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2018-19 Catalog 
2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MLTC 1140 - Introduction to Medical Lab

Introduction to the profession of Medical Laboratory Technology:  including history, philosophy, development, educational requirements, current trends, and role and responsibilities of the medical lab technicians.  Ethics, employment opportunities, certification, licensure, professional organizations, interpersonal relationships, basic medical terms, as well as the safe handling of potentially hazardous materials.  Also includes an introduction to basic laboratory theory and techniques with emphasis on laboratory safety, phlebotomy, microscopy, pipetting, spectrophotometry, use of centrifuges, balances, autoclave and basic laboratory mathematics.

Credits: 3

Prereq: Admission to the Medical Laboratory Program.
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3
Course/lab fee: $