BMLT Colleges in Nepal

Introduction

Introduction
Medical Laboratory Technology also called Clinical laboratory science is an allied health profession which is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease through the use of clinical laboratory tests. These tests help doctors to detect, diagnose and treat diseases. A Medical  Laboratory Technologist (MLT) do these tests by analyzing body fluids, tissues, blood typing, microorganism screening, chemical analyses, cell counts of  human body etc. They play an important role in collecting the information's needed, sampling, testing, reporting and documentation of these investigations. They determine the presence, extent or absence of disease and provide data needed to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment.
There are two levels of medical laboratory workers - Technicians and Technologists.  
Medical technologists work in five major areas of the laboratory ie, in Blood banking, Clinical Chemistry (chemical analysis of body fluids), Hematology (blood related), Immunology (study of immune system) and Microbiology (study of bacteria and other disease organisms). They also work in the areas of cytotechnology (study of human tissue), phlebotomy, urinalysis, coagulation, parasitology and serology. Phlebotomists draw and test blood where as Blood bank technologists determine correct blood types for transfusions. Histology technicians cut and stain tissue samples.
Medical technologists have more training and job responsibilities. They perform complex tests such as microscopic examinations of tissues, blood and other body fluids to detect evidence of disease and detect the presence of bacteria, fungi, parasites etc and chemical tests to determine blood cholesterol levels. They also match blood samples for transfusions and test drug levels in blood to determine how patients are responding to medications. They are often responsible for making sure that testing is done accurately. In some labs, technologists conduct research under the supervision of medical researchers.
Medical technicians do routine laboratory testing manually according to instructions. They work under Technologists or supervisors. Technicians may prepare specimens and operate machines that automatically analyze samples. In addition to running tests, technicians set up, clean, and maintain laboratory equipment, such as centrifuges, microscopes etc. They also prepare standard solutions for use in the lab. This involves measuring and mixing the correct amount of various chemicals.
Some of the courses offered in Lab Technology are Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT), Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT). BMLT course for Medical Lab Technologists is structured to train students in the clinical Laboratory analysis of blood, urine, feces, cerebrospinal fluid, synovial fluid, ascetic fluid etc to aid the doctors in arriving at a correct diagnosis and treatment of the disease. There are also Diploma / Certificate courses for lab technicians / assistants in general and in different specialties such as Diplomas in EEG Lab Technician, Histopathology Lab Technician etc.
The Medical Laboratory Technology Programs provides its graduates with numerous employment possibilities in laboratories throughout the country.
Eligibility- The basic eligibility criteria for Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT) is 10+2  or equivalent with Science subjects  
Job prospects and Work Area - The career of lab a worker depends on academic and technical skills.
BMLT Colleges in Nepal
1.    Institute of Medicine, Mahargunj, Kathmandu, Affiliate to TU
2.    Chitwan School of Medicla Science, Chitwan,Affiliated to TU
3.    Universal College of Medical Science, Bhairahawa, Affiliated to TU
4.    Manamohan Memorial Institute of Health Science, Affilaited to TU
5.    Pokhara  University School of Science & Technology Pokhara
6.    Nobel College, Sinamangal, Kathmandu Affiliated to Pokhara University
7.    Mordern Technical College, Satdobato Lalitpur, Affiliated to Pokhara University
8.    BPKIHS, Dharan(autonomous)


BMLT Colleges in Nepal colleges in nepal

  1. Institute Of Medicine , MAHARAJGUNJ , Affiliate to Tribhuvan University
  2. Universal College of Medical Sciences , Paklihawa , Affiliate to Tribhuvan University
  3. Chitwan Medical College , Bharatpur , Affiliate to Tribhuvan University
  4. Manamohan Memorial Institute of Health Science , Banasthali , Affiliate to Tribhuvan University