Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market

Completion Goals

Upon completion of this Medical Technology Program, the graduate must be able to demonstrate entry level competencies for Medical Laboratory Technicians. The graduate should possess the technical skills needed to:

  1. Collect, process, and perform analytical tests on biological specimens for analysis.
  2. Recognize factors that affect procedures and results and take appropriate corrective actions when indicated.
  3. Perform quality control and evaluate results.
  4. Demonstrate professional conduct and interpersonal communication skills with patients, the public, lab and other health care professionals while interacting with them in respect to their jobs and patients’ care.
  5. Apply basic scientific principles to learn new techniques and procedures.
  6. Relate lab findings to common disease processes.
  7. Recognize and act upon individual needs for continuing education for growth and maintenance of professional competence.
  8. Recognize and comply with workplace practices and policies including safety and HIPAA /patient confidentiality.