It is expected that students will spend 2 to 3 hours, minimally, outside of the classroom/laboratory performing course related work such as readings, research, homework assignments, practica, studio work, and other academic work for every hour of instruction spent in the classroom/laboratory.
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Prerequisite: admission to the Histotechnology program.
This course provides an introduction to histology laboratory operations, cellular morphology, and the professional responsibilities of the histotechnician. The course emphasizes organization, terminology, specimen accession, record keeping, quality assurance, OSHA regulations, quality improvement, principles and concepts of medical ethics, and legal issues. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to describe the requirements and responsibilities in the daily operation of a histology laboratory. (6 contact hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab) [Catalog Entry] ADDITIONAL FEES: $33.00
This course specializes in the study of cells, tissues, and organ systems. Students will learn to identify various types of tissue, including epithelial cells, muscle cells, connective tissue, and nerve tissue. The course emphasizes anatomical and functional relationships of tissue. (5 contact hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab) [Catalog Entry] ADDITIONAL FEES: $45.00
Prerequisite: admission to Histotechnology or permission of program director.
This course provides in-depth examination of non-routine specialty areas that a histotechnician may encounter in the workplace. Topics include immunohistochemistry, autopsy procedures, electron microscopy, molecular diagnostics, grossing, Mohs, and cytoprep techniques. The course will also explore quality management and the inspection process. (3 contact hours) [Catalog Entry]
Prerequisite: HSTY 1100.
The course introduces the fundamentals of immunohistochemistry as applied to the theory and techniques used in the histopathology laboratory. The students will acquire basic knowledge of how immunology is applied in the department of immunohistochemical reagents and techniques. Students will also study in-situhybridization and tissue microarrays. (2 contact hours) [Catalog Entry]