Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology | RSDH College

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

Duration: 3 Years

Study Mode: Conventional

Delivery Method: Theory, Tutorial and Clinical Practice

OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAMME

The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology provides an academic background and the technical skills necessary to enter the health care system as a practicing medical laboratory technician. Students will gain educational experiences and knowledge to develop critical thinking, technical and interpersonal skills to be a successful clinical laboratory scientist. The programme also integrates knowledge gained from general education, health science and clinical laboratory science so that students, as future lab technicians, will exercise good judgment, ethics and appropriate decision-making abilities to serve the needs of the community and the health profession.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate customer-focused delivery of healthcare.
  • Be equipped with the knowledge and skills to process and perform analysis on variety of specimens in the various disciplines of medical laboratory technology.
  • Analyze results and provide information rapidly and accurately to doctors for medical diagnosis and the treatment and prevention of disease in patients.
  • Make sound clinical judgments based on evidence based practices and related theories using critical thinking and ethical decision-making.
  • Demonstrate collaboration with peers, patients, healthcare professionals and others within the healthcare teams.
  • Communicate with clarity and sensitivity using a variety of methods.
  • Demonstrate accountability for professional growth and continuing education.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER I
-Basic Chemistry Revision Examination Semester Break
-Basic Biochemistry
-Anatomy and Physiology
-Lab Techniques 1
-Lab Techniques 2
-Clinical Chemistry 1
SEMESTER II
-Cell Biology and Genetics Revision Examination Semester Break
-Immunology
-Pathology
-Clinical Chemistry 2
-Medical Mircobiology 1
-Histopathology
SEMESTER III
-Clinical Chemistry 3 Revision Examination Semester Break
-Medical Microbiology 2
-Histopathology 2
-Cytology 1
-Medical Parasitology 1
-Hematology 1
-Blood Transfusion 1
SEMESTER IV
-Medical Microbiology 3 Revision Examination Semester Break
-Cytology 2
-Medical Parasitology 2
Hematology 2
-Blood Transfusion 2
-Principles of Lab Practice
-LAN: Bahasa Kebangsaan A
SEMESTER V
-Medical Microbiology 3 Revision Examination Semester Break
LAN: Malaysian
Studies
Lab Skills Practice:
-Clinical Chemistry
-Medical Microbiology
-Histopathology
SEMESTER VI
LAN : Islamic Studies/ Moral Studies Revision Examination Semester Break
Lab Skills Practice :
-Cytology
-Medical Parasitology
-Hematology
-Blood Transfusion

FUTURE PROGRESSION

POST DIPLOMA COURSES
EEG , EEC Cytology
Ultrasound MLT Specialist
MLT Specialist ESH Officer
Nuclear
MASTER
Biomedical Science Health Science
Biochemistry Microbiology
Forensic Science Biomedical
Engineering
PHD

CAREER PATHWAY

MEDICAL LAB TECHNOLOGIST BUSINESS
Government Hospital Product Specialist/Consultant
Private Hospitals Marketing/Business Development
Clinical Diagnostic Labs Application Specialist
Pathology Labs
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION & RESEARCH
Pharmaceutical Research Centre
Bio Technology University
Food Technology Tutor
Research Assistant

Tuition Fee

  • Diploma in Medical Lab Technology – RM36,000–RM46,000