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Medical Laboratory Technician

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MLT100IN 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 201IH or 201IN or 202IN.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course. IN is the integrated version of the course with the lecture and lab taught simultaneously.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT100LB Phlebotomy for Medical Laboratory Technology Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
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 201IH or 201IN of 202IN.
Course Corequisites: MLT 100
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT100 Phlebotomy for Medical Laboratory Technology Credit Hours: 2.00
Theory of basic phlebotomy techniques and procedures. Includes instruction for blood collection, 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 201IH or 201IN or 202IN.
Course Corequisites: MLT 100LB
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT199WK Introductory Co-op Work: Phlebotomy Lab Assisting Credit Hours: 1.50
A supervised cooperative work program for students in an occupation related area. Clinical coordinators work with students and their preceptors in a hospital, clinic laboratory, or outpatient collection station. The student develops competency and improved self-confidence when collecting and processing blood, urine or other body fluid samples in the laboratory workplace.
Prerequisite(s): MLT 100IN (or 100 and 100LB).
Course Corequisites: MLT 199
Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course. Students complete 68 clock hours of supervised placement at approved work site.
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MLT199 Introductory Co-op: Phlebotomy Lab Assisting Credit Hours: 1.50
Principles of job success in a medical lab setting. Includes laboratory workplace skills, communication skills, time and energy management, managing stress, career information, and preparing for employment. Also includes principles, theories, and practices in the career field; and problems in the work situation.
Prerequisite(s): MLT 100IN (or 100 and 100LB).
Course Corequisites: MLT 199WK
Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
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MLT230IN Immunohematology and 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 serological 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.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
Schedule of Classes
 
MLT230LB Immunohematology and Immunology Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
Application and practice of techniques for basic immunohematology related to methods utilized in the clinical laboratory. Includes ABO and Rh typing, indirect/direct antiglobulin test (IAT/DAT), antibody screens, Ab identification and phenotyping, pre-transfusion testing, work-ups for adverse effects of transfusions, hemolytic disease, and maternal and neonatal testing. Also includes tube testing, MTS gel and solid phase (capture) techniques.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189. Co-requisite(s): MLT 230.
Course Corequisites: MLT 230
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT230 Immunohematology and Immunology Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to basic immunohematology related to methods utilized in the clinical laboratory. Includes discussion of donor blood collection, blood components, immunology and complement, principles of serological testing, genetics, blood group systems, identification of unexpected antibodies, and neonatal and obstetrical transfusion practice. Also includes antiglobulin testing, positive direct antiglobulin test (DAT), gel and solid phase testing, pre-transfusion compatibility testing, transplantation and molecular testing, International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) product labeling, adverse effects of blood transfusions, immune hemolysis, and quality assurance.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189. Co-requisite(s): MLT 230LB.
Course Corequisites: MLT 230LB
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT240IN Urinalysis and Body Fluids Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the fundamental clinical lab techniques of urine and body fluids testing. Includes collection, physical and chemical examination, microscopic examination, body fluids, and individual fluids.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course. IN is the integrated version of the course with the lecture and lab taught simultaneously.
Course Outlines
Schedule of Classes
 
MLT240LB Urinalysis and Body Fluids Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
Introduction to the fundamental skills used for clinical lab techniques of urine and body fluids testing. Includes collection, physical and chemical examination, microscopic examination, body fluids, and individual fluids.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189. Co-requisite(s): MLT 240.
Course Corequisites: MLT 240
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT240 Urinalysis and Body Fluids Credit Hours: 2.00
Introduction to the fundamental clinical lab techniques of urine and body fluids testing. Includes discussion of collection, physical and chemical examination, microscopic examination, body fluids, and individual fluids.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189. Co-requisite(s): MLT 240LB.
Course Corequisites: MLT 240LB
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT250IN Clinical Microbiology Credit Hours: 5.00
Introduction to the structure, identification, and control of bacteria. Includes categories and classification of bacteria, ecology and spread of bacteria, pathogenesis of bacterial infections, clinical bacteriology methodology, various organisms, clinically significant anaerobic bacteria, methods in antimicrobial testing, mycobacteria, viruses and other microorganisms, and local disease processes.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course. IN is the inegrated version of the course with the lecture and lab taught simultaneously.
Course Outlines
Schedule of Classes
 
