Delta Region MS

CAREER TYPE

Lab Technician

The Medical Laboratory Technology Program is designed to prepare the graduate to work in a medical laboratory under the supervision of a medical technologist or pathologist and/or other physicians. They perform a wide range of routine tests and laboratory procedures in the areas of hematology, bacteriology, blood banking, chemistry, parsitology, serology, and urinalysis.The Medical Laboratory Technician performs a wide variety of tests to help physicians diagnose and treat disease.

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Salary Range Potential: $30,000 - $80,000+

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TRAINING CENTER PROGRAMS

Medical Lab Technology-Lab Technician

This program is designed to prepare a qualified person to work in a medical laboratory under the supervision of a medical technologist or pathologist and/or other physicians. The student performs routine laboratory procedures and tasks in the areas of hematology, bacteriology, blood banking, chemistry, parasitology, serology and urinalysis. A student must make a grade of "C" or better in each academic course and each MLT course; in addition, he must make a grade of "C" or better in each course which is prerequisite to other courses in the program. (These are requirements for progression in the program and for graduation.) A graduate of this program is eligible to apply for admission to take national examinations for certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician.

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Pre-requisites required:
This is an 11 month certificate program consisting of classroom work and clinical experience. Students are required to complete all course work with a grade of "C" or higher. Successful completion of the certificate program (45 hours) entitles graduates to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants Certification Examination (CMA AAMA). The Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon recommendation by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB's), address is: 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 (727) 210-2350.

Length of Program
6 semesters

Summary of Program Requirements
This is an 11 month certificate program consisting of classroom work and clinical experience. Students are required to complete all course work with a grade of "C" or higher. Successful completion of the certificate program (45 hours) entitles graduates to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants Certification Examination (CMA AAMA). The Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon recommendation by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB's), address is: 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 (727) 210-2350.

Skills Needed
Reading Comprehension Active Listening Critical Thinking Science Operation Monitoring Speaking Active Learning Monitoring Complex Problem Solving Quality Control Analysis Writing Instructing Judgment and Decision Making Time Management Mathematics Social Perceptiveness Coordination Service Orientation Learning Strategies
Northeast MS Community College


Contact
Shannon Goolsby
(662) 720-7388
shgoolsby@nemcc.edu
Rosalyn Singleton
(662) 720-7403
rhsingleton@nemcc.edu