CytoLevel3

Cytotechnology Program Review Course Level III (A or B)

Registration Fee: $375.00/session; CEUs: 3.0

This training module is designed as a refresher for cytotechnologists who have been out of the field for greater than three years but less than six years and who wish to return to the work force. The registrant can select from the gyn or non-gyn modules.

Content:

Module (A) Female Genital Tract

Review will include basic anatomy, cytology and histology of the female genital tract, hormone related changes, microorganisms, benign cellular changes, epithelial lesions, malignancies, cytopreparation techniques, regulatory issues and a review of the Bethesda system. Registrants will be provided with color plate materials, glass slide study sets and unknown slide boxes. The course instructor will be available to review the slides on a one-on-one basis. Registrants will have access to the Program’s reading materials.

Objectives:

The registrant will:

Refresh his/her knowledge of GYN cytology

Review known study sets and render a diagnosis before reviewing the answer

Read and mark unknown slides and render a diagnosis

Be prepared to discuss their answers with the course instructor

Be better prepared to re-enter the work force

Content:

Module (B) Non-gyn

Registrants will be given a review on the anatomy, histology and cytology of the following body sites: Breast, Lung, GI, Urinary tract and Thyroid. Registrants will be provided with color plate materials, glass slide study sets and a comprehensive self test color plate and slide examination. The course instructor will be available for one-on-one slide review.

Objectives:

The registrant will:

Refresh his/her knowledge of Non-gyn cytology

Review known study sets

Review and mark unknown slides and render a diagnosis

Be prepared to discuss their answers with the course instructor

Be better prepared to re-enter the work force