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ChocolateAgar

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Laboratory Professional.

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Job > Mortgage Loan Officer

Online resources about working as a MLO? Help me find them!

Where can I find online resources about working as a MLO?

My and my husband will be pursuing this within the next month. We already met with a company that explained what ...

30+ days ago
Job > Medical Technologist

LIST OF DCLS PROGRAMS OPENING UP ACROSS THE COUNTRY!

I'm going to keep my eye out on this.

I don't have a BS-CLS, I'm finishing up my BS in biology and my certification is AAB. I won't be able to get ASCP for another year and ...

21 months ago
Job > Pharmacy Technician

Need free online study resources. Taking exam in 3 weeks.

Hello everyone.
I'll be taking the pharmacy tech certification exam in about 3 weeks.
I went to the local Books-a-Million and purchased a test prep book.

I'm ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Graduate school for a med tech?

You can go farther with a masters in public health or forensics.

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

MSU Grad. Cert. in Molecular Diagnostics: Any questions? (+ juicy lab industry gossip)

If you read Advance for Medical Labortory Professionals you may have heard of this course. Im in my last class. Staying in East Lansing for 1 week for the lab portion of the course ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

How do you open your own lab?

I would try to contact somebody in the business.

Vet lab: http://www.vetpathlab.com/

National Independent Laboratory Assc. http://www.aab.org/aab/NILA.asp?SnID=2

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Biomedical Engineering Techs replacing MLTs: urgent opinions needed.

Med tech regulations have not hit this state yet.

I don't believe this would be allowed in Cali, FL, or NY.

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Biomedical Engineering Techs replacing MLTs: urgent opinions needed.

Does your lab hire BETs to work in core lab?
A person I know who majored in the biomedical engineering technician program just got hired on to work the chemistry analyzers in ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

WHERE TO START

First you can apply to labs that offer on the job training to those that hold a science related degree. From what I can google there is a LabCorp in Dallas, TX.

http ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Post your salary here Thread(Please be honest)

[QUOTE who="Tim in Roseville, California"]Can you please tell me how much Respiratory Therapist make an hour in Kentucky? I'm just curious...because I don't know which ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

[QUOTE who="ktdavitt in Birr, Ireland"]I am Irish student, I have an undergraduate course in Biomedical Science from an
Irish college,with an Irish license to ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Medical Technologist - CSMLS certification

[QUOTE who="Peter in Calgary, Alberta"]Does anybody know if canadian MLT can work in the USA?[/QUOTE]

It depends on the company. If a lab does not require ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AMT versus ASCP Certification

[QUOTE who="Kurai in Davenport, Iowa"]Does anyone know if you can still buy Cuviello's books off the AMT website. I can't find the link through it and I heard that he died ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Field Service Engineers and Representatives

65k-80k
PLUS travel, housing, and meals.

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

What to do after becoming a Medical Clinical Lab Assistant

A clinical lab assitant is an entry level job.
You only need a high school diploma to work as a lab assitant. I guess you can say completing this program would put you at the ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Branching out with a Medical Technologist Degree

[QUOTE who="Crissy143 in Macon, Georgia"]If I could sell my house I would definitely relocate![/QUOTE]

Awwwww ... p>

(I guess the idea of skipping out like ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Branching out with a Medical Technologist Degree

Pathologist assistant would be number one.
There aren't as many PA programs that are spread out across the country.

Molecular diagnostics is also on the rise. There ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Branching out with a Medical Technologist Degree

Crissy143, are you willing to move?

http://opkbiotech.com/company/careers.php

OPK Biotech is the company that created Hemopure, a whole blood substitute

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Cuviello's Reference Manuals

For all those that keep asking for Cuviello's Manuals.....y'all are aware that these Manuals were self published and Mr. Cuviello died last year.

http://www.gracegardensfh ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Branching out with a Medical Technologist Degree

They have English speaking hospitals.
I was told that in the lab all the analyzers are in English and LIS is in English. Labcorp as a lab in Dubai now.

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Branching out with a Medical Technologist Degree

Also check out the oil industry.
http://www.staffhunt.org.uk/oil-chemists

They are know for hiring entry level chemists at 60k-80k.

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Branching out with a Medical Technologist Degree

Dude, the Middle East is where it's at period!

Dubai, Abu Dhabi, big payers for all medical professionals.

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Branching out with a Medical Technologist Degree

Check our cafepharma.com

Look at research labs, state labs, pharma companies.

