Career Connections | Medical Technologist

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Want to work in health care but not necessarily directly with patients? A medical technologist explains her important role in ensuring patients get the proper care they need through her work in the lab giving feedback to doctors and nurses about the samples she analyzes.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Arrange for interested learners to visit a medical lab to observe procedures and ask questions of technologists
Classroom Considerations
  • Part of the PBS Career Connections series
Pros
  • The narrator details the high school courses, undergraduate degree, and internship required to become a medical technologist 
Cons
  • None