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Histotechnician Program - Liston Campus Only

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A histotechnician is an individual who is trained in the preparation and staining of tissue slides for microscopic examination and disease diagnosis by the pathologist. Histotechnicians may be employed in a variety of areas, such as operating rooms, clinics, doctors' offices, research, veterinary pathology, marine biology and forensic pathology. Histotechnicians may preserve organs for later examination, perform enzyme biochemistry of electron microscopy. Histotechnicians may also assist the pathologist in the preparation of frozen tissue sections which are used to provide rapid diagnosis.

PROGRAM INFORMATION

PROGRAM GOALS

PROGRAM & COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

This is a two-year Histotechnician program offering an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree.  National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS),  5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018. Tel (773) 714-8880.

From the Catalog:

Faculty

Maddie Josephs 
MS,CLS, MT(ASCP)
Program Director 

Rosemarie Tavares Proulx
HT (ASCP)
Education Coordinator

Program Information

Programmatic Outcomes Data

Accreditation

NAACLS  National Accrediting Agency  for Clinical Laboratory Sciences - See Histology accreditation information

Career Information

BLS Occupational Outlook scroll down to Histologic Technician 

ASCP American Society for Clinical Pathology provides information on careers in medical laboratory science.

NSH National Society for Histotechnology

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Last Updated: 7/10/17