MLT1115 - Basic Laboratory Techniques

Credits
2 (1/1/0)
Description
This is an introductory course for Medical Laboratory Technology students covering the techniques, interpretation and correlation of results in urinalysis, hematology, chemistry, immunology, microbiology and immunohematology. Other topics included in the course are instrumentation, preparation of reagents, quality assurance and quality control, specimen collection, transportation, analysis and result reporting.
Prerequisites
  • Admission to either the Medical Laboratory Technician or the Phlebotomy Technician program.
  • MATH1020
Pre/Corequisites
Competencies
  1. Compare and contrast laboratory theories.
  2. Compare and contrast pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical variables associated with laboratory tests.
  3. Perform urinalysis, hematology, chemistry, immunology, microbiology and immunohematology laboratory tests.
  4. Perform quality assurance and quality control tests.
  5. Interpret normal and abnormal test results.
  6. Demonstrate laboratory safety and use of Standard Precautions.
  7. Display interpersonal relationship skills with regard to courtesy and cooperating with fellow students and instructors.
  8. Comply with course and college policies and procedures.
Degrees that use this course

Medical Laboratory Technology

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Phlebotomy Technician

Certificate