I currently work at Dermatology Surgery at OHSU as a Mohs Tech. Robyn
Vazquez is my coworker. I am writing to inquire about the ASCP
requirements for the HTL exam. Would someone know how I could find
out, since the ASCP
will not verify eligibility until you apply for the exam and pay the
To be eligible for the exam under the Route 2 method you are required
to have BS degree and 45 credits of biology and chemistry. I have
covered. Also, they state that you need one year full time acceptable
experience in a histopathology lab. "This year of experience must be
under the supervision of a pathologist (certified by the American
of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology) or an appropriately board
We currently work with the Mohs surgeons, however, the laboratory
functions under the license of our Dermatopathologist. Dr. Cliff
is board certified in Dermatology and has a Special Competence
Certification in Dermatopathology from the American Boards of
Dermatology and Pathology. Now is his accreditation enough for me?
That is the question that I am looking for.
I am interested in finding someone who has
been accepted to take the exam with the same kind of background.
Thank you for your time,
Maria M. Samaan
Med Tech II
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