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Medical Laboratory Technology

MLAB 1102

Clinical Immunology

This course covers the science of immunology and serology through the study of theories and processes related to natural body defenses. Included are the immune response, principles of antigen-antibody reactions, and the principles of serological. This includes performance of serological procedures used to aid in the detection or diagnosis of certain diseases. Throughout this course, special emphasis is placed on correlating of laboratory results with the patient's probable condition.

1
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MLAB 1101

Intro to MLT

MLAB 1101 is an introduction to the functions and duties of a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT), the significance of licensure, certification and registration, accreditation, laboratory safety, infection control, medical ethics, quality assurance, an overview of each area of the clinical laboratory, and professional standards of the medical laboratory technologist.  Students will also learn basic techniques of venipuncture through lecture and/or practice in student laboratory sessions. 

1
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MLAB 2995

Seminar & Case Studies

This course is designed to prepare students for successful employment hiring in the Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) profession, including preparation for national certification.  The course will also enhance critical thinking and communication skills necessary in the clinical laboratory.  Each student will present a clinical case study and critique the presentations of other students.

3
CH(s)

MLAB 2299

Special Topics in Medical Laboratory Technology

This course will provide an opportunity for students to further their study of principles and concepts in the field and to apply their knowledge in a variety of applications both in the traditional classroom setting and in work/job related experiences. 

0-4
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MLAB 2225

Seminar

This course is designed to correlate the MLT students’ didactic knowledge with their clinical experience. Guest lecturers, field trips, computer and CD assignments and community interaction will be used as teaching tools.

1
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MLAB 2224

Clinical Practicum IV

This course is a continuation of MLAB 2223.  Student will be assigned to a third major area of the laboratory.  Additional skills and increased competency levels in specimen processing and sample analysis, data acquisition, quality assurance and reporting will be included.

3-4
CH(s)

MLAB 2223

Clinical Practicum III

This course is a continuation of MLAB 2222.  Student will be assigned to a third major area of the laboratory.  Additional skills and increased competency levels in specimen processing and sample analysis, data acquisition, quality assurance and reporting will be included.

3-4
CH(s)

MLAB 2222

Clinical Practicum II

This course is a continuation of MLAB 2221.  Student will be assigned to a second major area of the laboratory.  Additional skills and increased competency levels in specimen processing and sample analysis, data acquisition, quality assurance and reporting will be included.

3-4
CH(s)

MLAB 2221

Clinical Practicum I

This course is designed to orient the students to the Clinical Laboratory.  Students will be assigned to a major area of the laboratory (chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, or microbiology).  Laboratory safety, specimen collection including phlebotomy, specimen processing and analysis, data acquisition, quality assurance and sample validation, instrument troubleshooting, sample reporting including calculations, charting and clinical correlation will be included. 

3-4
CH(s)

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