Why study BS Medical Technology at SSLC?
The program is laboratory-oriented providing an in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge on detection, diseases through diagnostics processes. It is a four-year degree program that is in demand in the country and other countries. Since the program requires focus among the students, enrolment in each course is limited. This also enables students who start the professional sequence of courses have sure internship placements in-site where they could get hands-on and ‘’real world”experience. On-campus courses are taught in the state-of-the-art equipped classrooms and laboratories where students have all the opportunities to practice their skills prior to the internship. The college maintains affiliations in Philippines and abroad. It is a member of the ASEAN Association of Schools of Medical Technology and the Philippine Association of Schools of Medical Technology (PASMET). Students are members of the Philippine Society of Medical Technology Students (PHISMETH). SSLC is affiliated with the country’s notable hospitals such as the Philippine Heart Center, East Avenue Medical Center, and Las Piñas Doctors Hospital.
Overview/ Program Description
Medical laboratory science professionals are healthcare professionals that provide an essential role in the field of medicine. They have a vast knowledge in all aspects of laboratory medicine. They uncover vital laboratory information that assist physicians in patient diagnosis and treatment, as well as in disease monitoring or prevention. Medical Laboratory science professionals are mandated to produce an accurate and precise results that are needed in detecting various diseases using state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory procedures with sophisticated instrumentation. They are analyzing various specimens like blood, urine, tissue and other body specimens which requires extensive knowledge of normal and abnormal physiology, correlation of laboratory data to specific disease. The areas of specialty for Medical Laboratory are Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Immunohematology ,Clinical Immunology, Clinical Bacteriology and the emerging field of Molecular Diagnostics. BS Medical Technology is the pre program for students who want to take up Medicine because the professional courses are aligned with the Medicine. Curriculum advanced education like a Master’s Degree or Doctorate. One may also find rewarding careers in the field of education.
The vision of the Medical Technology Program is to become the preferred choice for students who pursue a career in Medical Technology through its alignment of programs with the evolving needs of the agencies which it serves and the provision of a student-centered learning environment that fosters life-long learning, leadership and continued intellectual development.
Building upon the vision and missions of the Allied Health Programs of SSLC, the mission of the Medical Technology Program is to prepare students for successful careers in Med Tech therein, to foster responsible citizenship and to promote lifelong learning through partnership with healthcare providers and facilities to prepare students for rapidly changing careers.
- Curriculum is compliant with International standards and national statutory requirements and is based on the CMO No.13 Series of 2017
- Curriculum is available upon request at the South SEED-LPDH College Office
- Working as a Medical Laboratory Technologist in Alberta, Canada
Medical Laboratory Technologists can live and work virtually anywhere in Alberta, as their skills are in demand in both urban and rural areas. Working in rural hospitals and clinics allows MLTs the chance to work in some of the most beautiful landscapes across Alberta.
- Medical Laboratory Technologists a U.S. News & World Report “Best Career” for 2011
Annual survey of high-demand careers, Editors at the respected news magazine declared “clinical lab technicians and technologists” to be the “unsung heroes of the healthcare industry.”