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PATH: Pathology

6840. Clinical Practicum in Pathology Assistant Studies I (2)
Introduction to pathology assistant duties, including observation and supervised prosection of surgical and autopsy specimens, clinical anatomy, dictation, and specimen photography.
6841. Clinical Practicum in Pathology Assistant Studies II (2)
P: PATH 6840. Supervised prosection of basic and intermediate complexity surgical and autopsy specimens, dictation, specimen photography, and clinical anatomy.
6842. Clinical Practicum in Pathology Assistant Studies III (2)
P: PATH 6841. Supervised prosection of basic and intermediate complexity surgical and autopsy specimens, dictation, specimen photography, and clinical anatomy, and introduction to examination of highly complex specimens.
6843. Clinical Practicum in Pathology Assistant Studies IV (2)
P: PATH 6842. Supervised prosection of basic, intermediate, and highly complex surgical and autopsy specimens, dictation, specimen photography, and clinical anatomy.
7430. Cytometric Technologies (3) Same as PATH 7430
The principles, instrumentation and methodologies of cytometry, with emphasis on flow cytometry and confocal microscopy.
8800. Principles of Pathology (4)
P: Consent of course director. Cell injury, cell death, acute inflammation, chronic inflammation, regeneration and repair, pigments and mineralization, thrombosis and infarction, teratogenesis and oncogenesis, etiogenesis of cancer, genetic disease, auto immune disease, bacterial disease, and nutritional disease.
8801. Systemic Pathology (8)
P: PATH 8800; consent of course director. Cardiovascular system, hematopathology, respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, including liver and pancreas, kidney, reproductive pathology, endocrinology, nervous system, skin and musculoskeletal system.
8805. Contemporary Pathobiology (2)May be repeated.
P/C: PATH 8800; consent of instructor. Disease processes from ultrastructural, developmental, immunological, cellular, and molecular points of view. Illustrative examples of experimental models and molecular aspects of disease processes.
8815. Seminar in Pathology (1)
May be repeated. May count a maximum of 6 s.h. P: Consent of course director. Critique of current literature in pathology, concentrating on one topic each semester. Seminar presentation.
9000. Dissertation (3-12)
May be repeated. May count for a maximum of 18 s.h.
9001. Dissertation: Summer Research (1)
May be repeated. No credit may count toward degree. Students conducting dissertation research may only register for this course during the summer.