Medical Lab Assistant (October 2022 Intake)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course will equip participants with the basic understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) within a medical laboratory. It will identify the importance of the MLA within the organization as it relates to proper handling, transporting and collection of various samples, laboratory safety and a working knowledge of the various areas of a medical laboratory. Participants will gain practical experience through lab exercises will assist in solidifying a participant’s competencies as an MLA through a combination of theory and practicum.

o ONLINE STUDY
o NO INTEREST PAYMENT PLANS
o PAY WEEKLY OR MONTHLY

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CERTIFICATION:AMT(US)
www.americanmedtech.org

 

 LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the importance and perform the role of an MLA within a healthcare organization in improving healthcare services
  • Demonstrate understanding of concepts used in the medical laboratory
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well with other medical professionals
  • Demonstrate good communication skills with patients and other medical professionals.
  • Apply knowledge gained in contributing to the organization objectives and goals
  • Perform the correct procedures and techniques in all areas of the laboratory.
  • Identify key features of anatomy and physiology.
  • Competently perform skills associated with blood collection techniques including collection protocols for other “non-blood” samples such as Urines, Stools, Sputum and Semen.
  • Practice principles of laboratory safety and infection control.
  • Demonstrate use and care of laboratory equipment.
  • Correctly use medical terminology related to the laboratory.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make sound ethical decisions.

Awarding Body

AMT – A Trusted Name
American Medical Technologists (AMT) is a not-for-profit association of allied health professionals. In addition to certification, AMT provides members ongoing support to maintain skills and competencies, learn and grow in their chosen professions, and sustain quality in the workplace.

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