ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR INCOMING INTERNS
The Orientation Program is designed for incoming fourth year Medical Technology students who have satisfactorily completed the academic requirements of the first three (3) years of Medical Technology education. This activity is aimed at preparing the students for actual application of laboratory procedures during their first and second-term internship in two (2) hospitals.
The Orientation Program for incoming interns is a three-week long activity consists of the following:
- Undergoing medical and physical examination to determine the health fitness of the student;
- compilation of important laboratory procedures;
- actual performance of routine laboratory tests and procedures;
- observation at Lorma Medical Center laboratory and at Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center; and
- administration of diagnostic examination in all the ten (10) professional subjects.
To prepare the students for the internship program by providing them the necessary skills in the performance of the different laboratory procedures and making them aware of the Colleges Internship Policy.
At the end of the program, 100% of the students should be able:
- to undergo medical and physical examination to assess their health fitness;
- to compile all the laboratory procedures to be used as reference by the student;
- to perform the routine laboratory tests in Blood Banking, Clinical Chemistry, Clinical Microscopy, Hematology, Histopathology/Cytology, Parasitology and Serology and Immunology.
- to observe at the Lorma Medical Center laboratory and at Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center; and
- to take the diagnostic examination to assess the scope of students knowledge in all the professional subjects.
- to make themselves aware of the rules and regulations of the hospital affiliates and the Lorma Colleges Internship Policy for Medical Technology Interns.