Medical Laboratory Technician Program Outcomes | Clover Park Technical College
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Medical Laboratory Technician Program Outcomes

Medical Laboratory Technician Program Outcomes

Upon graduation and initial employment, the medical laboratory technician should be able to demonstrate entry-level competencies in the areas of professional practice listed below:

  • Perform routine laboratory testing by following standard operating procedures in the laboratory.
  • Demonstrating professional conduct and interpersonal communication skills with patients, laboratory personnel, other health care professionals, and with the public.
  • Recognizing and acting upon individual needs for continuing education as a function of growth and maintenance of professional competence.
  • Recognize and evaluate normal and/or abnormal patient test results, and understand which confirmatory testing is needed.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of safety hazards and precautions and identify symbols.
  • Relating laboratory findings to common disease.
  • Monitoring quality control within predetermined limits.
  • Recognize pre-analytical, post-analytical, and analytical variables and corrective measures.


The Clover Park Technical College Medical Laboratory Technician Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
8410 West Bryn Mawr, Suite 670
Chicago, Illinois 60631
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Program Benchmarks

NAACLS requires the publishing of program outcomes for the last 3 consecutive years.  The benchmarks which must be met to retain accreditation are:

  • Graduation rates – 70% of students who begin the final half of the program successfully graduate.
  • ASCP Board of Certification Exam Pass rates – 75% or greater pass rate required
  • Graduate Placement rates – 70% of graduates either find employment in the field or closely related field (for those who seek employment) or continue their education with one year.

CPTC Program Benchmarks:   2013     2014     2015     3 Year Average

Graduation Rate:                     100%    100%   100%    100%

ASCP Cert. Exam Pass Rate      92%      91%      86.7%   89.9%

Graduate Placement Rate         *           100%    60%     80%


*Data not available

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