UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital

School of Medical Laboratory Science

Mission: To ensure a continuous supply of qualified medical laboratory scientists/medical technologists and to provide an educational environment for all staff.

The approved Medical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology Program is supported by St. Luke's Hospital. The professional growth of these individuals is stimulated by department and hospital-wide in-service programs, along with encouraged attendance at local, regional and national conferences.

Goals of the Program

  • To provide an educational program in accordance with standards established by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. 
  • To maintain a curriculum and standards of academic education consistent with criteria acceptable for a college/university program culminating in a baccalaureate degree.
  • To assure the student has the basic laboratory theory and understanding necessary to correctly perform procedures, recognize valid data/results and the ability to correlate and correctly interpret results including follow-up procedures indicated by abnormal results.
  • To promote standards of conduct and ethics by recognition of and personal commitment to principles of professionalism, communication, continuing education, patient concern and desirable interpersonal relationships with co-workers.
  • To ensure a continuous supply of qualified Medical Laboratory Scientists/Medical Technologists in order to provide needed healthcare services locally and nationally.

The program is approved by the:

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N River Rd
Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (773) 714-8880
Fax: (773) 714-8886
E-mail: naaclsinfo@naacls.org
On the web: http://www.naacls.org/