MLT Courses

MLT 119 Intro to Medical Laboratory Credit Hrs: 1
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
Orientation to the duties of the Medical Laboratory Technician, medical terminology, use of the microscope, laboratory safety, laboratory glassware, quality control, basic laboratory math, specimen collection by phlebotomy and capillary puncture.

MLT 120 Pre Clin Hematology Credit Hrs: 4
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
Basic principles and procedures of routine hematology - formation and composition of blood, differentiation of cell types, cell counts, hemoglobin, and hematocrit determinations, blood diseases, coagulation theory and procedures.

MLT 121 Pre-Clinical Blood Banking Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
Blood banking-blood groups and typing, compatibility testing, donor selection and phlebotomy, problem transfusions and blood components.

MLT 122 Pre Clinical Chemistry Credit Hrs: 4
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
Basic principles and procedures of clinical chemistry: chemical analysis of body fluids using manual methods and some basic instrumentation.

MLT 125 Basic Medical Microbiology Credit Hrs: 5
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
The study of micro-organisms responsible for disease states in man with emphasis on specimen collections, cultures, isolation, staining, and identification of bacteria.

MLT 126 Parasitology and Mycology Credit Hrs: 2
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
Students are introduced to the theories and routine procedures of parasitology and mycology as performed in a medical laboratory.

MLT 127 Immunology/Urinalysis/Body Flu Credit Hrs: 2
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
Routine analysis of urine to include physical, chemical, and microscopic examination. Basic theories of immunology, principles and procedures of routine serology testing; immunoassays; and analysis of miscellaneous body fluids.

MLT 201 Clinical Practicum I Credit Hrs: 10
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
Assignment to a clinical laboratory at an affiliate hospital for practical experience and attainment of career entry level competencies. (465 clinical hours)

MLT 202 Clinical Practicum II Credit Hrs: 10
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
A continuation of MLT 201 (465 clinical hours)

MLT 210 Intro to Hospital Practice Credit Hrs: 1
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
This course is designed to introduce the students to the hospital and to the laboratory environment early in the program. The students will achieve minimum competency in the collection of patient specimens. (30 clinical hours)

MLT 217 Clinical Blood Collection Credit Hrs: 1
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
This course is designed to provide MLT students with the confidence and experience necessary to meet career entry requirements in the area of specimen collection.

MLT 218 Clinical Seminar and Review Credit Hrs: 2
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
A seminar course designed to give students experience in researching and presenting case studies with emphasis on correlation of laboratory results. The course will also include review sessions to prepare students for certification examinations.