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Due to unforeseen circumstances, all members of the Pima Community College (PCC) Governing Board will be attending the Board's March 8, 2023, Regular Meeting remotely. At the discretion of the Board Chair, PCC administrators and others making scheduled presentations to the Board may also be appearing remotely. Tonight's meeting will otherwise be conducted in a hybrid format as previously noticed, and members of the public may still attend in person at PCC's District Office, room C-105. During the "Public Comment-Call to the Audience" portion of tonight's meeting, public comments may still be made either remotely or in person. PCC staff will be on-site in room C-105 to assist members of the public attending in person who wish to address comments to the Board.
Two lab tech students work together on some data entry in a Pima lab

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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