Medical Laboratory Technology

Courses

MLAB 1201                                                    
Course Title: Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science
Course Level: Introductory

Course Description: This course is an introduction to clinical laboratory science, including quality control, laboratory math, safety, basic laboratory equipment, laboratory settings, accreditation, certification, professionalism, and ethics. Lec.1, Lab 2, Cr.2.

Learning Outcomes: The students will demonstrate laboratory safety; perform laboratory math; and describe quality control. Demonstrate the use of basic laboratory equipment; and explain accreditation and certification.

MLAB 1311                                                    
Course Title: Urinalysis and Body Fluids
Course Level: Introductory

Course Description: This course is an introduction to the study of urine and body fluids analysis. It includes the anatomy and physiology of the kidney, and physical, chemical, and microscopic examination of urine, cerebrospinal fluid, and other body fluids as well as quality control, quality assurance and safety. Lec.2, Lab 2, Cr.3.
Learning Outcomes: The student will apply principles of safety, quality assurance and quality control; evaluate specimen acceptability; explain principles of each test included in a routine urinalysis; describe the composition, formation and function of selected body fluids; explain the anatomy and functions of the renal system; and evaluate and correlate laboratory results with patient condition(s).

PLAB 1323     
Course Title: Phlebotomy
Course Level: Introductory

Course Description: This course is based on the skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. This course includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. It will emphasize on infection prevention, patient identification, specimen labeling, quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, accessioning, professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology. Lec.2, Lab 2, Cr.3

Learning Outcomes: The student will demonstrate infection control and safety practices; describe quality assurance as it relates to specimen collection; explain the role of specimen collection in the overall patient care system; identify collection equipment, various types of
additives used special precautions necessary, and substances that can interfere in clinical analysis of blood constituents; demonstrate venipuncture and capillary puncture techniques on adults, children, and infants; and explain requisitioning, transport and processing.

PLAB 1166
Course Title: Clinical Phlebotomy
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Description:
This course is a practical, general workplace training supported by an individual learning plan developed by the employer, college, and students.

Learning outcomes: This course as outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.

MLAB 1335                                                                                        
Course Title: Immunology
Course Level: Introductory

Course Description: This course is an introduction to the theory and application of basic immunology, including the immune response, principles of antigen-antigen reaction, and the principles of serological procedures as well as quality control, quality assurance, and safety. Lec.2, Lab 2, Cr.3.
Learning Outcomes: The student will apply principles of safety, quality assurance and quality control in Immunology/Serology; evaluate specimen acceptability; describe the principles involved in the immune response; identify the structure, function, and characteristics of immunoglobulin; explain the principles of and perform serological tests; and evaluate and correlate test results with associated diseases or conditions.

MLAB 2434                                                                                        
Course Title: Microbiology
Course Level: Introductory

Course Description: This course is an instruction in the theory, practical application, and pathogenesis of clinical microbiology, including collection, quality control, quality assurance, safety, setup, identification, susceptibility testing, and reporting results.  Lec.2, Lab 4, Cr.4.

Learning Outcomes: The students will apply principles of safety, quality assurance and quality control in Clinical Microbiology; evaluate specimen acceptability; describe morphology and physiology of microbes; identify and classify microorganisms; demonstrate sterile technique; perform and interpret antimicrobial susceptibility testing; select additional procedures based on preliminary results; and correlate test results with patient condition(s).

MLAB 1331                                                                                        
Course Title: Parasitology/Mycology
Course Level: Introductory
Course Description: This course is a study of the taxonomy, morphology, and pathogenesis of human parasites and fungi, including the practical application of laboratory procedures, quality control, quality assurance, and safety. Lec.2, Lab 2, Cr.3.
Learning Outcomes: The student will apply principles of safety, quality assurance, and quality control; evaluate specimen acceptability; describe basic morphology and physiology of parasites and fungi; classify parasites and fungi; perform appropriate laboratory techniques used in the processing of specimens and identification of parasites and fungi; and evaluate and correlate test results with patient condition(s).

MLAB 1315    
Course Title: Hematology
Course Level: Introductory

Course Description: This course applies the study of blood cells in normal and abnormal conditions. It instructs in the theory and practical application of hematology procedures, including quality control, quality assurance, safety, manual and/or automated methods as well as blood cell maturation sequences, and normal and abnormal morphology with associated diseases. Lec.2, Lab 2, Cr.3.

Learning Outcomes: The student will apply principles of safety, quality assurance and quality control in Hematology; evaluate specimen acceptability; compare and contrast hematology values under normal and abnormal conditions; perform and explain principles and procedures of tests to include sources of error and clinical significance of results; and evaluate normal and abnormal cell morphology with associated diseases

MLAB 1227
Course Title: Coagulation
Course Level: Introductory

Course Description: This course is based in coagulation theory, procedures, and practical applications. This course includes quality control, quality assurance, safety and laboratory procedures which rely on commonly performed manual and/or semi-automated methods.  Lec.1, Lab 2, Cr.2.

Learning Outcomes: The student will apply principles of safety, quality assurance and quality control in coagulation; evaluate specimen acceptability; compare and contrast coagulation processes under normal and abnormal human conditions; perform basic laboratory coagulation analysis; and evaluate laboratory test results and correlate with patient condition(s).

MLAB 1260, 1263, 2260, 2263                                                          
Course Title: Clinical
Course Level: Intermediate or Advanced

Course Description: This course is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Lec.0, Lab 12, Cr.2.

Learning Outcomes: The student as outlined in the learning plan will apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economical, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.

MLAB 2501                                                                                        
Course Title: Clinical Chemistry
Course level: Intermediate
Course Description: This course is an introduction to the principles and procedures of various tests performed in Clinical Chemistry. This course presents the physiological basis, principle and procedure, and clinical significance of test results, including quality control and reference values. It also includes basic chemical laboratory technique and safety, electrolytes, acid-base balance, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, enzymes, endocrine function, and toxicology.  Lec.4, Lab 3, Cr.5.
Learning Outcomes: The student will apply principles of safety, quality assurance and quality control in Clinical Chemistry; evaluate specimen acceptability for chemical analysis; compare and contrast human body chemistry levels under normal and abnormal conditions; explain and perform procedures found in a clinical chemistry laboratory; and evaluate laboratory test outcomes and correlate test results with patient condition(s).

MLAB 2431                                                                                        
Course Title: Immunohematology
Course Level: Advanced

Course Description:  This course covers the study of blood antigens and antibodies. It presents quality control, basic laboratory technique and safety. Includes the principles, procedures and clinical significance of test results in genetics, blood group systems, pre-transfusion testing, adverse effects of transfusions, donor selection and components, and hemolytic disease of the newborn. Lec.2, Lab 4, Cr.4.
 Learning Outcomes: The student will apply principles of safety, quality assurance and quality control in Immunohematology; evaluate specimen acceptability; describe blood group genetics, characteristics of the blood group systems, and the principles of immunology as they relate to immunohematology; list the requirements for the donation of blood; and describe the preparation, storage, and use of blood components; evaluate laboratory test results; select additional procedures to be performed; correlate test results with patient conditions; and describe the principles of and perform routine blood bank tests.

MLAB 2132                                                                                        
Course Title: Seminar
Course Level: Advanced
Course Description: This course is designed to reinforce didactic information with laboratory methodologies and to allow exploration of advanced techniques in medical laboratory technology. Lec.1, Lab 0, Cr.1.

Course Learning Outcomes: The student will correlate the patient aspects of disease states; analyze critical data; and explain the integration between the various laboratory disciplines.

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