Medical Laboratory Technology
The Medical Laboratory Technology program, which consists of both classroom and clinical education, is designed to prepare you to work as a skilled professional who analyzes all types of body fluids in order to make a diagnosis for the physician, using various chemical and microscopic procedures. A Medical Laboratory Technician assesses the reliability/accuracy of the testing, maintains and operates diagnostic equipment, evaluates patient results, prepares analytical reagents and controls, and troubleshoots problems with specimens/analyzers, and other performs other duties.
The program graduate will be eligible to take the ASCP Board of Certification’s national professional certification examination, and will be able to work in a variety of clinical settings that include hospital laboratories, physicians' offices, and clinics. In this day of critical staff shortages, there is an urgent need for laboratory professionals, such as the Medical Laboratory Technician.
The IHCC Medical Laboratory Technology program is accredited through the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois, 60018, (773) 714-8880 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry: Summer Term
Length: 8 terms (24 months)
Program: Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
The techniques and procedures I learned in the program are exactly what I do now, on the job. I felt fully prepared and very comfortable to go to work.
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Susan Higgins, Program Director
phone: (641) 683-5319 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5319
Note: also the contact for information on courses in phlebotomy
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