Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-06-02-.04 - MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST SPECIALTY PROGRAM MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

(1) Minimum Institutional Requirements:
(a) A specialty program may be conducted in one of the following ways:
1. An integrated program in an accredited college or university that will culminate in at least a baccalaureate degree in one of the medical laboratory specialties.
2. A one year program for students (trainees) who already possess a baccalaureate degree in a chemical, physical or biological science. The program shall consist of appropriate didactic classroom instruction. The remainder of the year shall be spent in gaining meaningful clinical laboratory experience in the applicable specialty.
(b) Specialty programs may be conducted by hospitals or other institutions approved in advance by the Board.
(2) Minimum prerequisites for admission of students: The prerequisites for all specialty programs shall be those approved in advance by the Board.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-06-02-.04
Original rule filed October 26, 1979; effective December 10, 1979. Repeal and new rule filed January 7, 1997; effective March 23, 1997. Amendments filed January 13, 2022; effective 4/13/2022.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 68-29-105, and 68-29-110.

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