Introductory Histotechniques

Who is this course for?

Suitable for both beginners and those who would like to refresh their knowledge and practical skills

Who offers the course?

Discipline of Pathology

Level of assumed/required knowledge

This course assumes no prior knowledge of histotechniques and introduces the participant to the concepts of histology from the basics

Course overview

Concepts covered during the lectures include:

  • Fixation and processing
  • Sectioning
  • Staining, both routine haematoxylin and eosin and special staining
  • Correct use of the microscope
  • Laboratory safety
  • Trouble shooting


By the end of the course, participants should have gained practical skills in:

  • Paraffin sectioning
  • Cryosectioning
  • Routine and special histological staining
  • Correct set up of the light microscope

Course duration

2 days

How is the course assessed?

N/A

Can this course contribute to an academic degree?

No

Course delivery

The course is completed over two days and consists of a 1-hour lecture each morning followed by hands on practical sessions in the laboratory for the remainder of both days

Course cost

Members of the Central Clinical School - $150.00
Members of the Bosch Institute - $180.00
Other members of the University of Sydney and associated institutes - $250.00
External participants - $500.00
All prices are Ex GST where applicable.

Course dates

First Semester
February 24th and 25th 2014
February 26th and 27th 2014

Second Semester
Dated to be confirmed

Is this course accredited for CME points?

No

Further information and registration

For further information visit the pathology website

To register please complete the course registration form and email it to the course co-ordinator.

Contact person/Course coordinator

Ms Sanaz Maleki
Histopathology Laboratory Manager
Room 575 (office) or Room 565 (lab)
Blackburn Building D06
University of Sydney NSW 2006

T: 02 9351 6152
E:

Last updated

October 2013