Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology

Course TitleDescription
Analytical ChemistryAnalytical Chemistry is a foundamental course of medical-related courses. This course introduces basic concepts and applications of statistical analysis, various analysis methods and experiments. This course will help students lay a foundation in clinical courses and biostatistics.
ChemistryThis course aims to explore basic chemical theories, covering atomic structure, chemical stoichiometry and various chemical reactions and properties. After taking this course, students will lay a solid foundation on organic mchemistry and analytical chemistry.
BiotechnologyBiotechnology is a discipline that explores organisms or their products. Owing to recent advances on genetic engineering, stem cells and tissue engineering, students will acquire relevant techniques and skills.
PhysiologyThis course aims to introduce basic principles of human physiology, covering cell physiology, the physiological roles of various organs, and physiological mechanisms. It is essential for students to understand the functions of human bodies first, then clinical abnormalities. By introducing how bodies can maintain a homeostasis, students will be able to integrate the concepts of organ systems, and lay a solid foundation for other advanced courses.
Physiology ExperimentThis course aims to explore the physiological functions of human bodies, so students can understand the principles and processes of various examinations, operating skills, and the correlations between examinations and diseases. It is essential for students to understand the operations at pysiological examination rooms to avoid the misinterpretation of data results.
Organic ChemistryThis course aims to explore basic principles of organic chemistry, covering atomic structure, various types of organic synthesis reactions and properties to help students lay a solid foundation in biochemistry and clinical biochemistry.
Organic Chemistry ExperimentThis course aims to explore basic principles of organic chemistry, covering atomic structure, various types of organic synthesis reactions and properties to help students lay a solid foundation in biochemistry and clinical biochemistry.
ImmunologyThis course aims to explore the immune system of human bodies, including immune organs, immune cells, cellular immunity, humoral immunity, inflammatory mechanisms, and associated disease (such as allergies, autoimmunity, transplantation, cancers) and so on.
Physics1. To learn the structure, properties and interactions of materials in nature, 2. To understand basic physic laws, 3. To acquire knowledge on medicine, 4. To prepare for advanced courses
Quality ControlThis course covers modern techniques about quality control, including the concepts, technologies, statistical design of quality control systems, and process improvement.
SeminarThis course teaches students to integrate various subjects and explore new concepts or technologies. Students will also learn to search for literature, write reports, and make presentations.
PathologyPathology is the bridge between basic and clinical medicine. This course introduces the causes of various diseases, processes and pathogenic mechanisms in a systematic way. In addition, students will also learn about histopathologic technology and medical molecular technology to analyze pathological specimen. For students majoring in the medical technology department, learning pathology will contribute to future clinical healthcare work.
ParasitologyThis course primarily introduces the examinations of parasitic diseases, covering the inspection and identification of medical parasites as well as the inspection and identification of common parasites on humans and animals. Besides, students will also learn about veterinary parasites and plant parasitic diseases so as to enhance their competence as a medical examiner.
Parasitology ExperimentThis course introduces the larvae and eggs of helminth, trophozoite, cyst, protozoa as well as the morphological characteristics of various growth stages. Students will also learn about laboratory diagnosis techniques including fecal direct smear, thick smear, floating method, egg oncentration method, merthiolateiodine- formaldehyde method, blood smear and Giemsa’s stain.
CytopathologyThis course explores the pathological changes of cytomorphology to diagnose GYN and Non-GYN tumors.
Clinical Physiology ExaminationThis course introduces basic principles and operation skills of checkup instruments. Other topics include electrocardiogram, spirometer, sonography and electroencephalography to enhance students' understading of basic medicine and clinical practices.
Clinical Serology and Iimmunology ExaminationThis course integrates immunology and serology to analyze the pathologic mechanism of diseases. Course content includes basic principles of serology, the classification of diseases such as bacterial infections and virus affected infections.
Medical GeneticsIn clinical practice, the chief significance of genetics is in elucidating the role of genetic variation and mutation in predisposing to disease, modifying the course of disease, or causing the disease itself. Virtually any disease is the result of the combined action of genes and environment, but the relative role of the genetic component may be large or small. Among disorders caused wholly or partly by genetic factors, three main types are recognized: chromosome disorders, single-gene disorders, and multifactorial disorders.
