Program Competencies

Program Competencies

Upon completion of the Medical Laboratory Technician Program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Perform laboratory tests in all areas of the clinical laboratory
  • Maintain laboratory materials and equipment
  • Prevent and detect technical errors
  • Solve problems as they occur in the clinical laboratory
  • Carry out an established quality assurance program
  • Practice medical ethics
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Follow established Medical laboratory safety guidelines
  • Demonstrate basic skills in computer operations and/or software applications
  • Communicate effectively using standard written English
  • Communicate in a clear oral and non-verbal fashion and employ active listening skills
  • Organize, analyze and make information useful by employing mathematics
  • Demonstrate an awareness of one's self as an individual, as a member of a multicultural society, and/or as a member of the world community
  • Recognize the impact of decisive ideas and events in human heritage
  • Develop and perform basic search strategies and access information in a variety of formats (print and non-print)
  • Analyze, summarize, and interpret a variety of reading materials
  • Think critically and make connections in learning across disciplines
  • Elaborate upon knowledge to create new thoughts, processes and/or products
  • Demonstrate an awareness of ethical considerations in making value choices

Upon completion of the Physician s Office Laboratory certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • Practice medical ethics
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Follow established Medical laboratory safety guidelines
  • Communicate in a clear oral and non-verbal fashion and employ active listening skills
  • Demonstrate an awareness of ethical considerations in making value choices
  • Carry out an established quality assurance program
  • Perform routine capillary and venipuncture procedures
  • Perform minimum complexity testing in the Medical laboratory

Upon completion of the Phlebotomy for the Health Care Worker certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • Practice medical ethics
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Follow established Medical laboratory safety guidelines
  • Communicate in a clear oral and non-verbal fashion and employ active listening skills
  • Demonstrate an awareness of ethical considerations in making value choices
  • Carry out an established quality assurance program
  • Perform routine capillary and venipuncture procedures

Upon completion of the Advanced Phlebotomy Technician certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • Practice medical ethics
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Follow established Medical laboratory safety guidelines
  • Communicate in a clear oral and non-verbal fashion and employ active listening skills
  • Demonstrate an awareness of ethical considerations in making value choices
  • Carry out an established quality assurance program
  • Perform routine capillary and venipuncture procedures
  • Recognize technical complications related to blood collection
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills in blood collection procedures