|Field of Study:||Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
|Description:||Clinical laboratory testing plays a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Medical laboratory technicians are trained to work under the supervision of a technologist to conduct routine diagnostic tests, as well as set up, clean, and maintain medical laboratory equipment. As a medical laboratory technicians, you will be responsible for collecting blood, tissue, or other samples from patients; logging patient samples; and preparing them for testing. You will perform laboratory procedures, such as preparing specimens for testing, and preparing culture media and stock solutions.
Part I of the program covers electrocardiography, venipuncture, and specimen handling. Part II of the program emphasizes more on the practical skills that enable the student to assist the technologist in performing various tasks and diagnostic testing.