Türkçe English Curriculum Key Learning Outcomes
Medical Laboratory Techniques
General Description
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Brief History
Medical Laboratory Techniques program started to major in 1985 at the associate degree.
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Qualification Awarded
Upon successful completion along with the program´s qualifications of the program, (the 5th level) Associate degree is given in the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
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Level of Qualification
Short Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
Acceptance to the Vocational Schools of Health is made according to the Higher Education Transfer Examination (YGS) / Higher Education Institutions Examination (YKS) score made by Student Selection and Placement Centre (OSYM). The student quota for the 2017-2018 academic year is 62. In case when the quota is left open, students are taken by OSYM with additional placement according to YGS-2 score.
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Specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning
The provisions in “Regulation on Transfer among Associate and Undergraduate Degree Programs, Double Major, and Subspecialty and the Principals of Credit Transfer among Institutions in Higher Education Institutions” are applied.
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Qualification Requirements and Regulations
In order to have an associate degree upon completion of the Medical Laboratory Techniques program, the students at the program must complete all of the subjects which are compulsory and elective (equal to 120 AKTS in total) and have a general weighted grade average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00.
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Profile of The Programme
The aim of the program is to train health technicians who in the shortest time perform every examination to diagnose and treat the diseases, and have the qualifications to produce the correct solutions to the problems encountered, and have self-confidence, and implement their work in teams according to professional ethics by taking safety precautions about laboratory, environment and human health, and have improved communication skills, and can work proper to the country conditions. The program´s period of study is four semesters (including internship) The internship lasts 30 work days at the end of the fourth semester.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. Professionally evaluate and apply the knowledge gained through the theoretical and applied courses which are at the base level aided with course books, application tools and other resources in the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
2. Have the necessary knowledge and skills about taking, preserving and transferring biological materials for the medical laboratory tests from the patient.
3. Perform pre-analysis preparation processes, prepare preparatives, apply disinfection and sterilization techniques.
4. Apply basic tests in various fields of medical laboratory, prepare analysis solutions.
5. Have theoretical and practical skills about the preparation of solutions for the tests to be made in laboratory.
6. Use laboratory tools and gadgets according to the rules and techniques, make them work with the most efficiency by controlling and maintaining.
7. Make work organizations in medical laboratory, take personal responsibility when needed during performing the tasks with the conciousness of team work.
8. Take safety precautions in medical laboratory, apply personal safety rules, and create safe laboratory environment.
9. Communicate effectively with their colleagues, patients, doctors and other health care workers by considering the professional and ethic values related to their field.
10. Act proper to the related laws, regulations and directives as an individual working in the field of medical laboratory.
11. Use well the information and communication technologies, and the computer software related to the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
12. Update their knowledge, skills and faculties of the field with the conciousness of life long learning, and attend the programs, vocational in-service activities and workshops in order to improve themselves individually and professionally.
SKILLS Cognitive - Practical
  • Perform pre-analysis preparation processes, prepare preparatives, apply disinfection and sterilization techniques.
  • Have theoretical and practical skills about the preparation of solutions for the tests to be made in laboratory.
  • Professionally evaluate and apply the knowledge gained through the theoretical and applied courses which are at the base level aided with course books, application tools and other resources in the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
  • Use laboratory tools and gadgets according to the rules and techniques, make them work with the most efficiency by controlling and maintaining.
  • Have the necessary knowledge and skills about taking, preserving and transferring biological materials for the medical laboratory tests from the patient.
  • Take safety precautions in medical laboratory, apply personal safety rules, and create safe laboratory environment.
  • Make work organizations in medical laboratory, take personal responsibility when needed during performing the tasks with the conciousness of team work.
  • Apply basic tests in various fields of medical laboratory, prepare analysis solutions.
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • Update their knowledge, skills and faculties of the field with the conciousness of life long learning, and attend the programs, vocational in-service activities and workshops in order to improve themselves individually and professionally.
  • Communicate effectively with their colleagues, patients, doctors and other health care workers by considering the professional and ethic values related to their field.
  • Perform pre-analysis preparation processes, prepare preparatives, apply disinfection and sterilization techniques.
