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Program Goals & Faculty

Medical Laboratory Technician AAS

Program Goals

The curriculum in Pima’s Medical Laboratory Technician program is designed to prepare graduates to pass the ASCP certification examination and prepare them for a career in the clinical laboratory. The curriculum emphasizes a higher level of math, science, and critical reasoning skills for proficient formulation of oral and written communications.

The mission of the PCC Medical Laboratory Technician program is to produce well-balanced professionals who are ready to enter the clinical laboratory field as Medical Laboratory Technicians.

Goals of the MLT program:

  • To provide the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for clinical competence
  • To help students develop the independent learning skills needed to grow in the profession
  • To provide excellent teaching that will emphasize higher-level math and science, as well as critical reasoning skills for proficient formulation of oral and written communication
  • To create student-centered partnerships with clinical affiliates

Program Faculty

  • Amee Rosales, M.Ed, MT (ASCP), Program director, Co-ops/clinical rotationsImmunohematology, Phlebotomy, Body Fluids, Serology,
  • Ann Haber, MS, MT(ASCP), Faculty instructor, Hematology and Chemistry
  • Elyse Gayda, BS MLS (ASCPcm) BB. Adjunct faculty, Urinalysis and Chemistry, Phlebotomy
  • Cori Plumb, BS MLS (ASCPcm) Adjunct faculty, Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Mycology
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