Three (3) Years
January/ April/ July/ October
Medical laboratory technology is one of the most rapidly expanding health care fields. Responsibilities of a Medical Laboratory Technologist include examining blood and other body fluids to search for clues in the diagnosis of various diseases. These tests help determine the presence, extent, or absence of disease. It also helps doctors monitor the effectiveness of a treatment.
Among the functions a Medical Lab Technologist are to conduct microscopic examination and analysis of blood, body fluids, tissues and cells; identify bacteria, parasites and other microorganisms; cross match blood for transfusion; and perform differential cell counts and carry out quality assurance measures that ensure the accuracy of test results
A Medical Lab Technologists’ job requires the usage of sophisticated equipment and instruments to perform several tests simultaneously, and to follow procedures at all times. Some technologists work only in laboratories while others may have direct contact with patients when collecting samples.
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