Medical Technologist Undergraduate CertificateBeth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences of University of Colorado Colorado Springs now offers a new academic option as a Medical Technologist.
Course DescriptionThis specialty also know as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for the development, performance, and evaluation of laboratory testing that is needed in patient medical care and clinical research. Medical Laboratory Scientists analyze samples of blood, tissue, and body fluids using technology and a variety of analytical techniques. 70-80% of all medical decisions are based on laboratory results.
The program is offered through the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) CLS Program supplying the academic curriculum and is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).
Course CurriculumThe year generates 43 credit hours and is divided into three parts:
Semester Credits Location
|STUDENT LAB||Summer (begins May)||7||UNMC in Omaha|
|1st CLINICAL ROTATION**||Fall||17||Colorado Springs|
|2nd CLINICAL ROTATION**||Spring||19||Colorado Springs|
**During clinical rotations 1 and 2 the student will receive academic material online via Blackboard educational platform coincident with performance of clinical laboratory work under the supervision of a hospital laboratory technologist.
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