Train to become a Medical Lab Technician

FORTIS Medical Lab Technician Programs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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With FORTIS Medical Lab Technician programs in Louisiana, you will learn to perform tests and laboratory procedures used in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, and examine and analyze body fluids, and cells.

A Medical Lab Technician performs tests and laboratory procedures used in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. They may examine and analyze body fluids, and cells. They look for bacteria, parasites, and other microorganisms; analyze the chemical content of fluids; match blood for transfusions; and test for drug levels in the blood that show how a patient is responding to treatment. The test results will enable Physicians to detect, diagnose, and treat disease. The Medical Lab Technician may use such lab equipment as microscopes, cell counters, and automated and computerized equipment capable of performing a number of tests simultaneously.

The Medical Lab Technician program at FORTIS will prepare students to enter this career field in a variety of entry-level positions.  Medical Lab Technicians often work in blood banking, hematology, immunology or microbiology performing duties under the supervision of a pathologist, medical laboratory scientist or other medical professional. 

Get Your Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology at FORTIS in Baton Rouge, LA

If you live in Louisiana, Alabama, Maryland, Tennessee or Erie, Pennsylvania and are considering training for a career as a Medical Lab Technician then call FORTIS today.

Our Baton Rouge campus is just a short drive from Baker, Central City & Denham Springs.

Click here to request more information on our Medical Lab Technician programs in Louisiana.

2016 NAACLS Annual Report:

Three Year Average BOC Pass Rate Percentage: 54%

Three Year Average other Certification/Licensure Pass Rate Percentage: 75%

Three Year Average Graduation Rate Percentage: 84%

Three Year Average Placement Rate Percentage: 82%

Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.

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