  • Have theoretical and practical skills about the preparation of solutions for the tests to be made in laboratory.
  • Act proper to the related laws, regulations and directives as an individual working in the field of medical laboratory.
  • Professionally evaluate and apply the knowledge gained through the theoretical and applied courses which are at the base level aided with course books, application tools and other resources in the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
  • Use well the information and communication technologies, and the computer software related to the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
  • Use laboratory tools and gadgets according to the rules and techniques, make them work with the most efficiency by controlling and maintaining.
  • Have the necessary knowledge and skills about taking, preserving and transferring biological materials for the medical laboratory tests from the patient.
  • Take safety precautions in medical laboratory, apply personal safety rules, and create safe laboratory environment.
  • Make work organizations in medical laboratory, take personal responsibility when needed during performing the tasks with the conciousness of team work.
  • Apply basic tests in various fields of medical laboratory, prepare analysis solutions.
COMPETENCES Field Specific Competence
  • Update their knowledge, skills and faculties of the field with the conciousness of life long learning, and attend the programs, vocational in-service activities and workshops in order to improve themselves individually and professionally.
  • Communicate effectively with their colleagues, patients, doctors and other health care workers by considering the professional and ethic values related to their field.
  • Perform pre-analysis preparation processes, prepare preparatives, apply disinfection and sterilization techniques.
  • Have theoretical and practical skills about the preparation of solutions for the tests to be made in laboratory.
  • Act proper to the related laws, regulations and directives as an individual working in the field of medical laboratory.
  • Professionally evaluate and apply the knowledge gained through the theoretical and applied courses which are at the base level aided with course books, application tools and other resources in the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
  • Use well the information and communication technologies, and the computer software related to the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
  • Have the necessary knowledge and skills about taking, preserving and transferring biological materials for the medical laboratory tests from the patient.
  • Take safety precautions in medical laboratory, apply personal safety rules, and create safe laboratory environment.
  • Make work organizations in medical laboratory, take personal responsibility when needed during performing the tasks with the conciousness of team work.
  • Apply basic tests in various fields of medical laboratory, prepare analysis solutions.
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • Update their knowledge, skills and faculties of the field with the conciousness of life long learning, and attend the programs, vocational in-service activities and workshops in order to improve themselves individually and professionally.
  • Communicate effectively with their colleagues, patients, doctors and other health care workers by considering the professional and ethic values related to their field.
  • Perform pre-analysis preparation processes, prepare preparatives, apply disinfection and sterilization techniques.
  • Have theoretical and practical skills about the preparation of solutions for the tests to be made in laboratory.
  • Act proper to the related laws, regulations and directives as an individual working in the field of medical laboratory.
  • Professionally evaluate and apply the knowledge gained through the theoretical and applied courses which are at the base level aided with course books, application tools and other resources in the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
  • Use laboratory tools and gadgets according to the rules and techniques, make them work with the most efficiency by controlling and maintaining.
  • Have the necessary knowledge and skills about taking, preserving and transferring biological materials for the medical laboratory tests from the patient.
  • Take safety precautions in medical laboratory, apply personal safety rules, and create safe laboratory environment.
  • Make work organizations in medical laboratory, take personal responsibility when needed during performing the tasks with the conciousness of team work.
  • Apply basic tests in various fields of medical laboratory, prepare analysis solutions.
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • Update their knowledge, skills and faculties of the field with the conciousness of life long learning, and attend the programs, vocational in-service activities and workshops in order to improve themselves individually and professionally.
  • Communicate effectively with their colleagues, patients, doctors and other health care workers by considering the professional and ethic values related to their field.
  • Perform pre-analysis preparation processes, prepare preparatives, apply disinfection and sterilization techniques.
  • Have theoretical and practical skills about the preparation of solutions for the tests to be made in laboratory.
  • Professionally evaluate and apply the knowledge gained through the theoretical and applied courses which are at the base level aided with course books, application tools and other resources in the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
  • Use well the information and communication technologies, and the computer software related to the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
  • Use laboratory tools and gadgets according to the rules and techniques, make them work with the most efficiency by controlling and maintaining.
  • Have the necessary knowledge and skills about taking, preserving and transferring biological materials for the medical laboratory tests from the patient.
