MLT Mission Statement
The Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is committed to improving the quality of life and employability of the citizens of southeast Kentucky by training dedicated professionals to enter the workforce in the field of Medical laboratory science.
The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program provides students with the opportunity to acquire the necessary skills to work under the supervision of a registered clinical scientist or pathologist in a Medical laboratory, hospital, or other health agency.
The MLT student learns to collect specimens from the patient and to perform laboratory tests in all areas of the Medical laboratory to include immunohematology, clinical chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology and urinalysis.
Students enrolled in the MLT program must achieve a minimum grade of "C" in each of the Medical laboratory technician courses.
Upon completion of the program, the graduate is eligible for the national certification examination as a medical laboratory technician through the American Society of Clinical Pathology.
The goals of the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at SKCTC are to:
Upon completion of the Medical Laboratory Technician Program, the graduate will be able to:
Upon completion of the Physicians Office Laboratory certificate, the graduate will be able to:
Upon completion of the Phlebotomy for the Health Care Worker certificate, the graduate will be able to:
Upon completion of the Advanced Phlebotomy Technician certificate, the graduate will be able to: