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Credit for Experience


Credit for Work Experience

Upon satisfactory completion of the MLT to MT coursework, as well as any necessary prerequisite coursework, you will earn credit for the courses listed below provided you have completed three years of acceptable work experience. This will allow you to fulfill the 120-hour requirement for a Bachelor of Science: Medical Technology.

 

Biology (Med Tech) 4900, 1 credit-hour, Clinical Phlebotomy

Practical experience in fundamental techniques in the routine clinical phlebotomy section at an affiliated hospital laboratory. Additional practical experience with universal safety precautions, specimen collection, specimen processing, and specimen accessioning.

 

Biology (Med Tech) 4090, 4 credit-hours, Clinical Hematology

Practical experience in fundamental techniques in the clinical hematology section at an affiliated hospital laboratory. Additional practical experience with equipment maintenance, reporting and correlating results, quality control and proficiency testing, case studies, and special procedures.

 

Biology (Med Tech) 4290, 4 credit-hours, Clinical Microbiology

Practical experience in the routine isolation and identification of medically significant bacteria, fungi, and parasites using approved methods in the clinical bacteriology/mycology/parasitology section of an affiliated hospital laboratory. Additional practical experience with equipment maintenance, reporting and correlating results, quality control and proficiency testing, case studies, and special procedures.

 

Biology (Med Tech) 4390, 4 credit hours, Clinical Immunohematology/Serology

Practical experience in the current methods of blood grouping, typing, fetal screening, transfusion therapy, and serology testing in the clinical immunohematology/serology section of an affiliated hospital laboratory. Additional practical experience with equipment maintenance, reporting and correlating results, quality control and proficiency testing, case studies, and special procedures.

 

Biology (Med Tech) 4490, 4 credit hours, Clinical Chemistry/Urinalysis

Practical experience in fundamental techniques in the routine clinical chemistry/urinalysis section at an affiliated hospital laboratory. Additional practical experience with equipment maintenance, reporting and correlating results, quality control and proficiency testing, case studies, and special procedures.

 

 

** Total hours based on 3 or more years experience in approved clinical laboratory – 17 **