Red River College Polytechnic

Medical Laboratory Sciences

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Program Information

School:Red River College Polytechnic
Field of Study:Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Description:The Medical Laboratory Sciences program is your path to becoming a certified Medical Laboratory Technologist. As a Medical Laboratory Technologist you will be responsible for collecting, preparing, and analyzing blood, body fluids, and tissue samples, and interpreting results. This is a comprehensive program that requires dedication and commitment to develop proficient knowledge and skill in the five disciplines of laboratory work; Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Histology, Clinical Microbiology, and Transfusion Science. You will also be expected to gain proficiency at drawing blood samples from patients, including neonates and geriatric.
URL:Medical Laboratory Sciences at Red River College Polytechnic
Length:22 Month(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must have 24 credits of post secondary education from a recognized college or university including General Chemistry (3 credits), Intro to Physical Chemistry (3 credits) or Intro to Organic Chemistry (3 credits), Anatomy & Physiology (6 credits), Biology (6 credits), Basic Statistical Analysis (3 credits), and Communications (3 credits), completion of one day of occupational familiarization (an observation experience) to the Medical Laboratory Science profession at a hospital or medical laboratory clinic (to be arranged by RRC), up-to-date immunization records.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 01, 2022