Medical Pathologist

A Medical Technologist  (Medical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Laboratory Technologist) is an allied health professional that analyzes and tests body fluids and tissues. 

Career Option

  • •Lab technician •Lab technologist •Lab supervisor •Lab manager •Lab assistant •Instructor/Tutor •Lab analyst

Top Colleges In India

  • National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research has a unique approach of amalgamating strong basic, clinical and applied research, involving medical and community practice with an emphasis on early detection, primary and secondary prevention of cancer. Address I - 7, Sector - 39, NOIDA, Distt Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh - 201301, INDIA Ph-91 - 120 - 2446938, 2446900 Email- directoricpo@icmr.org.in
  • Rhythm Junior College of Vocational Sciences Rhythm Junior College of Vocational Sciences is an unit of Rhythm Educational & Charitable Society and was started in the year 200
  • The College runs three paramedical Vocational Intermediate (+2 year) courses namely M.L.T. (Medical Lab Technician), P.T. (Physiotherapy) & M.P.H.W (F) (Nursing) started in 2010, All the three Paramedical Vocational Intermediate (+2 year) Courses are recognized by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and affiliated to the Board of Intermediate Education, Vidya Bhava, Nampally, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Address Venigandla Rd, Yuvajananagar, Pedakakani, Andhra Pradesh 522509 Ph-081255 52786

Courses to be pursued

  • Degree courses •B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Technology (B.Sc. MLT) •Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology •B.Sc. Medical Imaging Technology •B.Sc. Clinical Laboratory Technology •B.Sc. X-Ray Technology •B.Sc. ECG and Cardiovascular Technology Master’s Degree courses in: •Master of Medical Laboratory Technology •M.Sc. in Medical Imaging Technology
  • •M.Sc. X-Ray Technology and M.Sc. ECG and CVT.

Working Condition

•Work settings in hospitals employ about 50% of the workforce, and medical and diagnostic laboratories, which employ another 17%. •Physician offices and educational institutions. •One should be on their feet for long periods collecting samples •One may need to be able to lift or turn disabled patients. •Some activities may involve materials that can produce fumes. •Laboratory working conditions are usually good as these facilities are normally clean and well lit. •Dealing with infectious specimens. •Working conditions include work during evening, weekend, or overnight hours.

Personal Skill

  • - A detailed knowledge of physiology
  • pathophysiology and all medical sciences - To understand the nature
  • cause
  • development and clinical management of diseases in people and the structural and functional changes caused by them - To be thorough
  • accurate and have an extreme attention to detail - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - To enjoy the challenge of solving difficult cases - To be a critical thinker and analyser - A desire to serve patients and be compassionate towards others - Emotional stability and the confidence to make decisions in emergencies - A willingness to continue research

Educational Qualification

  • Prerequisite college courses (3-4 years) Medical school (4 years) Pathology residency (4-5 years)
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