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Medical Laboratory Assistants conduct medical laboratory tests and set up, clean and maintain lab equipment. Individuals in this role are typically responsible for collecting blood or other samples from patients, logging patient samples and preparing them for testing, and obtaining tissue samples from patients.

This program provides an overview of medical laboratory principles, practices, and operations with a focus on developing medical laboratory skills. Areas of study include anatomy, physiology, communication skills, laboratory safety, specimen collection, storing, transportation, and analysis.

Program length: 4 months (30 hours/week, M-TH) includes 6 week internship

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