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  1. SCOPE OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY:
    (Medical Technology is limited to:)
    • Laboratory Diagnosis
    • Biological and Medical Scientific Research
    • Prevention and Control of Diseases and infections
    • Innovative Techniques
  2. PRACTICE OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
    • Examination of Tissues
    • Blood Banking Procedure
    • Parasitology, Mycology and Microbiology techniques
    • Histopathology and Cytotechnology
    • Research
    • Reagent preparation
    • Quality Control
    • Collection & Preservation of Specimen
  3. CHARACTERISTICS OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
    • Idealistic field of laboratory medicine
    • Focuses on providing reliable and accurate laboratory findings
    • Sensitive to the demands of time
    • Gives High priority for rendering health services
    • Active subject of innovative technologies
    • Emphasizes new discoveries
    • Field that is deeply committed to promoting the wellness and welfare of mankind
    • Concerned with the students who are interested in acquiring knowledge and skills of biological and medical sciences
  4. (Characteristic)Medical Technology ensures:
    • Efficiency in works and services
    • Globally competitive medical technologists
    • True service to society and mankind
    • Realistic and idealistic goals and objectives
  5. Clinical Laboratory Sections: (8)
    • Clinical Chemistry
    • Clinical Microscopy
    • Hematology
    • Histopathology
    • Parasitology
    • Microbiology
    • Immunology and Serology
    • Blood Banking
  6. Hospital settings :
    • < 100 beds
    • 100 – 300 beds
    • over 300 beds
  7. FUNCTIONS of MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST
    • Work under pressure with speed, accuracy and precision
    • Operate complex apparatus, instruments, and machines
    • Measure substance in blood and other fluids like glucose, cholesterol, Etc.
    • Tests the blood of donors whether blood is compatible with recipient
    • Discover and identify organisms causing infection and disease
  8. TRAITS OF A MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST
    • 1. one needs physical stamina, good eyesight, a normal color vision, good intellect and an aptitude for the biological sciences and a caring attitude
    • 2.Able to relate well to fellow workers, must be observant, motivated, able to perform precise manipulations and calculations and must have good organizational skills.
    • 3. MT must be service-oriented
    • 4.Patience is a must
    • 5. one must be honest, accurate and skilled
    • 6.dedicated
  9. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES for MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY GRADUATES
    • 1.Medical technology generalists
    • 2.In sales and industry
    • 3.Graduates also enter in the field of Industrial or Medical  research
    • 4.MTs teach in high school or in college
    • 5.Students finish the course as a stepping stone to a medical career.
  10. SYNONYMS of MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
    • Medical Laboratory Technology- India
    • Medical Laboratory Science- Philippines
    • Clinical Laboratory Science-US
    • Biomedical Science-European countries
  11. HEALTHCARE SYSTEM OF THE PHILIPPINES
    • 1. TRADITIONAL MEDICINE
    • 2. MODERN MEDICINE
  12. PROBLEMS, RESOURCES, NEEDS OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
    • 1.Medical Technology as an option for going abroad
    • 2.Examinations: AMT, ASCPi, HAAD…
    • 3.Work Hazard
    • 4. Personnel on rotating shifts
    • 5. The need to create best clinical environment
    • 6. New technologies, instruments, equipments
  13. CURRENT ISSUES REGARDING HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES
    TECHNOLOGY
  14. NEGATIVE RESULTS OF TECHNOLOGY:
    • Minimized Care
    • Increased Costs
    • Inappropriate Use
    • Invasion of Privacy
  15. ISSUES REGARDING HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES
    • 1. Persons Practicing without proper License
    • 2. Sexual Harassment in the course of Treatment or Consultation
    • 3. Emergency Preparedness
    • 4. Charging Fees
    • 5. Maintaining Confidentiality of Patient’s Records

    • 6.Health Practitioners referring to other Professionals
    • 7.Experimenting during Learning Phase of Interns and Students on patients’ Bodies
    • 8.Information Access to Non-Medical Staff
    • 9.Neglecting A Patient by Doctors or Nurses amounts to Ethical Issues in Nursing
  16. OTHER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES for MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS
    • 1. Medical Transcriptionist
    • 2. Blood Banking specialist
    • 3. Phlebotomist
    • 4. Nuclear Medical Technologists
    • 5. Molecular Pathology technologist
    • 6. Entrepreneur or owner of clinical laboratories
    • 7. Reviewer in Medical Technology review centers

    • 8.Analyst in drug testing laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, veterinary clinics, food manufacturing laboratories and cosmetic laboratories
    • 9.Cytology and Histopathologic technologist
    • 10.Professional Product Specialist in manufacturing, marketing and sales companies
    • 11. Quality Assurance personnel
  17. BENEFITS of CERTIFICATION:
    • 1.  establishment of a professional standard for individuals in a particular field
    • 2.enhanced employment opportunities
    • 3.higher wages for employees
    • 4. a more productive and highly trained workforce for employers
    • 5. prestige for the individual and a competitive advantage over non-certified individuals in the same field
    • 6. protection of the general public from incompetent and unfit practitioners and

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