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Medical Technology (MEDT)

School of Medicine

MEDT 151 Introduction to Medical Technology I (2) Designed to acquaint student with relationship of medical technology to the medical field.

MEDT 251 Introduction to Medical Technology II (2) (1 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Designed to acquaint student with basic principles of medical technology. Pre: 151, CHEM 161 and CHEM 161L, and BIOL 171 and BIOL 171L (or concurrent). DB

MEDT 301 The Clinical Laboratory I (3) (2 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Theory and practical application of clinical laboratory methods for 366. MT-patient and MT-health team relationships. Pre: PHYL 301 (or concurrent) and junior standing in program.

MEDT 302 The Clinical Laboratory II (3) (2 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Continuation of 301. Pre: 301 and PHYL 302 (or concurrent).

MEDT 331 Clinical Lab Management (1) Student will become familiar with fundamental administration of a clinical laboratory to include technical, personnel, and financial management areas. CR/NC only. Pre: consent.

MEDT 366 Clerkship (2) Clerkship in an affiliated lab. CR/NC only. Pre: 301 and 302.

MEDT 431 Medical Parasitology (3) (2 Lec, 1 2-hr Lab) Diagnosis of parasitic diseases by laboratory methods; outstanding features of life cycles, classification and medical significance of parasites. Pre: MICR 351 or consent. (Cross-listed as TRMD 431)

MEDT 451 Basic Hematology (3) (2 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Fundamental study of blood in normal and pathological states: formation, development, and classification of blood cells. Pre: 366 or consent.

MEDT 457 Clinical Lab Methods and Analyses I (3) Principles and methods of assessing disease states using laboratory tests. Emphasis on clinical biochemistry and instrumentation. Pre: 471 or consent.

MEDT 457L Clinical Lab Methods and Analyses Lab I (2) (1 6-hr Lab) Lab experiments illustrating fundamental principles and methods of clinical laboratory analyses. Co-requisite: 457.

MEDT 458 Clinical Lab Methods and Analyses II (3) Continuation of 457.

MEDT 458L Clinical Lab Methods and Analyses Lab II (2) (1 6-hr Lab) Continuation of 457L. Co-requisite: 458.

MEDT 464 Immunohematology (3) (2 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Antigen-antibody relationships in human blood, study of blood groups, clinical problems in transfusion. Pre: MICR 461 or consent.

MEDT 471 Clinical Biochemistry (4) Biochemical processes in human health and disease states. Repeatable one time. Pre: BIOC 441 or BIOL 405 or CMB 405. Spring only. (Cross-listed as BIOC 471)

MEDT 495 Special Topics in Medical Technology (V) Acquaints student with role of the medical technologist and overlap of major sciences in clinical situations to help student develop qualities unique to med technology. CR/NC only. Pre: consent.

MEDT 499 Directed Reading and Research (V)

MEDT 591 Clinical Training in Medical Technology (26) Application of theory and simulated laboratory experiences in immunohematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, parasitology, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, immunology, to meet stated career entry-level competencies. Pre: BS in MEDT.

MEDT 690 Seminar in Medical Technology (1) Analysis of research and recent literature pertaining to various aspects of medical technology. Pre: consent.

MEDT 695 Special Topics in Medical Technology (2) Current research, discoveries, inventions, methods, and/or techniques in clinical laboratory medicine. Pre: consent.