seward county community college

Medical Laboratory Technology

Medical Laboratory Technology

Essential Functions

The following list of physical capabilities and behavioral skills have been identified as being necessary for success in the field of laboratory medicine:

Visual Observation:

Visual observation must be sufficient and adequate to allow students to: (1) Differentiate color changes during performance of laboratory procedures; (2) observe patient’s condition during phlebotomy procedures; and (3) read lab instrument technical procedure manuals, standard operating procedures, and a patient’s chart.

Motor Function:

Motor functions must be sufficient and adequate to allow students to: (1) Perform venipuncture at patient’s bedside or at other designated locations; (2) lift and handle laboratory instruments and equipment; and (3) manipulate medical laboratory instruments and equipment in a manner consistent with standards of medical laboratory practice.

Communication:

(1) Demonstrate proficiency of the English language both orally and in writing. NOTE: Per institutional policy, ESL students may be required to take the TOEFEL and submit scores to the MLT Program Coordinator; and (2) possess verbal and written skills adequate for transmitting information to co-workers and patients.

Behavior and Social Skills:

The student’s behavior and social skills must be acceptable to an academic and clinical setting.

Critical Thinking Skills:

The student must possess critical thinking ability sufficient to an academic and clinical setting.

Accreditation: Graduates of the SCCC MLT program are eligible to sit for the ASCP Board of Certification exam. The SCCC MLT program is accredited by:

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) 2016-2026
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
www.naacls.org
(773)-714-8880

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Spring Semester

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
15
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Summer Semester

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
3
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Fall Semester

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
15
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Spring Semester

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
12
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Summer Semester

Item #
Title
Credit Hours
Sub-Total Credit Hours
7
AAS
68.00