Course Description


CLS 383 Histochemistry and Pathology
8 cr.
Offered: Fall, Winter
Prerequisite: Completion of the required courses in the histotechnician or histotechnologist curriculum and acceptance by a clinical agency with an accredited histology training program.

Clinical experience includes special staining, electron microscopy, and DNA. This course is part of a supervised, full-time, 6-month to 12-month clinical practicum in an accredited histology program. The practicum prepares students to assist in tissue-related procedures to establish and confirm a patient’s diagnosis. The preparation and staining of tissue involves a variety of techniques. The practicum is represented by CLS 250H, CLS 380, CLS 381, CLS 382, CLS 383 and CLS 384.