Medical Treatment Unit

MTU Patient room

Some patients require treatment, such as a blood transfusion or antibiotic infusion, without being admitted to the hospital.

Located at the Lance and Ellen Shaner Cancer Pavilion, the Medical Treatment Unit (MTU) at Mount Nittany Medical Center offers streamlined outpatient care in comfortable, private chairs.

Services offered

  • Blood transfusions
  • IV and IM medication administration
  • IV hydration
  • PICC line insertion
  • Therapeutic phlebotomy
  • Implanted venous port maintenance

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News Article

Medical Treatment Unit relocated to Lance and Ellen Shaner Cancer Pavilion

On Tuesday, May 31, the Medical Treatment Unit (MTU) at Mount Nittany Medical Center relocated from the Medical Center’s Ambulatory Service Unit to the ground floor of the Lance and Ellen Shaner Cancer Pavilion (inside the space also occupied by the anticoagulation clinic). This change affects patients receiving outpatient blood transfusions and medical infusions only. Patients who are scheduled for procedures will continue to report to the Ambulatory Service Unit.

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