If you are a dare devil, they are hiring med techs to work at water treatment facilities ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="Lisa in Hollywood, Florida"]Hi I'm an MLT,I'm going to take AAB for MT on september 2,and i dont relly know what to study for that test. Does anybody have ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Wanting to try the MLT/MT route.

[QUOTE who="sciguy82 in North Brunswick, New Jersey"]I had thought about that too as a possibility since quitting my job completely would possibly spell financial disaster ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

DAMN!

Why y'all didn't tell me the microbiology portion took up half the book. I have 4 months to study.

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

Well I ordered the PER package Friday. I guess I will start studying when it arrives in the mail.

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Las Vegas and MTs

Are you just contacting hospitals?
If you don't see any jobs posted just call the department directly and see what's up.

I don't know about other states but every ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

So everyone just used the PER handbook?

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Should I drop out of my MLT program to go to Nursing school?

What is your reason for wanting to become a nurse?
Please be 1000% positive that you want to go into nursing. The pay may be great but realize you will have to put up with ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

MLT certificate vs AS MLT. SO NOW THERE IS A WAY YOU CAN WORK IN THE LAB FOR LESS TIME!!

I just wanted to point out after reading about the programs I see these students are going to class Mon-Fri, all day.

3 years ago
Job > Lab Assistant

Post all lab assistant questions here. (Profession updates posted weekly)

Hello. I'm a lab assistant working in Alabama. I've noticed that this forum is pretty bare so instead of going to thread after thread if anyone has any questions post them in this ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Certification

Check out the requirements for ASCP, AMT, and AAB

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist 3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

night shift

1. Day shift people never quite. You would have to wait and wait and wait until someone dies, retires, or gets fired to land a day shift job.

Night shift is not tough. You ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

What are the chances of getting into a Med School as a MedTech?

Need more information.

*Define average? 3.0, 3.2, 3.5?
*Have you taken the MCAT?
*Are you a minority?

Everyone within the same academic range has the same ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

LIS technology wish list.

1. Blue tooth
2. ipad
3. bench alert portals

Seriously, I hate answering the phone when I have 300+ specimens to plate. It requires me leaving my station ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

Has anyone ever taken the microbiology portion only?
I'll be preparing to take it this summer(July) and my plan was to order
Bailey and Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology ...

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Post your salary here Thread(Please be honest)

[QUOTE who="Fisher in Dallas, Texas"]Choc Agar,

I see why you don't want to take the ASCP, your only a lab assistant trying to take the easy way out.[/QUOTE]

3 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

ASM's Registered Microbiolgist Exam

Has anyone ever taken the American Society for Microbiology's Registered Microbiologist exam?

It doesn't matter if you passed or failed. I would just like details about ...

4 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

ASM's Registered Microbiolgist Exam

Has anyone ever taken the American Society for Microbiology's Registered Microbiologist exam?

It doesn't matter if you passed or failed. I would just like details about ...

4 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Need syllabus 4 MSU molecular diagnostics program

Has anyone taken this course??? It would be lovely if someone could front me a syllabus.
I start on 9/01 and would like to get a jump start.

4 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

BS in biology to MT

Shortcut: Ok Drew, what you can do now is gain provisional certification through AAB (of course you would have to study first). Google them and check out all of their info. Might ...

4 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

MLT certificate vs AS MLT. SO NOW THERE IS A WAY YOU CAN WORK IN THE LAB FOR LESS TIME!!

Ok...so the credits won't transfer to a 4yr college (just like medical assistant & pharmacy tech programs) but it will allow you to test under AMT and gain certification ...

4 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

MLT certificate vs AS MLT. SO NOW THERE IS A WAY YOU CAN WORK IN THE LAB FOR LESS TIME!!

I read that thread and I still can't find any information on a 14 month MLT certificate. I am aware of MLA/CLA (lab assistant, NOT technician) certificate programs. I'm will be ...

4 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

BS in biology to MT

What deparment did you work as a tech in?

4 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

MLT certificate vs AS MLT. SO NOW THERE IS A WAY YOU CAN WORK IN THE LAB FOR LESS TIME!!

Is this even true? Can someone provide a link with DETAILS about said certificate program?

4 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

What satifies 1 yr lab experience for AMT certification (those with BS degrees)?

You would have to call them and ask about your particular situation. I called and asked about certification because I only work in 1 department (micro) fulltime and sometimes float ...

4 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist 4 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

COLA to start offering lab professional certification in 2010/2011!?!?

Update: I was able to call them a few days ago and ask. The lady who answered the phone said that they award certificates for certain courses taken through their "Lab ...

4 years ago

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