ERIC Number: ED026480
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Dec
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Essentials of an Acceptable School of Cytotechnology.
American Medical Association, Chicago, IL. Council on Medical Education.; American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Chicago, IL.
Prepared by the Council on Education of the American Medical Association in cooperation with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, the "essentials" are organized within the areas of administration, faculty and personnel, organization, prerequisites for admission, curriculum, ethics, student health, and procedure for admission to the list of approved schools. The program director should be a pathologist and the faculty should include at least one registered cytotechnologist. Enrollment should be at least two students per class but should not exceed two students to one member of the teaching staff. The school should be associated with a clinical facility which can furnish adequate experience for students. Prequisites include two years of college with a minimum of 12 semester hours of science. The cytotechnology curriculum should be at least 1 year in length and should include historical background of cytology, application of cytology in clinical medicine, and use and limitations of cytology in screening and diagnosis of malignant and benign diseases. (JK)
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Authoring Institution: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL. Council on Medical Education.; American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Chicago, IL.