  • Take safety precautions in medical laboratory, apply personal safety rules, and create safe laboratory environment.
  • Make work organizations in medical laboratory, take personal responsibility when needed during performing the tasks with the conciousness of team work.
  • Apply basic tests in various fields of medical laboratory, prepare analysis solutions.
COMPETENCES Learning Competence
  • Update their knowledge, skills and faculties of the field with the conciousness of life long learning, and attend the programs, vocational in-service activities and workshops in order to improve themselves individually and professionally.
  • Perform pre-analysis preparation processes, prepare preparatives, apply disinfection and sterilization techniques.
  • Have theoretical and practical skills about the preparation of solutions for the tests to be made in laboratory.
  • Act proper to the related laws, regulations and directives as an individual working in the field of medical laboratory.
  • Professionally evaluate and apply the knowledge gained through the theoretical and applied courses which are at the base level aided with course books, application tools and other resources in the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques.
  • Use laboratory tools and gadgets according to the rules and techniques, make them work with the most efficiency by controlling and maintaining.
  • Have the necessary knowledge and skills about taking, preserving and transferring biological materials for the medical laboratory tests from the patient.
  • Take safety precautions in medical laboratory, apply personal safety rules, and create safe laboratory environment.
  • Make work organizations in medical laboratory, take personal responsibility when needed during performing the tasks with the conciousness of team work.
  • Apply basic tests in various fields of medical laboratory, prepare analysis solutions.
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates work as "Medical Laboratory Technician" in public and private health institutions and organizations. The graduates do not have the right of working as individuals; they may work in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Histology, Haematology, Serology, Pathology, Parasitology, Neurophysiology, Audiometry Laboratories, Tube Baby Centres and Blood Centres of public and private treatment institutions with/ without beds under the Health Ministry. Additionally, they may work as technicians for medicine firms and food industry sector´s units of microbiology research, and universities´ research units. They can be appointed as Health Technicians in accordance with the Public Personnel Selection Examination (KPSS).
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Access to Further Studies
The graduates of Medical Laboratory program can be transferred to the undergraduate programs of Biology, and the graduates of Medical Laboratory Technicians program can be transferred to the undergraduate programs of "Nursing Care", and "Nursing and Health Services" via the External Transfer Examination (DGS)
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Every student must sign up for the subjects at the beginning of the semester, and attend at least 70 % of the classes and 80 % of the applications to be able to sit for the semester end examination. Students must sit for at least 1 mid-term exam and 1 semester end examination for each subject. The mid-term exam (grades that will be resulted from the following evaluation means of a homework assignment, application exam, laboratory exam, seminar presentation or quiz may well be added to the evaluation of the mid-term grades) contributes 40 % percent and the semester end examination contributes 60 % to the calculation of the success grade. Every examination is evaluated over 100 points. It is compulsory to have at least 50 points from the semester end examination. The pass grade of a subject is at least 50 points, and the success of a class is evaluated via Relative Evaluation System. The students who take the grades of AA, BA, BB, CB and CC from a subject become successful at the subject. The grades of DC and DD are conditional pass grades. In order to become successful at a subject which a student takes, he or she has to have at least 2.0 general weighted grade average (GANO) when graduating from the school.
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Graduation Requirements
In order to complete the program with success, a student has to pass (equal to 120 AKTS) all of the subjects exist in the program, and have at least 2.00 over 4.00 general weighted grade average, and complete the 30 work day internship at the end of the second year with success.
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Mode of Study
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Program Başkanı: Öğr.Gör.Dr.Perihan ERKAN ALKAN
perihanerkan@uludag.edu.tr
0224 2942489
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Facilities
Education Language is Turkish, and the quota is 62 students. It does not have a preparation and an evening program. Classes are taught at the classrooms of the school and the classrooms of U.U. Medicine Faculty. Applications are performed in various laboratories of Medicine Faculty and Research Application Centre.