Topic Research (II)Students will learn to search for literature, organize information and make presentation for the preparation of their thesis.
Biochemistry (I)Biochemistry is a fundamental course in modern biology and essential subject for studies in all life sciences. An understanding of chemical events taking place at the molecular level can often give a useful insight into events involving the whole living organism. Knowledge on biochemistry is highly related to many biological sciences including botany, zoology, microbiology, physiology, pharmacology, medicine, molecular biology and biotechnology.
Research (I)We will teach students the paper sorting, paper writing, power point preparing, and oral presentation for their master thesis.
Clinical ViriologyThis course introduces the types of viruses that cause infections, infection route, clinical symptoms, laboratory diagnosis, and ways to prevent, treat, and control infections. Students will also learn to identify and analyze viruses, cultivate cells, and ensure the safety of laboratory.
Introduction of Medical TechniqueThis course provides a preliminary introduction of the curriculum at this department, the operations of examinations at hospitals and the job descriptions of medical examiners. , let students to understand the basic content of department of MT. Also to realize the Introduction for hospital laboratory and content of MT.
Molecular BiologyThis course aims to introduce basic concepts of molecular biology and the applications on medical examinations. Course content includes nucleic acids, proteins, and how these molecules interact within the cell to promote growth, division, and development. Emphasis will be placed on the replication and repair of DNA in organisms as well as the gene regulation mechanisms.
Chemistry ExperimentStudents will learn to acquire the correct attitude for using the laboratory, especially about the safety guidelines. Students will also learn to operate instruments.
Clinical Immunology and Serology Examination ExperimentThis course aims to explore various infections, including the invasion of microorganisms (such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi) that cause inflammation of the immune system, allergies, autoimmune diseases, and cancer markers.
Clinical Physiology Examination ExperimentThis course introduces basic principles and operation skills of checkup instruments. Other topics include electrocardiogram, spirometer, sonography and electroencephalography to enhance students' understading of basic medicine and clinical practices.
HistologyThis course aims to introduce the structure and functions of human cells. Through understanding the correlations of cells and clinical practices, students will gain more understanding of basic science and human histology.
Clinical Microscopy ExaminationThis course introduces basic principles and operation skills of examinations at hospitals, covering urine, sputum, CS, and synovial fluid, pleural fluid, pericardial fluid, peritoneal fluid, seminal fluid, and introductions to biochemistry.
Clinical Microscopy Examination ExperimentThis course introduces basic principles and operation skills of examinations at hospitals, covering urine, sputum, CS, and synovial fluid, pleural fluid, pericardial fluid, peritoneal fluid, seminal fluid, and introductions to biochemistry.
Reproductive MedicineSocial structure of the aging, resulting in late marriage, late birth, and the inevitable increase in primary infertility. In the heavy pressure of life in Taiwan, whether it is to extend the school time, or the establishment of economic basis of the efforts, so that gradually increase the age of marriage. So that the problem of infertility in such an environment, compared to the past more prominent. The development of reproductive medicine technology does not necessarily meet the conditions and needs of all infertile couples, but provide more evidence and choice to help the application of artificial reproductive technology, for the aging of the world's population into a new vitality.
Experimental Animal Management and TechnologyBy teaching students to manipulate the basic principles of laboratory animals and laboratory animal anatomy, the implementation of experimental animal use and management expertise and correct attitude, and training of basic medical experimental animal research professionalism.
Analytical Chemistry ExperimentAnalytical Chemistry is a foundamental course of medical-related courses. This course introduces basic concepts and applications of statistical analysis, various analysis methods and experiments. This course will help students lay a foundation in clinical courses and biostatistics.
BioinformaticsThis course introduces basic concepts of medicine and information science as well as the composition of the laboratory information system (LIS).
Biotechnology ExperimentThis course allows students to have hands-on practices at laboratories to learn about genetic engineering techniques, including gene cloning and protein expression analysis.
Microbiology Experiment (I)This course aims to introduce the techniques about microorganisms, covering microscopy techniques, cultivative techniques, sterilization and disinfection approaches, antimicrobial susceptibility tests to equip students with essential theories and practices.
