MEDT 309 Professional Development
Utilizing a problem-based learning approach towards instruction, this course is designed to heighten students’ awareness of professional and ethical issues impacting the practice of clinical laboratory science and biomedical science research. Modes of instruction include group exercises, web-based activities, oral presentations and written assignments. Professional societies are introduced along with career development strategies, cover letter and resume writing and interviewing skills. In addition, emphasis will be placed on fine-tuning presentation skills. Students will be required to give a group presentation using a graphics software program. At the end of the term, each student submits a portfolio, which is an accumulation of course assignments and their individually tailored career plan.