Medical Technology - MDT (86)

Administered by Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences

Effective Fall, 2003

86.401 Clinical Microbiology (6-10) - A lecture and laboratory study of bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses which cause disease in humans, their clinical pathology and related diagnostic laboratory procedures.

86.402 Clinical Hematomology/ Coagulation (6-10) - A lecture and laboratory study of hematopoiesis and blood coagulation. Students acquire an understanding of the theory of hematological tests, skills in the performance of these tests, knowledge of blood disorders and insight into the significance of test results.

86.403 Clinical Chemistry for Medical Technologists (6-10) - Lecture and laboratory study of enzymes, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nitrogenous end products, electrolytes, acid-base balance, body fluids, toxicology, endocrinology and urinalysis. Lecture series includes anatomy, physiology, methods of analysis and clinical significance of each biochemical determination. Laboratory study includes standardization and quality control of procedures using spectrophotometry, chromatography, electrophoresis and automated techniques.

86.404 Clinical Immunohematology (3-6) - Lecture and laboratory study of blood groups, genetics, antigens and antibodies and their interaction as related to safe transfusion, prediction of immune incompatibilities and probability of parentage. Donor collection, processing, blood component preparation and therapy also studied.

86.405 Clinical Immunology/Serology (2-4) - Lecture and laboratory study of immunological concepts and theory and their relation to serologic reactions and clinical interpretations.

86.406 Clinical Seminar (1-6) - Covers courses not included above, such as orientation, laboratory management, education, clinical microscopy and/or areas unique to the individual hospital program. .