safety protocols. Clinical laboratory scientists assume responsibility for and are heldaccountable for accurate results (Clerc, 1992)In the United States, certain requirements have to be met before one may beconsidered eligible to practice the profession. A clinical laboratory scientist or medicaltechnologist generally has a baccalaureate degree in Medical Technology, clinicallaboratory sciences, or one of the sciences and one of the following: (1) Completion of MT or CLS program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education andAccreditation (CAHEA); Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) or American Societyof Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) certification and three years of experience; (4) five yearsof work-related experience (Clerc, 1992).
History of Medical Technology in the Philippines
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US Army. The US Army established the first clinicallaboratory in the Philippines at Quiricada Street, Sta. Cruz, and Manila where the ManilaPublic Health Laboratory is presently located. The laboratory offered training programsto high school graduates as early as February 1944 (Rabor, 1998).The Philippine Union College (PUC) and Medical Sanitarium offered the firstfour-year B.S. degree in Medical Technology. After two years (1956), PUC graduated itsfirst graduate, Dr. Jesse Umali, who is a successful OB-gynecologist.In the school year 1957 – 1958, Dr. Antonio Gabriel and Dr. Gustavo Reyes of the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Santo Tomas offered Medical Technology as an
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