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ERIC Number: ED013321
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 123
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Reference Count: 0
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MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT, A SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR A TRAINING PROGRAM.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
INFORMATION IS GIVEN TO ASSIST IN ORGANIZING AND ADMINISTERING A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANTS IN A VARIETY OF SETTINGS AND TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE IN ESTABLISHING NEW PROGRAMS AND IN EVALUATING EXISTING ONES. THE MATERIAL WAS PREPARED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR CAREERS IN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY. PATHOLOGISTS AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS PARTICIPATED IN THE ORGANIZATIONAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES. ALL MATERIAL WAS REVIEWED BY A REPRESENTATIVE NATIONAL GROUP OF EXPERT CONSULTANTS IN THE FIELD OF LABORATORY MEDICINE. THE 12-MONTH PROGRAM WAS DESIGNED FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT TO BE ADMINISTERED BY A TEACHING STAFF COMPOSED OF A NATIONAL DIRECTOR, A TEACHING SUPERVISOR, AND INSTRUCTORS. AN OUTLINE OF INFORMATIONAL MATERIAL TO BE PRESENTED IN THE CLASSROOM, LABORATORY PROCEDURES TO BE DEMONSTRATED AND THEN PERFORMED AS DIRECT EXERCISES BY THE STUDENTS, AS WELL AS RELEVANT BIBLIOGRAPHIES, AUDIOVISUAL AIDS, AND STUDY QUESTIONS ARE PRESENTED FOR THE FOLLOWING UNITS -- (1) ORIENTATION TO THE CLINICAL LABORATORY, (2) BACTERIOLOGY, (3) SEROLOGY, (4) PARASITOLOGY, (5) HEMATOLOGY, (6) CLINICAL CHEMISTRY, (7) BLOOD BANKING, (8) ROUTINE ANALYSIS, AND (9) BASAL METABOLISM -- ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS GPO NUMBER FS 5.287--87017 FOR 60 CENTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act