Bacteriology for CLS and MLT

by Mary Michelle Shodja, MS, MT (ASCP), CLS



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/25/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 104
ISBN : 9781426940521

About the Book

A manual specifically designed for a MLT Training Program that had been tried and tested by a California Laboratory.

Added information makes this manual a perfect reviewer for CLSs planning to take their certification or licensure.

A manual that will boost confidence to those CLSs who had been away from the micro bench.

A good continuing education material to satisfy the requirement for CLS or MLT license renewal.

About the Author

MARY MICHELLE SHODJA earned her Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology in 1992 from California State University (CSU) Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. She took her medical technology clinical year training from the Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Hospital and Regional Laboratory. She earned her Masters of Science Degree in Bioanalysis in 1995 from her alma mater CSU Dominguez Hills.

She gained Certifi cations in both the MLS American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) and CLS National Credentialing Agency (NCA)in 1993. Immediately after passing her California License, she started as a Staff CLS in the Microbiology Department of theSouthern California Kaiser Permanente Regional Laboratory. For over 17 years as a CLS, she maintained a full-time position in the area of Microbiology and a part-time position as a generalist working in Hematology, Chemistry, Serology, Immunology and Non-transfusion Blood Bank.

Over the years, she took on managerial, supervisory, teaching and other administrative and consultative work but her real passion lies in the clinical bench work and teaching. She believes that in order to fi nd what you’re looking for, you have to try out everything else. She is currently awaiting admission to the PhD program in a number of California institutions desiring to earn her last educational degree, a PhD in Molecular Microbiology. She believes that the answers to the future research lies in the field of Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering. She hopes to be involved in the various HIV research in the future.