Medical Laboratory Technician

Program Title – Medical Laboratory Technician

Program Codes
Program codes are for September intakes except those that are indicated differently.
NORT – H150 (PC) Timmins Campus

Program Specific Information and Forms
Below are requirements or forms that have to be completed before the start of the semester or the date specified.

Requirements for Medical Laboratory Technician

Program Description
The Medical Laboratory Technician program provides students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to work in a medical laboratory. Students will receive education and training in specimen collection and processing, the administration of ECG’s, set up of Holter monitors, and the use of laboratory equipment while developing the professional attitude and demeanor needed for close patient contact. Students will have the opportunity to perform a variety of lab functions both within the simulated on site medical laboratory and during clinical practicums within both community and hospital laboratories. Upon successful completion of all courses outlined in the program of study, students are eligible to write the Examination for Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician with the OSMT.

Career Opportunities
Employment opportunities exist with hospitals, private/public health laboratories, clinics, veterinary laboratories, research labs and commercial diagnostic supply companies.

Contact Information
Violet Jewitt
Tel: 705-235-3211 ext. 2187
jewittv@northern.on.ca