Medical Technology Course Descriptions
Theory and techniques of cultivation, isolation and identification of bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses, determination of sensitivity to antimicrobial agents, clinical correlation to disease states, asepsis, environmental monitoring, quality control, and quality improvement.
Principles and techniques of the physical, chemical and microscopic examination of urine and other body fluids as related to the disease process.
Theory of blood cell formation, disease states, hemostasis, microscopic examination of blood/bone marrow films, practical experience with instruments and techniques that determine major hematologic and coagulation parameters, quality control, and quality improvement.
Identification and quantification of specific chemical substances in blood and body fluids by analytical techniques, clinical correlation and disease states, principles of instrumentation, data processing, toxicology, quality control, and quality improvement.
Antigen/antibody structure, function and interaction, basic principles and procedures of humoral and cellular immunology, performance and clinical correlation of serologic testing, basic flow cytometry, quality control, and quality improvement.
Major blood group systems, principles and procedures for antigen/antibody detection, identification, donor blood collection, preservation, processing, component therapy, transfusion reaction evaluation, Rh immune globulin evaluation, quality control, and quality improvement.