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Medical Laboratory Assistant Program Information

The Medical Laboratory Assistant / Technician program at Westervelt College gives you the knowledge, skills and hands-on training required to work as a Medical Lab Assistant in Ontario.  You will receive theoretical and practical training from Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists who bring their industry experience to each component of this program.

The training you will receive in this Ontario Society of Medical Technologists (OSMT) approved medical laboratory assistant program includes:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • The Urinary System and urinalysis
  • How to follow standard procedures for collecting and handling specimens including proper identification of patients and specimens
  • Phlebotomy and Capillary puncture
  • How to use, operate and maintain medical laboratory equipment
  • How to perform ECG’s and to fit patients with Holter devices 
  • How to correctly draw blood and perform Capillary Punctures using proper aseptic techniques
  • Laboratory Mathematics such as ratio, proportion and dilution
  • First Aid Training

Prior to graduation, students will participate in a clinical placement that will solidify the theoretical and practical knowledge and will prepare you to write the OSMT (Ontario Society of Medical Technologists) certification exam and the national CSMLS (Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science) exam. 

Once you successfully pass the certification exam, you will be qualified to work in Ontario in Hospital or private labs, research facilities, environmental testing facilities and more.

Find out about tuition fees, program start dates and length of courses.

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Health Information Management at Westervelt College

Health Information Management

The Health Information Management (HIM) program at Westervelt College is recognized by the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA). With classes starting throughout the year, you don't need to wait to begin your training!

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