||Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology2018-03-14T22:39:22+00:00

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Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology

Graduates of the Riyadh Elm University’s Medical Laboratory Technology program emerge with the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in the field. Bachelor’s degree programs in medical laboratory technology include courses in chemistry, biological sciences, microbiology, mathematics, and statistics, as well as specialized courses devoted to knowledge and skills used in the clinical laboratory.

At Riyadh Elm University (REU), Formerly Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy (RCsDP), students of the Bachelor ‘s program in Medical Laboratory Technology learn how to:
  • Collect blood samples from patients
  • Prepare and identify specimens
  • Culture microorganisms to determine their identity and susceptibility to antibiotics
  • Conduct blood cell counts on patient samples
  • Group, type and cross-match blood for transfusion to patients
  • Store, label and prepare blood and blood components for transfusion
  • Analyze body fluids to determine chemical and biological components
  • Prepare various solutions utilized in the laboratory and reagents necessary to produce chemical reactions
  • Assume administrative functions relative to reporting and recording results of tests conducted in the laboratory, maintaining accurate clinical records, and perform other duties as may be assigned by the laboratory supervisor
  • Communicate results to nurses, doctors or other healthcare professionals
  • Follow blood and body-fluid safety precautions
  • Perform quality control for all test procedures
  • Maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment

Medical laboratory Covers:

  • Medical laboratory testing plays a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Medical laboratory technologists, also referred to as clinical laboratory scientists or medical technologists, and clinical laboratory technicians, also known as medical technicians or medical laboratory technicians, perform most of these tests.