Upon completion of the curriculum, the graduate is able to:
- Develop and perform procedures for collecting, processing, and evaluating specimens and to resolve problems relating to specimen handling.
- Perform accurately analytical tests of body fluids, cells, and other substances.
- Integrate data, correlate clinical test results to the patient’s condition, and use these skills to recognize discrepancies in patient results.
- Follow protocol concerning confirmation of abnormal results.
- Apply quality assurance and performance improvement initiatives.
- Follow protocol concerning quality control results, troubleshoot quality control problems, and institute procedures to maintain accuracy and precision.
- Participate in preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment and instrumentation, as well as, identify appropriate sources for repair.
- Develop, evaluate, and select new methods for implementation within laboratory resources.
- Exercise professional ethics and demonstrate professional conduct and interpersonal skills with patients, laboratory personnel, other health care professionals, and the public.
- Establish and maintain a program of personal continuing education as a function of growth and maintenance of professional competence.
- Provide leadership in educating other health care personnel and the community.
- Exercise principles of laboratory operations and management including healthcare delivery systems.
- Exercise principles of laboratory safety.
- Apply principles of educational methodology.
- Apply principles of research methodologies.
- Demonstrate knowledge of governmental regulations and standards.
Interested in Applying?
For questions concerning the Medical Laboratory Science Program at Nebraska Methodist Hospital, contact Julie Richards, program director, at (402) 354-4563 or email Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org.