The course aims to:
provide a specialised course of instruction for you to undertake work as a pathology collector in a Pathology Collection Department. To prepare you to work as a competent, reliable member of the health care team under the guidance and supervision of appropriate managers.
At the completion of the course, and having fulfilled all course requirements, you should be able to:
- Assist in maintaining a safe working environment based on knowledge of physical, chemical, biological and ergonomic hazards related to the pathology department;
- Demonstrate skills in the identification, handling and maintenance of general and specialised equipment and instruments used in specific pathology and diagnostic tests and procedures;
- Work as part of the pathology department team in accordance with hospital/clinic and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure optimal patient and staff safety.