Course Title:

Medical Laboratory Science
(Bachelor Degree)


Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Course format: Classroom

As an academic health center Jefferson offers a collaborative environment that includes basic science research, cancer treatment, biomedical research, primary care, nursing care and trauma care. Jefferson students learn to connect technology with its importance in the lives of people.

The laboratories offer the latest testing and communications technology, so students learn on the equipment used in clinical practice. Gain a solid understanding of the principles of professional practice, laboratory outcomes management and laboratory administration.
Gain classroom, laboratory and practical experience in five areas:
•clinical chemistry
•normal and abnormal hematology and serology
•immunohematology (also called blood banking or transfusion medicine)
•clinical microbiology, including parasitology, virology, bacteriology
•research theory and quality control principles for clinical laboratory procedures.

As students, you will:
•prepare and interpret lab tests from real patient specimens
•perform chemical tests to analyze blood and body fluid for specific markers of disease
•match blood for patient transfusion
•use a microscope to identify and count cells and look for cellular abnormalities
•detect and identify bacteria, parasites and other microorganisms that cause infections
•operate sophisticated technology and develop analytic systems
•utilize information systems and design interfaces to relay test results to physicians
•work with other healthcare professionals to monitor quality and improve patient care

Students acquire broad exposure to diverse career options which helps them carve out unique roles in traditional and non-traditional laboratory science careers. The curriculum fosters independent thought, teamwork and the ability to take responsibility for crucial diagn ...

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Phone No.: (215) 955-6000

School Address/Venue(s):

1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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