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Here are just a few classes you will take during the Medical Laboratory Technician Associate Degree program:
- Routine Hematology
- Introduction to Immunology
- Microbiology I and II
Classes: Start at 8:00 am and end at 5:00 pm.
Current students at our Phoenix campus enjoy convenient access to our cafe, which offers a full menu of breakfast and lunch options 5 days a week.
What Classes Will I Take?
Here are just a few of the classes you will take during the Medical Laboratory Technician Associate Degree program:
Introduction to Immunology
Microbiology I and II
64 CREDITS – 1,420 CONTACT HOURS – 60 WEEKS
The role of the Medical Laboratory Technician is critical in providing results that aid the physician in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease. In addition to learning techniques related to the collection and processing of samples, students will learn the purpose and procedures for routine laboratory tests in the areas of blood bank, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, urinalysis and serology. Graduates will be prepared for entry level positions in a variety of healthcare settings.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Graduates of the Medical Laboratory Technician Associate in Science Degree Program will be able to:
- Demonstrate professionalism as expected of a health care worker by: adhering to regulations, including safety and confidentiality, as required by federal, state and local laws and the institutions for which they are employed; acting with integrity; employing ethical standards and behaviors; communicating and collaborating with other members of the health care team, patients and the public; adhering to acceptable hygiene and appearance standards; and working within established standards of practice.
- Safely and accurately collect and process various biological samples for analysis. Perform, monitor and apply quality control and quality assurance principles in the workplace. Perform and demonstrate entry-level technical skills for routine laboratory procedures in the pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical components of chemistry hematology/hemostasis, blood bank/transfusion medicine, microbiology, immunology, urinalysis/body fluids, and phlebotomy and laboratory operations.
- Recognize and apply results of laboratory analysis of normal, abnormal and unexpected results as required of an entry-level medical laboratory technician and take appropriate actions with regard to reporting results and/or repeating policies and procedures. Evaluate and take action on results of routine laboratory analyses following predetermined protocols and using effective critical thinking skills.
Residential Program Requirements:
|Program Concentration – 47 Credits – 1195 Contact Hours||Credit Hrs||Lecture Hrs||Lab Hrs||Practicum|
|MLT 100 Introduction to MLT||3||30||30||0|
|MLT 101 Urinalysis||3||30||30||0|
|MLT 105 Microbiology I||4||45||30||0|
|MLT 110 Microbiology II||4||45||30||0|
|MLT 115 Routine Hematology||4||45||30||0|
|MLT 120 Clinical Chemistry I||4||45||30||0|
|MLT 130 Immunohematology||4||45||30||0|
|MLT135 Clinical Chemistry II||4||45||30||0|
|MLT 140 MLT First Level Sim Lab||2.5||0||67.5||0|
|MLT 170 Introduction to Immunology||2||30||0||0|
|MLT 215 Hematology in Disease||3||30||30||0|
|MLT 240 MLT Second Level Sim Lab||2.5||0||67.5||0|
|MLT 250 Clinical Experience||9||0||0||400|
|General Education – 12 Credits – 180 Contact Hours||Credit Hours||Lecture Hours||Lab Hours||Practicum/Clinical|
|BI 165 Introduction to Biology||3||45||0||0|
|EN 144 English Composition||3||45||0||0|
|MH 140 College Mathematics||3||45||0||0|
|PS 135 Introduction to Psychology||3||45||0||0|
|Additional Course Requirement – 3 Credits – 45 Contact Hours||Credit Hours||Lecture Hours||Lab Hours||Practicum/Clinical|
|CHM 100 General Chemistry||3||45||0||0|
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We want to be sure your career goals are in line with your selected program of study. Our admission process will help you understand our programs and the career expectations in the field.
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- Meet with the Director of Education, or an appropriate Department Director to discuss any unusual enrollment circumstances or accommodations needed to successfully complete the program.
Once all requirements have been completed, the Director of Admissions, Director of Education, and Campus Director reviews the application for approval. Applicants are notified of their acceptance promptly.
Accreditation is the recognition that an institution maintains the standards required to achieve the credentials for professional practice. It is the status granted to an institution that meets or exceeds specific criteria of educational quality as defined by the accrediting agency.
- Institutional Accreditation: Brookline College’s Phoenix, Tucson, Tempe, and Albuquerque campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. On December 12, 2016, the Secretary of the Department of Education upheld a decision to end recognition of ACICS as a recognized accreditor. Institutions accredited by ACICS will have until June 12, 2018 to obtain accreditation from a recognized accreditor.
- Programmatic Accreditation: Programmatic accreditation, also known as specialized or professional accreditation, is designed for specialized departments, programs, schools, or colleges within a university or institution that has already received accreditation.
The Brookline College – Phoenix Campus Medical Laboratory Technician program has been granted accreditation by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS):
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