University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Medical Laboratory Science

MLS 197 - Teaching Assistantship

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

MLS 220 - Clinical Practicum: Chemistry

Experiences in an approved clinical laboratory education site in the area of clinical chemistry. Prerequisite: Medical Laboratory Science Seniors only.

MLS 221 - Clinical Chemistry I

Lectures and laboratory experiences introduce basic principles in clinical quantitative analysis and laboratory instrumentation; test results are correlated with clinical case studies. Prerequisites: ANPS 019, ANPS 020, CHEM 032; CHEM 042 or CHEM 141.

MLS 230 - Clinical Practicum:Hematology

Experiences in approved clinical laboratory education site in the area of clinical hematology. Prerequisite: Medical Laboratory Science Seniors only.

MLS 250 - Clin Practicum:Microbiology

Experiences in an approved clinical laboratory education site in the area of clinical microbiology. Prerequisite: Medical Laboratory Science Seniors only.

MLS 260 - Clin Practicum:Immunohematolog

Experiences in an approved clinical laboratory education site in the area of clinical immunohematology. Prerequisite: Medical Laboratory Science Seniors only.

MLS 282 - Public Health Lab Practicum

Public health laboratory experiences under the direction of public health scientists, performing methods for screening and diagnostic purposes as well as good public health practice. MLS Seniors.

MLS 292 - Topics in Medical Lab Science

Seminar on topics in the practice and profession of Medical Laboratory Science. Online course. MLS majors only.

MLS 297 - Teaching Assistantship

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

MLS 301 - Clinical Practicum

Clinical Practicum involves a semester long directed clinical practice in Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Immunohematology, and Molecular Biology at assigned clinical affiliate sites. Prerequisites: MLRS 281, MLRS 282, MLS 255; MLRS 242 or MMG 223; MLRS 244, MLS 221, MMG 222, MLS 222, MLS 231, MLS 262.

MLS 302 - Certification Review

Certification review of the Medical Laboratory Science Body of Knowledge. It is designed to provide a challenging self directed assessment of practical and theoretical knowledge and will prepare students to successfully pass the ASCP certification exam in MLS. Prerequisites: MLRS 281, MLRS 282, MLS 255; MLRS 242 or MMG 223; MLRS 244, MLS 221, MMG 222, MLS 222, MLS 231, MLS 262. Pre/Co-requisite: MLS 301.

MLS 371 - Clinical Correlations I

Advanced, graduate-level education in medical laboratory testing. The appropriate utilization of laboratory tests for screening, diagnosis, monitoring and determining prognosis of various human diseases will be discussed.

MLS 389 - Research and Design I

Guides students to identify a research capstone project and will include instruction in literature evaluation, review of experimental design and evaluation, and a foundational understanding of evidence based practice.

MLS 391 - Research Capstone

Students will complete a capstone project under the guidance of his/her research mentor. Findings will be communicated both through a formal oral presentation and a written research paper that will be submitted for publication. Prerequisites: MLS 389, MLS 390.