MLT 1113 Principles and Practice of Phlebotomy  1-2-3

This certificate phlebotomy program is designed for phlebotomy trainees and professionals new to the medical laboratory technology field who need to acquire phlebotomy skills, as well as acquire a comprehensive overview of the key areas of the clinical laboratory, to include specimen collection, specimen transport, processing and handling, quality control and professional behavior.

 

This 3 credit hour course has three components; the student lectures, student labs and the clinical practicum. The student lectures and student labs will be completed on campus during a two week session. The clinical practicum requires the student to travel to a clinical affiliate to complete 100 hours of clinical experience and 100 successful phlebotomy procedures

This course is not an MLT Program Requirement and is open only to those admitted to the Phlebotomy Program

 

 

MLT 1402 MLT Orientation 2-0-2

Introduction to the field of medical laboratory science includes laboratory organization, ethics, and principles of laboratory safety as well as study of medical terminology and mathematical tools commonly used in the laboratory.

Note:  Enrollment and completion of this course does not guarantee acceptance into the MLT Program.  Students enrolled in this class are not considered accepted into the MLT Program until completion of this course and/or applications have been submitted and approved.  Applicants will be notified of acceptance prior to enrollments for the following semester.

 

MLT 1412 Urinalysis and Body Fluids  2-2-2

This is an eight-week course with 4 hours per week of lecture and lab covering physical and chemical tests on urine and body fluids and microscopic study of cells and crystals.  Prerequisite: Permission from the MLT Program Director (eight weeksof Fall)

 

MLT 1515 Hematology 3-4-5

This course covers the theory and practical application of hematology and hemostasis systems, and includes diagnostic tests performed on blood samples and testing for coagulation studies.  Prerequisite:  MLT 1402 or Permission from the MLT Program Director. 

 

MLT 1523 Instrumental Analysis  2-2-3

Instrumental Analysis is an introduction to the mathematical concepts of laboratory operations, and quality assurance involving pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical systems.  Methods and principles of automation and laboratory information systems are covered.  This course includes two hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.  Prerequisite: CHEM 1315, permission from the MLT Program Director, and concurrent enrollment in MLT 2455. 

 

MLT 2101 MLT Capstone Seminar  1-0-1

This seminar is designed to bring together all the ethical and technical applications taught in the MLT program.  A discussion format, enhanced by speakers, role-playing, problem-solving and case studies will better prepare the graduate for employment in the health care industry.   Prerequisite:  Permission from the MLT Program Director.  To be taken one time only, the last semester prior to Clinical Practicum. 

 

MLT 2413 Hematology Clinical Practicum  0-160-3

The student will spend 40 hours per week for four weeks in the Hematology Department of an affiliate laboratory.  The time will include both observation and performance of tests under the supervision of a medical technologist.  This department traditionally offers practice in routine hematology, phlebotomy, coagulation studies, urinalysis and body fluid analysis.  Prerequisite:  All other program requirements and permission from the MLT Program Director.  To be taken concurrently with MLT 2423, MLT 2433 and MLT 2443.

 

MLT 2423 Chemistry Clinical Practicum  0-160-3

The student will spend 40 hours per week for four weeks in the Clinical Chemistry Department of an affiliate laboratory.  The time will include both observation and performance of tests under the supervision of a medical technologist.  This department traditionally offers practice in the use of highly automated chemistry analyzers, instrument maintenance, troubleshooting and statistics of lab operations.  Prerequisite:  All other program requirements and permission from the MLT Program Director.  To be taken concurrently with MLT 2413, MLT 2433 and MLT 2443.

 

MLT 2433 Microbiology Clinical Practicum  0-160-3

The student will spend 40 hours per week for four weeks in the Microbiology Department of an affiliate laboratory.  The time will include both observation and performance of tests under the supervision of a medical technologist.  This department traditionally offers practice in inoculation, identification and susceptibility testing on a variety of biologic specimens.  There may be opportunities for mycology and parasitology practice in this department.  Prerequisite:  All other program requirements and permission from the MLT Program Director.  To be taken concurrently with MLT 2413, MLT 2423 and MLT 2443.

 

MLT 2434 Immunology and Blood Banking  3-3-4

Immunology is a study of the antigen-antibody reaction and immune response and applications in serological testing and blood banking.  Blood typing, antibody screening and identification, fetal screening and crossmatching are covered in detail.  Prerequisite:  Permission from the MLT Program Director. 

 

MLT 2443 Blood Banking Clinical Practicum  0-160-3

The student will spend 40 hours per week in the Blood Banking Department of an affiliate laboratory.  The time will include both observation and performance of tests under the supervision of a medical technologist.  The department traditionally offers practice in blood grouping, antibody screening and compatibility testing for transfusion of blood products.  However, the affiliate laboratory may combine serology in any of the other departments, leaving the fifth week for a choice of weekend, evening or a special rotation of the student and instructor’s choice.  Prerequisite:  All other program requirements and permission from the MLT Program Director.  This course is to be taken concurrently with MLT 2413, MLT 2423 and MLT 2433.*

 

MLT 2455 Clinical Chemistry  3-4-5

This course covers theory and specific tests used in diagnosing and monitoring disease states. Students study both manual and automated methods of performing chemical determinations.  Prerequisite:  Permission from the MLT Program Director and CHEM 1315, (ANAT 2114 or BIOL 2214) and concurrent enrollment with MLT 1523.

 

MLT 2462 Medical Mycology and Parasitology  2-2-2

This is an eight-week course with 4 hours per week of lecture and lab covering culture and identification techniques and study of medically important fungi.  Parasitology will be covered studying life cycles, mode of transmission and microscopic identification of medically important parasites.  Prerequisite:  MLT 1402 and/or permission from the MLT Program Director (eight weeksl)

 

MLT 2564 Clinical Microbiology 3-3-4

Clinical Microbiology is the study limited to bacteria of medical importance to man.  Emphasis is placed on specimen collection and processing, media, isolation and culture techniques, biochemical tests and staining techniques used in identification and susceptibility testing.  Prerequisite:  MICR 2224 and permission from the MLT Program Director.

 

MLT 2502 Certification Exam Review  2-0-2

MLT Certification Exam Review will prepare the recent MLT graduate and others wishing to challenge the national certification exam.  The format covers all areas of the exam by answering and discussing questions in class.  Additional computer programs and visual aids are available for study.  Practice exams are given.  Prerequisite:  Permission from the MLT Program Director and completion of all MLT Program Courses and Clinical Practica.  This course is optional and not a program requirement.  It is open to graduates of other MLT Programs and anyone eligible for the national certification exams.

 

 

07/07/2011