Clinical laboratory sciences, or medical technology, as it is also known, includes a variety of different health, clinical and scientific testing. Clinical laboratory scientists are employed by hospitals, clinics, research facilities and blood banks to conduct quality testing and develop more effective ways of testing and analysis. Test results are then used to diagnose diseases and determine treatment plans specific to the patient.
Due to the growing number of retirements in the field, there is a need for clinical laboratory scientists. If you are interested in this program you should be performing at a rate above proficient at courses in biology, chemistry and mathematics.
National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
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