Project Description

Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Graduates of the Riyadh Elm University’s Clinical Laboratory Sciences program emerge with the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in the field. Bachelor’s degree programs in clinical laboratory sciences include courses in chemistry, biological sciences, microbiology, mathematics, and statistics, as well as specialized courses devoted to knowledge and skills used in the clinical laboratory.

At Riyadh Elm University (REU), Formerly Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy (RCsDP), students of the Bachelor ‘s program in Clinical Laboratory Sciences learn how to:
  • Collect blood samples from patients
  • Prepare and identify specimens
  • Culture microorganisms to determine their identity and susceptibility to antibiotics
  • Conduct blood cell counts on patient samples
  • Group, type and cross-match blood for transfusion to patients
  • Store, label and prepare blood and blood components for transfusion
  • Analyze body fluids to determine chemical and biological components
  • Prepare various solutions utilized in the laboratory and reagents necessary to produce chemical reactions
  • Assume administrative functions relative to reporting and recording results of tests conducted in the laboratory, maintaining accurate clinical records, and perform other duties as may be assigned by the laboratory supervisor
  • Communicate results to nurses, doctors or other healthcare professionals
  • Follow blood and body-fluid safety precautions
  • Perform quality control for all test procedures
  • Maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment