Diagnostic methods in medical laboratory

Description

The various types of diagnostic methods in the medical laboratory such as clinical-chemical methods, haematological methods, immune-haematological methods, histological methods, cytological methods and micro-biological methods.

Alternative labels

types of diagnostic methods in the medical laboratory
methods of medical diagnosis in the laboratory
diagnostic methods in medical laboratories

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Diagnostic methods in medical laboratory is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Biomedical scientist: Biomedical scientists perform all laboratory methods required as part of medical examination, treatment and research activities, particularly clinical-chemical, haematological, immuno-haematological, histological, cytological, microbiological, parasitological, mycological, serological and radiological tests. They perform analytical sample testing and report the results to the medical staff for further diagnosis. Biomedical Scientists may apply these methods in particular in the infection, blood or cellular sciences.
Medical laboratory manager: Medical laboratory managers oversee the daily operations of a medical laboratory. They manage employees and communicate the schedule of activities. They monitor and ensure all laboratory operations are performed according to specifications, arrange the necessary laboratory equipment and assure that the appropriate health and safety standards are followed. 

Optional knowledge

Diagnostic methods in medical laboratory is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Medical laboratory technology vocational teacher: Medical laboratory technology vocational teachers technology instruct students in their specialised field of study, medical laboratory technology, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques the students must subsequently master for a medical laboratory technology-related profession. Medical laboratory technology vocational teachers monitor the students’ progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject of medical laboratory technology through assignments, tests and examinations.
Coroner: Coroners oversee the examination of deceased individuals in order to determine the cause of death in uncommon circumstances. They ensure records are maintained of the deaths within their jurisdiction, and facilitate communication with other officials to ensure the investigation is complete.

 


 

References

  1. Diagnostic methods in medical laboratory – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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