Feb 21, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

MLT 151 - Urinalysis and Body Fluids


Formerly MLT 101

Course Description: This course provides the student with a foundation for performing urine and body fluid analysis. The anatomy and physiology of the renal system, urine formation, chemical analysis of urine and the microscopic examination of urinary sediment will be reviewed. Urinary and metabolic diseases as they relate to urinalysis findings will be discussed. An introduction to body fluids and their clinical significance will be examined.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of MLT 105 (CLS 101) and MLT 106 (CLS 102), both with a C or better
Note(s): Open to Medical Laboratory Technology Degree students only.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Compare and contrast the anatomy of the renal system with its function and composition in health and disease.
  • Compare and contrast the composition, formation, and function of body fluids in health and disease.
  • Demonstrate principles of safety and quality assurance when performing urinalysis and body fluid analysis.
  • Correlate urinalysis and body fluid results with possible patient conditions.   

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