Medical Laboratory Technology Department

The Medical Laboratory Technology Department (MLT) started in (2001) as a third medical Department in Koya Technical Institute. Its excellent and realistic education provides traditional courses as well as extensive experience in actual clinical laboratories. Lectures and labs provide students with a substantial knowledge base as well as fundamental skills and techniques.

The duration of study at the Institute is two years in addition to summer training. The student receives the basic knowledge and skills necessary in his / her specialization. The graduate is awarded a technical diploma within the job description of a technical assistant.

Objectives

  1. Develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills in the performance of clinical laboratory procedures needed to help the physician in the proper diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and prevention of diseases;
  2. Develop skills in critical and analytical thinking to advance knowledge in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science and contribute to the challenges of the profession.
  3. Develop leadership skills and to promote competence and excellence.
  4. Support moral and ethical values in the service of society and in the practice of the profession.

General Learning Outcomes (GLO):

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate professional responsibility by exhibiting organizational skills, accountability, and ethical behavior
  2. Evaluate clinical laboratory data by interpreting laboratory results and relating the data to various disease states
  3. Demonstrate professional communication skills by relaying lab test information, seeking assistance as needed, and pursuing communication with the appropriate healthcare professional
  4. Demonstrate technology skills by operating laboratory equipment for testing, assessing quality assurance for lab equipment, and adhering to standard safety practices in the laboratory environment
  5. Operate as a vital member of the medical laboratory team by collaborating effectively, completing assigned tasks, and providing assistance to other team members.
  6. Exhibit awareness of diversity in the healthcare field by identifying the individual needs of the patient, applying appropriate accommodations, and recognizing the diversity of the patient’ culture and health circumstances.
  7. Exhibit essential employability qualities by demonstrating laboratory safety, analysing laboratory results, and displaying professional conduct.

Program Learning Outcome (PLO)

  1. Graduates will apply knowledge of entry-level skills to accurately perform testing in all areas of the medical laboratory.
  2. Graduates will evaluate clinical laboratory data and relate that data to various disease processes.
  3. Graduates will comply with laboratory safety regulations and standards.
  4. Graduates will demonstrate the elements of professionalism to operate as respected members of the health care team.
  5. Graduates will employ interpersonal communication skills in relaying laboratory test information and when interacting with patients, lab personnel and other health care professionals.

Minimum requirements for graduation programs include:

  • Degree from an accredited university with a GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.00 scale (60% or more)

Vision

The graduates play a pivotal role in the provision of quality health care and the ability to effectively communicate and interact with patients, physicians and other health professionals, in a manner consistent with employer standards.

Mission

The primary purpose of the Medical Laboratory Technology department is to provide a learning environment in which institution, staff and students can discover, examine critically, preserve and transmit the knowledge, wisdom and values that will help ensure the survival of this and future generations and improve the quality of life for all.

To satisfy the department mission the students will be educate medical science principles to become outstanding lab technician who have skills, knowledge, and passion to improve public health of Kurdistan people through in-class education, practice and clerkship within medical laboratories and hospital laboratories.

Aveen Muhsin Asaad

Head of Department/ Council

MSc/ Assistant Lecturer

Aveen Muhsin Asaad (epu.edu.iq)

Rizgar Sabir Hadi

Assistant to Head of Department

Higher Diploma

Layla Kareem Ali

MSc/ Assistant professor

Layla Kareem Ali (epu.edu.iq)

Dr. Rezhna Adil Rasheed

PhD/ Lecturer

Rezhna Adil Rasheed (epu.edu.iq)

Mehri Mirhaj Muhammadsalih

MSc/ Lecturer

Mehri Mirhaj Muhammadsalih (epu.edu.iq)

Maysoon Omar Nasraddin

PhD student

Maysoon Omar Nasraddin (epu.edu.iq)

Krikar Muhammed Gharrib Noori

PhD Student

Krikar M Gharrib Noori (epu.edu.iq)

Shno Abdalqadir Sofi

Msc/ Asisstan Lecturer

Shno Abdalqadir Sofi (epu.edu.iq)

First Semester

No.SubjectCodeTheory (hrs.)Practical (hrs.)Total Hours/WeekECTSWorkload (hrs.)Subject TypeLanguage
1Kurdology and Human RightsKUH1013-35125GeneralKurdish
2English Language IENL1022246150GeneralEnglish
3Computer Essential COE103-334100GeneralEnglish
4General ChemistryGEC1042247175AssistEnglish
5Physiology and AnatomyPHA1052248200CoreEnglish
Total2030750
Second Semester
No.SubjectCodeTheory (hrs.)Practical (hrs.)Total Hours/WeekECTSWorkload (hrs.)Subject TypeLanguage
1English Language IIENL2012-24100GeneralEnglish
2BiochemistryBIO2022247175AssistEnglish
3Medical Lab. InstrumentMEL2032246150AssistEnglish
4Histopathological TechniquesHIT2042246150CoreEnglish
5Lab. TechnologyLAT2052247175CoreEnglish
Total1830750
Third Semester
No.SubjectCodeTheory (hrs.)Practical (hrs.)Total Hours/WeekECTSWorkload (hrs.)Subject TypeLanguage
1Clinical chemistry ICLC3012246150CoreEnglish
2ImmunologyIMM3022247175CoreEnglish
3HematopathologyHEP3032246150CoreEnglish
4Infection Control INC3042-24100CoreEnglish
5Medical Microbiology IMEM3052247175CoreEnglish
Total1830750
Fourt Semester
No.SubjectCodeTheory (hrs.)Practical (hrs.)Total Hours/WeekECTSWorkload (hrs.)Subject TypeLanguage
1Clinical Chemistry IICLH4012245125CoreEnglish
2ParasitologyPAR4022245125CoreEnglish
3Blood BankBLB4032245125CoreEnglish
4Medical Microbiology IIMEI4042245125CoreEnglish
5Professional EthicsPRE4052 24100CoreKurdish
6Graduation ProjectGRP406-226150CoreEnglish
Total1625750

Aveen Muhsin Asaad

MSc/ Lecturer

Head of Department

Aveen Muhsin Asaad (epu.edu.iq)

Rizgar Sabir Hadi

High Diploma

Assistant to Head of Department

Layla Kareem Ali

MSc / Assistant professor

Layla Kareem Ali (epu.edu.iq)

Dr. Rezhna Adil Rasheed

PhD/ Lecturer

Rezhna Adil Rasheed (epu.edu.iq)

Srwa Jamal Rashid

PhD/ Lecturer

Mehri Mirhaj Muhammadsalih

MSc/ Lecturer

PhD Student

Maysoon Omar Nasraddin

MSc/ Lecturer

PhD student

Krikar Muhammed Gharrib Noori

MSc/ Lecturer

PhD Student

Krikar M Gharrib Noori (epu.edu.iq)

Shno Abdalqadir Sofi

MSc/ Assistan Lecturer

Shno Abdalqadir Sofi (epu.edu.iq)

Sardar Hussein Ali

Higher Diploma

Glena Qasm Fars

BSc

Hangaw Ameer Qadir

BSc

Bokan Khdhir Ali

Technical Diploma

Halkawt Hassan Ismael

Technical Diploma

Bayan Ezaddin Hassan

Technical Diploma

Darya Omer Salih

Technical Diploma

Khoshy Darwish Ramadan

Technical Diploma

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Qualified Teachers

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Honor & Awards Win

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