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Program Outcomes - Medical Laboratory Technician AAS

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Medical Laboratory Technician AAS program, the learner will be able to:

1. Accurately perform analytical testing on identified patient samples using appropriate reagents, method calibrators and controls.
MLT 101, MLT 199WK, MLT 200, MLT 211, MLT 221, MLT 231, MLT 251, MLT 260, MLT 299WK
2. Calibrate, perform quality control and analyze samples using instruments and diagnostic analyzers.
MLT 101, MLT 199WK, MLT 200, MLT 211, MLT 221, MLT 231, MLT 299WK
3. Differentiate between normal and abnormal cells and results, determine necessary follow up testing, carry out additional testing, as needed.
MLT 200, MLT 211, MLT 221, MLT 231, MLT 251, MLT 260, MLT 299WK
4. Adhere to strict safety and privacy requirements.
MLT 101, MLT 199, MLT 199WK, MLT 200, MLT 211, MLT 221, MLT 231, MLT 251, MLT 260, MLT 299, MLT 299WK
5. Demonstrate critical thinking skills for problem solving.
MLT 101, MLT 199, MLT 199WK, MLT 200, MLT 211, MLT 221, MLT 231, MLT 251, MLT 260, MLT 299, MLT 299WK
6. Demonstrate professionalism in the classroom and workplace and build on knowledge base through continuing education.
MLT 101, MLT 199, MLT 199WK, MLT 200, MLT 211, MLT 221, MLT 231, MLT 251, MLT 260, MLT 299, MLT 299WK

Program Effectiveness Data

For Academic Year 2012/13, PCC student pass rates for those industry examinations for which data is available are given below.

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Board of Certification (BOC):

  • Medical Laboratory Technician, MLT (ASCP) certification examination: 9 students tested, 9 students passed (100.00% pass rate)

Additional program data:  Ninety-four percent of our graduates have passed the ASCP certification examination since the inception and accreditation of the MLT program.  Since 2009, one hundred percent of our graduates passed the ASCP certification examination when it was taken within the first year of graduation.