ERIC Number: ED387689
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Medical Laboratory Technician.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of medical laboratory technician, lists technical competencies and competency builders for 18 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general and 8 units specific to the occupation of medical laboratory technician. The following skill areas are covered in the general units: employability; professionalism; teamwork; computer literacy; documentation; infection control and risk management; medical terminology; anatomy, physiology, and pathology; medical law and ethics; psychology of stress; psychology of human relations; first aid and medical emergencies; general administrative duties; vital signs; nutrition; basic pharmacology; patient education; and laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures. The 8 units specific to the occupation of medical laboratory technician list a total of 88 competencies in the following areas: clinical chemistry; immunohematology; immunology and serology; bacteriology; parasitology; urinalysis; hematology; and phlebotomy. (MN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Biomedical Equipment, Career Development, Chemistry, Communicable Diseases, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Literacy, Disease Control, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Utilization, Ethics, First Aid, High Schools, Human Relations, Laboratory Technology, Legal Responsibility, Malpractice, Medical Evaluation, Medical Laboratory Assistants, Medical Services, Medical Vocabulary, Microbiology, Negligence, Nutrition, Pathology, Patient Education, Pharmacology, Physiology, Recordkeeping, Risk Management, Stress Management, Teamwork, Tech Prep, Technical Occupations, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
Note: In: Tech-Prep Competency Profiles within the Health Technologies Cluster; see CE 070 086.