Order Ecd / 1526/2015 Of 21 July, Which Establishes The Curriculum Of The Training Cycle For The Title Of Senior Technician Degree In Pathology And Cytodiagnosis Is Established.

Original Language Title: Orden ECD/1526/2015, de 21 de julio, por la que se establece el currículo del ciclo formativo de grado superior correspondiente al título de Técnico Superior en Anatomía Patológica y Citodiagnóstico.

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Royal Decree 767/2014 of 12 September, by the Técnico Superior is set to Pathological Anatomy and Cytodiagnosis and fix his minimum educations, acting in accordance with Royal Decree 1147/2011, of July 29, by the general organization of vocational training of the education system, defined in Article 9 the structure of vocational training diplomas and specialization courses, based on the National Catalogue of professional qualifications, establishes the guidelines set by the European Union and other aspects of social interest, and implements the aforementioned title of Pathology and Cytodiagnosis.

The Organic Law 2/2006 of May 3, Education, provides that education authorities develop the curriculum of vocational training qualifications, from the core curriculum and the conditions set out in Article 6 bis.4 . The educational institutions will develop and complete, if necessary and as established by the education authorities, the curriculum of the different stages and cycles in using their autonomy as stated in Chapter II of Title V of that Act.

Royal Decree 767/2014, of 12 September, in its sole repealing provision repeals the Royal Decree 550/1995 of 7 April, the curriculum of the formative cycle of corresponding upper degree to the title set Higher Technician Pathology and Cytology, established under the Organic Law 1/1990 of 3 October on the General Organisation of the Educational System.

In accordance with the above and once the Royal Decree 767/2014, of September 12, he has set the professional profile of the title of Senior Technician in Pathological Anatomy and Cytodiagnosis, the basic aspects of the curriculum and other aspects of the academic organization to ensure common training and guarantee the validity of certificates throughout the national territory, now necessary to determine, in the field of management of Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, expansion and contextualization of the contents of the professional modules included in this title, respecting the professional profile of the same.

The needs of an integrated labor market in the European Union require that the teaching of vocational training pay special attention to the languages ​​of member countries, incorporating in its educational offerings. In this sense, this training course in the curriculum incorporates English language training, responding to the provisions of Royal Decree 1147/2011, of 29 July.

In addition, the curriculum of this training cycle is established from respect for pedagogical, organizational and management of institutions providing vocational training, promoting these teachers work in equipment and the development of training plans, research autonomy and innovation in their teaching field and actions that promote continuous improvement of educational processes.

Moreover, vocational training centers will develop the curriculum established by this order, taking into account the characteristics of students, with special attention to the needs of people with disabilities.

Finally, it should be noted that this training cycle curriculum integrates scientific, technological and organizational aspects of the teachings set to ensure that students acquire an overall view of the productive processes of the professional profile of senior technician in Pathology and cytodiagnosis.

In the process of preparing this report has been issued by the State Board of Education.

For all the above, in virtue, I have:
CHAPTER
I
General provisions


Article 1. Purpose.

This order is to determine, from the core curriculum established in Royal Decree 767/2014, of September 12, by which the title of Senior Technician is set in Pathology and Cytodiagnosis and fix his minimum educations the curriculum of the training cycle of higher level corresponding to that title.

Article 2. Scope.

The curriculum established by this order shall apply in the territory management Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.
CHAPTER II

Curriculum


Article 3. Curriculum.

1. The curriculum for the teaching of vocational education system corresponding to the title of Technician in Pathological Anatomy and Cytodiagnosis established in Royal Decree 767/2014, of September 12, is determined in the terms set out in this order.


2. The professional profile of the curriculum, which is expressed by the general competition, professional, personal and social skills, and qualifications and competency units of the National Catalogue of Professional Qualifications, is included in the title of Senior Technician in Pathological Anatomy and cytodiagnosis, referred to in the preceding paragraph.

3. The general objectives of the curriculum of the training program, the objectives of the professional modules expressed in terms of learning outcomes and assessment criteria are included in the title of Senior Technician Pathology and Cytodiagnosis, referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article .

4. The contents of the professional modules that make up the present curriculum, adapted to the socio-economic situation and the prospects for economic and social development of the environment, are set out in Annex I to this order.

