Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences

THE COURSE OUTLINE

The Course of Certificate in Laboratory Science will comprise of the following subjects:-

Foundation courses

  1. Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Biochemistry
  3. Laboratory Instrumentation (Care and Preventive Maintenance)
  4. Laboratory Safety and First Aid
  5. Microscopy
  6. Specimens collection

Laboratory disciplines

Practical and theory will be in the following laboratory disciplines except Practical in Histopathology

  1. Hematology and blood group Serology
  2. Clinical Chemistry
  3. Histopathology and morbid anatomy
  4. Microbiology and immunology/serology
  5. Parasitology/ Medical entomology

Special Courses

In addition, candidates will also be required to pursue the following special courses:-

  1. Administration/Management
  2. Communication skills/Counseling
  3. Primary health care
  4. Fieldwork
  5. Laboratory ethics
  6. Quality Assurance in Health Care Delivery

Rotations

Throughout the course, students will be required to rotate in the various clinical laboratory sections performing various diagnostic tests under supervision

ID Course Name Duration Start Date
CL 100 Anatomy & Physiology 1 Semester October 8, 2016
CL 101 Biochemistry 1 Semester October 8, 2016
CL 106 Communication Skills & Counseling 1 Semester October 8, 2016
CL 107 - CL 108 Information & Communication Technology 1 Semester October 8, 2016
CL 103 Laboratory Instrumentation 1 Semester October 8, 2016
CL 102 Laboratory Safety & First Aid 1 Semester October 8, 2016
CL 104 Microscopy 1 Semester October 8, 2016
CL 105 Specimen Collection 1 Semester October 8, 2016
ID Course Name Duration Start Date
CL 109 Parasitology – Theory 1 Semester March 20, 2017
ID Course Name Duration Start Date
CL 201 Entomology – Theory 1 Semester October 8, 2016
ID Course Name Duration Start Date
CL 208 Field Work 1 Semester March 20, 2017