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Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology – Course Overview

Laboratory science is an important component of the medical industry. Professional laboratory technicians and technologists run diagnostic tests on tissue, blood and body fluid samples that can be used to aid in the diagnosis or monitor medical conditions. Medical labs play a vital role in the healthcare sector. However, they are struggling with a lack of quality human resources who can work as per the instructions provided. Swarrnim Institute of Health Sciences has introduced a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology to overcome the demand and supply gap of medical lab technicians. The medical lab technicians under Technologists or supervisors do the testing manually and operate machines that automatically analyze samples. This is a crucial profile for the healthcare industry. In addition to running tests, technicians set up and maintain laboratory equipment, such as centrifuges, microscopes, etc. and prepare standard solutions for use in the laboratories. The technician is the backbone of a medical testing laboratory. Much of the excitement in this field surrounds the problem-solving and diagnosis of medical illnesses.

Key feature

Laboratory studies programs at Swarrnim Startup and Innovation University provide students with training in detecting and identifying diseases and infections, chemical analysis of samples, checking for blood transfusion compatibility and much more, preparing them for careers in the medical industry. The focus of the programme is on ensuring that students become proficient in blood sample collection, performing ECGs, using laboratory equipment and medical terminology. Along the way, they should also develop a professional attitude and demeanour for close patient contact as excellent communication and good interpersonal skills are essential.

Career outcomes:

Swarrnim Startup and Innovation University has excellent infrastructure and curriculum in place to provide adequate training and knowledge to aspirants. The goal of a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) programme is to prepare you to successfully start a challenging career in a medical laboratory or medical clinic. After completion of the diploma students can join as laboratory technicians immediately. They can also work as a Laboratory Manager/consultant/supervisor, health care administrator, laboratory information system analyst/consultant, health and safety officer, etc. Medical Laboratory Technicians can also run private pathology laboratories. The University has the privileged of receiving the constant request of such manpower from the labs, institutes, coordinators, etc. Hence getting the job after the completion of the diploma is a routine at Swarrnim University.

Why study at Swarrnim?

Medical laboratory technologists are trained to perform a broad spectrum of laboratory testing and procedures, playing a vital role in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. Swarrnim University with its state of the art infrastructure and laboratories is the best choice for pursuing the course. The programme meets rigorous national standards and represents a significant achievement, reflecting the quality of our program’s development, delivery and practical training. Students gain real-time knowledge and best-practices onsite from our industry-expert instructors and offsite through practice with laboratories. We are not only technically advanced but also put our focus on an individual’s personality development. We impart training of the behavior that is expected from medical laboratory technicians.

Duration

1 Year

How to Apply?

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