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Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Degrees & Certificates

The following Medical Laboratory Technician degrees and certificates are offered:

DEGREE
A.S. - Medical Laboratory Technician

Required Program (Units)
MEDTEC 310    Introduction to Medical Laboratory Techniques and Skin Punctures (2)
MEDTEC 311    Advanced Phlebotomy Venipuncture Skills (2)
MEDTEC 312    Phlebotomy Clinical Internship (2-3.5) 
MEDTEC 323    Clinical Chemistry and Urinalysis (4)
MEDTEC 330    Hematology (4)
MEDTEC 340    Immunology and Immunohematology (4)
MEDTEC 350    Clinical Microbiology (4)
MEDTEC 360    Chemistry and Urinalysis Practicum (4)
MEDTEC 361    Hematology and Hemostasis Practicum (4)
MEDTEC 362    Immunology and Immunohematology Practicum (3)
MEDTEC 363    Microbiology Practicum (4)
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 37-38.5


Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • pass the nationally recognized certification examination.
  • apply appropriate quality control procedures and recognize and interpret erroneous results for any applicable medium-complexity laboratory testing process.
  • describe the principles, the clinical significance, and critical values of applicable medium-complexity clinical laboratory test results.
  • demonstrate safe use and disposal of bio-hazardous materials, and the proper methods of specimen preparation.
  • assess sample quality and cite any pre-analytical variables in testing.
  • demonstrate successful venipunctures and skin punctures on patients from a variety of age groups with a variety of medical conditions.
  • exhibit professional and committed delivery of excellent health care.

Updated 02/23/15

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