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McLEOD SCHOOL OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

McLeod School of Medical Technology Student Handbook

If you would like to learn more about the career of medical technology, please download the McLeod School of Medical Technology Student Handbook.  The Program is currently accepting applications for the class that will begin in August of 2015.

Welcome to McLeod School of Medical Technology

McLeod Tower, McLeod Health Florence, SCThe School of Medical Technology is located in McLeod Regional Medical Center Laboratory in the McLeod Tower (shown in the picture to the left) on the McLeod Regional Medical Center Campus in Florence, SC; McLeod Health. The hospital-based program was established in 1977 to help provide the Pee Dee with qualified medical technologists. The program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Students accepted into the program are either college seniors from an academic affiliate or have already completed their bachelor's degree.

The twelve month program begins in August. Class size is limited with an average of six students per year. The faculty is composed of laboratory supervisors and medical technologists. Students rotate through Hematology, Immunochemistry, Microbiology, and Blook Bank for eight to ten week periods. There are shorter rotations in Body Fluids and Phlebotomy.

Upon completion, a student should have entry-level competencies of a medical technologist and will be eligible to sit for national certification exams. Graduation is not contingent on passing any national certification board exam. Deadline for the application process (including interview) is February 15th. If class is not filled, applications completed by March 15th will be considered. Final deadline may be extended to June 15th.

Location of the McLeod School of Medical Technology

Lab ChemMcLeod School of Medical Technology is located inside of the McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, SC. All lectures are held in the MT Classroom in McLeod's laboratory. All clinical rotations are held in McLeod's laboratory.

Accreditation

The McLeod School of Medical Technology is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS). Contact information for NAACLS:

NAACLS
5600 North River Rd., Suite 720
Rosemont, Illinios 60018-5119
Phone: 773/714-8880
Web Site: www.naacls.org