Doctor of Medical Lab Sciences

Objective

Graduates will:

• Achieve accurate diagnosis skills which require highly specialized/sophisticated equipment

• Perform effectively in state of the art diagnostic lab machines

• Perform life saving role in health care setting 

Role and Scope

After the completion of the degree, the graduates of Doctors of Medical Lab Sciences can work in:

• Clinical laboratories at hospitals

• Medical colleges and universities

• Reference labs

• Industry (Food, Vaccine, Pharmaceuticals)

• Research centers

• Forensic science labs

They can also serve as: Educators, Administrators, and Laboratory Specialists
 

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    10 Semesters, 5 years

  • Eligibility

    FSc Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

  • credit hours
    required

    174

 

Semester 1

course(s) credit hours
English-I (Functional English) 3(3-0)
Islamic Studies 2(2-0)
Introduction to Computing 3(2-1)
General Anatomy 3(2-1)
Biochemistry-I 3(2-1)
Introduction to Medical Lab Technology and safety measures 3(3-0)
Credit Hours 17
 
 

Semester 2

course(s) credit hours
Functional English - II 3(3-0)
Lab Equipment and Quality Management 3(2-1)
Introductory Physiology 3(2-1)
Principles of Biology 3(3-0)
Biochemistry-II 3(2-1)
Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
Credit Hours 17
 
 

Semester 3

course(s) credit hours
Technical Writing & Presentation Skills 3(3-0)
Laboratory Genetics 3(3-0)
Bio Informatics 3(1-2)
Cell Biology 3(3-0)
Molecular Biology 3(3-0)
Principles of General Chemistry 3(3-0)
Credit Hours 18
 
 

Semester 4

course(s) credit hours
Applied Chemistry 3(3-0)
Fundamental of Organic Chemistry 3(3-0)
Biochemical Laboratory Techniques 3(3-0)
Medical Laboratory Techniques 3(3-0)
Hematology Laboratory Techniques 3(3-0)
Immunology and Serology 3(3-0)
Credit Hours 18

 

Semester 5

course(s) credit hours
Fundamental of Blood Banking 3(3-0)
Histological Techniques 3(1-2)
Principles and Practices of Clinical Chemistry 3(1-2)
Body Fluids 3(3-0)
Principles of General Microbiology 3(3-0)
Clinical Microbiology 3(2-1)
Credit Hours 18

 

Semester 6

course(s) credit hours
Practices in Blood Banking 3(0-3)
Practices in Clinical Chemistry 3(0-3)
Practices in Hematology and Body Fluids 3(0-3)
Practices in Clinical Microbiology 3(0-3)
Lab Information System 3(0-3)
Fundamentals of General Pathology 3(0-3)
Credit Hours 18

 

Semester 7

course(s) credit hours
Practices in Histopathology 4(1-3)
Fundamentals of Molecular Biology 4(1-3)
Hematology 4(3-1)
Laboratory Research and Education 3(3-0)
Advanced Immunohematology 3(3-0))
Credit Hours 18

 

Semester 8

course(s) credit hours
Clinical Pathophysiology 3(3-0)
Advanced Microbiology 3(3-0)
Advanced Practices in Blood Banking 4(1-3)
Advanced Practices in Clinical Chemistry 3(1-2)
Advanced Practices in Clinical Hematology 3(1-2)
Credit Hours 16

 

Semester 9

course(s) credit hours
Research Project- I 3(0-3)
Advance Clinical Correlation - II 4(4-0)
Community Health Services 2(2-0)
Clinical Lab Practice -I 3(0-3)
Hospital Infection Control 3(2-1)
Clinical Practices in Surgical Unit 3(0-3)
Credit Hours 19

 

Semester 10

course(s) credit hours
Quality Control in Medical Laboratory Practice 3(0-3)
Advance Clinical Correlation - III 4(3-1)
Clinical Lab Practice - II 3(0-3)
Research Project – II 3(0-3)
Clinical Practices in Pediatric Unit 3(0-3)
Credit Hours 16
Total Credit Hours 174