Article 4. Adapting to socio-productive environment.

1. The curriculum covered in this training cycle is established by taking into account the socio-economic reality and geographical characteristics, socio-productive and labor environment implementation own title.

2. Vocational training centers have the necessary pedagogical, organizational and economic management for the development of teaching and adaptation to the specific characteristics of the socioeconomic, cultural and professional environment autonomy.

3. The centers authorized to offer this training cycle materialize and develop those that are most suited to the characteristics of their students and their productive environment, flexibly and use of their pedagogical autonomy, within the general framework of the educational project organizational and curricular measures under the terms established by the Organic Law 2/2006 of Education.

4. The curriculum regulated in this order training cycle will take place in the teaching programs and curriculum development, enhancing or creating a culture of prevention of occupational hazards in the spaces where different professional modules are taught, as well as promoting a culture of environmental respect, excellence at work, compliance with standards of quality, creativity, innovation, gender equality and respect for equal opportunities, the "design for all people" and universal accessibility, especially in relation to people with disabilities.

Article 5. Adaptation to the educational environment.

1. The vocational training centers managed by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport will develop the curriculum established by this order, taking into account the characteristics of students and the environment, with special attention to people with disabilities, accessibility and resources necessary support to ensure that these students can take these teachings under the same conditions as the rest.

2. Also, the teachings of this cycle will be held with a flexible and open methodology based on self-learning and adapted to the conditions, capacities and personal needs of students, so as to allow the reconciliation of learning with other activities and responsibilities.

Article 6. Duration and sequencing of the professional modules.

1. The total duration of the teaching for this training cycle, including professional training module in workplaces, is 2,000 hours.

2. The professional modules of this training cycle, where offered based provision, be organized in two academic years and adjust to the time sequencing and weekly distribution defined in Annex II of this order.

3. The first academic year will take place entirely in the school. To take the second course, will have to pass the professional modules involving a whole, at least eighty percent of the hours of the first course.

4. the right of registration of those who have passed some professional module in another Autonomous Community in the terms set out in Article 48.3 of Royal Decree 1147/2011, of 29 July, the general organization of vocational training set will be ensured education system.

5. In general, during the third quarter of the second year, and after reaching the positive evaluation in all professional modules completed at school, professional training module will be developed in workplaces.


6. Exceptionally, and in order to facilitate the adaptation of the number of people enrolled to the availability of training positions in companies, about half the students of second course may develop such professional training module in workplaces during the second quarter of the second course, as long as they have positively passed all the professional modules of the first academic year.

7. Notwithstanding the foregoing, and as a result of the timing of certain economic activities that can prevent the development of professional training module in workplaces can be adjusted to the above assumptions, this could be organized in other overlapping periods with the development of the economic activity own professional profile title.

8. In any case, the evaluation of professional training module in workplaces will be conditional upon the positive assessment of other professional modules of the training cycle.

Article 7. Professional Module project.

1. Professional module project is interdisciplinary and incorporates technological and organizational variables related to essential aspects of the professional competence of the title of Senior Technician in Pathological Anatomy and Cytodiagnosis.

2. In general this module will be taught by teachers who exercises mentoring training in workplaces.

3. Professional module project will be developed during the last period of the training cycle, combining individual tutoring and collective, so that at least 50% of the total duration is conducted in person and complete with tutoring distance in which the information and communications technology will be used.

4. In any case and before the professional training module in workplaces, the responsible teachers should anticipate teaching and learning activities that facilitate the development of professional project module.

5. Professional evaluation of this module will be conditional upon the positive assessment of other professional modules of the training cycle, including Training in workplaces.

Article 8. Bilingual Education.

1. The curriculum of this training course incorporates English language in an integrated manner at least two professional modules including make up the entire training cycle. These modules will be taught by teachers with a teaching assignment in them and which also possesses the corresponding to level B2 of Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​language qualification.

2. In order to ensure that bilingual education is provided in both academic courses of training cycle continuously, professional modules of both courses are chosen.

3. The devices that can be taught in English are those listed in Annex III.

4. As a result of the greater complexity of the transmitting and receiving teachings in a different mother tongue, professional modules taught in English will increase their collective credit hours, three hours per week for all the modules that are taught in the first year and two hours for developed during the second year. In addition, teachers imparting these professionals have assigned modules in their individual schedule, at least three hours a week for preparation. These hours will have the same character as teaching hours.

