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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY


Students are introduced to the laboratory environment, while learning vital techniques that are used in the clinical environment and the research world. Students will actively conduct various laboratory techniques and procedures utilizing scientific research procedures. These skills are applicable within the medical, environmental, and food-related research industries.

UNITS OF STUDY

  • Orientation and Laboratory Safety
  • Ethical and Legal Considerations
  • Infection Control and Sterile Techniques 
  • Laboratory set-up and procedures
  • Sample Collection
  • Basic Laboratory Testing
  • Processing Laboratory Specimens and Materials
  • Basic Microbiology
  • DNA and Protein
  • Histology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Phlebotomy
  • NYSED: CDOS Units 
  • Career and Financial Management

CAREER AND COLLEGE PATHWAYS

Employment Opportunities
  • Entry level positions as a Laboratory Assistant
  • NYS Career Zone: Medical/Clinical Laboratory Technician
  • NYS Career Zone: Food Science Technician
  • NYS Career Zone: Environmental Science and Protection Technician 
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Further Educational Opportunities
  • Monroe Community College: Clinical Laboratory Technician
  • Monroe Community College: Biotechnology
  • Genesee Community College: Food Processing Technology
  • Genesee Community College: Environmental Studies
  • Genesee Community College: Biotechnology

INSTRUCTOR

Jim Payne