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Course Offering(s)

Medical Technology   100                                           1 (crs.)

Introduction to Medical Technology

An orientation course required of all Freshman and transfer students intending to major in Medical Technology. Topics include: Historical development of the profession, organization and function of a modern clinical laboratory, correlation of chemical and biological tests with disease states, student perspective of the clinical internship, government regulations, and professional and educational opportunities for the Medical Technologist. Students will also be required to visit a hospital laboratory to observe the daily routine of a Medical Technologist. Prerequisites: Majors or consent of Program Director. Pass/Fail (1+0)

 

 

Medical Technology   351                                        1-2 (crs.)

Selected Topics in Medical Technology

Includes an introduction to quality control, laboratory management and educational techniques as related to Medical Technology. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. Pass/Fail

 

 

Medical Technology   402                                           1 (crs.)

Immunohematology

An introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of blood transfusion practices. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (.5+1)

 

 

Medical Technology   403                                           3 (crs.)

Clinical Microbiology I

A study of general principles and techniques used in clinical microbiology and an introduction to the study of common pathogenic bacteria. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (1+4)

 

 

Medical Technology   404                                           3 (crs.)

Clinical Microbiology II

A detailed study of pathogenic bacteria and of methods for their identification. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (1+4)

 

 

Medical Technology   411                                           4 (crs.)

Clinical Hematology I

An introductory study of the hematopoietic system including diseases of the red blood cells; types, determination, and diseases of the hemoglobins. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (2+4)

 

 

Medical Technology   412                                           3 (crs.)

Clinical Hematology II

Study of the types of stains for blood cells, and special laboratory tests in clinical hematology; an investigation of stained blood smears and bone marrow smears. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (1+4)

 

 

Medical Technology   413                                        1-2 (crs.)

Clinical Blood Bank I

An introduction to immunological principles as applied to blood cells; theory and practice of blood collection, grouping, typing and cross matching; detection, identification, and titration of selected antibodies. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (1+2)

 

 

Medical Technology   414                                           2 (crs.)

Clinical Blood Bank II

Study of blood and blood components; blood processing and blood bank records; infusion reactions; disease and blood banking. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (1+2)

 

 

Medical Technology   416                                           3 (crs.)

Clinical Immunology-Serology

A study of the basic principles of immunology and serology as applied to the identification of common hospital pathogens. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (1+4)

 

 

Medical Technology   420                                           1 (crs.)

Introduction to Urinalysis

An introduction to the chemical, physical and microscopic aspects of urinalysis and their relationship to renal function. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (.5+ 1)

 

 

Medical Technology   421                                        1-2 (crs.)

Clinical Urinalysis

Includes the theory of renal function, and the theoretical and practical aspects of chemical and microscopic urinalysis. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (1+2)

 

 

Medical Technology   422                                           1 (crs.)

Clinical Parasitology

A study of the common pathogenic parasites and of methods for their identification and treatment. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (0+2)

 

 

Medical Technology   423                                           1 (crs.)

Clinical Mycology

A study of common infectious fungi and of methods for their identification and treatment. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (0+2)

 

 

Medical Technology   431                                           5 (crs.)

Clinical Chemistry I

Covers the fundamental concepts in clinical biochemistry including a correlation of body chemical levels with normal and diseased states, and the study of a variety of analytical techniques for diagnosing diseases. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (3+4)

 

 

Medical Technology   432                                           5 (crs.)

Clinical Chemistry II

Includes a study of the chemistry of body fluids and the related analytical techniques for measuring chemical substances which aid in the diagnosis of diseases. Prerequisite: Clinical Internship Status. (3+4)

 

 

Medical Technology   446                                        1-3 (crs.)

Independent Study

See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites and proper contract form requirements.

 

 

Medical Technology   456                                        1-3 (crs.)

Related Readings

See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites and proper contract form requirements.

 

 

Medical Technology   474                                        1-6 (crs.)

Honors: Thesis

Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study e.g., a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study Contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be 'Honors Thesis'. Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Prerequisite: University Honors status and junior standing.  Maximum of six units (crs.).

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