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HSTO 204

HSTO 204 is a second year Didactic Laboratory-Lecture Integrated Course in the Medical Laboratory Science program. This course introduces histotechnology, and includes the principles, theory and application of procedures and equipment related to tissue fixation, decalcification, processing, embedding, sectioning and cryostat sectioning. Students will be introduced to the staining of routine slides by Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E) as well as immunohistochemistry staining methods. Also included will be the study of the human body on a microscopic level as well as an appreciation of the intricate relationships among organ systems.