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Medtech College Honors Medical Lab Techs' Investigative Role In Real Life Healthcare Dramas
Date:4/22/2013

ATLANTA, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Without the lab, you're only guessing. Medical laboratory professionals uncover the truth and get results!

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Responsible for performing laboratory tests efficiently and accurately for high quality patient care, medical laboratory technicians (MLTs) are the "CSIs" of healthcare. They're on the front lines of the battle against genetic abnormalities, parasites, malignancies and bacteria, helping to analyze slides and specimens of human blood, tissue and other cells.

Medical laboratory technicians search for basic clues to the absence, presence, extent and causes of disease so we all can live fuller, healthier lives. It's a rewarding career worthy of recognition.

A preeminent national healthcare education and continuing professional development provider, Medtech College is leading the celebration of these highly trained professionals during National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 22-26.

Medtech College campuses are collaborating to recognize the significant contributions of medical laboratory professionals everywhere, and to honor each campus' medical lab technician students and staff for their commitment to excelling in this critical healthcare arena. Medical Laboratory Professionals Week gubernatorial or mayoral proclamations will be presented to MLT students during special campus events and Medtech College MLT graduates will return to talk with current students about their on-the-job experiences.

"The Medical Lab Technician - Associate of Science Degree program is an important offering at our campuses and we wanted to assume a leading role in recognizing and celebrating our MLT students and graduates for their significant accomplishments," said President and CEO John L. Hopkins . "Medical Lab Technicians are, and will be, invaluable, members of our patient healthcare teams for years to come."

A highly rewarding career, medical laboratory technician also offers strong growth potential. The field is spotlighted in the Top 40 Best Jobs of 2013 by U.S. News & World Report and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, forecasts continued strength among medical laboratory technicians and technologists through 2020, with annual growth of 13-15 percent.

Opportunities for medical laboratory technicians likely will continue to grow as healthcare technology advances, expanded healthcare becomes more readily available to an additional 20 million Americans under Obamacare, and an expanding senior population leads to an increased need for health professionals.

About Medtech

A national healthcare education and continuing professional development brand, Medtech is a nationally accredited, leading post-secondary network of colleges and institutes with the goal of advancing healthcare career training. Medtech campuses prepare students for extraordinary new lives by helping them explore opportunities, strive for excellence and gain the skills and confidence to achieve their full potential in the growing healthcare field. Working hand-in-hand with students to provide an exceptional learning environment that incorporates comprehensive classroom instruction and personalized hands-on, practical experience, Medtech helps them create an extraordinary new future for themselves. Medtech also provides continuing education solutions for healthcare professionals who need professional recertification, updated healthcare training or professional development to enhance their existing healthcare career.  Medtech has been recognized as one of the nation's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, honored in five categories of the 2012 American Business Awards(SM) ("The Stevies"), and recognized as one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in 2012.

Medtech prepares students for in-demand healthcare careers at campuses in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland and Virginia, including the Radians College nursing campus in Washington, D.C. Program offerings vary by campus; certain Medtech campuses offer accredited nursing training. Visit www.Medtech.edu to learn more about Medtech education opportunities.


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