University of Vermont

2011-12 Online Catalogue

Medical Laboratory Science: Clinical Laboratory Science Concentration (Bachelor of Science)

Overview

The medical laboratory scientist is involved in the development, performance, and evaluation of laboratory tests that lead to assessment of health status, diagnosis of disease, and monitoring of therapeutic treatment. The clinical laboratory experience is obtained at one of our hospital affiliates located within the northeast.

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

This four-year curriculum leading to the baccalaureate degree is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

Curriculum

First-Year
Course Credits
Fall Spring
NH 003 Medical Terminology 2
NH 050 Health: Personal to Systemic 1
ENGS 001 or higher 3
MATH 019 or higher 3
CHEM 031 and CHEM 032 Introductory Chemistry 4 4
Electives/Diversity Courses 3 9
MLRS 034 - Human Blood Cell Biology 3
Total 16 16
Sophomore
Course Credits
Fall Spring
NH 120 - Health Care Ethics 3
MMG 101 - Microbiology & Infectious Disease 4
STAT 111 or STAT 141 3
ANPS 019 and ANPS 020 Anatomy & Physiology 4 4
Electives 2 3
MLS 255 or MMG 222 Clinical Microbiology 4
CHEM 042 - Intro Organic Chemistry 4
Total 16 15
Junior Year
Course Course
Fall Spring
MLRS 281 - Applied Molecular Biology 3
MLRS 282- Applied Molecular Biology Lab 1
MLRS 296 Leadership & Mgmt. in Health Care 3
PATH 101 Intro to Human Disease 3
PBIO 185 Survey of Biochemistry 3
Electives 3 3
MLS 221 - Clinical Chemistry I 4
MLS 255 or MMG 222 Clinical Microbiology 4
MLRS 110 - Phlebotomy I 1
MLRS 242 or MMG 223 Immunology Lecture 3
MLRS 244 Immunology Lab 1
Total 16 16
Senior Year
Course Term
Fall Spring
MLS 231 - Hematology 4
MLS 262 - Immunohematology 4
MLS 222 - Clinical Chemistry II 4
MLRS 111 - Phlebotomy II 1
Electives 3
MLS 220, MLS 230, MLS 250,MLS 260 Clinical Practicum 12
MLS 292 Topics in MLS 3
Total 16 15
TOTAL CREDITS: 126

Clinical Affiliations

Clinical Laboratory Science Concentration

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Elliot Hospital, Manchester, NH
Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, NY
St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, NY
Yale New Haven Hospital, Albany, NY

Affiliations

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