Biochemistry Experiment (I)This course aims to help students acquire a correct attitude on using the laboratory, especially concerning safety guidelines. Students will also learn about biochemical properties and ways to operate the equipment. Through hands-on practices, students will acquire basic concepts for further studies in the biochemical field.
Microbiology (I)This course aims to explore basic theories and concepts of microbiology, including microbial morphology, physiology, cultivative techniques, genetics and antimicrobial control strategy to validate the importance of microorganisms.
Microbiology Experiment (II)This course aims to introduce the techniques about microorganisms, covering the identification principles of microorganisms and bacteria colony.
Biochemistry Experiment (II)This course aims to help students acquire a correct attitude on using the laboratory, especially concerning safety guidelines. Students will also learn about biochemical properties and ways to operate the equipment. Through hands-on practices, students will acquire basic concepts for further studies in the biochemical field.
Hematology*This course, students in red blood cells、white blood cells and platelets morphology can be achieved for Clinical Laboratory Standards require, while hematological diseases associated with the technical capacity for inspection and can be improved *Essential knowledge *Essential skill
Microbiology (II)This course aims to explore the pathogenesis of microbiology and theories of bacteria, including Gram positive bacteria and Gram negative bacteria. Students will learn about the characteristics of pathogens, pathogenesis and clinical diagnosis and treatments.
Biology (I)The primary goal of this course is to introduce basic concepts of biology, covering principles of biology, chemical basis of life, general features, structures, functions and physiology of cells. Additionally, students will also learn to develop independent and critical thinking skills.
Biology (II)The primary goal of this course is to introduce basic concepts of biology, covering the chemical composition and processes that make up organisms, the principles, methods and mechanisms of inheritance as well as the process of natural selection. Students will also learn to develop independent and critical thinking skills.
Biology Experiment (II)This course aims to introduce basic concepts of biology and cultivate students' experimental attitude. Through experiments, students will learn to formulate empirically testable hypotheses, and utilize creative and critical thinking skills to evaluate outcomes of experiments.
Clinical Bbiochemistry Examination (I)This course is designed for those students who have completed a pre-requisite course in biochemistry, but are learning clinical chemistry for the first time. Students will learn about the correlations between biochemical changes in human bodies and diseases as well as examination methods. Students will also learn to interpret laboratory data. Other topics include inspection techniques, instruments, quality control and reference values.
Clinical Biochemistry Examination Experiment (I)This course aims to introduce the biophysiological changes of human bodies and test methods. Students will also learn about the principles and operations of automatic analysis equipment and be guided to discern test results, reference values and clinical applications. Students will learn to apply theories in clinical examinations and learn techniques such as the end-point and kinetic spectrophotometry and electrophoresis for the analysis of proteins, NPN, carbohydrate. This course will prepare students for future internships.
Clinical Microbiology Eexamination (II)This course aims to introduce the features of various microbes, cultivation techniques and diagnostic skills. Students will also learn to examine infections, during which they will learn to observe, make judgements, and analyze. It is hoped to stimulate students' interests and encourage them to apply acquired knowledge on clinical practices.
Biology Experiment (I)This course aims to introduce basic concepts of biology and cultivate students' experimental attitude. Through experiments, students will learn to formulate empirically testable hypotheses, and utilize creative and critical thinking skills to evaluate outcomes of experiments.
Biological Statistics and Software ApplicationBiostatistics is an important subject in the field of medical laboratory -related research, covering basic descriptive statistics, probability, and inferential statistics. Students will learn to collect data, describe data, map, analyze data and make inferences. Biostatistics will help students critically think and compile research data.
Laboratory Management and CertificationAt present, ISO15189 laboratory accreditation standards have become a universal guideline which all industries follow. And the application for certification has become a common goal for laboratories run by the government, academic institutes and corporations. Therefore, this course aims to explore the management architecture and technical requirements in laboratories to enhance the quality of laboratories and strengthen the competence of laboratory staff.
Special Topics on Clinical Physiology and Microscopy ExaminationThis course aims to familiarize students with EKG, pulmonary function, ultrasounds, EEG, and applications of microscopic examination, so students can be qualified for clinical work after graduation.
