Medical Laboratory Technician

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This program provides students with knowledge and skills about human sample procurement processing and a variety of medical lab tests. Students will be able to work in hospital, medical clinics and clinical research laboratories.


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Pharma-Medical Science College of Canada

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Program Duration

36 Weeks

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Program Description
The Medical Laboratory Technician program is designed for students who are going to work as a Medical Laboratory Technician/Assistant in a hospital, medical laboratory, clinic, clinical research laboratory etc. In this program students will learn:

Standards of Practice
Medical Terminology
Basic Biology Anatomy and Physiology
Laboratory Mathematics & Quality Control
Sample Procurement Processing and Data Collection
Laboratory Safety
Laboratory Equipment & Supplies
Anatomy Pathology & Cytology
Clinical Microbiology
Clinical Chemistry
Clinical Hematology
Admission Requirements
Applicants must have a Grade 12 level education and a university degree/college diploma from a science-related program. They must also have a demonstrated competency in English.

Additional Requirements:

Medical Certificate (Immunization Form) is required indicating that the student has up-to-date immunization
CPR & First Aid Certificates ? It is preferred to have completed STANDARD FIRST AID and BASIC RESCUER CPR prior to clinical placement
A police check of Criminal Record ? Must be produced within 30 days of starting school
Clinical Practice
After students finish in-class training, students will have an opportunity to have a minimum of 6 weeks of full-time placement in a clinical facility, such as CML, life lab, and hospital etc.

Career Opportunities
With the ageing population, there is a growing demand for medical laboratory technicians in all aspects of healthcare. This means excellent job opportunities for new professionals entering the medical field! Diploma holders are qualified to accept positions in many medical settings including:

Blood collection centers
Public health laboratories
Government laboratories
Medical laboratories
Pharmaceutical Bio-Medical Laboratories
Teaching institutions training laboratories
Health boards
Insurance companies
Addiction centers
Blood donor centers

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