MT1203: Intro to Medical Technology

Credits 3 Lab Hours 1 Lecture Hours 2 Clinical Hours 0
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The course is designed to acquaint the student with the wide variety of procedures performed in a clinical laboratory. Laboratory skills involving measurement and instrumentation are introduced. Topics to be covered include safety, medical terminology, laboratory mathematics, specimen collection, microscope use, staining procedures, professional behavior, ethics, use of general lab equipment, and introductory procedures in serology, urinalysis, chemistry, hematology, blood banking, and microbiology. The laboratory time will enhance knowledge gained in the lecture by allowing the student to work in the simulated laboratory at the Colvin Family Center for Allied Health or arranged time in an approved clinical affiliate site.


Beginning Algebra or higher.