Blood BankingThis course integrates academic concepts and clinical practices to guide students to probe into problems. Students will not only learn about blood bank, but also be guided to prepare for the national examination and apply acquired knowledge at workplace.
infectious DiseasesThis course allows students to understand the basic knowledge of various infectious diseases and cultivate correct concept of prevention.
Human Anatomy (including Experiment)This course aims to explore the structure of human bodies and tissues. Anatomy is a fundamental course for all medical subjects and clinical practices.
Clinical Bbiochemistry Examination (II)This course is designed for those students who have completed a pre-requisite course in biochemistry, but are learning clinical chemistry for the first time. Students will learn about the correlations between biochemical changes in human bodies and diseases as well as examination methods. Students will also learn to interpret laboratory data. Other topics include carbohydrate, protein, lipids, electrolyte, enzyme, endocrine, and and various inspections such as renal, liver and cardiac function tests.
Clinical Biochemistry Examination Experiment (II)This course aims to introduce the biophysiological changes of human bodies and test methods. Students will also learn about the principles and operations of automatic analysis equipment and be guided to discern test results, reference values and clinical applications. Students will learn to apply theories in clinical examinations and learn techniques such as the end-point and kinetic spectrophotometry and electrophoresis for the analysis of lipids, enzymes, electrolytes and livers.
Medical MycologyThis course provides a systematic introduction to the field of mycology, including fungal physiology, morphology, taxonomy, genetics, evolution, ecology and applications, giving students a holistic understanding of mycology.
Clinical Microbiology Eexamination (I)This course aims to introduce the features of various microbes, cultivation techniques and diagnostic skills. Students will also learn to examine infections, during which they will learn to observe, make judgements, and analyze. It is hoped to stimulate students' interests and encourage them to apply acquired knowledge on clinical practices.
Clinical Microbiology Examination Experiment (I)This course aims to introduce the features of various microbes, cultivation techniques and diagnostic skills. Students will also learn to examine infections, during which they will learn to observe, make judgements, and analyze. It is hoped to stimulate students' interests and encourage them to apply acquired knowledge on clinical practices.
Examine The New Knowledge in Medicine LaboratoryThis course primarily explores basic concepts and theories of blood、clinical chemistry, covering the overview of basic techniques, diagnostic techniques for genetic diseases, tumor markers and infectious diseases. The content will be in line with the national examination for medical technologists. Course content includes lectures, group discussions, and presentations to help students prepare for national examinations.
Special Topics on Clinical Chemistry and HematologyThis course aims to illustrate the applications of hematology and biochemistry via case studies. Students will gain a deeper understanding of basic principles and clinical practies and be prepared for the national examination.
Principle and Practice in Histopathologic TechniquesThis course uses tissue sections and different staining techniques to explore the pathological changes of cells and tissues for clinical diagnosis.
Biotechnological Industry AnalysisThis course has the objective to introduce the development of biotechnology industry and the basic principal and application of biotechnology.
Hematology LaboratoryThis course aims to make students understand the basic measurement of red blood cells, the identification of leukocyte, and the preparation of blood smears.
Clinical HematologyThis course aims to introduce basic principles and clinical practices of hematology, covering red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Upon the completion of this course, students will have acquired sufficient clinical skills and know more about hematological diseases and inspection techniques.
Clinical Hematology and Blood Bank LaboratoryThis course aims to make students understand blood coagulation and blood transfusion at blood banks via conducting experiments.
Medical Molecular ExaminationThis course is one of the test subjects in the national examinations, aiming to introduce the applications of molecular biology technology in medical detection of different diseases. Students will learn about various molecular detection techniques during lectures and hands-on experiments, and thr quality control of molecular detection laboratories. Clinical techniques of different diseases and applications will also be covered, including hematology, microbiology, oncology, hereditary diseases and virology. Upon the completion of this course, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of molecular examinations.
Clinical Virology ExperimentThis course introduces a serial of techniques for virus diagnosis in the human body. Topics covered include the isolation and identification of viruses, the cultivation of viruses and cells, biochemical analysis, and molecular biology, etc. Students will also learn about ways of treatment.
Medical English (I)This course introduces medical concepts and terminologies to enhance students' English ability in listening, writing, reading, and speaking.
