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Histology Practicum II (HSTO 250)

Credit Course

4 credits

$122 per credit

in-county, fees apply

Provides the student with clinical experiences in the histopathology laboratory applying and integrating theory, skills, and concepts regarding special stains that will include carbohydrates, amyloid, connective tissue, muscle, lipids, microorganisms, pigments and minerals, and neural tissue. The student builds upon the techniques learned in previous practicum/courses. Throughout the practicum, the students continue sectioning specimens, paraffin embedding of tissue, routine staining, mounting techniques and troubleshooting. After demonstrating proficiency, students may be permitted to perform procedures under qualified supervision. Students participate in the supportive functions of instrument operation, quality control, troubleshooting and problem solving. Course offered once a year (spring).

Prerequisite(s): HSTO 155.