This major is a program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of clinical laboratory scientists and health care professionals, to perform tests and analyses of blood samples.
Includes instruction in clinical laboratory procedures; blood anatomy and physiology; cellular and molecular biology; blood pathology and disease indicators; quantitative, qualitative, and coagulation testing methodologies; equipment operation and maintenance; and record-keeping.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Hematology Technology/Technician Major?
As a Hematology Technician, it is your job to perform routine blood laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. You likely will work under the supervision of a hematologist.
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