Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology is a modern ever-growing health care course that offers teaching in medical lab technology and imaging.
INTRODUCTION: B.M.L.T. is a combination of conceptual and equipment based practical study in the field of a medical degree. Students are given a full, and thorough understanding of the concepts related to the medical laboratory of hospitals and medical practice in general. The modern application of medical concepts with equipment-based lab technology allows aspirants to practice the skills of laboratory technology, use the concepts for the all-inclusive treatment of diseases, development of crucial reports and diagnosis, and suggest the performance of various alterations based on the findings which are related to human life forms.
CRITERIA: Those aspirants who have an interest in the field of the medical profession (and are willing for the medical lab-related profession) can opt for this course. The candidate has to be qualified in class12th with PCB stream with 50% and appear in an entrance test.
COURSE: The topics and the concepts covered through the course include clinical laboratory, blood banking, immunology, histology, and microbiology in detail. The program further renders aspirants knowledge through theoretical and conceptual classwork, projects, presentations, and extensive lab practicals. Throughout the three years duration of the course, students are made able in the varied inter-disciplinary aspect of medical science, thus enriching career prospects for themselves.
OPPORTUNITIES: A medical laboratory scientist is an indispensable part of the medical situation. Medical practitioners owing to the complications faced by the patients rely heavily on the medical laboratories for diagnosis. This is where medical laboratory scientists become in demand, they are related to a profession where a diagnosis is the call of the hour because medical practitioners don’t go by prognosis alone and the treatment is done by implementing clinical imaging and report programs.
Apart from the basic clinical study, B.M.L.T. also has a postgraduate and inter-disciplinary research level to offer to its students. B.M. L.T. program as we discussed is a thorough study across the importance of lab technology in interdisciplinary fields of study and contributes in the overall field of medical science at the national and global level.
There are numerous other opportunities for students related to higher studies in the field of B. M.L.T. like in other study fields such as Master of health administration and Doctor of medical science for the directorship post in the clinical laboratory. The field of pharmacy is one of the ever-increasing fields in the domain of medical sciences as the demand for professionals grows every year in big companies and big hospitals. Jobs include Lab Technician, Junior Technical Executive, R&D Contractual Lab Assistant, Lab Medicine Technician, X-Ray Technician, etc.
DURATION: The duration of the course is three years.