MT 435 Management Practicum

3 credits, Spring

Applirs management theory to practice in the daily operations of the laboratory through presentations and mentoring by laboratory leaders. The student will have the opportunity to use the problem-solving and critical thinking skills learned in the classroom and gain experience in generic management roles common to all clinical laboratories such as, personnel scheduling, CAP inspection preparation, turnaround time studies, resolution of personnel issues, and competency assessment procedures. Under the guidance of a laboratory supervisor/manager, the student will research, develop and perform an institutional study or project such as, instrument comparison studies, method evaluation studies, or patient case management.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in MT 335 and senior status in the medical technology program