MEDICAL LABORATORY / PATHOLOGY TECHNOLOGY
The Two Year Diploma Course enable students are Allied Health personnel, Who
Play a Variety of supporting roles in Health care. This course provide an overview
of basic Health Care issues, followed by training in a few specific testing and
This program trains candidates to perform the many tasks performed by medical Technicians working in clinical Laboratories, Emergency, and wards or in hospitals settings. They learn how to prepare specimens, operate testing machinery, chart results and prepare samples for review by a physician or other specialists.
They may also run diagnostics to ensure the equipment is functioning properly. Training also includes stocking surgical rooms and assisting medical personnel in a variety of ways.
The Pathology/Laboratory Technician is gifted at laboratory science and performs tests on blood, body fluids, or skin samples to check for the presence of disease. Lab Technicians must be familiar with using equipment like microscopes and gas chromatographs, and they must further understand the application of various chemicals or agents in order to yield test results. A medical lab Technician in a small lab may be trained in phlebotomy, the collection of blood, in addition to being trained in the analysis of various samples; some are strictly phlebotomists, merely trained in the collection of blood and the safe storage and transfer of any body fluid samples to testing labs.
Matric Science with at least 50% Marks
Matric Science with 45% with F.Sc Pre Medical 50% Marks.
Age Limit 30 Years.