Medical Laboratory Technician

Course Descriptions/Common Syllabi

This section contains descriptions of courses offered at Moberly Area Community College. Not all of the courses listed in this section are offered every semester. Information on where and when these courses are available may be found in each semester’s course schedule available on the Course Offerings page. Contact advising for more information.

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MLT 150 Introduction to Laboratory Science Methods 2–0–2
This course orients the student to the concepts encompassed in the laboratory environment, to include safe specimen handling, testing procedures, reporting results, basic quality control, laboratory organization and professionalism. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education pre-requisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MLT program, grade of “C” or better.

MLT 210 Immunology 2-4-3
The course consists of the principles and theories of antigen and antibody reactions and the immune system as related to diagnostic serologic procedures. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education pre-requisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MLT program, grade of “C” or better.

MLT 220 Clinical Chemistry and Urinalysis 4-4-5
This course introduces the student to methods of analysis of chemical components found in the human body, the testing methodologies for those constituents and the results as applied to normal and abnormal disease states. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education pre-requisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MLT program, grade of “C” or better.

MLT 250 Hematology and Coagulation 4-4-5
This course studies the cellular structures in blood, normal and abnormal cell development, alterations present in disease and the mechanisms of coagulation. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education pre-requisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MLT program, grade of “C” or better.

MLT 260 Phlebotomy 1-4-2
This course covers various procedures in performing venipuncture and other specialized collection techniques in addition to laws and regulations for safe phlebotomy practices. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education prerequisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MLT program, grade of “C” or better.

PBC 261 Phlebotomy Certification Course 2-8-4
The course studies various procedures in drawing blood and laboratory techniques in handling blood. Also, there is a focus on clinical assay types and professional issues, such as interpersonal communication, quality, phlebotomy department management, and regulations pertaining to phlebotomy. The student must satisfactorily perform in a laboratory setting as well as pass written tests. Students who complete PBC261 will be able to take a national accrediting examination, such as that offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathologists. Prerequisites: Completed Phlebotomy Application Packet, completed and passed drug screen, completed (or proof of series initial inoculation) of all immunizations, completed and passed background checks (Highway Patrol, Caregiver, OIG), or instructor approval.

MLT 270 Immunohematology 4-4-5
This course consists of concepts, applications and discrepancies of blood group testing, screening and crossmatch procedures and identifying unexpected antibodies. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education pre-requisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MLT program, grade of “C” or better.

MLT 280 Clinical Microbiology 3-4-4
This course consists of the role of pathogenic bacteria and other microorganisms which will include bacterial culturing, differentiation and identification of human normal flora and disease-causing microorganisms. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education pre-requisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MLT program, grade of “C” or better.

MLT 290 Parasitology, Mycology and Virology 1-0-1
This course introduces the student to parasites, fungus and viruses and their role in human health and disease. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education pre-requisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MLT program, grade of “C” or better.

MLT 291 Hematology and Coagulation Practicum 0-8-2
This course consists of supervised clinical practice coordinated by the Consortium, in the hematology lab of selected clinical affiliates. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education pre-requisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MLT program, grade of “C” or better.

MLT 292 Clinical Chemistry and Urinalysis Practicum 0-8-2
This course consists of supervised clinical practice coordinated by the Consortium, in the clinical chemistry lab of selected clinical affiliates. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education pre-requisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MLT program, grade of “C” or better.

MLT 293 Clinical Microbiology Practicum 0-8-2
This course consists of supervised clinical practice coordinated by the Consortium, in the microbiology lab of selected clinical affiliates. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education pre-requisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MLT program, grade of “C” or better.

MLT 294 Immunohematology Practicum 0–8–2
This course consists of supervised clinical practice coordinated by the Consortium, in the immunohematology lab of selected clinical affiliates. Prerequisite: Admission into the MHPC MLT Program; successful completion of required general education pre-requisite courses, grade of “C” or better; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5; successful completion of each course during each semester required in the MHPC MTL program, grade of “C” or better.

1981-82 National Championship Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran
Ball Boy – Troy Halterman
Eleanor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Brenna Kelly
Carmela McMullen
Tammy Harryman
Janet Thompson
Kim Cooley
Lisa Brown
Georgia Hinson
Kathy Schulz
Denise Derrieux
Margrett Bassett
Jackie Glosson
Marion Fitzsimmons
Manager – Debbie Brown
Manager – John Peveler

1980-1981 Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran 
Sandy Moore
Pat Seger Zeitlow
Lisa Linathcum Holt
Patty Rapp Thorne
Renne Skaggs Brown
Vickie Crigler
Elenaor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Sheri Sills Schneider
Sara Figg Gillilan
Manager Roxie Robinson
Manager Debbie Brown

1977-78 Women’s Team

Coach Joyce Campbell
Assistant Coach Steve Hunter
Mary Smiley Wohlford
Linda Connor Seidt
Robin Fitzsimmons Trammell
Janet Jackson
Debbie Stith Head
Kristie Richards Musick
Donna Farris David
Brenda Rucker
Neal Head, trainer
Cara Sue Bowden Cockerham, manager