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Medical Laboratory Technology Research Guide

A research guide on Medical and Radiological Technology subjects.


The Medical Laboratory Technology Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS). For more information about the accreditation status, please visit their website

Careers in Medical Technology

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians career information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook

Phlebotomists career information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook


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Medical Laboratory Technology at Columbia State

The Medical Laboratory Technician possesses the technical skills necessary to perform routine testing in the areas of hematology, serology, coagulation, clinical microbiology, clinical chemistry, blood banking, and urinalysis in clinical laboratories of hospitals, clinics, and physician offices under the supervision of a physician and/or medical technologist. For more information about the program at Columbia State please visit their website

Finding Medical Technology Resources in the Library

Library of Congress Classification & Relevant Subject Headings

  • Class R: Medicine
    • R735 - R854: Medical Education. Medical Schools. Research. 
    • R855 - R855.5: Medical Technology. 
    • R856 - R857: Biomedical engineering. Electornics. Instrumentation. 
    • R858 - R859.7: Computer applications to medicine. Medical informatics. 
    • R864: Medical Records 
    • R895 - R920: Medical physics. Medical Radiology. Nuclear Medicine. 

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