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(Medical Technology courses are offered at affiliated institutions.)

MEDT 4001,4002,4003,4004,4005,4006,4007,4008,4009: Medical Technology Professional Coursework

Prerequisite: Acceptance by one of our affiliated MEDT schools for the senior year of professional courses.

This generalized course designation is used to represent specific coursework offered by affiliated schools of medical technology in areas such as clinical chemistry and instrumentation, bodily fluids, microbiology, hematology, immuno-hematology, serology, parasitology, and associated lectures and seminars.

MEDT 4012: Clinical Microscopy and Body Fluids

(Medical Technology courses are offered at affiliated institutions.)
Use of the microscope in laboratory diagnostic procedures and introduction to body fluid chemistry, particularly blood, urine and spinal fluids. Emphasis on pathological conditions resulting from abnormal concentrations of substances.

MEDT 4029: Hematology

(Medical Technology courses are offered at affiliated institutions.)
Consideration of typical and atypical medical laboratory procedures in hematology with emphasis on principles, methodology, sources of error, and clinical application. Supervised training in standard and special laboratory techniques.

MEDT 4035: Immuno-hematology

(Medical Technology courses are offered at affiliated institutions.)
Consideration of typical and atypical medical laboratory procedures in immuno hematology and blood banking with emphasis on principles, methodology sources of error, and clinical application. Supervised training in standard and special laboratory techniques.

MEDT 4048: Clinical Chemistry and Instrumentation

(Medical Technology courses are offered at affiliated institutions.)
Consideration of methods of determining chemical composition of body fluids and analysis using standard and special laboratory instruments. Study of design, construction, and operation of instruments such as balances, centrifuges, pH meters, autoanalyzers, null balances, others.

MEDT 4057: Microbiology

(Medical Technology courses are offered at affiliated institutions.)
Consideration of typical and atypical medical laboratory procedures in microbiology with emphasis on diagnostic medical bacteriology virology, and mycology. Supervised training in standard and special laboratory techniques.

MEDT 4064: Parasitology

(Medical Technology courses are offered at affiliated institutions.)
Consideration of typical and atypical medical laboratory procedures in parasitology with emphasis on methodology and clinical application. Supervised training in standard and special laboratory techniques.

MEDT 4073: Serology

(Medical Technology courses are offered at affiliated institutions.)
Consideration of typical and atypical medical laboratory procedures in serology with emphasis on methodology, sources of error, and clinical application. Supervised training in standard and special laboratory techniques.

MEDT 4082: Special Topics

(Medical Technology courses are offered at affiliated institutions.)
Subject matter may include the following: hospital orientation, laboratory management, radioisotope techniques, laboratory safety, special projects, special techniques, quality control procedures, and seminars on various subjects deemed necessary by hospital personnel.