• Course Code: MELS204
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

As the given name of this course indicates, Introduction to Clinical Laboratory introduces the MLT student to the nature and depth of a biomedical laboratory environment and practicum. The main topics covered in this course are: What is the nature of a biomedical laboratory? Introduction to being a health care worker and medical terminology commonly used in the medical laboratory; The administrative professional procedures and technology handled by medical laboratory technologist; Medical assisting and laboratory skills; Management and organization of a biomedical/clinical laboratory; Career opportunities for medical laboratory technologists and scientists (employability and leadership).