MET 3110—Body Fluids Laboratory
Laboratory sessions are designed to introduce basic laboratory
techniques including but not limited to safety, phlebotomy, pipetting
and the use of basic instruments as well as techniques for the analysis
of urine, cerebrospinal and other body fluids.
MET 3113—Current Topics in Medical Laboratory Sciences
A course, which provides a discussion of current issues in medical
laboratory science that include but are not limited to ethics,
regulations, research, and credentialing. The course will also
provide a discussion of teamwork, leadership, and interpersonal skills
needed by health care professionals. Prerequisite: Admission to
the medical laboratory science professional program.
MET 3212—Clinical Biochemistry
Introduction to clinical biochemistry. Emphasis on material relevant for
clinical laboratory sciences. Topics include metabolism, carbohydrates,
lipids, amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids.
MET 4114—Parasitology and Virology
Pathogenic parasites and viruses are covered. Emphasis is on the
identification of parasites and the clinical significance of viruses.
Epidemiology is included as appropriate.
MET 4116—Immunohematology Laboratory
Laboratory for Immunohematology 4316. Emphasis is on testing methods to
assure the safe and effective transfusion of blood components. Includes
techniques to manage maternal and neonatal blood incompatibilities.
MET 4117—Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics 4217. Emphasis on basic
molecular techniques such as DNA extraction and quantitation,
restriction enzyme digestion, polymerase chain reaction and agarose gel
MET 4120—Phlebotomy (Lecture, Laboratory, and Internship)
Lectures emphasize theory regarding blood collection procedures, and
laboratory sessions introduce basic techniques for the collection of
blood samples including venipuncture and capillary puncture.
Clinical internship consists of supervised practice in the collection of
MET 4134—Laboratory Medicine Seminar
Presentation of laboratory medicine topics by each student and
attendance at laboratory seminars presented by others. Requires guided
MET 4135—Laboratory Medicine Case Studies Seminar
Presentation of laboratory medicine case studies to correlate the
student’s didactic knowledge with the clinical experience.
MET 4138—Laboratory Management
Focuses on knowledge and techniques needed to identify and resolve
basic management problems in the laboratory. Topics include basic
management concepts, diversity, educational methodologies, laboratory
information systems, personnel issues, policies and procedures, finances
and budgeting, and compliance.
MET 4145—Immunology Clinical Internship
Clinical application of theory and techniques in affiliated
institutions. Prerequisites: Admission into the Medical
Technology program, successful completion of Clinical Internship I.
MET 4200—Internship Preparation
Provides a general overview of clinical internship and internship
expectations. Laboratory cases emphasize the application of
theoretical knowledge to clinical practice. Laboratory sessions
provide a review of major psychomotor techniques in preparation for
MET 4212—Hematology Laboratory
Laboratory for Hematology 4312. Emphasis on quantitative and qualitative
techniques to evaluate the number, function and morphology of bood cells
in bone marrow and peripheral blood. Includes testing methods to
diagnose and monitor treatment for hematologic and hemostatic disorders.
MET 4215—Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Laboratory for the Clinical Microbiology course. Emphasis is on the
laboratory procedures for isolating, culturing, and identifying
MET 4217—Molecular Diagnostics
Explores the use of molecular techniques for the diagnosis of disease.
Includes tests for genetic disorders (both inherited and acquired);
infectious diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis C; tissue
histocompatibility for organ transplants; and human identity testing.
MET 4223—Body Fluids
Theory and techniques of analyzing urine, cerebrospinal, synovial,
amniotic, and other body fluids. Correlates chemical, cellular, and
micro-biological findings in normal and disease states.
Introduction to the mechanisms of normal and abnormal immune response.
Emphasis on laboratory diagnosis by agglutination, precipitation,
immunofluorescence and enzyme immunoassay.
Normal and abnormal hematopoiesis and hemostasis. Emphasis on
recognizing alterations correlating with diagnosis and treatment.
Includes quantitation techniques and morphologic evaluation and function
of blood cells in bone marrow and peripheral blood.
MET 4315—Clinical Microbiology
Pathogenic microorganisms are covered. Emphasis is on isolation,
cultivation, and identification. Fundamental microbiology, epidemiology
and pathogenesis are also included as appropriate.
Study of the immunochemical reactivity of blood antigens and antibodies,
blood grouping, and compatibility testing. Includes basic problems
relating to hemolytic disease of the newborn and component therapy.
MET 4332—Hematology Internship
Supervised clinical internship in the area of
hematology/coagulation. Emphasis on manual and automated
techniques and development of professional behavior. Includes
diagnostic correlations, quality assurance, and management practices.
MET 4535—Microbiology Internship
Supervised practical experience in the microbiology laboratory. Emphasis
on principles, procedures, and quality assurance. Includes management
practices and development of professional behavior.
MET 4514—Clinical Chemistry
Detection and quantitation of metabolic compounds of major clinical
significance in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Emphasis
on principles of analysis and diagnostic significance on biological
MET 4314—Chemistry Internship
Supervised clinical internship in the areas of chemistry and
urinalysis. Emphasis on automated techniques, quality control,
diagnostic correlations, management practices, and development of
professional behavior. Practical application of course work in the
area of urinalysis. Emphasis on principles, procedures, and
MET 4341—Blood Bank Internship
Supervised practical experience in the blood bank laboratory and
immunology/serology. Emphasis on principles, procedures and quality
assurance. Includes management practices and development of
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