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
SHOZ101 ANATOMY Compulsory 2 0 0 3
SHOZ103 PHYSIOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 3
TLTZ101 LABORATORY EQUIPMANTS Compulsory 2 4 0 6
TLTZ103 GENERAL BIOCHEMISTRY Compulsory 2 0 0 3
TLTZ107 LABORATORY CHEMISTRY Compulsory 3 0 0 3
AİT101 ATATURK'S PRINCIPALS AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTIONS I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
TUD101 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
YAD101 FOREIGN LANGUAGE (ENG.) I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Click to choose optional courses. 6
Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TLTZ102 MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY I Compulsory 2 4 0 6
TLTZ108 LABORATORY SAFETY Compulsory 2 0 0 5
TLTZ110 PATHOLOGY LABORATORY APPLICATIONS Compulsory 2 2 0 5
TLTZ112 MEDICAL BIOLOGY AND GENETICS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
AİT102 ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTIONS II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
TUD102 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
YAD102 FOREIGN LANGUAGE (ENG.) II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Click to choose optional courses. 3
Total 30
3. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TLTS203 SUMMER PRACTICE-I Compulsory 0 0 0 4
TLTZ201 MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY II Compulsory 2 2 0 4
TLTZ203 PARASITOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 2
TLTZ205 IMMUNOLOGIC TECHNUQUES Compulsory 2 2 0 4
TLTZ207 MOLECULER BIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES Compulsory 2 2 0 4
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Total 30
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TLTS204 SUMMER PRACTICE-II Compulsory 0 0 0 4
TLTZ202 MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY III Compulsory 2 4 0 4
TLTZ204 CLINIC BIOCHEMISTRY Compulsory 2 4 0 4
TLTZ206 MEDICAL LABORATORY ORGANIZATION Compulsory 2 0 0 3
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Total 30
15. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
Total 0
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
İAYZ105 PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND BODY BUILDING I Optional 1 2 0 3
OTPS010 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY Optional 1 0 2 3
OTPS013 ENTER PRISTING Optional 2 0 0 3
TDSZ103 MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION I Optional 2 0 0 3
TDSZ107 GENERAL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT DISEASES Optional 2 0 0 3
TDSZ111 BASIC BIOSTATISTICS Optional 2 0 0 3
TLTS101 BASIC MICROSCOPY Optional 2 0 0 3
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ANEZ104 INFECTION DISEASES Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS003 FIRST AID Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS007 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS Optional 2 0 0 3
SHOZ102 SYSTEMIC DISEASES Optional 3 0 0 3
SOSP149 PSYCHOLOGY OF HEALTH Optional 2 0 0 3
TDSZ104 MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION II Optional 2 0 0 3
TDSZ110 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Optional 2 0 0 3
TGTZ104 RADIOLOGIC ANATOMY Optional 2 0 0 3
3. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
FZK103 PHYSICS Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS001 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS002 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS011 BUSINES MANAGEMENT I Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS021 VOCATIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE I Optional 2 0 0 3
TGTZ107 MEDICAL AND RADIOLOGIC TERMINOLOGY Optional 2 0 0 3
TLTS201 WORKPLACE TRAINING I Optional 0 16 0 12
4. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
İAYZ106 PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND BODY BUILDING II Optional 1 2 0 3
OTPS004 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS005 QUALITY ASSUARANCE AND STANDARDS Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS012 BUSINES MANAGEMENT II Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS022 VOCATIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE II Optional 2 0 0 3
SISL137 LABOUR AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW Optional 2 0 0 3
TLTS202 WORKPLACE TRAINING II Optional 0 16 0 12
General Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
OTPS006 RESEARCH METHODS AND TECHNIQUES Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS008 STATISTICS Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS009 COMMUNICATION Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS018 WRITING TECHNIQUES Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS019 EFFECTIVE SPEAKING Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS020 DRAMA AND THEATRE Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS023 RAPID READING AND COMPREHENSION TECHNIQUES Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS024 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS025 ACCOUNTING IN MEDICAL FACILITIES Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS027 PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS030 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS031 COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARENESS Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS032 STEP AEROBIC Optional 2 0 0 3
OTPS033 HEALTY LIFE AND EXERCISE Optional 2 0 0 3
TDSZ209 HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION Optional 2 0 0 3
TDSZ210 MANAGEMENT OF HUMANS RESOURCES Optional 2 0 0 3
TGTZ208 PUBLIC RELATIONS Optional 2 0 0 3
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