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School of Medical Technology

The Our Lady of Fatima School of Medical Technology program is a twelve-month internship that begins in June and ends the following June. Our Lady of Fatima accepts, on average, seven students into the program.

During the program, students receive both didactic and clinical rotation experience in the areas of Microbiology, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Chemistry, Immunohematology, Immunology, and Molecular Biology. 

Upon completion of the internship, students graduate with a certificate and are eligible to sit for the board of certification given by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP). For additional information, please visit www.ascp.org. The granting of the degree or certificate is not contingent upon the student passing the certification exam.


The School of Medical Technology is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). NAACLS can be contacted at:

5600 N. River Rd

Suite 720

Rosemont, IL 60018-5119

You may contact NAACLS by phone at 773-714-8880 or by visiting the website, www.naacls.org.


Theresa Tellier-Castellone Ed.D., MPH, MLS (ASCP)

Program Director, School of Medical Technology

Our Lady of Fatima Hospital

Rhode Island Hospital

Email: Theresa.castellone@chartercare.org

(401) 456-3416