MLT250LB Clinical Microbiology Lab Credit Hours: 2.00
Application and practice of techniques in the identification control of bacteria. Includes structure, categories and classification of bacteria, ecology and spread of bacteria, pathogenesis of bacterial infections, clinical bacteriology methodology, various organisms, clinically significant anaerobic bacteria, antimicrobial testing, mycobacteria, viruses and other microorganisms, and local disease processes.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189. Co-requisite: MLT 250.
Course Corequisites: MLT 250
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT250 Clinical Microbiology Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the structure, identification, and control of bacteria. Includes discussion of categories and classification of bacteria, ecology and spread of bacteria, pathogenesis of bacterial infections, clinical bacteriology methodology, various organisms, clinically significant anaerobic bacteria, methods in antimicrobial testing, mycobacteria, viruses and other microorganisms, and local disease processes.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189. Co-requisite(s): MLT 250LB.
Course Corequisites: MLT 250LB
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT251 Clinical Microbiology Credit Hours: 5.00
Introduction to the structure, identification, and control of bacteria. Includes categories and classification of bacteria, ecology and spread of bacteria, pathogenesis of bacterial infections, clinical bacteriology methodology, various organisms, clinically significant anaerobic bacteria, methods in antimicrobial testing, mycobacteria, viruses and other microorganisms, and local disease processes.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT265IN Parasitology and Immunology Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the basics of mycology and parasitology host relationships and their effects. Includes fungi, medical parasitology, specimen collection, techniques for examination, special techniques, other specimens, detecting and diagnosis of parasitic infections, clinically important parasites, and immunology and seriological testing.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course. IN is the integrated version of the course with the lecture and lab taught simultaneously.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT265LB Parasitology and Immunology/Serology Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
Introduction to the basics of mycology and parasitology host relationships and their effects. Includes application and practice in medical parasitology, specimen collection, techniques for examination, special techniques, detection and diagnosis of parasitic infections, identification of clinically important parasites, and immunology and serological testing.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189.
Course Corequisites: MLT 265
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT265 Parasitology and Immunology/Serology Credit Hours: 2.00
Introduction to the basics of mycology and parasitology host relationships and their effects. Includes discussion of fungi, medical parasitology, specimen collection, techniques for examination, special techniques, other specimens, detection and diagnosis of parasitic infections, clinically important parasites, and immunology and serological testing.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189. Co-requisite(s): MLT 265LB.
Course Corequisites: MLT 265LB
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT275IN Hematology Credit Hours: 5.00
The study of red cells, white cells, and platelets looking at structure, formation, and the diseases associated with these cells. Includes types of blood cells, tests, normal and abnormal blood cells, maturation, disease states, hemoglobins, hemoglobinopathies, hemostasis, coagulation, fibrinolytic system, instrumentation, and quality controls and assurance.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course. IN is the integrated version of the course with the lecture and lab taught simultaneously.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT275LB Hematology Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
The study and testing of red cells, white cells, and platelets looking at structure, formation, and the diseases associated with these cells. Includes types of blood cells, tests, normal and abnormal blood cells, maturation, disease states, hemoglobins, hemoglobinopathies, hemostasis, coagulation, fibrinolytic system, instrumentation, and quality controls and assurance.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment in MAT 189.
Course Corequisites: MLT 275
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT275 Hematology Credit Hours: 4.00
The study of red cells, white cells, and platelets looking at structure, formation, and the diseases associated with these cells. Includes discussion of types of blood cells, normal and abnormal blood cells, maturation, disease states, hemoglobins, hemoglobinopathies, hemostasis, coagulation, fibrinolytic system, instrumentation, and quality controls and assurance.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189.
Course Corequisites: MLT 275LB
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT285IN Clinical Chemistry Credit Hours: 4.00
Fundamentals of chemistry including theoretical application and performance in a clinical setting. Includes chemical substances, instruments, laboratory procedures, blood and urine chemistry abnormalities, and laboratory instrument computers and information systems.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course. IN is the integrated version of the course with the lecture and lab taught simultaneously.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT285LB Clinical Chemistry Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
Perform 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.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189.
Course Corequisites: MLT 285
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT285 Clinical Chemistry Credit Hours: 3.00
Theoretical application of fundamentals of chemistry in a clinical setting. Includes discussion of chemical substances, instruments, laboratory procedures, blood and urine chemistry abnormalities, and laboratory instrument computers and information systems.
Prerequisite(s): With a grade of B or better: BIO 205IN, and MAT 151 or assessment into MAT 189.
Course Corequisites: MLT 285LB
Information: Students must be admitted to the Medical Laboratory Technician program or obtain consent of instructor before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MLT299WK Advanced Co-op Work: Medical Laboratory Technician Credit Hours: 7.50
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 100IN (or 100 and 100LB), 200, 211, 221, 231, 251 and 260.
Course Corequisites: MLT 299
Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course. Students complete a minimum of 338 clock hours of supervised placement at approved work site.
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MLT299 Advanced Co-op: Medical Laboratory Technician Credit Hours: 6.50
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 100IN (or 100 and 100LB), 200, 211, 221, 231, 251 and 260.
Course Corequisites: MLT 299WK
Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course. This is the capstone course for the MLT program.
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