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Last approved: Thu, 22 Oct 2015 19:52:31 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
Field/Laboratory Experience
Field/Laboratory Experience
Summer 2015
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Field Work (Internship)
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The overall purpose of the field/laboratory experience requirement is to introduce students in the MS-PHMEID degree program to a supervised practical experience in a Public Health Laboratory or other qualifying public health entity from the perspective of the actual wet laboratory operations. Students that already have this laboratory experience will be introduced to epidemiologic research, particularly surveillance, and its tie-in with laboratories either in the United States or in an international setting.
• Description of the key elements of specimen collection( biological, entomological and environmental) and transport and storage of these specimens.
• Description of the key aspects of chain-of-study for collection, transport, receipt and processing of specimens
• Description of the proper use of the specific test kits and containers for the specimen collection
• Description of the key elements of the Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP) or Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and how they apply to specific laboratory activities
• Discussion of privacy issues and identity protection of sensitive laboratory information
• Description of the proper use of the various lab instruments and understanding key calibration and maintenance issues
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