Medical laboratory technologists conduct medical laboratory tests, experiments and analyses to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. They are employed in medical laboratories in hospitals, blood banks, community and private clinics, research facilities and post-secondary educational institutions.(National Occupational Classification)
This profile page includes information about general Medical Laboratory Technologists, Cytotechnologists and Clinical Genetics Technologists.
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The University of Manitoba does not offer any specialized educational programs leading to a career as a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT). However, students may complete pre-requisite courses for MLT diploma programs at the University of Manitoba. Please view the links below for more information about training programs at Red River College and elsewhere.
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Information for foreign-trained Medical Laboratory Technologists - Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
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Date modified: October 24, 2018