The annual lecture and departmental schedules are given to the students on the first day of school.
0600 – 1000 – Bench Training
1000 – 1200 – Lecture
1200 – 1300 – Lunch
1300 – 1500 – Bench Training
There are instances when lectures are held between 1:00pm – 3:00pm. When the lectures do occur between 1:00-3:00pm, the student will be in the clinical rotations: 6:00am – 12:00pm. The lecture and departmental schedules are given to the students on the first day of school.
This program has a zero tolerance policy for subordination, unprofessional behavior, and academic dishonesty.
The School of Medical Laboratory Science has the right to dismiss a student for dishonesty, breach of confidentiality, violation of Hospital/Medical Laboratory Science program regulations, and academic failure at any time during the clinical training.
Standards of grooming and personal appearance must be high in the hospital.
Students can purchase the uniform from Lawton Mediquip located on 38th Street, Lawton, OK. CCMH MLS School patches are to be purchased from the school during Orientation at $10 each. Other attire is not permitted.
HAIR: Hair should be well kept, clean and groomed and not to be worn in extremes. Keep hairstyles in good taste.
COSMETICS: Makeup and perfume/aftershave should not be worn in excess.
JEWELRY: Excessive jewelry should not be worn. Facial jewelry is unacceptable. It is not acceptable or advisable due to safety reasons and appearance.
NAME TAGS: CCMH ID badge must be worn by all students at all times. Students receive the ID badge during the Hospital Student Orientation.
The Learning Environment
A 180 square foot classroom is provided for the exclusive use by the MLS students.
Microbiology - 12 weeks
Chemistry ----- 8 weeks
Blood Bank -- 10 weeks
Urinalysis ------ 3 weeks
Serology ------- 3 weeks
Hematology - 10 weeks
Phlebotomy -- 2 weeks
Histology ------- 1 week
Orientation ---- 1 week
Winter Break - 1 week
Online Management System
Each student receives special access to our Portal during Orientation.
Additional features include Discussion forums, Calendar, Instant Messages, and Course Outlines.
ALL Required textbooks will be purchased by the students.
Other Supplementary textbooks and study materials are available to students in our school’s library and laboratory for reference.
Students who are not attaining 75% and above will be placed in mandatory tutoring.
Free tutoring is available to students from 3 pm to 5 pm, Monday to Friday upon students’ request or Teaching Techs request.
Laboratory service work performed by the MLS students during school hours are stipulated by NAACLS.
No stipend or salary is provided for MLS students during school hours.
Student work outside of school hours is noncompulsory.
Acceptable scholastic performance in the School of Medical Laboratory Science is defined as 75% ‐ 100% in both Lecture and Departmental rotation.
A = 90 ‐ 100%
B = 80 ‐ 89%
C = 75 ‐ 79%
F = 0 ‐ 74%
Students must successfully pass all lecture courses. Repeat lecture courses are not allowed in this program. The student will be terminated from the program for failure to attain 75%.
However, a student who has failed to successfully complete one departmental rotation may be allowed to repeat that rotation at the end of the academic year, at the discretion of the MT School Review Committee, but will remain on academic probation until he/she successfully repeats that rotation. Failure to attain and maintain scholastic performance in lectures and other departmental rotations will be grounds for termination.