Medical Laboratory Technician Required Courses

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Medical Laboratory Technician (Fall 2024 - Term 1)

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Medical Laboratory Technician Required Courses

2024-25

Program Courses

10513109
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Focuses on blood banking concepts and procedures including blood typing, compatibility testing, work ups for adverse reaction to transfusions, disease states and donor activities. COREQUISITE: 10513115 Basic Immunology Concepts. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513110
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This course explores health career options and the fundamental principles and procedures performed in the clinical laboratory. You will utilize medical terminology and basic laboratory equipment. You will follow required safety and infection control procedures and perform simple laboratory tests. PREREQUISITE: Admission to the Phlebotomy Certificate
10513111
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course provides opportunities for learners to perform routine venipuncture, routine capillary puncture and special collection procedures. COREQUISITE: 10513110 Basic Lab Skills and 10513112 Phlebotomy Clinical and PREREQUISITE: Admission to the Phlebotomy Certificate
10513113
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Focuses on performing the mathematical calculations routinely used in laboratory settings. You will explore the concepts of quality control and quality assurance in the laboratory. PREREQUISITE: Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513114
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Prepares you to perform a complete urinalysis which includes physical, chemical and microscopic analysis. You will explore renal physiology and correlate urinalysis results with clinical conditions. PREREQUISITES: 10513110 Basic Lab Skills, 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology, and Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513115
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Provides an overview of the immune system including laboratory testing methods for diagnosis of immune system disorders, viral and bacterial infections. PREREQUISITES: 10513110 Basic Lab Skills, 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology and COREQUISITE: 10513109 Blood Bank. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513116
| | 4 CR
Introduces clinical chemistry techniques and procedures for routine analysis using photometric, potentiometric and separation techniques. Topics in this course include pathophysiology and methodologies for carbohydrate, lipids, proteins, renal function and blood gas analysis. Additional topics include hepatic, cardiac markers, tumor markers, endocrine function, miscellaneous body fluids, toxicology, enzymes and electrolytes. PREREQUISITES: 10806186 Intro to Biochemistry and Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513120
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Covers the theory and principles of blood cell production and function and introduces you to basic practices and procedures in the hematology laboratory. PREREQUISITES: 10513110 Basic Lab Skills, 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology, and Admission to the Medical Laboratory Technician program. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513121
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Introduces the theory and principles of coagulation and explores mechanisms involved in coagulation disorders. Emphasis is placed upon laboratory techniques used to diagnose disease and monitor treatment. PREREQUISITES: 10513110 Basic Lab Skills, 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology and COREQUISITE: 10513120 Basic Hematology. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513130
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Explores mechanisms involved in the development of hematological disorders. Emphasis is placed upon laboratory techniques used to diagnose disorders and monitor treatment. PREREQUISITE: 10513120 Basic Hematology. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513133
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Presents the clinical importance of infectious diseases with emphasis upon the appropriate collection, handling and identification of clinically relevant bacteria. Disease states, modes of transmission and methods of prevention and control, including antibiotic susceptibility testing, will also be discussed. PREREQUISITE: 10806197 Microbiology and COREQUISITE: 10513170 Introduction to Molecular Diagnostics. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513140
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Provides an overview of acid fast organisms, fungi, parasites, and anaerobic bacteria. The organisms, their pathophysiology, epidemiology, the diseases and conditions that they cause, laboratory methods of handling, culturing and identification will be discussed. PREREQUISITE: 10513133 Clinical Microbiology. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513141
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Focuses on students utilizing prior course work and laboratory techniques to analyze specimens and correlate patient history in a mock laboratory setting. This includes practicing infection control and safety, medical terminology, healthcare ethics, venipuncture technique, specimen processing, and quality assurance. PREREQUISITE: All required courses with a grade point of 2.0 or better. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513151
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Practice the principles and procedures of laboratory medicine as an entry level Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) in a clinical laboratory setting. Working alongside laboratory professionals, you will collect and process specimens, operate laboratory analyzers and instruments and report results in a Laboratory Information Systems. PREREQUISITE: All required courses with a grade point of 2.0 or better. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513152
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Provides continuing practice for the principles and procedures of laboratory medicine as an entry level Clinical Laboratory Technician in a clinical laboratory setting. You will learn to operate state of the art instruments and report results on Laboratory Information Systems. PREREQUISITE: All required courses with a grade point of 2.0 or better. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513160
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UGRD
| 1 CR
Focuses on preparing students to enter the medical or medical lab workforce including resume writing, interview skills, and Board of Certification exam preparation. PREREQUISITE: All required courses with a grade point of 2.0 or better. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.
10513170
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UGRD
| 2 CR
Introduces the principles and application of molecular diagnostics in the clinical laboratory. PREREQUISITE: 10513110 Basic Lab Skills and COREQUISITE: 10513133 Clinical Microbiology. The Medical Laboratory Technician program is supported with $200,000 in WTCS Grant Funds.

General Education Courses

10801136
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents. . This course focuses on writing-intensive practices and meets expectations of High Impact Practice courses. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10801196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication. This course focuses on writing-intensive practices and meets expectations of High Impact Practice courses. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10806177
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Examines basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology as they relate to health sciences. Using a body systems approach, the course emphasizes the interrelationships between structure and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization of the entire human body. It is intended to prepare health care professionals who need to apply basic concepts of whole body anatomy and physiology to informed decision-making and professional communication with colleagues and patients. This course includes a one-credit lab component that supports the course objectives. (This course also provides the foundation, and is prerequisite to, Advanced Anatomy and Physiology.) NOTE: Successful completion of a chemistry course within the last five years is highly recommended.
10806186
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Provides students with skills and knowledge of organic and biological chemistry necessary for application within Nursing and other Allied Health careers. Emphasis is placed on recognizing the structure, physical properties and chemical reactions of organic molecules, body fluids, and acids. Additional emphasis is placed on biological functions and their relationships to enzymes, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates and DNA.
10806197
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UGRD
| 4 CR
Examines microbial structure, metabolism, genetics, growth and the relationship between humans and microbes. Addresses disease production, epidemiology, host defense mechanisms and the medical impact of microbes. Presents the role of microbes in the environment, industry, and biotechnology. This course includes a one-credit lab component that supports the course objectives. Students in this college transfer course will complete a scholarly research/academic assignment. PREREQUISITE: 10806177 General Anatomy and Physiology, preferably within the last five years or 10806105 Principles of Animal Biology. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10809172
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion are explored. Students will complete a global awareness project. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).
10809198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This science of psychology course is a survey of multiple aspects of behavior and mental processes. It provides an overview of topics such as research methods, theoretical perspectives, learning, cognition, memory, motivation, emotions, personality, abnormal psychology, physiological factors, social influences, and development. Students will complete a global awareness project. NOTE: This course is recognized for general education transfer as part of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System/Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Universal Credit Transfer Agreement (UCTA).

Total Credits: 64

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