Jun 20, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

MLT 106 - Basic Clinical Laboratory Theory and Techniques


Formerly CLS 102

Course Description: This course offers an introduction to the diagnostic techniques and procedures of the clinical laboratory. Topics include qualitative, quantitative and automated laboratory techniques, including an introduction to basic skills performed in urinalysis, hematology, chemistry, immunology, microbiology and immunohematology. This is achieved through both didactic and laboratory sessions.
Note(s): Open to Medical Laboratory Technology Degree students only.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify the basic diagnostic techniques and procedures performed in a clinical laboratory.
  • Differentiate between manual and automated methods of laboratory testing.
  • Apply essential skills to procedures commonly performed in a clinical laboratory.
  • Evaluate quality control parameters.
  • Distinguish between normal and abnormal laboratory results.

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