Continuing Education

MELT503 - General Laboratory Practices

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Course Overview

Discover the fundamental skills required in a medical laboratory. Gain confidence in the use of glass/plastic, microscopes, thermal equipment, centrifuges, and water purity and balances reagents. Apply your newly acquired knowledge in hospital laboratory systems, community laboratories, public health laboratories, and private laboratories.

MLTs, MLAs, and CLXTs will explore calculations during specimen procurement and maintain specimen integrity following standard precautions. With the skills obtained in this course, you will be able to recognize the importance of protective clothing and equipment in addition to the safe use of various laboratory equipment.

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