Course Descriptions

PATH 465 : Medical Laboratory Management

2 Hours

Laboratory organization and principles of laboratory management.

MICB 702 : Microbiology

5 Hours

PR: Organic Chemistry

Detailed study of pathogenic microorganisms. Emphasis on oral flora.

PATH 603 : Human Anatomy for Path. Asst.

6 Hours

This course will cover gross and microscopic human anatomy including embryology and microanatomy.

PATH 605 : Advanced Microanatomy

2 Hours

Building on the spring lab, Basic Microanatomy, this class correlates the normal microanatomy and common diseases processes microscopically.

PATH 610 : Pathologists’ Assistant Educational Methodology

1 Hour

Techniques in educational methodology for pathologists’ assistants.

PATH 620 : Clinical Pathology Seminar

2 Hours

This course presents a review of clinical pathology, including pertinent forensic toxicology, diagnostic radiology and molecular diagnostics.

PATH 625 : Anatomical Pathology Techniques

4 Hours

This course will cover standard techniques in surgical and autopsy dissection, preparation of reports, basic forensic investigation techniques, basic histological and immunological staining techniques.

PATH 627 : Pathologists’ Assistant Practicum I

9 Hours

Rotations in surgical and autopsy pathology to include forensics and pediatrics.

PATH 628 : General Pathology

5 Hours

Basic overview of disease mechanisms.

PATH 629 : Pathologists’ Assistant Practicum III

7 Hours

PR: PATH 628

This course is a continuation of PATH 628 and includes advanced procedures and application of advanced techniques in surgical and autopsy pathology.

PATH 630 : Pathology Review I

2 Hours

This course includes an intense review of clinical and anatomical pathology theory with assigned presentations and clinical cases.

PATH 631 : Pathology Review II

2 Hours

This course is a continuation of PATH 630 and includes an intense review of clinical and anatomical pathology theory and techniques with assigned presentations and clinical cases.

PSIO 743 : Fundamentals of Physiology

5 Hours

PR: College physics, algebra, chemistry, and consent. (For dental students and HSC graduate students.)

Analysis of facts and concepts relating to cellular processes, organ systems, and their control.

PATH 752 : Mechanisms of Disease

12 Hours

Comprehensive study of pathophysiology and mechanisms of disease, based on Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease.