Careers in the Medical Laboratory with Cleveland Clinic Technicians

Date: Tue, February 26, 2013

About this program

Grade level(s):

Session #1 9:00 to 9:45 a.m.
Session #2 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

Medical laboratory technology is the branch of medical science responsible for performing laboratory investigations relating to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.  Laboratory scientists (medical and clinical technologists as well as medical and clinical laboratory technicians) facilitate the diagnosis of diseases, as well as the implementation and monitoring of therapies to treat disease.  Laboratory scientists are responsible for examining and analyzing blood, body fluids, tissues, and cells in an effort to help clinicians determine the underlying cause of an illness, the stage of a disease, or the effectiveness of therapy.  To accomplish their objectives, laboratory scientists perform a wide variety of laboratory tests, often with the aid of complex, computerized, and automated instrumentation.
Join us on February 26th as personnel from the Cleveland Clinic discuss their educational background, training, skills responsibilities in a medical laboratory.


Barbara Zingale Interim Program Director, School of Medical Technology at the Cleveland Clinic

Brad Skilton Manager Surgical Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic

To participate:

Schools interested in participating in this educational opportunity should contact John Ramicone at 216-916-6360 or by February 21st. 

A program fee of $75.00 will be charged to schools not in the NOTA member districts.  Please process a purchase order to WIVZ/PBS Distance Learning, c/o John Ramicone, 1375 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland 44115 and fax a copy or the p.o. number to 216-916-6361.

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