Urine Cytology Course 2019
Allocated as Lecture/Study: 5 hrs 0 mins Allocated as Q&A/Discussion 0 hrs 0 mins Allocated as Practical Element 7 hrs 0 mins Total 12 hrs 0 mins
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The urinary tract two day non-gynae course is designed for qualified BMSs and covers many aspects of the IBMS Advanced Specialist Certificate (General Level) syllabus, including specimen preparation techniques, anatomy, and histology. Recognition of normal cellular constituents, inflammation, atypia and malignancy are covered by practical microscopy sessions and formal lectures.
Key Learning Outcomes
An understanding of the anatomy of urinary system
To be able to recognise the benign cellular and non-cellular constituents of normal urine
To have awareness of the diagnostic pitfall of urine cytology
To recognise malignancy in urological samples urine
To understand the classification systems for urological neoplasias
To understand the methods of handling and preparing urinary samples
To be familiar with best practice in the processing, handling and reporting of urinary samples
- What are the limitations of urine cytology?
- What are the factors that could contribute to a false positive diagnosis in urinary cytology?
London Regional Cytology Training Centre
St Marks Building, Northwick Park Hospital
Harrow HA1 3UJ