Medical Laboratory Technology
Mission of Medical Sciences:
To provide health students with a personal and professional learning centered education.
Goals of the MLT Program:
Students will demonstrate the technical skill of an entry-level MLT.
Students will communicate effectively and perform in an ethical and professional manner.
Students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Students will pass certification exams as a first time applicant at an 80% pass rate.
Students will find employment in their field at an 80% employment rate post graduation of those seeking employment.
The MLT Program will successfully maintain accreditation and a continual Program review process.
Program curriculum will maintain currency and adjust to changes in technology and industry standards.
Program will maintain qualified faculty that pursue life-long learning.
Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Student Learning Outcomes:
Collect, process, and analyze biological specimens
Perform routine clinical laboratory tests in clinical chemistry, hematology/hemostasis, immunology, immunohematology, microbiology, body fluid analysis, and laboratory operations
Perform pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical processes
Perform mathematical calculations related to all areas of the clinical laboratory
Perform problem solving and troubleshooting techniques for laboratory methodologies Correlate laboratory test results with patient diagnosis and treatment
Perform quality assessment within the clinical laboratory; recognize factors which interfere with analytical tests and take appropriate actions
Demonstrate technical training sufficient to orient new employees within the clinical laboratory
Demonstrate professional interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills sufficient to serve the needs of patients and the public including an awareness of how diversity may affect the communication process
Apply basic scientific principles in learning new techniques/procedures; demonstrate application of principles and methodologies
Utilize computer technology applications to interact with computerized instruments and laboratory information systems
Demonstrate proficient knowledge of computer software as it applies to document production, spreadsheets, and presentations