Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
MLT115Clinical Lab Fundamentals3A course designed to acquaint the student with the field of laboratory medicine. Basic lab math, testing methods and quality control are presented. This course also incorporates an introduction to blood collection and the study of common blood cells and blood cell disorders. Prerequisite: acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Technology programLoading...
MLT120Urinalysis3This course includes the study of urine formation and the methodology of determining the physical, chemical and microscopic properties of urine in normal and abnormal states. Basic lab skills, safety and quality control in urinalysis are presented. A basic overview of body fluid analysis will also be covered. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Technology program.Loading...
MLT180Clinical Practicum I1Students report to a local hospital to join the phlebotomy team to practice patient approach and to draw blood specimens. Prerequisite: MLT 115Loading...
MLT232Adv. Hematology and Coagulation5A review of basic procedures followed by a study of normal and abnormal blood and bone marrow smears as they relate to anemias and leukemias. Hematology instrumentation, quality control, coagulation and body fluid analysis are studied. This course includes an in-depth study of various anemias, leukemias, and other hematological and coagulation disorders. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in both MLT 115 and MLT 120Loading...
MLT242Clinical Chemistry8Study and analysis of electrolytes, proteins, lipids, enzymes, hormones, drugs and various other biochemical compounds found in the human body. Test results are correlated with patients' conditions. Laboratory math, statistics and quality control are presented. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MLT 115 and MLT 120. Successful completion of the following courses: BIO 164 or equivalent; CHM 122 or equivalent and CHM 132 or equivalentLoading...
MLT251Clinical Microbiology6A study of clinically important microorganisms. Students learn and practice techniques used to isolate and identify pathogenic bacteria, parasites and fungi. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in MLT 115 and MLT 120. Successful completion of the following courses: BIO 164 or equivalent; BIO 732 or equivalent; CHM 122 or equivalent and CHM 132 or equivalentLoading...
MLT261Immunohematology5Principles of immunohematology with the practices of blood banking are presented. ABO grouping, Rh typing and transfusion testing procedures are performed. Blood group antigens and antibodies are studied. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MLT 232; MLT 270 must be taken prior to or concurrently & Serology must be taken prior to or concurrently with MLT 261. Successful completion of the following courses: BIO 164 or equivalent; BIO 732 or equivalent; CHM 132 or equivalentLoading...
MLT270Immunology and Serology2Immune reactions of the body will be studied. Reactions between antigen and antibodies will be used as a means to detect diseases such as hepatitis, infectious mononucleosis and rheumatoid arthritis. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in MLT 232Loading...
MLT282Clinical Lab Practicum II12Students rotate through the various departments (Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Blood Bank and Urinalysis) of the hospital laboratory, applying the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. Prerequisite: Completion of first 4 terms of MLT program with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Corequisite: MLT 290Loading...
MLT289Adv Clinical Lab Practicum9Students rotate through the clinical laboratory departments of Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Blood Bank, Immunology, and Urinalysis, applying knowledge and skills learned in class. Corequisite: MLT 292, Completion of prereq with a Grade 'C' or above: MLT 242, Completion of pre-req with a Grade 'C' or above: MLT 251, Completion of prereq with a Grade 'C' or above: MLT 261, Completion of prereq with a Grade 'C' or above: MLT 270, Completion of prereq with a Grade 'C' or above: MLT 232.Loading...
MLT290Clinical Seminar and Review2Students review medical laboratory subjects, share experiences in the clinical area and present case studies. Job-seeking skills, continuing education opportunities, legal responsibilities, and professional organizations are also discussed. A mock certification exam is given. Prerequisite: Successful completion of first four terms in the Med Lab Tech program with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Corequisite: MLT 282Loading...
MLT292Clinical Lab Prof and Review3Students review medical laboratory subject areas, discuss clinical experiences, and present case studies. Professionalism, certification, continuing education, and legal responsibilities are discussed. A mock certification exam is given. Corequisite: MLT 289, Completion of pre-req with a Grade 'C' or above: MLT 242, Completion of prereq with a Grade 'C' or above: MLT 251, Completion of prereq with a Grade 'C' or above: MLT 261, Completion of prereq with a Grade 'C' or above: MLT 270, Completion of prereq with a Grade 'C' or above: MLT 232/Loading...