UK NEQAS Cellular Pathology Technique Tissue Preparation Techniques Workshop February 2019
This workshop will provide the basic knowledge for participants, within tissue preparation techniques utilised for diagnostic cellular pathology.
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This workshop is suitable for anyone who has a biomedical science background and wishes to gain an understanding of the theory and practice involved in Fixation, Tissue Selection, Decalcification, Tissue Processing and Embedding, and Microtomy / Cryotomy techniques, and for those students & laboratory personnel completing the IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Cellular Pathology. This introductory workshop provides an introduction to the selection and use of appropriate fixatives for the preparation of samples, the rationale of tissue selection procedures, performing decalcification, processing and embedding procedures and the use of a microtome for the preparation of tissue sections, through the use of presentations and discussion based sessions.
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Queen Elizabeth Avenue Gateshead NE9 6SX