May 23, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

MLT 201 - Hematology Theory and Lab


Course Description: This course provides the student with a foundation of hematology in the clinical laboratory setting. Analysis and interpretation of test results as they correlate to clinical diagnosis will be discussed.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of MLT 152 (MLT 102), MLT 153 (MLT 204), BIO 232, and CHE 132, all with a C or better.
Note(s): Open to Medical Laboratory Technology Degree students only.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the components of human blood characteristics including functions and abnormalities.
  • Explain the origin of blood cells through the process of erythropoiesis and leukopoiesis as it relates to health and disease.
  • Discuss the coagulation process and its role in maintaining hemostasis.
  • Perform current hematological procedures used to diagnose, monitor and evaluate disorders, within stated limits of accuracy.
  • Explain the basic principles of hematology instrumentation and the quality assurance and quality control measures used in evaluation.

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