Medical English (II)This course introduces medical concepts and terminologies to enhance students' English ability in listening, writing, reading, and speaking.
Clinical Data interpretation and ManagementThis course introduces various laboratory tests related to clinical examinations, and explores clinical significance of the results and applications. Course content includes hematology, biochemistry, microbiology, serology and immunology, and clinical examinations according to different uses of the specimen and clinical diagnosis such as microscope exams and physiological examinations. Students will learn to discuss the clinical applications, interpret test results and the significance of disease diagnosis. In addition, new examination methods and inspection methods of instruments will be introduced as well.
Special issue in medical technologyThis course primarily explores basic concepts and theories of molecular diagnosis, covering the overview of basic techniques, diagnostic techniques for genetic diseases, tumor markers and infectious diseases. The content will be in line with the national examination for medical technologists. Course content includes lectures, group discussions, and presentations to help students prepare for national examinations.
Histopaathological Techniques and Cytology PracticeThis course uses tissue sections and different staining techniques to explore the pathological changes of cells and tissues for clinical diagnosis.
Blood Bank PracticeThis internship course allows students to visit the blood bank at hospitals. Through clinical instructions and hands-on experiences, students will understand the operations at blood banks.
Clinical Serology PracticeThis course introduces basic concepts and clinical techniques of serology and immunology, covering the analysis and quality control as well as the studies of empirical medicine.
Clinical Biochemistry PracticeThis internship course allows students to visit chemistry laboratories at hospitals to equip students with the skills to operate the equipment. Students will learn about the inspection principles, operation steps, and guidelines. Other topics include inspection procedures, principles and applications of quality control, data reading.
Clinical Microbiology PracticeThis internship course allows students to learn at the bacterial room at hospitals. Through instructions and hands-on practices, students will become familiar with the procedures of clinical bacterial room.
Clinical Hematology PracticeThis course allows students to visit the hematology laboratory at hospitals. Through instructions and hadns-on experiments, students will understand the medical examinations at the hematology laboratory.
Clinical Microscopy PracticeThis course introduces basic examination methods at hospitals, covering urine, sputum, CS, and synovial fluid, pleural fluid, pericardial fluid, peritoneal fluid, seminal fluid, and introductions to biochemistry.
Clinical Physiology PracticeThis course introduces basic principles and operation skills of checkup instruments. Other topics include electrocardiogram, spirometer, sonography and electroencephalography to enhance students' understading of basic medicine and clinical practices.
Molecular Diagnosis of Medicine PracticeThis course aims to introduce the molecular examination at hospitals, covering the extraction of nucleotides from clinical specimens, PCR, real-time PCR, gel electrophoresis, and FISH. The course will equip students with basic and advanced clinical molecule examination skills.
Practice in Biomedical industriesThis course allows students to visit the inspection department at hospitals or biomedical companies to understand the job of a medical technologist.
Current Issues in Medical TechnologyThis course aims to introduce the latest medical technologies to help students obtain the license as a medical technologist. Course content includes (1) clinical physiology and pathology, (2) medical molecule examination, (3) clinical hematology and blood bank, (4) microbiology and clinical microbiology, (5) clinical serology and clinical virologh, (6) biochemistry and clinical biochemistry.
Big Data and Computer ProgrammingThe course is designed to introduce technical issues and design practices related to big data and programming, including big data computing environments, cloud computing architectures and services, Internet of Things technologies and programming design skills. Through a series of examples about big data applications and discussions on Internet of Things, students will have hands-on practices on big data, and learn to design programs.
Biochemistry (II)Biochemistry is a fundamental course in modern biology and essential subject for studies in all life sciences. An understanding of chemical events taking place at the molecular level can often give a useful insight into events involving the whole living organism. Knowledge on biochemistry is highly related to many biological sciences including botany, zoology, microbiology, physiology, pharmacology, medicine, molecular biology and biotechnology.
Clinical Microbiology Examination Experiment (II)This course aims to introduce the features of various microbes, cultivation techniques and diagnostic skills. Students will also learn to examine infections, during which they will learn to observe, make judgements, and analyze. It is hoped to stimulate students' interests and encourage them to apply acquired knowledge on clinical practices.