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MLT 250 - Clinical Laboratory Seminar

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: Grade “C” or better in all MLT courses
Co-requisites: MLT 251C  

This course reviews medical laboratory professionalism, diversity, successful employment and current laboratory trends. The student receives a comprehensive certification board exam review. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the medical laboratory gained through guest speakers and analyze various roles of the MLT through role play.
  2. Explain and differentiate the various roles of the medical profession gained through guest speakers and other media.
  3. Present clinical reports on updated material.
  4. Explain professionalism, ethics, hospital organization, certification and other areas pertinent to the profession.
  5. Support the role of the clinical laboratory within the health system.
Listed Topics
  1. How to meet customer/patient needs by the highest quality methods
  2. The four rules of perfecting patient care
  3. PRHI as a resource in the local/regional healthcare community
  4. The 5S system
  5. 4M’s (mankind, machine, materials and methods) in producing customers/patients needs in laboratory testing
  6. Ethical decisions, professionalism
  7. Legal issues
  8. HIPAA
  9. Interviews and resumes
  10. Staying current in the field of laboratory medicine
  11. Technical training methodologies
Reference Materials
Lecture and discussion, audiovisual methods, guest speakers, student role play, student reports, practice certification exams, etc.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 04/15/2010

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