MLT Courses

MLAB 1301 Intro to Med Lab Technology Credit Hrs: 3
An introduction to the clinical laboratory sciences which includes care and use of equipment , laboratory safety, basic laboratory math, medical terminology, principles of phlebotomy, quality control, preparation of chemical solutions and an orientation to the major testing areas in the medical laboratory.

MLAB 1510 Clinical Practicym I Credit Hrs: 5
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
Includes laboratory performances by students during progressive rotations through the affiliated clinical laboratory sites in the departments of Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Immunohematology, Serology, Microbiology, Clinical Chemistry and Phlebotomy.

MLAB 1520 Clinical Practicum II Credit Hrs: 5
Prereq: None
Coreq: None
Includes laboratory performances by students during progressive rotations through the affiliated clinical laboratory sites in the departments of Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Immunohematology, Serology

MLAB 2150 Special Topics/Med Lab Tech Credit Hrs: 1
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
Course focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Medical Laboratory Technology. Permission of the instructor is required to register for this course.

MLAB 2201 Clinical Immunology Credit Hrs: 2
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
Basic principles of the immune system structure and function in health and disease. Topic include principles of a natural and acquired immunity, hypersensitivity, autoimmunity, immunodeficiency, transplant and tumor immunology, immunological techniques and flow cytometry.

MLAB 2202 Urinalysis & Body Fluids Credit Hrs: 2
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
This course examines the urinary system as related to the routine urinalysis. The component parts of the urinalysis, to include the physical, chemical and microscopic examination, are performed. The course also includes the examination of common types of body fluid.

MLAB 2301 Immunohematology/Blood Bank Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
The theory and practice of blood group antigens and antibodies, donor selection, and component therapy. Topics include: ABO grouping, Rh typing, cross matching, antibody screening and identification, quality control, donor screening, component preparation, hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn, autoimmune hemolytic anemias, and adverse effects of transfusion.

MLAB 2401 Clinical Chemistry Credit Hrs: 4
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
An overview of clinical chemistry theory, principles, procedures, and correlations. Tests for glucose, urea, creatinine, uric acid, proteins, bilirubin, enzymes and electrolytes are included. Colorimetric and photometric techniques used in examining normal and abnormal clinical specimens are introduced along with special procedures such as immunoassays and electrophoresis.

MLAB 2402 Hematology & Hemostasis Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
This course integrates the theory of hematology with application through assessment of laboratory test results. Laboratory test results are correlated with disease. Areas of study include formation of blood, composition of blood, morphology of blood cells and changes observed in blood cells in response to disease. An overview of coagulation theory is provided.

MLAB 2403 Clinical Microbiology Credit Hrs: 4
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
This course examines the study of microorganisms of medical importance as it relates to man and disease. The course includes discussions of proper collection, handling and examination of specimens, staining and culture techniques, identification methods, drug sensitivity testing, and quality control 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 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.