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MLT101 Phlebotomy for Medical Laboratory Technology Credit Hours: 3.00
Theory and practice of basic phlebotomy techniques and procedures. Includes blood collection for patient care, quality assurance standards, medical terminology, anatomy, blood collection procedures, variables, computers and specimen processing, and point of care (POC) testing.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 156IN or 160IN or 201IN or 202IN.
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Offered: Spring.
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MLT110 Techniques and Mathematics for the Laboratory Credit Hours: 2.00
Introduction to the use of proper techniques and mathematical calculations in a laboratory setting. Includes safety, laboratory mathematics, and ancillary equipment and instruments.
Prerequisite(s): MAT 092 or required score on assessment test, and CHM 080 or 130 or placement into CHM 151.
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Information: Same as BIO 110.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT199WK Introductory Co-op Work: Phlebotomy Lab Assisting Credit Hours: 1.25
A supervised cooperative work program for students in an occupation related area. Teacher-coordinators work with students and their supervisors in a hospital or clinic laboratory, or outpatient collection station. The student develops competency and improved self confidence in the laboratory workplace.
Prerequisite(s): MLT 101.
Course Corequisites: MLT 199
Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Summer.
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MLT199 Introductory Co-op: Phlebotomy Lab Assisting Credit Hours: 1.00
Principles of job success. Includes laboratory workplace skills, communication skills, time and energy management, managing stress, career information, placing yourself on the job market, principles, theories, and practices in the career field, and problems in the work situation.
Prerequisite(s): MLT 101.
Course Corequisites: MLT 199WK
Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Summer.
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MLT200 Urinalysis/Body Fluids Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the fundamental techniques in urinalysis and body fluids. Includes urine collection, physical and chemical examination of urine, microscopic examination of urine, body fluids, and phlebotomy review.
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Offered: Fall.
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MLT211 Hematology Credit Hours: 5.00
The study of human blood cells, red cells, white cells, and platelets looking at structure, formation and the diseases associated with these cells. Includes types of blood cells, tests, normal white cells in peripheral blood, blood cell maturation, and normal and abnormal white and red blood cells. Also includes disease states, hemoglobins, facets of hemostasis, coagulation mechanism and abnormalities, the fibrinolytic system, instrumentation, and quality controls and quality insurance.
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Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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MLT221 Clinical Chemistry Credit Hours: 4.00
Fundamentals of chemistry in a clinical setting. Includes chemical substances, instruments, laboratory procedures, blood and urine chemistry abnormalities, and laboratory instrument computers and information systems.
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Offered: Spring.
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MLT231 Immunohematology/Immunology Credit Hours: 5.00
Introduction to basic immunology related to methods utilized in the clinical laboratory. Includes blood collection, blood components, immunology and complement, principles of seriological testing, genetics, blood group systems, antiglobulin testing, gel and solid phase testing, and identification of unexpected antibodies. Also includes neonatal and obstetrical transfusion practice, pre-transfusion compatibility testing, International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) product labeling, adverse effects of blood transfusions, positive direct antiglobulin test (DAT), immune hemolysis, quality assurance, transplantation, and molecular testing.
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Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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MLT251 Clinical Microbiology Credit Hours: 5.00
Introduction to the structure, identification, and control of bacteria. Includes categories/classification of bacteria, ecology and spread of bacteria, pathogenesis of bacterial infection, clinical bacteriology methodology, various organisms, clinically significant anaerobic bacteria, and methods in antimicrobial testing, fungi, and viruses and other microorganisms.
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Information: The emphasis in this course is on bacteria of medical importance with respect to their cultivation, isolation, and pathogenicity. Through laboratory experience, the student develops techniques of specimen collection and processing, culture, staining, biochemical testing, and antibiotic susceptibility testing.
Offered: Fall.
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MLT260 Parasitology and Immunology/Serology Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the basics of parasite and host relationships and their effects. Includes specimen collection, techniques for stool examination, special techniques, use of other specimens, procedures for detecting blood and tissue parasites, diagnosis of parasitic infections, clinically important parasites, and quality assurance. Also includes introduction to immunology and serological testing for autoimmune and infectious diseases.
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Offered: Spring.
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MLT299WK Advanced Co-op Work: Medical Laboratory Technician Credit Hours: 8.00
A supervised cooperative work program for students in an occupation related area. Teacher-coordinators work with students and their supervisors in a hospital or clinic laboratory. The student develops competency and improved self confidence in the laboratory workplace.
Prerequisite(s): MLT 101, 199/199WK, 200 211, 221, 231, 251, 260.
Course Corequisites: MLT 299
Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MLT299 Advanced Co-op: Medical Laboratory Technician Credit Hours: 1.00
Comprehensive review of course work to prepare the student for national certifying examinations, provide a forum for discussion of current issues and technologies in clinical laboratory science, and augment the concurrent clinical experience. Students share their experience in the clinical area through discussion of topics of interest and presentation of case studies.
Prerequisite(s): MLT 101, 199/199WK, 200, 211, 221, 231, 251, 260.
Course Corequisites: MLT 299WK
Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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