MLAT 1304 Basic Hematology (Fall only)

4 Credit hours: Class 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours

Hematology is the study of the cellular components of human blood. Emphasis is on routine laboratory testing and the microscopic identification of circulating cells. The course includes study of the maturation, proliferation, and identification of the cellular components of human blood and the diseases associated with those cells. Prerequisite: Admission to the MLT program or permission of the Director, MLT Program.

MLAT 1313 Phlebotomy, Urinalysis, and Body Fluids (Fall only)

3 Credit hours: Class 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours

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. Prerequisite: Admission to the MLT program or permission of the Program Director. Course offered in fall only.

MLAT 2344 Clinical Chemistry (Fall only)

4 Credit hours: Class 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours

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 (Fall only)

4 Credit hours: Class 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours

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: Admission to the MLT Program

MLAT 2364 Intro to Molecular Diagnostics; Class 3, Lab 3

Overview of nucleic acid structure, gene expression and genetic disease. Principle and performance of DNA and RNA isolation, amplification, hybridization, and analysis. Applications in microbiology, prenatal diagnosis, cancer management, transplantation, paternity testing, thrombosis risk testing and forensic medicine. Prerequisite: CHEM 1144, CHEM 1215, OR CHEM 1314 and Admission to the MLT program or permission of the Director, MLT Program

MLAT 1113 Medical Laboratory Operations; Class 3 hours

A study of medical laboratory including professionalism, communication, vocabulary, laboratory information systems, safety, regulations, departments, instrumentation, quality control and quality assurance.

MLAT 1414 Immunology and Serology (Spring only: First 8 weeks)

4 Credit hours: Class 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours

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. Prerequisite: MLAT 1304, MLAT 1313, MLAT 2344, MLAT 2354 with a grade of “C” or better.

MLAT 2374 Immunohematology (Spring only: first 8 weeks)

4 Credit hours: Class 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours

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 1304, MLAT 1313, MLAT 2344, MLAT 2354 with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better.

MLAT 1323 Clinical Practice 1 (Fall, Spring or Summer: 3 week course)

3 Credit hours: Laboratory 9 hours

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

MLAT 1333 Clinical Practice 2 (Spring or Summer: 3 week course)

3 Credit hours: Laboratory 9 hours

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

MLAT 2373 Clinical Practice 3 (Spring or Summer: 3 weeks)

3 Credit hours: Laboratory 9 hours

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

MLAT 2383 Clinical Practice 4 (Spring or Summer: 3 weeks)

3 Credit hours: Laboratory 9 hours

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

 
 
 
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