If you've graduated high school and are looking for a career that's interesting, challenging and truly important, you may want to consider becoming a medical laboratory assistant/technician. Medical laboratory assistants and technicians play a vital role in Canada's health care system. They help process and analyze fluids and other biological samples submitted from doctors' offices, hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities. They help gather the data necessary to identify diseases and other medical conditions. They help ensure that patients get the test results they need quickly and accurately.
As you can probably imagine, the work of a medical laboratory assistant/technician can be very technical and demanding. The good news is that the skill set required to do this job can usually be learned in less than a year.
If you live in or near Barrie, Ontario, you can get this medical laboratory assistant training through career education at Everest College of Business, Technology and Health Care.
At Everest, you'll have instructors who've actually worked in the health care industry. You'll learn by doing, practicing medical laboratory techniques in a realistic lab setting. And you'll have caring support at every step of your education process, from choosing your course of study to transitioning from school into the workforce.
What You'll Study
As a Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician student at Everest College in Barrie, you'll get a comprehensive education in subjects critical to becoming a health care professional. In less than a year, you'll cover the following subjects:Introduction to Computer ApplicationsFundamentals of TerminologyAnatomy, Physiology and Medical TerminologyStandards of Practice, Ethics and LegislationLaboratory Safety and AsepsisIntroduction to the Clinical LaboratoryQuality Assurance and Laboratory MathematicsHematologyClinical ChemistryLaboratory MicrobiologyUrinalysis and Body FluidsFundamentals of Cytology and HistologyCardiovascular System and ECGInterpersonal and Workplace Skills for Health Care ProfessionalsStudent Success StrategiesCareer and Employment StrategiesCPR (HCP) and First AidProfessional SkillsPracticum/Work Experience
About the Barrie Campus
Everest College's Barrie campus is conveniently located in the lower level of the Bayfield Mall at 320 Bayfield Street just north of the intersection of Bayfield Street and Highway 400. The site offers ample off-street parking. In addition to the Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician program, the Barrie campus also offers career education programs in a variety of business, health care and technology specialties.
For More Information
For more information about the Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician career education program at Everest College's Barrie campus, contact Everest today!