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Become a Lab Technician Through Fortis Medical Laboratory Technician Training Program
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 looking for bacteria, parasites, and other microorganisms, analyze the chemical content of fluids, match blood for transfusions, and test blood and more for other purposes. The test results will enable physicians to diagnose and determine appropriate treatment. Although medical laboratories may vary, the Medical Lab Technician has been trained to use a variety of lab equipment including microscopes, cell counters, and other automated and computerized equipment.
The Medical Lab Technician training program at Fortis will prepare students to enter this career field in a variety of entry-level positions. Medical Lab Technicians often work in hospitals and other healthcare facilities and their work may focus on blood banks, hematology centers, or immunology, or microbiology. They generally work under the supervision of a pathologist, medical laboratory scientist or other medical professional.
If you live in Louisiana, Alabama, or Tennessee and are considering training for a career as a Medical Lab Technician then call Fortis today or click here for to request more information.