George Mason University 1997-98 Catalog Catalog Index
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Medical Technology Courses (MTCH)


Biology

200 Introduction to Medical Technology (1:1:0). Introduction to the profession of medical technology.

401 Orientation to the Problems and Practices of the Clinical Laboratory (1-2:0:0). Prerequisites: Completion of requirements for B.S. with a major in medical technology except for the 30 hours of professional study, and admission to a school of medical technology approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratories. Orientation to clinical lab; specimen collection and record keeping; management principles and problems; educational theories as they apply to the teaching of clinical laboratory procedures; and quality control principles. Not offered on campus.

402 Clinical Hematology and Coagulation (6-8:0:0). Prerequisites: Completion of requirements for B.S. with a major in medical technology except for the 30 hours of professional study, and admission to a school of medical technology approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratories. Morphology of blood cells in health and disease; theories of hematopoiesis and coagulation; techniques for measurement of hematologic parameters; and hematologic pathologies and their lab evaluation. Not offered on campus.

403 Clinical Microscopy (1-3:0:0). Prerequisites: Completion of requirements for B.S. with a major in medical technology except for the 30 hours of professional study, and admission to a school of medical technology approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratories. Methods for the routine examination of urine, feces, and certain other body fluids, especially the microscopic identification of normal and pathologic components. Includes a study of the kidney and theories of microscopy. Not offered on campus.

404 Serology and Immunohematology (5-7:0:0). Prerequisites: Completion of requirements for B.S. with a major in medical technology except for the 30 hours of professional study, and admission to a school of medical technology approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratories. Clinical lab procedures that involve antigen-antibody reactions and the theoretical bases of such procedures. Includes both diagnostic and blood bank techniques. Not offered on campus.

405 Clinical Microbiology (4-8:0:0). Prerequisites: Completion of requirements for B.S. with a major in medical technology except for the 30 hours of professional study, and admission to a school of medical technology approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratories. The biology and pathology of bacteria, rickettsia, fungi, parasites, and viruses of clinical importance and their culture and identification. Not offered on campus.

406 Clinical Chemistry (6-10:0:0). Prerequisites: Completion of requirements for B.S. with a major in medical technology except for the 30 hours of professional study, and admission to a school of medical technology approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratories. The chemical reactions and procedures used in clinical determinations on blood, urine, and cerebral spinal fluid. Includes manual and automated methods of chemical analyses. Not offered on campus.


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