MEDICAL LABORATORY

TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM


MLT COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

FIRST YEAR

MLT 101INTRO TO MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY 2.0 CR
This course provides an introduction to laboratory medicine, including techniques for routine laboratory procedures, medical terminology, safety, and an overview of each area within the laboratory.
MLT 105 MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY 4.0 CR
This course provides a survey of organisms encountered in the clinical microbiology laboratory, and includes sterilization and disinfection techniques.
MLT 108 URINALYSIS AND BODY FLUIDSY 3.0 CR
This course introduces the routine analysis and clinical significance of urine and other body fluids.
MLT 112 INTRODUCTION TO PARASITOLOGY 2.0 CR
This course provides an introductory study of human parasites, including classification, life cycles, and differential morphology of the medically important parasites.
MLT 110 HEMATOLOGY 4.0 CR
This course provides a study of the basic principles of hematology, including hemoglobins, hematocrits, white and red counts, and identification of blood cells.
MLT 120 IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY 4.0 CR
This course introduces the theory and practice of blood banking, including the ABO, Rh and other blood group systems, compatibility testing, and HDN.
MLT 125 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL CHEMISTRY 4.0 CR
This course provides an introduction to basic concepts in clinical chemistry.

SECOND YEAR

MLT 242 SURVEY IN MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGYY 5.0 CR
This course correlates clinical experience with theoretical concepts.
MLT 243 ADVANCED SURVEY IN MEDICAL LAB TECHNOLOGY 5.0 CR
This course correlates clinical experience with advanced theoretical concepts.
MLT 251 CLINICAL EXPERIENCE I 5.0 CR
This course provides an integrated, clinically-based rotation which correlates cognitive and technical skills in selected areas of the clinical laboratory.
MLT 252 CLINICAL EXPERIENCE II 5.0 CR
This course provides an integrated, clinically-based rotation which correlates cognitive and technical skills in selected areas of the clinical laboratory.
MLT 253 CLINICAL EXPERIENCE III 5.0 CR
This course provides an integrated, clinically-based rotation which correlates cognitive and technical skills in selected areas of the clinical laboratory.
MLT 254 CLINICAL EXPERIENCE IV 5.0 CR
This course provides an integrated, clinically-based rotation which correlates cognitive and technical skills in selected areas of the clinical laboratory.

Note:  Time spent during the clinical experience includes rotations through the departments of Hematology, Blood Banking, Chemistry, and Microbiology. During these rotations the student applies the theory obtained at York Tech while gaining "hands on" experience in laboratory testing.


For Program specific information, please contact:

MLT Program Chair
Lynne Fantry, MLA, MT(ASCP)
803-981-7082
Office:  A-150
Email:  lfantry@yorktech.edu

MLT Education Coordinator
Michelle Gagan M.S.H.S., MT(ASCP)
803-981-7118
Office: A-148
Email: mgagan@yorktech.edu


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