Graduates of the Biomedical Laboratory Technology Program emerge as thoughtful and responsible citizens and will have acquired the professional skills, attitudes, knowledge, and judgment necessary for entry into the workplace.
Upon successful completion of the Biomedical Laboratory Technology program, graduates will be able to:
- apply health and safety practices to protect self, patients, co-workers, and the environment;
- maintain principles of responsible practice and ethical behaviors;
- procure specimens from a variety of sources and perform delegated acts according to the regulations governing the profession;
- perform routine and specialized biochemical analyses required in the areas of hemostasis, hematology, biochemistry, microbiology, transfusion medicine and molecular biology, correlate laboratory results with clinical conditions, and initiate follow-up testing;
- use knowledge, problem-solving and critical thinking skills to ensure reliable results which are both accurate and precise according to established quality control protocols and standards, troubleshoot anomalies in laboratory results, and initiate corrective actions;
- adapt to evolving technologies and techniques in biomedical analysis;
- transfer acquired skills and knowledge across biomedical laboratories;
- recognize the contribution of laboratory services in promoting individual and public health;
- work effectively as part of a team including both laboratory staff and other health care professionals;
- analyze works in the humanities emanating from different historical periods and movements on the topics of knowledge, world views and ethics;
- understand literature as an exploration of human experience and effectively articulate ideas, concepts and techniques in English;
- effectively communicate in French orally and in writing in a professional context;
- take responsibility for sustaining personal health and well-being.