MLAT 1304 Basic Hematology Class 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4

Introduction to study of the cellular components of human blood. Emphasis on blood cell counting, hemoglobin, hematocrit, and reticulocyte determinations. Prerequisite: Admission to the program.

MLAT 1313 Phlebotomy, Urinalysis and Body Fluids Class 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3

The course provides instruction and practice in proper phlebotomy technique during the first four weeks of the course. The remainder of the course is a comprehensive study of macroscopic and microscopic examination of urine and other body fluids. The phlebotomy instruction does not qualify students for national certification as a phlebotomist. Course offered in fall only. Prerequisite: Admission to the MLT Program or permission of the MLT Program Director.

MLAT 1323 Clinical Practice 1 Lab. 9, Cr. 3

Students will be assigned to affiliate clinical laboratories for practical experience in lab procedures for 160 clock hours. Prerequisite: Completion of Medical Laboratory Technician courses.

MLAT 1333 Clinical Practice 2 Lab. 9, Cr. 3

Students will be assigned to affiliate clinical laboratories for practical experience in lab procedures for 160 clock hours. Prerequisite: Completion of Medical Laboratory Technician courses.

MLAT 1414 Immunology and Serology Class 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4

Immunology is the study of the human body’s immune response to foreign antigens and disease. Serology is the study of constituents in serum that can be used for detection of disease and monitoring of therapy through serological laboratory testing.

MLAT 2344 Clinical Chemistry Class 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4

This course will cover the basic theories of routine clinical chemistry procedures, including instrumentation. Emphasis will be placed on theory, clinical applications, and procedures. A brief review of laboratory mathematics will be included. Prerequisite: CHEM 1215 or 1314. Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program.

MLAT 2354 Pathogenic Bacteriology Class 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4

This course will have primary emphasis on pathogenic microorganisms, their identification and related disease processes. Laboratory will stress the identification of these from a clinical viewpoint. Prerequisite: MCRO 2124.

MLAT 2374 Immunohematology Class 3, Lab. 3, Cr. 4

Immunohematology is the study of antigen/antibody reactions as it relates to the safe transfusion of blood and blood products. Immunohematology is also called “blood banking.” Topics covered include the major nine blood group systems, blood group genetics, antibody detection and identification, component therapy, and adverse reactions to transfusion. This course will focus on basic laboratory techniques and the fundamental theories behind them. Prerequisite: MLAT 1314

MLAT 2373 Clinical Practice 3 Lab. 9, Cr. 3

Students will be assigned to affiliate clinical laboratories for practical experience in lab procedures for 160 clock hours. Prerequisite: Completion of Medical Laboratory Technician courses.

MLAT 2383 Clinical Practice 4 Lab. 9, Cr. 3

Students will be assigned to affiliate clinical laboratories for practical experience in lab for 160 clock hours. Prerequisite: Completion of MLT courses.

 
 
 
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