Medical Laboratory Science

Course Description


MEDT 3100 URINALYSIS AND BODY FLUIDS 2-2-2
Only open to medical laboratory science majors. Qualitative and quantitative study of the physical and microscopic constituents of urine and other body fluids. Includes practice of manual and automated procedures and their relationship to diagnosing disease.

* MEDT 3110 URINALYSIS AND BODY FLUIDS 2-0-2
Prerequisite: admission to MLS program
Qualitative and quantitative study of the physical and microscopic constituents of urine and other body fluids.

MEDT 3200 CLINICAL BACTERIOLOGY 4-4-5
Open only to medical laboratory science majors. The relationship of bacteria, mycobacteria, spirochaetes, and mycoplasmas to human disease with an emphasis on the isolation and identification of pathogenic bacteria.

* MEDT 3210 CLINICAL BACTERIOLOGY 4-0-4
Prerequisite: admission to MLS program
The relationship of bacteria, mycobacteria, spirochaetes, and mycoplasmas to human disease. Emphasis on the isolation and identification of bacteria responsible for human disease.

MEDT 3300 CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY AND HEMOSTASIS 4-4-5
Only open to medical laboratory science majors. Study of pathology and physiology of the formed elements of blood with an emphasis on clinical correlation. Study of the principles of hemostasis and blood coagulation including interpretation of results. Manual and automated laboratory procedures are performed based on principles of hematology and hemostasis.

* MEDT 3310 CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY AND HEMOSTASIS 4-0-4
Prerequisite: admission to MLS program
Study of pathology and physiology of the formed elements of blood with an emphasis on clinical correlation. Study of the principles of hemostasis and blood coagulation including interpretation of results.

MEDT 3400 CLINICAL IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY 4-3-5
Open only to medical laboratory science  majors. Basic immunohematologic principles and their application to the preparation and administration of whole blood and blood components including the selection and processing of donors, cross matching procedures, and antibody identification.

* MEDT 3410 CLINICAL IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY 4-0-4
Prerequisite: admission to MLS program
Basic immunohematologic principles and their application to the preparation and administration of whole blood and blood components. Includes the selection and processing of donors, cross matching procedures and antibody identification.

MEDT 3500 CLINICAL CHEMISTRY 4-3-5
Open only to medical  laboratory science majors. Focus on physiological principles and concepts, methodologies and clinical significance of biochemicals and elements found in blood and other body fluids. Manual and automated laboratory procedures are performed with an emphasis on quality control and quality assurance. Clinical chemistry case studies are presented to aid in clinical correlation and problem solving.

* MEDT 3510 CLINICAL CHEMISTRY 4-0-4
Prerequisite: admission to MLS program
Focus on physiological principles and concepts, methodologies and clinical significance of biochemicals and elements found in blood and other body fluids. Clinical chemistry case studies are presented to aid in clinical correlation and problem solving.

MEDT 3600 CLINICAL LABORATORY METHODOLOGIES 3-2-3
Open only to medical laboratory science majors. The course serves as a basic introduction to the clinical laboratory focusing on topics in laboratory safety, microscopy, phlebotomy, general laboratory equipment, quality assurance, laboratory mathematics, and principles and methodologies of clinical laboratory instrumentation.

* MEDT 3610 CLINICAL LABORATORY METHODOLOGIES 3-0-2
Prerequisite: admission to MLS program. The course serves as a basic introduction to the clinical laboratory focusing on topics in laboratory safety, microscopy, phlebotomy, general laboratory equipment, quality assurance, laboratory mathematics, and principles and methodologies of clinical laboratory instrumentation.

MEDT 3700 CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY & MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS 2-2-3
Open only to medical laboratory science majors. Principles and procedures used in the isolation, identification, and quantifications of diagnostically significant antigens and antibodies. This course will also familiarize students with the basics of molecular diagnostics technology and the types of tests available.

*MEDT 3710 CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY & MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS 2-0-2
Prerequisite: admission to MLS program
Principles and procedures used in the isolation, identification, and quantifications of diagnostically significant antigens and antibodies. This course will also familiarize students with the basics of molecular diagnostics technology and the types of tests available.

MEDT 3800 CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY 2-2-3
Only open to medical laboratory science majors. Pathogenesis and laboratory identification of human parasites and clinically significant fungi and viruses.

* MEDT 3810 CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY 2-2-3
Prerequisite: Admission to MLS program
Only open to medical laboratory science majors. Pathogenesis and laboratory identification of human parasites and clinically significant fungi and viruses.

MEDT 4000 DIRECTED STUDY 3-3-1
Prerequisite: permission of instructor or department
Selected medical laboratory science topics. Credit varies by topic. Offered on demand.

+ MEDT 4110 PHLEBOTOMY PRACTICUM 0-V-1
Prerequisite: permission of instructor or department
Open only to medical laboratory science majors. Structured clinical laboratory experience in phlebotomy.

+ MEDT 4210 CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY PRACTICUM 0-V-3
Prerequisite: MEDT 3200 and MEDT 3800
Structured clinical laboratory experiences in microbiology, parasitology, and mycology.

+ MEDT 4310 CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY PRACTICUM 0-V-3
Prerequisite: MEDT 3300
Structured clinical laboratory experience in hematology and hemostasis

+ MEDT 4410 CLINICAL IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY PRACTICUM 0-V-3
Prerequisite: MEDT 3400
Structured clinical laboratory experience in transfusion medicine.

+ MEDT 4510 CLINICAL CHEMISTRY PRACTICUM 0-V-3
Prerequisite: MEDT 3500
Structured clinical laboratory experience in automated and special chemistry.

MEDT 4600 CLINICAL PATHWAYS & CRITICAL DECISION MAKING 5-0-5
Pre- or corequisites: all of MEDT 4110, 4210, 4310, 4410, 4510, 4610 and 4710
Advanced topics in clinical laboratory science, emphasizing analysis and presentation of multidisciplinary case studies.

+ MEDT 4610 CLINICAL URINALYSIS PRACTICUM 0-V-1
Prerequisite: MEDT 3100
Structured clinical laboratory experience in urinalysis

+ MEDT 4710 CLINICAL IMMUNOSEROLOGY PRACTICUM 0-V-1
Prerequisite: MEDT 3700
Structured clinical laboratory experience in serology.

* MEDT 4900 LABORATORY MANAGEMENT AND EDUCATION 3-0-3
Pre- or corequisite: all MEDT 4110, 4210, 4310, 4410, 4510, 4610 and 4710
Fundamental concepts of laboratory management, operation, finance, managerial leadership, personnel administration, and educational principles for laboratory scientists.

MEDT 4990H HONORS THESIS IN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY 0-3-3
Prerequisite: MEDT 3000-3900 and acceptance into the Honors Program
A research project under the supervision of a departmental faculty committee. Project must include a thesis and oral presentation.

* Online Course
+ Practicum Courses have a prerequisite of satisfactory (70% or better) completion of a written test.