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Laws that amended RA 5526

RA 6138
PD 498
PD 1534

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Section 1

Title: Philippine Medical Technology Act of 1969

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Practice of Medical Technology

1. examination of tissues, secretions, and excretions of the human body and body fluids by various laboratory procedures and techniques
2. Blood banking
3. Parasitologic, mycologic and microbiologic
4. Histopathologic and Cytotechnologic
5. Clinical reasearch
6. Preparation and standardization of reagents, standards, stains, and others
7. Clinical laboratory quality control
8. Collection and preservation of specimens

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physician that is highly trained in methods of laboratory medicine

Pathologist

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engages in the work of medical technology under the supervision of a pathologist or physician

Medical Technology

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certified and registered w/ the Board as qualified to assist a medical technologist and/or qualified pathologist

Medical Laboratory Technician

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clinical laboratory, office, agency, clinic, hospital or sanitarium duly approved by the DOH

Accredited Medical Technology Training Laboratory

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school, college, or university which offers a course in Medical Technology approved by the Department of Education and Culture (CHED)

Recognized School of Medical Technology

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Chairman of the Council of Medical Technology Education

Director of Higher Education

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Vice-Chairman of the Council of Medical Technology Education

Chairman of PRC
Director of the Bureau of Research and Laboratories of the DOH (BHFS)

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Members of the Council

2 members of the Board of MEDTECH
representative of the Deans of Schools of Medical Technology and Public Health
Presidents of the Philippine Society of Pathologists and Philippine Association of Medical Technologist

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Compensation of Chairman for every meeting actually attended

P50.00

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Compensation of Members for every meeting actually attended

P25.00

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Functions of the Council of Medical Technology Education, and its Composition

- Recommend minimum required curriculum
- Prescribe number of student to be allowed to take up the MedTech course in each school; student teacher ratio
- approve and close medtech schools
- require schools to submit report on or before June
- inspect schools
- certify admission in to an undergraduate internship
- formulate and recommend approval of refresher course for applicants
- prescribe rules and regulations

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Required years and college w/ internship

4 yrs w/ 12 mos internship

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Medtech Board Chairman
*current

Pathologist
*Marilyn A. Barza

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Medtech Boards Members
*current

RMTs
*Marian C. Tantingco
*Marilyn A. Atienza

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Term for Board Members

3 yrs or until successors shall have been appointed

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Qualification of Examiners

Filipino
Good moral character
Pathologist/ RMT
10 yrs in practice
not a faculty of 2 years prior to appointment

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Compensation of Members of the Board of Examiners for Medical Technology

P10 for each applicant examined
P5 for each granted a certificate of registration w/out examination

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Functions and Duties of the Board

- administer provisions
- administer oaths
- issue, suspend, and revoke certificates
- look into conditions affecting the practice and take measures for maintenance of good ethic and standards
- investigate violation of this Act
- determine adequacy of the technical staff of all clinical laboratories
- prescribe qualifications and training for special fields
- classify and prescribe the qualification of technical staff of clinical laboratories

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appearance to the court only

Subpoena

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appearance to the court with the presentation of documents and evidences

Subpoena duces tecum

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Removal of Board Members

neglect of duty
incompetence
malpractice or unprofessional
unethical
immoral or dishonorable conduct

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Accreditation of Schools of Medical Technology and of Training Laboratories

- recommendation by the Med Tech Board
- approved by Department of Education
- approval of laboratories by Bureau of Research and Laboratories

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Inhibition Against the Practice of Medical Technology
- not registered are prohibited except:

Duly registered physicians
Foreigner called in for consultation
United States Armed Forces in the Philippines

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Examination

Located in:
- Greater Manila Area
- Cebu
- Davao
Every August or September
(2020- March and December)

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Section 24

Administrative Investigation - Revocation or Suspension of Certificates

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Section 17

Scope of examination

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The examination questions shall cover the following subjects: (with %)

Clinical Chemistry 20%
Microbiology and Parasitology 20%
Hematology 20%
Blood Banking and Serology 20%
Clinical Microscopy (Urinalysis and other body fluids) 10%
Histopathologic techniques, cytotechnology, medical technology laws, related laws and its implementing rules and the Code of Ethics 10%