
  • Phlebotomy - (48 hours)

Students attend practicums 2-3 days per week and campus classes 2-3 days per week during the 2nd fall and spring semesters.   Starting time is 7:00 am.  A 15 minute break is permitted in the morning as well as a 30 minute lunch break.

Part-time schedule

A student choosing to take the clinical experience part-time must have prior approval by the Program Director and the Clinical Coordinator of the clinical site.

Costs

Travel to the affiliated hospitals (2-3 days/week) is the responsibility of the student. 
Medical malpractice insurance: approximately $35
White lab coat, white shoes, scrubs
Physical examination prior to clinical year, including vaccinations
Background checks and documentation required for clinical practicum:  approximately $125