The School of Medical Technology program includes five basic areas of laboratory assignments:
Time for management and education projects is included during rotations.
The rotations include lectures and a lab experience for the students assigned to that rotation. Students acquire the basic skills and knowledge needed as they progress through the rotation.
During the rotation, students rotate through various bench assignments either singly or, more commonly, in small groups.
Practical work is supervised by instructors and supplemented by informal discussions, reading assignments and/or other self-study material.
Academic progress is closely monitored by weekly testing during laboratory rotations. Tests are scheduled to correlate as closely as possible with the general area of rotation and/or bench assignment material.
The program consists of 49 weeks of lecture and laboratory experience:
Total Length: 52 weeks (including vacation)
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
Starting Date: Third week of July
Vacation: Three weeks (week of Thanksgiving, week of Christmas, and a week in the spring)
Holidays: Labor Day, Independence Day, Memorial Day
Students work with biohazards, chemical hazards and odorous materials during the course of their training. Safety training is included during the first week of the program. Students are expected to use the safety equipment provided for employees and adhere strictly to laboratory safety procedures.
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