The Medical Lab Assistant works in a laboratory setting assisting in patient registration and specimen collection, specimen preparation and processing, support for clinical testing, waived and point of care testing, and laboratory operations. This program will prepare you to take a National Certification Exam through the ASCP.
To enroll students must provide a background check that has been completed within 1 year. Student must also provide high school diploma or GED, Completed Accuplacer with reading score of 46 or higher, or copy of Associate’s Degree or higher. There are other requirements prior to the start of externship: 2 Step TB Test, copy of MMR records, and drug screen.