RE: [Histonet] HT exam

From:"Rosa Fields"

Good Point, I forget in my science world, that some people may have a
degree that didn't include science classes!!

-----Original Message-----
From: Mahoney,Janice A [] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 9:14 AM
To: Rosa Fields; ''
Subject: RE: [Histonet] HT exam

This is a key phrase:

with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter
hours) of biology and chemistry,


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Rosa
Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 8:46 AM
To: Rebecca Barnhart;
Subject: RE: [Histonet] HT exam

Yes, she is: Provided she has a letter from an appropriately board
certified medical scientist stating she has experience in fixation,
microtomy, processing, and staining.. I copied from the ASCP website:

Route 2: Associate degree or at least 60 semester hours (90 quarter
hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited
college/university, with a combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter
hours) of biology and chemistry, AND one year full time acceptable
experience in histopathology in the U.S., Canada or a CAP/The Joint
Commission (JCAHO)/AABB accredited laboratory within the last ten years
under the supervision of a pathologist (certified by the American Board
of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology), or an appropriately board certified
medical scientist.

Laboratory Experience
To fulfill the experience requirement for the Histotechnician
examination, you must have experience, within the last ten years, in the
following areas:


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Rebecca
Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 7:36 AM
Subject: [Histonet] HT exam

I have a coworker that has an associates degree in Medical Office
Administration.  She has been trained for Histology and has worked in
the field for two and a half years.  Is she eligible for to sit for the
ASCP HT exam?

Thank you

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