Technical Standards for the Medical Laboratory Technology Student

Students in the Medical Laboratory Technology Program at Shawnee State University must possess certain standards to be able to successfully perform on the job. A list of these requirements essential to performance as a Medical Laboratory Technologist include standards in each of three domains: cognitive, affective, and motor or physical.

The successful student must be able to demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Understand and follow directions
  • Have ability to demonstrate accuracy and dependability
  • Demonstrate strong analytic judgment
  • Have ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate in person to person, telephone, and electronic media
  • Demonstrate visual ability that allows for reading and interpreting of colors
  • Ability to hear sounds and respond to them appropriately
  • Ability to bend and move around the patient's bedside and in the laboratory
  • Exhibit both punctuality and dependability
  • Ability to work well as a team as well as independently
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures as the laboratory environment demands

Medical Laboratory Technology

Contact Information

Medical Laboratory Technology Program
940 Second Street
Health Science Building, Room 128
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Tammy Grigson
Phone: (740) 351-3236

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