CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Medical Laboratory Technology II (8378/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8378
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:12
Prerequisites:Medical Laboratory Technology I (8377/36 weeks)

Students will build on the foundational knowledge and skills obtained in Medical Laboratory Technology I. The students will use the basic principles necessary to perform competently in the areas of Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, Clinical Microbiology, Immunohematology, and Immunology/Serology. Competency includes performing the technique correctly, understanding the theory of the procedures, and interpreting the results. Weekly laboratory activities will stress actual student performance of the routine tests normally seen in the clinical setting.

NOTE: This course has specific state laws and regulations from a governing medical board or agency. Please contact the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education prior to implementing this course. All inquiries may be sent to cte@doe.virginia.gov.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Biotechnology Research and Development
    • Diagnostics Services
    • Health Informatics
    • Therapeutic Services
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Science and Mathematics

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.