Pathology Laboratory Techniques

What is Pathology Laboratory Techniques Program? Why Should I Study?

Pathology Laboratory Techniques Program trains healthcare professionals who perform microscopic examination of tissues and body fluids. In this field, where the most advanced technology and techniques are used in the diagnosis of diseases, fully equipped pathology laboratory technicians have an important role.

What are the characteristics that those who want to study in Pathology Laboratory Techniques Program should have?

  • To be interested in biology and chemistry,
  • To be careful, patient and meticulous,
  • To have the hand-eye coordination
  • To be a researcher,
  • To have the discipline of working in closed areas,
  • To be inclined to cooperation and teamwork.

Why should I study Pathology Laboratory Techniques Program at Cappadocia University?

Students who are trained in the Cappadocia Vocational School Pathology Laboratory Techniques Program learn the operations in pathology laboratories practically both during their undergraduate education and in their hospital internships during the semester. Practice-oriented education enables our students to stand out in the sector with their knowledge.

What do the Graduates of Pathology Laboratory Techniques Program Do? What are the Job Opportunities?

The work area of the graduates of the program is tissues. For example, they examine a piece, tissue, organ or fluid, saliva, etc. taken from the human body by the naked eye or microscopes and detect symptoms of the disease. Graduates work as health technicians in pathology laboratories of various health institutions and organizations; they prepare water bath for sectioning, follow the tissue, examine the tissues taken from the human body, block the tissues that have different characteristics and take a cross-section, paint the cross-sections taken from the tissue blocks, examine the tissue samples under a microscope and distinguish normal and non-normal cells. They report the findings of the experiment, test and analysis, ensure the disinfection of the instruments and devices used in the laboratory, perform regular maintenance of these devices, archive slides and blocks.

Pathology Laboratory Technicians can work in pathology laboratories of universities, public and private hospitals, private pathology laboratories, histology laboratories of medical schools, molecular pathology laboratories and forensic medicine pathology laboratories.

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