Short Cycle Programmes    (Associate's Degree)
Pre-Bachelor - Vocational School of Health Services - Pathology Laboratory Techniques
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
History
Pathology Laboratory Technics Programme started its educational activities within the body of Marmara University Vocational Health School in 1992. Programme is established from Prof.Dr. Sevgi Küllü. II. education programme is started in 2008.
Qualification Awarded
Associate degree in Pathology Laboratory.
Specific Admission Requirements
Applicants must have a high school or equivalent degree and required score from University Student Selection Exam.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Formal.Students may be exempt from some courses according to certain regulations and approved by the administrive board of related vocational school
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme
Profile of The Programme
Our aim is managed to fulfill pathology laboratory technicians able to all technic procedures until it is ready for microscopic examination of tissue and body fluids in pathology laboratory. Students should have well hand-eye coordination, able to applying of new technics and solving of problem.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Pathology Laboratories of University, State and Private Hospitals Private Pathology Laboratories Forensic Medicine Histology Laboratories Molecular Pathology Laboratories Cytogenetic Laboratories
Access to Further Studies
Graduate students can register to licence program if they get enough points from DGS exam or University exam. To be gained departments by DGS exam; Biology, Nursing, Nursing and Healthy Professionals.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
In the course of education in order to measure and evaluate students' knowledge and skills each semester they have intermediate and final exams , quiz exams, laboratory theoretical and practical exams, homeworks
Graduation Requirements
For graduation of students in Pathology Laboratory Technics Programme of Marmara University Vocational Health School, ECTS credit must be 120, course credit must be 103, courses weight grade point average must be 2.0 over 4.0
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Head of Department Prof. Dr. Nusret Erdoğan Tıbbiye Street, Haydarpasa Campuss, 81326, Haydarpasa/ISTANBUL
Facilities
Pathology is new developing discipline. Recently, pathologic diagnosis play an important role in the treatment of variety diseases. In this area usage of developing technology and new technics, pathology laboratory technics have very crucial. In Turkey, the need for pathology technicians will increase proportionally with the increasing number of pathologist. There are not differences between regions to find work when it is considered the distribution of the university and state hospitals in our country
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 To be able to using and preparing fixatives used for different tissues
2 To perform manuel tissue processing and to have the ability to work and programme to otomatic tissue processors
3 To have the ability to use microtome and tissue embedding
4 To prepare and usage Hematoxylin and Eosin stain
5 To perform conventional histochemistry stain technics
6 To use different immunohistochemical stain methods
7 To have the knowledge about the advanced molecular pathologic technics
8 To have the ability to use light microscopy
9 To do preparation and examination gynecologic cytologic specimens
10 To do preparation and examination nongynecologic cytologic specimens
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ATA121 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 BYL115 Anatomy Compulsory 2 0 2
3 BYL127 Physiology Compulsory 2 0 2
4 BYL141 Human Histology Compulsory 2 0 2
5 KMY143 Elementary Chemistry I Compulsory 2 0 2
6 PTL111 Histotechnology I Compulsory 3 0 4
7 PTL121 Theory and Practice of Pathology Laboratory Techniques I Compulsory 4 4 10
8 PTL-S1 Elective - 1 Elective 2 0 2
9 TRD121 Turkish Language I Compulsory 2 0 2
10 YDZI121 English I Compulsory 2 0 2
Total 23 4 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ATA122 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution II Compulsory 2 0 2
2 KMY144 Elementary Chemistry II Compulsory 2 0 2
3 KMY172 Medical Biochemistry Compulsory 2 0 2
4 PTL102 Fundamental Pathology Compulsory 2 0 2
5 PTL112 Histotechnology II Compulsory 2 0 4
6 PTL122 Theory and Practice of Pathology Laboratory Techniques II Compulsory 8 8 10
7 PTL132 Introduction of Cytotechnology Compulsory 2 0 2
8 PTL-S2 Elective - 2 Elective 2 0 2
9 TRD122 Turkish Language II Compulsory 2 0 2
10 YDZI122 English II Compulsory 2 0 2
Total 26 8 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 PTL211 Advanced Histochemistry Procedures Compulsory 2 0 7
2 PTL221 Theory and Practice of Pathology Laboratory Techniques III Compulsory 12 12 14
3 PTL231 Nongynecologic Cytopathology I Compulsory 2 0 7
4 PTL-S3 Elective - 3 Elective 2 0 2
Total 18 12 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 PTL212 Molecular Pathologic Techniques Compulsory 2 0 5
2 PTL222 Theory and Practice of Pathology Laboratory Techniques IV Compulsory 12 12 14
3 PTL232 Nongynecologic Cytopathology II Compulsory 2 0 9
4 PTL-S4 Elective - 4 Elective 2 0 2
Total 18 12 30
Elective
1 . Semester > PTL-S1 Elective - 1
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ANT130 First Aid Compulsory 2 0 2
2 BSB110 Basic Disaster Awareness Compulsory 2 0 2
3 DB110 Behavioral Sciences Compulsory 2 0 2
4 SGL140 Occupational Ethics Compulsory 2 0 2
5 SGL150 Compulsory 2 0 2
6 SGL160 Compulsory 2 0 2
2 . Semester > PTL-S2 Elective - 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ANT130 First Aid Compulsory 2 0 2
2 BSB110 Basic Disaster Awareness Compulsory 2 0 2
3 DB110 Behavioral Sciences Compulsory 2 0 2
4 SGL140 Occupational Ethics Compulsory 2 0 2
5 SGL150 Compulsory 2 0 2
6 SGL160 Compulsory 2 0 2
3 . Semester > PTL-S3 Elective - 3
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 PTL241 Safety in Pathology Laboratory Compulsory 2 0 2
2 PTL251 Gynecologic Cytopathology Compulsory 2 0 2
4 . Semester > PTL-S4 Elective - 4
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 PTL242 Advanced Pathologic Techniques Compulsory 2 0 2
2 PTL252 Forensic Compulsory 2 0 2
3 PTL254 Forensic Compulsory 2 0 2

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