MT Generalist Package


These courses are designed for medical technologists (MTs), laboratory technicians (MLTs) and medical laboratory science students seeking a review or continuing education.  Also excellent basic refreshers or continuing education opportunities for directors, managers and technical supervisors.


BASIC KNOWLEDGE and Basic Knowledge Manual


Course Outline

General Operations Knowledge Computer Usage
Technology/Instrumentation Reflex Testing
Weights and Measures CPT Codes
Quality Control Temperature Regulated Equipment
Quality Assurance Equipment Maintenance
Patient Test Management Qualifications of Testing Personnel
Chain of Custody Complaints/Communication
Specimen Submission, Handling and Referral General Safety
Personnel Policies and Practices Regulatory Compliance


This purchase includes a hardcopy of the PER Basic Laboratory Knowledge Manual (over 75 pages).  Free shipping within the United States for the manual.  For orders outside the United States, contact the AAB office by telephone 314-241-1445 or email at for the shipping price.


Subjects Covered

Protein and Nonprotein Nitrogen
Carbohydrates and Lipids
Analytical Methods
Enzymes and Quality Control
Minerals and Electrolytes
Urinalysis and Body Fluids
Hormones and Blood Gases


Course Description

This course provides basic concepts of blood banking including donor requirements, collection and processing of donor blood, blood component therapy, an overview of the ABO, Rh, and other blood group systems as well as a review of routine transfusion medicine procedures.

Course Objectives

  • Given donor history information, determine if an individual is eligible to donate blood.
  • List commonly used blood products and state their intended use in transfusion medicine.
  • State characteristics of the antigens and antibodies of the ABO, RH, and other blood group systems.
  • Explain the purpose of common blood banking procedure.

Course Outline

Donor Requirements
Processing of Donor Blood
Collection of Donor Blood
Infectious Agents Transmitted by Blood Transfusions
Blood Components
Autologous Transfusion
ABO System
Rh Blood Group System 
Other Blood Group Systems
Antiglobulin Tests
Antigen-Antibody Reactions
Quality Control
Issue and Transfusion
Transfusion Reactions


Course Description

This course provides a basic review of immunology and the clinical applications of immunological techniques used to detect antibodies in the patient's serum performed serology.

Course Objectives

  • State laboratory methods used to diagnose immune disorders.
  • Discuss theory and principles of immunology.
  • Explain the principle of common laboratory procedures.
  • List immunological methods used to diagnose common infectious diseases.
  • Associate common tumor markers with type of cancer.

Course Outline

Theory and Principles of Immunology
Natural Immunity
Immunogenicity and Antigens
Immune Response System/Immune Regulation
Cellular Immunology
Complement System
Immunology Practices - Laboratory Methods
Molecular Techniques
Agglutination Methods/Precipitation
Flow Cytometry
Immune Disorders
Autoimmune Disorders
Immunodeficiency Diseases
Immunoprolifererative Diseases
Hypersensitivity Reactions
Infectious Disease Immunology
Tumor Immunology and Transplant Immunology
Tumor Immunology
Transplant Immunology


Course Description

This course provides a basic review of microbiology including bacteriology, parasitology, mycology, and virology.

Course Objectives

  • State key identifying characteristics of commonly isolated bacteria in the microbiology laboratory.
  • Describe laboratory procedures used to identify parasites including protozoa, fluke, tapeworms and roundworms.
  • List the most commonly identified yeasts and molds from clinical specimens and tests used in their identification.
  • Discuss the most commonly used methods to detect viral pathogens

Course Outline

Fundamentals of Microbiology
Types of Clinical Specimens
Gram-Positive, Aerobic Cocci
Gram-Negative, Aerobic Cocci
Gram-Positive, Areobic Bacilli
Gram-Negative, Fastidious Bacilli
Gram-Negative, Aerobic, Non-fastidious Bacilli
Miscellaneous Microorganisms
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Quality Control
Laboratory Procedures for Parasitic Infections
Characteristics of Fungi
Laboratory Procedures for Identification of Fungi
Identification of Clinically Important Fungi
Laboratory Safety
Fundamentals of Virology
Laboratory Procedures for Identification of Viruses
RNA Viruses of Medical Importance
DNA Viruses of Clinical Importance
Hepatitis Viruses
Viral Diagnostic Methods and Tests


Course Description

This course provides a basic review of hematology and includes coagulation, hematopoiesis, laboratory methods, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.

Course Objectives

  • Diagram the coagulation cascade and correlate patient laboratory results to common hemostatic disorders.
  • List commonly used laboratory methods in hematology and state their clinical significance
  • Describe the morphology of red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets and identify inclusions.
  • Correlate complete blood cell results with common hematological disorders.

Course Outline

Laboratory Methods in Hematology
Special Hematology Procedures
Red Blood Cells
White Blood Cells
Quality Control

Available for viewing: 180 days

Approved CEUs 2.55

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