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Sciences and Technology

Department of Medical Technology

About Medical Technology

Departamento de Tecnología Médica

Program Mission:

The mission of the Program of Science in Medical Technology of the UNIVERSIDAD ANA G MENDEZ GURABO CAMPUS is to prepare the student with a complete academic formation, where the theory and the practice are focused on the technological advances, new methodologies of the clinical laboratory, the investigation and the development of a competent professional, who contributes in the area of the health in the diagnosis, prevention and treatments of the existing diseases of the community to which it serves.

Program Goals :

  1. Graduate Professional of excellence at Baccalaureate level and post- Baccalaureate Certificate in Medical Technology Sciences.
  2. Prepare professionals with the skills of interpreting, evaluating and correlating the data obtained in the clinical laboratories.
  3. Develop in the graduates the decision making and skills in the solving problems, essential administrative and educational skills.
  4. Contribute to the continuous development of a competent faculty in clinical laboratory and the growth of the profession.
  5. Promote the highest standards of performance and professional ethics related to patients, laboratory work and interdisciplinary health professionals.
  6. Prepare graduates to pass the Puerto Rico and Unites States certification exams to work in professional practice.

Graduate Profile :

  1. Apply the acquired skills to perform professionally in a safe way for the well-being of patients.
  2. He will be able to apply, analyze, deduce, and evaluate procedures for the diagnosis, promotion, prevention, and treatment of pathologies that affect man and his environment, complying with biosafety regulations.
  3. Apply the principles of current information and communication systems in clinical laboratories.
  4. Will develop solutions to the data obtained in the laboratory.
  5. Will carry out daily exams or procedures and of high complexity according to the technological advance of each one of its specialties to contribute to the clinical diagnosis.
  6. They will have a comprehensive training in the intellectual and human skills necessary to perform with professional and social responsibility.
  7. Make decisions regarding quality control results and quality assurance measures by performing appropriate procedures to maintain the accuracy and precision of the results.
  8. You will develop your professionalism under biosafety standards in order to protect people and the environment.
  9. You will have a comprehensive training in the intellectual and human skills necessary to perform with professional and social responsibility.
  10. Present research skills to use in the progress of the profession.
  11. They will be prepared to take and pass the licensing tests of the Puerto Rico Medical Technology Examining Board and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.