B.Sc Medical Record Technology


B.Sc Medical Record Technology program is an undergraduate program from Jain (Deemed-to-be) University. This program is to train students to develop a Medical Record Technician or Health Information Technician professional. It is a managerial job which implicates keeping and maintaining records in medical office settings such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and doctor’s office. However, they do not have any direct contact with the patient’s condition, diagnosis or treatment. A Medical Record Technician or a Health Information Technician’s primary role is to compile and maintain patient’s records as per healthcare coding standards and keep them updated.

Program Outcome

  • Update knowledge by self-study and by attending courses, conferences and seminars relevant to the specialty.
  • Undertake audit, use the information and carry out research both basic and professional with the aim of publishing or presenting the work at various scientific gatherings.
  • Perform routine clinical laboratory procedures within acceptable quality control parameters in Hematology, Chemistry, Immunohematology, and Microbiology under the general supervision of a Clinical Laboratory Scientist or Pathologist.
  • Demonstrate technical skills, social behaviour, and professional awareness incumbent upon a laboratory technician as defined by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
  • Effect a transition of information and experiences learned in the MLT program to employment situations and performance on the written examinations conducted by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and/or the National Certifying Agency for Clinical Laboratory Personnel.
  • Apply systematized problem-solving techniques to identify and correct procedural errors, identify instrument malfunctions and seek proper supervisory assistance, and verify the accuracy of laboratory results obtained.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment, utilizing appropriate quality control and safety procedures.
  • Perform within the guidelines of the code of ethics of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, and the restrictions established by state and local regulatory groups.
  • Recognize and participate in activities which will provide current knowledge and upgrading of skills in laboratory medicine.

Elligibility Creteria

50% 10+2 from PUC/ICSE/CBS/ A Level/ US 12th Grade in Physics, Chemistry, and either Biology or Maths, and pass in English/ IB 30 Credits

Career Prospects

The candidates can get employment in government-owned, public and private hospitals. Diverse profession opportunities are offered in:

  • Health Care Centres
  • Hospital Clinics
  • Multi Faculty Hospitals
  • Rural Health Centres
  • Nursing Homes
  • NGOs & Community Health Centres