REGIONAL CENTER FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS HOUSES ALL ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMS OF NORTHEAST STATE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY, CARDIOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGY, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY BASIC/PARAMEDIC, MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY, DENTAL ASSISTING, AND NURSING.
Cath Lab A catheter is a small plastic tube that is inserted in an artery and extended to the heart to deliver a contrast solution that appears on the monitor. This technique is used to evaluate the coronary arteries and left ventricle.
Hematology Laboratory Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Medical Technologist) reviewing blood cell morphology under the microscope to detect the presence of certain anemias, leukemias, or lymphomas.
Chemistry Laboratory Clinical Laboratory Scientists (Medical Technologists) monitor instrument quality control data and review patient results before releasing the information to the physician.
Urinalysis Laboratory Medical Laboratory Technicians and Medical Technologists analyze urine for elements such as glucose, protein, ketones, bilirubin, pH, abnormal cells and chemical crystals.
Immunology Laboratory Clinical Laboratory Scientists and Clinical Laboratory Technicians perform tests on serum to detect antibody production in response to various infections and disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, hepatitis, herpes, and allergies.
Transfusion Medicine Laboratory (Blood Bank) Clinical Laboratory Scientists perform ABO and Rh typing, antibody screening, and crossmatching to determine safe donor blood for a transfusion of a patient.
Microbiology Laboratory Clinical Laboratory Scientists use various culture techniques to determine which bacteria, virus or fungus might be causing illness.