Medical Lab Technology (MLT) College in Vizag/Visakhapatnam

Centurion University is the best Medical Lab Technology (MLT) College in Vizag (Visakhapatnam), which provides Medical Lab Technology course with 100% placement support.

About Department of Medical Lab Technology (MLT)

Medical Laboratory Technology also called Clinical laboratory science is an allied health profession which is concerned with the diagnosis and prevention of disease through the use of clinical laboratory tests. These tests help doctors to detect, diagnose and treat diseases. Here CUTM  is the best college for Medical Lab technology in Vizag (Visakhapatnam).

A Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) also referred to as a medical technologist, a clinical scientist, or clinical laboratory technologist do these tests by analyzing body fluids, tissues, blood typing, microorganism screening, chemical analyses, cell counts of human body etc. They play an important role in collecting the information’s needed, sampling, testing, reporting and documentation of these investigations.

They determine the presence, extent or absence of disease and provide data needed to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment. M.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology is a four semester program to impart in-depth knowledge of General and Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology, Clinical Pathology, Histo & Cytopathology, Immunology, Medical and Diagnositc Microbiology, Genetics & molecular cell biology and their applications in three semesters.

Fourth semester will be fully internship and research project leading to a dissertation. There is a great scope for the Medical Laboratory Technology students mainly include are: Diagnostics, Research & Development, Various Projects, Analysis & Testing, Various laboratories, Academics, and also opportunities in abroad. Most Medical Laboratory Scientists are generalists, skilled in all areas of the clinical laboratory.

However some are specialists, qualified by unique undergraduate education or additional training to perform more complex analyses than usual within a specific field. Specialties include clinical biochemistry, hematology, coagulation, microbiology, bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycology, immunology, immunohematology (blood bank), histopathology cytopathology, genetics, cytogenetic .

Scope:

After completion of the course one can opt for career in-

  • Hospital and individual laboratories as Clinical technologist/Lab managers.
  • Research and development laboratories as a research scholar /Scientist
  • In various biotechnological industries as research assistant/Fellow
  • As a medical laboratory Scientist in abroad hospitals and laboratories
  • ISO and NABL certified laboratories as senior technologist.
  • Teaching jobs in allied health colleges
  • Self sufficient individuals for employment. (Self employment)
Eligibility for Admissions:

Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Life Science/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary /Medicine (MBBS/BDS)

Internship:

A candidate will have to undergo internship for a period of six calendar months in a hospital/Diagnostics Centre /Research Institution equipped with modern laboratory facility , which fulfills the norms decided by the University. Dissertation will be compulsory to all students. Students will carry out dissertation work individually or in the group of not more than three students. The format for dissertation/Internship report will be similar to the research thesis style; incorporating chapters on: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion and References / Bibliography. The dissertation will be submitted in a typewritten and bound form. That’s-why CUTM known as best college for Medical Lab technology in Odisha .

Degree:

On successful completion of three year programme, the candidate will be awarded with “Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (M.Sc.-MLT)” from Centurion University.

Achievements:
  • SoPAHS, under the “Health and Family Welfare Department” has got the approval for a clinical establishment and has inaugurated “Community Diagnostic Centre” (with registration no. 38/2019/Khordha). The diagnostic centre is currently providing diagnostic services in and around its locality.
  • SoPAHS is a NSDC approved skill development training center for a number of paramedics and allied health science courses.
  • SoPAHS and Gram Tarang Employment Training Services (GTETS) in CUTM Vizag (Visakhapatnam) have jointly implemented 3 CSR projects in partnership with Wipro GE Healthcare Institute (GEHCI), SBI Foundation Grant (SBIFG) and Union Bank of India Foundation Grant (UBIFG).
  • A pilot project “Up-skilling & Re-skilling of ANMs in Odisha” for Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) funded by Odisha Skill Development Authority, Govt. of Odisha has been also carried out by SoPAHS and GTETS.
  • SoPAHS is engaged in community based public health & nutrition research projects aligning to UN Sustainable Development Goals 2 & 3 and Situational assessment of Paramedical and Allied Health Science scenario in 3 states (Odisha, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh) aligning to health sector industry workforce needs through active participation of students and faculty.
  • SoPAHS and GTETS in CUTM Vizag (Visakhapatnam), along with GE Health care have also successfully trained students for OTAT technician course.
  • SoPAHS and GTETS with HPCL sponsored skill development training have trained 50 hearing impaired students in MLT course.
  • SoPAHS coordinates, supports and creates interactive opportunities for its students with international University students through University Exchange programs on the paramedical and allied health science.
  • SoPAHS is also providing skill courses to the University students to blend in the culture of interdisciplinary learning into the curriculum.
Seminars & Workshops:
  • Seminar by Dr. Sikata Nanda (Associate Prof., Dept.of SPM; SCBMCH, Cuttack), on “Biomedical Waste Management” was held on 30th August, 2019.
  • A seminar session was conducted on 26th July, 2019, were Dr. Satya Ranjan Sahu; Dr. Sudhakar Reddy; Prof. Sonali Dash briefed students on “Common Diseses in Rainy Season”.
  • Monali Priyadarsini Mishra (Asst. Prof; AMIT College, Khordha) had delievered a seminar on “Diagnostic Bacteriology” on 21st December, 2019.
  • An FDP on “Basic Instrumentation in Medical Diagnostic Laboratory” was conducted on 12th Dec, 2019, which was facilitated by Prof. Sunil Kumar Jha (Dean, SoPAHS; CUTM).
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