The healthcare sector is growing at a rapid pace in India. To keep up with this phase of growth, the industry requires skilled medical and allied healthcare workers. B.Voc. Medical Lab Technology is a vocational training program at the undergraduate level. The trainee would function as a vital and crucial member of healthcare teams and have a huge role to play in impacting people's health positively. This training program will help you build a decent career in the allied healthcare sector. Lab technician, lab technologist, lab supervisor-these are some of the job profiles that you will have access to.
About the Course
Medical Lab Technicians play a dynamic role in a comprehensive health system by performing diagnostic tests, ruling out the provisional diagnosis of the physician detecting diseases, and regulating therapy and treatment. The trainee learns to perform various tests on body fluids and other specimens with accuracy, handling advanced instruments, quality control, and validation of the results.
The course envisages building overall expertise in the student in performing medical laboratory tests, whether it is routine or special tests. These students would be capable of performing a range of tests related to phlebotomy, clinical biochemistry, haematology, serology, cytogenetics, etc. Besides, skills related to lab management and ethics, biomedical waste disposal, personality development, and effective communication skills would also be developed in them.
3 Years (6 Semesters)
World College of Medical Sciences and Research and Hospital, Jhajjar, Haryana
Rs 40,000 (rupees fourty thousand only per year)
Career prospects and job opportunities
MLT professionals as technologists & technicians in medical laboratories, research facilities & hospitals. One may start off working as a technician. After gaining work experience, one may rise through the posts and even become a lab manager.
Some of the common job profiles available include
Government hospitals, private hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes having medical labs are known to recruit medical technicians. Independent commercial medical labs and pathological labs are also known to recruit MLT Professionals.