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MLT 100 - Introduction to the Medical Laboratory

4 credit hours - 45 hours of lecture and 30 laboratory; one term.
Formerly MLT 100 Introduction to the Medical Laboratory 1

Apply basic principles and practices of laboratory medicine in clinical hematology, immunology and microbiology. Develop familiarity with the blood bank and the study of body fluids, including urinalysis. Demonstrate laboratory activities including specimen-handling and phlebotomy procedures. Students will perform phlebotomy procedures on one another. Prepare for entry-level jobs as medical laboratory assistants in hospitals, medical laboratories and physician office laboratories. Lab fee $170.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Medical Laboratory Technician Program or permission of the MLT Program Coordinator.