It is with excitement that CTS Canadian Career College is now offering  the Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician program: Another new addition to our Health Sciences program offerings.

Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technicians (MLAT) perform a vital role in the medical laboratory team. They are trained in the collection of specimens from patients, the initial processing and preparation of specimens for analysis, data entry, clerical services, performance of electrocardiograms (ECG’s), and a variety of essential laboratory procedures.

This program will prepare you to apply for employment in a variety of laboratory settings. The program consists of theory, practical skills application, and practicum components. Upon successful completion, you will receive a diploma from the College, which will allow you to write the CSMLS/OSMT Certification Examinations.

Profile: Responsible; caring; interested in the well-being of others; strong communication and interpersonal skills; dependability; precision; detail-oriented; teamwork-oriented; striving for accuracy

Enrollment Criteria:
Proof of Grade 12 Education or Mature Student Test
Proof of current immunizations
Clear criminal reference check

Program Outcomes: Post-secondary Diploma

Sudbury Barrie North Bay
Program Start Date: September 10, 2018 September 10, 2018

Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician Courses:

Academic Success Strategies & AODA and OH&S Training (20 hours)
Introduction to Computer Technology, Microsoft Outlook, and Google Applications (20 hours)
Job Search and Interpersonal Workplace Skills (20 hours)
Professionalism, Ethics, and Legislation (40 hours)
Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology (100 hrs)
Safety and Laboratory Fundamentals (160 hours)
Hematology (40 hours)
ECG Fundamentals (32 hours)
Midterm Examinations (20 hours)
Laboratory Math and Quality Assurance (32 hours)
Clinical Chemistry (32 hours)
Urinalysis and Body Fluids (32 hours)
Microbiology (32 hours)
Histology and Cytology (20 hours)
First Aid/CPR (20 hours)
Final Examinations (20 hours)
Laboratory Skills and Practice (220 hours)

Program Faculty

North Bay Campus
Sudbury Campus
Amberlie Smith, B.A., MLAT
Program Coordinator/Instructor
Amberlie Smith, MLA/T
Lead Instructor
Sudbury Campus
Cassandra Whitty, MLA/T
Lead Instructor
Sudbury Campus
Stephanie Baker, MLT
Lead Instructor
Sudbury Campus
Barrie Campus
Corinne Dinan, MLT
Program Coordinator/Instructor
Terri Belyea, MLA/T
Lead Instructor