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Medical Technologist School in Rhode Island


Rhode Island defines a clinical laboratory scientist or technologist as someone who performs laboratory tests for human medical purposes according to established protocols requiring judgment and responsibility, maintains equipment and records, performs quality assurance activities related to testing performance and who may supervise or teach within this setting.

The State of Rhode Island Department of Health Office of Health Professionals Regulation oversees the professional licensure, certification, and registration of individuals in  health occupations, including Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Technologist); Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Technologist)/Cytogenetics; Clinical Laboratory Scientist  (Technologist)/Electron Microscopy; Clinical Laboratory Scientist(Technologist)/Chemistry; Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Technologist)/Microbiology; Clinical Laboratory (Technologist)/Hematology; Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Technologist)Immunohematology; Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Technologist/Immunology; Cytotechnologist; Clinical Histologic Technician and Clinical Laboratory Technician.

To perform work in the above fields, an individual must meet requirements which include an appropriate baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, such as degrees in clinical laboratory science (medical technology), biological, chemical or physical science. Depending upon the specialty, additional requirements may include a specified period of laboratory practice experience (clinical chemistry, clinical microbiology, hematology, immunology/immunohematology).

In addition, individuals must achieve national certification, such as by the National Credentialing Agency (NCA) examination, the American Medical Technologists (AMT) examination, the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) examination, the American Association of Bioanalysts Board of Registry (AAB) examination, or the state civil service examination.

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            AS - Medical Laboratory Technology

            New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical university offering over 50 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs. As a leader in technical career education in southern New England, New England Institute of Technology (also known as New England Tech or NEIT) is committed to providing hands-on technological programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business, and allied health communities. Most of our associate degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and bachelor’s degree programs in as little as three years. Last year, over 3,000 students chose New England Tech for the hands-on laboratory and classroom training that provides the necessary skills to begin their technical careers.

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            Medical Assisting
            • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
            • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
            • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
            • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
            • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
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            Medical Assistant - Day
            • Programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
            • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2011.
            • Students may access their online library catalog for addtional electronic resources.
            • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), and currently a centennial honoree.
            • 5 campuses located across New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
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