Bachelor's Degree and HND in Medical Laboratory Sciences

INTRODUCTION

This program seeks to graduate world class competent and ethical professionals well equipped with the skills and knowledge required to gain entry into the Medical Laboratory Profession as Phlebotomist, Clinical Laboratory Assistants (Assistant Laboratory Technician), Medical Laboratory Technician or Technologist and Medical Laboratory Scientist.

Our Curriculum

The Curriculum is designed to train dynamic modern technologists and scientists. It represents a major step forward in the academic ladder approach to career development with an 'opt out' option at the end of each academic year. The program was drawn up taking into consideration the BMP system utilized by the University of Buea, Faculty of Health Sciences, Cameroon to allow a smooth transition from HND to Technology degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Graduates in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Chemistry and Zoology with Minor join the program in the second year and after completing two years, sit for the Cameroon Government HND exam in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Conversion from HND to Bachelors Degree

Our HND graduates are eligible to enroll for a conversion to Bachelors in Medical Laboratory Sciences at HIAMS in 12 months or apply for admission into the University of Texas Medical Branch, HND Graduate in Medical Laboratory Sciences from other institutions can join our program in the fourth year.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Two Advanced Level pass with one science subject excluding Religion for 3 years HND or 4 years Bachelors Degree

Bachelors degree in either Microbiology, Biochemistry or Zoology with an MLT Minor for 2 years HND or 3 years Bachelors Degree


Bachelors Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences for 1 year HND in Medical Laboratory Technology

 

      Contact

Higher Institute of Applied Medical Sciences
Malingo Street/ Lysoka Road P.O Box
Tel +237 670 48 27 02
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http://www.uiasbuea.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opt Out Option

Students who to discontinue their studies at the end of each year graduate with the following certificate:

  • End of Year 1: Certificate of Completion in Phlebotom/ Microscopy
  • End of Year 2: Certificate of Completion in Clinical Laboratory Assisting
  • End of Year 3: With taking HND Exams: Certificate of Completion in Medical Laboratory Technology

Course Structure for Advanced Level Graduates

Year 1 First Semester

Course Code

Course Title                

Credit Value

MAT 1000

College Algebra and Basic Statistics

6

BIO 1000

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

6

BIO 1003

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

6

CHM 1000

General Chemistry

6

PHY 1000

Physics for Health Sciences

6

MCB 1000

General Microbiology

6

SOC 1000

Medical Sociology and Psychology

3

ANT 1000

Medical Anthropology

3

ICT  1000

Computer Literacy

2

 

Personal Study 1

 

 

Total

44

 

Year 1 Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Value

LAB 1000

Introduction to Laboratory Machine

6

MLT 1002

Clinical Specimen collection, Processing and Handling

6

MLT 1004

Urine and Body Fluid Analysis

6

MLT 1006

Stool and Urinogenital Speciment Analysis

6

HSC 1000

Ethics, Law and Professional Issues

4

HSC 1000

Communicating and Counseling in Clinical Setting

2

ENG 1000

Use of English I

2

CLP 1000

Clinical Perceptorship in Urine and Body Fluid Analysis

 

CLP 1002

Clinical Perceptorship in Stool and Urogenital Analysis

8

CLP 1004

Clinical Perceptorship in Serology

8

CLP 1006

Clinical Perceptorship in Sample Collection, Processing and Handling

8

 

Total

47