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Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)

MLT 1002 - Phlebotomy

Students become familiar with the equipment and procedures to collect blood samples, the proper approach to patients, and will practice techniques until proficient. The organization and operation of laboratories in a variety of institutions will be taught. Prerequisites: High school GPA of 2.5 or above or GED 450 or above, 12th grade reading ability. Potential students must complete application form and be admitted to program. Available upon sufficient student demand. Lab Fee.
Units: 2
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 1022 - Serology/Immunology

Theory of antibody production and antigen-antibody reactions. Tests for syphilis, rheumatoid arthritis, bacterial and viral infections, pregnancy, and others are performed. Prerequisites: ALH 1302-Introduction to Health Science and MLT 2002-Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent. Summer. Lab Fee.
Units: 2
Offered: Summer Semesters
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 1024 - Hematology

Cellular elements of the blood, the blood-forming organs, and the theory of blood formation. Blood collection and handling. Routine blood counts, morphology of cells, and differentials of white cells. Additional emphasis on the study of anemias, leukemias, and other blood dyscrasias, plus additional lectures and/or demonstrations on automation in hematology. Includes studies in coagulation. Prerequisites: ALH 1302-Introduction to Health Science and MLT 2002-Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent. Summer. Lab Fee.
Units: 4
Offered: Summer Semesters
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 1202 - Phlebotomy For EMT

During a six week course of study, students will become familiar with all equipment and procedures for IV diagnostic testing, will learn the proper approach to patients, and will practice techniques until proficient. Prerequisite: Admission to EMT/Paramedic program or its prior completion. Potential students must complete an application from the College and have the permission of the Education Coordinator with a recommendation for admission. Classes are limited to twenty (20) students. A waiting list will be maintained from which students will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Lab fee.
Units: 2
Offered:
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 2002 - Intro. To Medical Lab. Technology

Emphasis on job-related problems and experiences in the clinical laboratory, with a review of current techniques in testing, instrumentation, personnel practices, and governmental/legal aspects. Suitable for continuing education requirements. Co-/Prerequisite: ALH 1302-Introduction to Health Science previously completed or taken along with this course; or experience in a clinical laboratory and permission of the instructor. Available upon sufficient student demand. Lab Fee.
Units: 2
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 2006 - Clinical Applications In Phlebotomy

Increased proficiency in phlebotomy techniques. Responsibilities of the phlebotomist in the medical laboratory and total patient care. Available upon sufficient student demand. Prerequisite: MLT 2002. Lab fee.
Units: 6
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 2015 - Pathogenic Microbiology

Culture media, morphology of bacteria, relation of bacteria to diseases, transmission of infections, preparation of smears from various sources, stains and staining procedures, classification of bacteria, study of bacteria of clinical importance, isolation and identification of bacteria, preparation of material for parasites which affect humans, and preparation and study of material for disease-causing fungi. Prerequisite: ALH 1302-Introduction to Health Science, and MLT 1022-Serology/Immunology. Fall. Lab Fee.
Units: 5
Offered:
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 2024 - Immunohematology

Identification of blood groups; identification of subgroups of ABO and Rh systems; cross-matching and blood banking techniques in accordance with AABB recommendations; investigation of hemolytic disease of the newborn; antibody detection and identification; donating, processing, and storage of blood. Prerequisite: ALH 1302-Introduction to Health Science, MLT 2002-Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology, MLT 1024-Hematology, and MLT 1022-Serology/Immunology. Fall. Lab Fee.
Units: 4
Offered:
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 2032 - Clinical Microscopy

Chemical, macroscopic, and microscopic study and analysis of the urine for normal and abnormal constituents. Further practice with the microscope and its utilization in other laboratory procedures. Prerequisites: ALH 1302-Introduction to Health Science and MLT 2002-Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent. Fall. Lab Fee.
Units: 2
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 2034 - Clinical Chemistry

Presence and quantity of chemical substances in the blood and other body fluids; instrumentation, including the principles of instruments and their use; performance of such tests as blood sugar, electrolytes, calcium, enzymatic determinations, and liver and kidney functions. Special emphasis on quality control. Prerequisite: ALH 1302-Introduction to Health Science and MLT 2002-Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent. Fall. Lab Fee.
Units: 4
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 2114 - Clinical Application Microbiology

Increased proficiency in bacteriology, mycology, and parasitology techniques. Responsibilities of the medical laboratory technician in the medical laboratory and total patient care. Prerequisite: MLT 2015-Pathogenic Microbiology. Spring. Lab Fee.
Units: 4
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 2123 - Clin Applications Immunohematology

Increased proficiency in the techniques of blood banking and serology. Responsibilities of the medical laboratory technician in the medical laboratory and total patient care. Prerequisite: MLT 2024-Immunohematology. Spring. Lab Fee.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 2134 - Clinical Application Chemistry

Increased proficiency in chemistry. Responsibilities of the medical laboratory technician in the medical laboratory and total patient care. Prerequisite: MLT 2034-Clinical Chemistry. Spring. Lab Fee.
Units: 4
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology

MLT 2154 - Clinical Application Hematology

Increased proficiency in hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, and the collection of blood specimens. Responsibilities of the medical laboratory technician in the medical laboratory and total patient care. Prerequisite: MLT 1024-Hematology, MLT 2032-Clinical Microscopy. Spring. Lab Fee.
Units: 4
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Medical Laboratory Technology