Medical Lab Tech Lab (MLTL)

MLTL 0047  Phlebotomy Laboratory  
Clock Hours:   50  
Prerequisites: 18 years of age or older  
Corequisites: MLT 0047  
Lab Fee: Yes  

This is a course designed to give the student practical experience in collecting blood specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Capillary and venipuncture techniques will be performed with emphasis on safety and standard precautions.

MLTL 0048  Phlebotomy Clinical Rotation  
Clock Hours:   100  
Prerequisites: 18 years of age or older, and MLT 0047 and MLTL 0047 - both courses with a grade of "C" or higher  

This course includes actual hospital experience in which students gain proficiency in collecting, transporting, handling, and processing blood specimens for analysis.

MLTL 1046  Core Lab 1: Basic Skills Module  
Credit Hours:   1  
Prerequisites: Admission into the MLT Program  
Lab Fee: Yes  

This course is designed to introduce specific skills necessary in the performance of obtaining manual dexterity and proficiency in laboratory procedures.

MLTL 1230  Core Lab 3: Microscopy Module  
Credit Hours:   1  
Prerequisites: Admission into the MLT Program  
Corequisites: MLT 1300  
Lab Fee: Yes  

This is an intensive microscopy course designed to allow the MLT student to gain proficiency in identifying both normal and abnormal cells and conditions by use of the microscope and computer software in blood, urine, and body fluids.

MLTL 1500  Immunology/Serology Laboratory  
Credit Hours:   1  
Prerequisites: Admission into the MLT Program  
Corequisites: MLT 1500  
Lab Fee: Yes  

This course is designed to instruct in hands-on principles of immunology and serological procedures including the action of antigens, formation of antibodies, types of immunity, and the methods of immunization involved in the prevention of disease.

MLTL 1525  Immunohematology Laboratory  
Credit Hours:   1  
Prerequisites: Admission into the MLT Program  
Corequisites: MLT 1525  
Lab Fee: Yes  

This course provides the student practical experience running basic tests performed in a hospital blood bank. Laboratory work will reinforce immunohematology and blood banking concepts.

MLTL 2401  Medical Microbiology Laboratory  
Credit Hours:   2  
Corequisites: MLT 2401  
Lab Fee: Yes  

A course designed to give the student practical experience in the isolation and identification of pathogenic organisms. Students will learn to differentiate between normal flora and pathogens.

MLTL 2527  Advanced Immunohematology Laboratory  
Credit Hours:   1  
Prerequisites: Admission into the MLT Program; MLT 1525 and MLTL 1525 - both courses with a grade of "C" or higher  
Lab Fee: Yes  

This course is designed to instruct the MLT student to gain proficiency in advanced immunohematology techniques not performed at all transfusion facilities.

MLTL 2760  Core Lab 2: Automation Module  
Credit Hours:   1  
Prerequisites: Admission into the MLT Program  
Corequisites: MLT 1300 and MLT 1610  
Lab Fee: Yes  

This course is designed to introduce the MLT student to automated methods within the clinical laboratory through the use of available instrumentation in the student lab, supplemented with visits to prospective clinical laboratory sites for observation.

MLTL 2806  Core Laboratory Clinical Rotation  
Credit Hours:   5  
Prerequisites: Admission into the MLT Program; CHM 1045, CHM 1046, MLT 1040, MLT 1300, MLT 1330, MLT 1610, MLT 2760, MLTL 1046, MLTL 1230, and MLTL 2760 - all courses with a grade of "C" or higher  
Corequisites: All of the courses listed under prerequisites may be taken as corequisites as well  

This course consists of supervised laboratory rotation in a clinical core laboratory facility.

MLTL 2807  Transfusion Medicine Clinical Rotation  
Credit Hours:   1  
Prerequisites: Admission into the MLT Program; MLT 1525 and MLTL 1525 - both with a grade of “C” or higher.This course is designed to give the student hospital experience enabling them to gain proficiency in transfusion laboratory testing and build entry-level skills for employment  

Patient care and privacy, manipulative skills, quality control, and professionalism will be emphasized.

MLTL 2811  Microbiology and Molecular Clinical Rotation  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: Admission into the MLT Program and CHM 1045, CHM 1046, MLT 1440, MLT 1500, MLT 2401, MLTL 2401, and MLTL 1500 - all courses with a grade of "C" or higher  

This course consists of supervised laboratory rotation in a clinical microbiology/molecular laboratory facility.