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2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MLT 299WK - Advanced Co-op Work: Medical Laboratory Technician

7.5 Credits, 22.5 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 22.5 lab periods

A supervised cooperative work program for students in an occupation related area. Teacher-coordinators work with students and their supervisors in a hospital or clinic laboratory. The student develops competency and improved self confidence in the laboratory workplace.

Prerequisite(s): MLT 100IN  (or MLT 100  and MLT 100LB ), MLT 240IN , MLT 275IN , MLT 285IN , MLT 230IN , MLT 250IN , and MLT 265IN  
Corequisite(s): MLT 299  
Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course. Students complete a minimum of 338 clock hours of supervised placement at approved work site.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Apply the basic principles, knowledge, and skills learned in the classroom to evaluate and interpret laboratory test results for accuracy and efficiency. 
  2. Complete a clinical rotation at an assigned CLIA licensed laboratory facility for a minimum of 338 hours in hematology, coagulation, chemistry, urinalysis, body fluids, microbiology, serology, and blood bank/transfusion medicine.
  3. Improve critical thinking and organizational skills by attending class, completing assignments, and participating in problem-solving discussions.

  1. Assigned Clinical Rotation Site
    1. Expectations
      1. A minimum of 338 hours experiencing:
        1. Hematology
        2. Coagulation
        3. Chemistry
        4. Urinalysis
        5. Body fluids
        6. Microbiology
        7. Serology
        8. Blood bank/transfusion medicine
        9. Review Progress
    2. Job-site supervisor review of performance, Preceptor evaluation of student
      1. Hours completed
      2. Evaluate, perform, and interpret laboratory test and results
      3. Review completion of student’s objectives/activities
    3. Student evaluation of clinical rotation experience

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2018/19