Pathology 2

Course Information

Course Code

ML815

Instruction Method

ONLINE – login information will be emailed within 3 business days of registration

Fee

Domestic: $590
International: $767

Length

Continuous enrolment max one year– 4.8 CEU

Instructor(s)

Catherine Brown

Learner Outcomes

Build on the knowledge acquired with Pathology 1 with this advanced course which further develops the fundamentals of common disease processes.

This course is designed for Medical Laboratory Technologists preparing for cross-training in Pathology, or practicing Technologists who require a refresher in Pathology

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, and pathology of the Heart, Pericardium and Vessels.
  • Describe the epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, and pathology of the most common non-neoplastic and neoplastic conditions in the Respiratory System.
  • Describe the epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, and pathology of the Hematopoietic and Lymphoid systems.
  • Describe the epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, and pathology of the Gastrointestinal System.
  • Describe the epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, and pathology of the Accessory organs to digestion.
  • Describe the epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, and pathology of the most common non-neoplastic and neoplastic conditions in the Urinary System.
  • Describe the epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, and pathology of the most common non-neoplastic and neoplastic conditions in the Male and Female Reproductive Systems.
  • Describe the epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, and pathology of the Endocrine System.
  • Describe the epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, and pathology of the Nervous System.
  • Describe the epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, and pathology of the Skin and Musculoskeletal Systems.

Evaluation Method

Online assignments, final online exam

Intended For

Anyone working or preparing to work in healthcare

Text Book

Kumar, V., Abbas, A., Aster, J.C., Deyrup, A.T. Robbins Basic Pathology, 11th Edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2022. Not included in course fee. It is recommended that students obtain this textbook prior to starting the course. Students are responsible for acquiring course textbooks. Textbook can be purchased at the U of T bookstore.

Topics Covered

• The pathology of most major organ systems – Respiratory, Urinary/Male Reproductive, Cardiovascular/Lymphatics, Central Nervous, Skin Dermatopathology
• Breast, Endocrine, Head and Neck and Gastrointestinal/Alimentary Tract systems
• Disturbances of blood flow
• Degenerative disorders

Pathology II – ML815

Please note: As we transition to a new Learning Management System, you are able  to register for this course but the actual start date will not begin until July 1st, 2024.

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COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses) for all learners is required for all onsite attendance at Michener.
Fully online courses do not require proof of vaccination.

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