Medical Lab & Radiation Sci (MLRS)

Courses

MLRS 034. Human Cell Biology. 0 or 4 Credits.

Lecture and laboratory experiences about molecular and cellular structure, function and physiology using human cells as the model.

MLRS 054. Principles of Microbiology. 3 Credits.

Lectures dealing with the structure, physiology, and control of microorganisms, in particular those of medical importance.

MLRS 056. Principles of Microbiology Lab. 1 Credit.

Laboratory experiences dealing with the structure, physiology, and control of microorganisms, particularly those of medical importance. Prerequisite: MLRS 054.

MLRS 090. Internship. 1-3 Credits.

An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

MLRS 095. Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

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MLRS 096. Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

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MLRS 110. Phlebotomy. 1 Credit.

Basic techniques in blood collection in outpatient phlebotomy and advanced techniques in inpatient phlebotomy, including choice of anticoagulants, equipment, sterility, and protection from blood-borne pathogens. Prerequisites: MLS and MLS-PBC students only.

MLRS 140. Radiation Science. 3 Credits.

Introduction to ionizing radiation, emphasizing its interaction with matter, its effect on the human body, and methods of radiation protection.

MLRS 141. Advanced Radiation Science. 3 Credits.

Lecture and laboratory experiences to enhance the understanding and application of the principles of radioactive decay, radiation exposure, absorbed dose, shielding and detection of radiation. Prerequisite: MATH 009, MATH 010, MATH 019 or MATH 021.

MLRS 175. Medical Imaging. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the radiographic anatomy and the various imaging modalities presently used to include diagnostic imaging, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and nuclear medicine. Prerequisites: MLRS 141, RADT 152, and ANPS 020.

MLRS 188. Teaching Assistantship. 1-3 Credits.

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.

MLRS 190. Internship. 1-18 Credits.

An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

MLRS 193. Undergraduate Research. 1-18 Credits.

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

MLRS 195. Intermediate Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

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MLRS 196. Intermediate Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

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MLRS 198. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional ?classroom/laboratory setting? under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

MLRS 215. CT Procedures. 3 Credits.

This course provides in-depth study of the concepts, use and practice of CT Procedures related to Nuclear Medicine Technology and Radiation Therapy. Prerequisites: ANPS 019 and ANPS 020, MLRS 175.

MLRS 242. Immunology. 3 Credits.

Deals with cells, organs, development, interactions and the functioning (infectious process, immunodeficiency, hypersensitivity reactions, transplantation and tumor immunology) of the innate and the adaptive immune system. Prerequisites: One semester of biochemistry, one semester of organic chemistry.

MLRS 244. Immunology Lab. 1 Credit.

Laboratory experience dealing with cellular and humoral immunity, B cells and T cells, autoimmunity, immunodeficiency. Laboratory covers immunological techniques and applications. Co-requisites: MLRS 242 or MMG 223.

MLRS 281. Applied Molecular Biology. 3 Credits.

Introduces students to the nucleic acid and protein-based molecular diagnostics technology through class presentation, reading, and discussions. Focuses on diagnostic applications for understanding molecular mechanisms of disease. Prerequisite: CHEM 042 or CHEM 141.

MLRS 282. Applied Molecular Biology Lab. 1 Credit.

Laboratory experiences include practical concepts of molecular applications. Introduces basic methods used in DNA and Protein technology including plasmid isolation, polymerase chain reaction, restriction enzyme use, and related assays. Prerequisite: CHEM 042 or CHEM 141. Co-requisite: MLRS 281.

MLRS 288. Teaching Assistantship. 1-3 Credits.

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.

MLRS 290. Internship. 1-18 Credits.

An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

MLRS 293. Undergraduate Research. 1-18 Credits.

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Department permission.

MLRS 294. Undergraduate Research II. 1-6 Credits.

Individual research performed under the supervision of a faculty mentor. A written report and seminar is required. Prerequisite: MLRS 293, Department permission.

MLRS 295. Prin of Education & Management. 3 Credits.

Introduction to educational practices, management strategies, and professionalism. Third year standing, Medical Laboratory Science, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Radiation Therapy majors only.

MLRS 296. Leadership & Mgt in Hlth Care. 3 Credits.

This course will familiarize students with operational aspects of healthcare management, including but not limited to process improvement, budgeting, team building and information management. Prerequisites: NLS, NMT, RADT majors only; 3rd or 4th year cohort standing.

MLRS 297. Leadership & Mgt in Hlth Care. 3 Credits.

Familiarizes students with operational aspects of health care management, leadership and policy. Explores current techniques in process improvement, management methodologies, and healthcare policy with a special focus on disparities in health and healthcare. Prerequisites: Minimum Junior standing; College of Nursing and Health Sciences majors.

MLRS 298. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional ?classroom/laboratory setting? under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

MLRS 299. Advanced Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

Courses or seminars beyond scope of existing departmental offerings. Prerequisite: Department permission.