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FORTIS Medical Lab Technician Schools in Nashville, TN

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Apply to FORTIS Medical Lab Technician schools in TN to 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.

Employment of clinical laboratory workers is expected to grow 14% between 2006 and 2016, faster than the average for all occupations during the same period. The reason for this growth because of the volume of laboratory tests continues to increase with both population growth and the development of new types of tests.*Source-U.S. Department of Labor—December 2007.

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The Medical Laboratory Technology program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 North River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119. This achievement means that graduates of the MLT program at this school are now eligible to take the MLT (ASCP) certification examination upon successful completion of all program requirements. Students may also elect to take the AMT examination.

 

2016 NAACLS Annual Report:

Three Year Average BOC Pass Rate Percentage: 61%

Three Year Average other Certification/Licensure Pass Rate Percentage: 92%

Three Year Average Graduation Rate Percentage: 90%

Three Year Average Placement Rate Percentage: 86%

 

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