Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technology
Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technology is a diploma program that
provides the knowledge and skill development needed to perform a
specific range of procedures, including laboratory tests, general
radiography and electrocardiograms. The clinical experience, consisting
of 29 weeks, may take place anywhere in Saskatchewan and at multiple
sites. Students are required to challenge and pass comprehensive
competency-based exams in radiography, laboratory and
electrocardiography in order to successfully complete the program.
Graduates will then be eligible to work as a CLXT and apply for
membership in the Saskatchewan Association of Combined Laboratory and
X-Ray Technicians (SACLXT).
Selected courses in this program are available through distance and/or
continuing education. The program is available full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Saskatoon. For complete program information, check the program
Building on the knowledge gained in APHY 191 (Anatomy & Physiology
1) you will continue your study of the structure and function of the normal
human body. Your studies will focus on the cardiovascular, immune,
respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems.
This course currently has no offerings.
You will study the transmission of microorganisms, blood-borne pathogens (i.e. hepatitis virus and HIV), standard precautions, isolation procedures, immunization for medical workers, sterilization and disinfection, biohazardous waste, safety and WHMIS.
Additional costs: Manual
You will learn the prefixes, suffixes and combining forms from which
medical terms are derived. You will also learn medical abbreviations.
10 hours/9 weeks
Text(s) and required materials including a medical dictionary
You will participate in activities to move and position clients/objects in
health care settings using minimal physical effort and maximizing the use
of mechanical aids and equipment. The course focuses on client/caregiver
safety. Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a
Transferring, Lifting, Repositioning (TLR) certificate.
You are encouraged to wear scrubs but if you don’t have any, please wear clothes that allow ease of movement that also have appropriate coverage.
No additional costs in Regina.