5. Exceptionally and temporarily until 2020 character when teachers with teaching attribution does not have the level of English required by these professional modules, will share a total of three hours per week for all the modules that are taught in the first year and two hours for developed during the second course with a teacher or a teacher of English specialty. In this case, the programming of these modules include at least one work unit or teaching to be held exclusively in English and other teaching units incorporate teaching and learning activities taught exclusively in English in the allotted time.


6. Exceptionally, and for those who request it, in the case of students or students with disabilities who may have difficulty in oral expression (cerebral palsy, deafness ...) easing measures and / or alternative will be established in the requirement for delivery of modules in English, so that they can take all the teachings of the professional modules in Spanish. These adaptations in no case be taken into account to lessen the grades obtained.
CHAPTER III


Faculty, spaces and equipment

Article 9. Qualifications and accreditation of teacher requirements.

1. The specialties of teachers with teaching award in the professional modules that make up the teachings set for the title referred to in Article 1 of this order, and the equivalent for the purposes of teaching qualifications are those listed in Annexes III A and III B Royal Decree 767/2014 of 12 September.

2. In order to ensure compliance with Article 12.6 of Royal Decree 767/2014, of 12 September, for the delivery of modules that comprise professionals in private centers or other publicly owned educational administrations, is it must prove that it meets all the requirements set out in that Article, the following documentation:

A) photocopy of official academic qualifications required, according to the qualifications listed in Annex III C of Royal Decree 767/2014 of 12 September. When titling has brought direct correspondence with the professional module to be impart, it is deemed itself encompasses the objectives of that module. Otherwise, in addition to the degree, the documents referred to in paragraph b) or c) shall be provided.

B) If it is desired to justify educations leading to the degree provided encompass the goals of the vocational modules it is intended to impart:

Personal academic certification of studies, original or certified copy, issued by an official center in stating the previous studies detailing the subjects.

Programs and cursados ​​the studies provided by the person concerned, original or certified copy thereof, sealed by the University or authorized officer or corresponding teaching center.

C) If it is necessary to justify through work experience which has developed its activity in the family linked to the professional sector, at least for three years, its duration will be accredited by the relevant supporting official document, to be added:

Certification employer company or organization which specifically record the activity of the person concerned. This activity must be implicitly linked to learning outcomes of professional module is intended to impart.

For those who are self-employed, statement by the person concerned of the most representative activities related to learning outcomes.

Article 10. Spaces and equipment.

Spaces and equipment that must meet the vocational training centers to allow the development of teaching, are set out in Annex IV of this Order and shall comply with the provisions of Article 11 of Royal Decree 767 / 2014, September 12, and the rules on equal opportunities, "design for all people" and universal accessibility, risk prevention and health and safety in the workplace.
CHAPTER IV


Other offers and form of these teachings

Article 11. Offer a distance.

1. The professional modules offered at a distance, when the nature require, ensure the students achieving all the objectives expressed in learning outcomes through classroom activities.

2. Provincial Directorates and Departments of Education take the necessary measures and dictate the precise instructions to the centers that are authorized to offer this training cycle based provision for the implementation and operation of the supply of the same distance.

3. The centers authorized to offer vocational training courses remotely appropriate curriculum materials will have to be adapted to the provisions of the fourth additional provision of Organic Law 2/2006 of 3 May.

Article 12. Combined offer.


In order to meet the needs and interests and give the possibility to combine training with work, with other activities or situations, offer these lessons for adults and young people in special circumstances may be combined between regimes face teaching and distance simultaneously, provided that the same modules can not pursue an education in both modes simultaneously.

Article 13. Offer for adults.

1. The professional modules of this training cycle competency units associated with the National Catalogue of Professional Qualifications may be a modular offering designed for adults.

2. This training will be developed with an open and flexible methodology, adapted to the conditions, capacities and personal needs allowing them to combine education with other activities and responsibilities, complying with the provisions of Chapter I of Title IV of Royal Decree 1147/2011, of July 29. In addition, such training will be capitalized to achieve a vocational qualification, whose preparation will be necessary to prove the requirements set access.

3. In order to reconcile learning with other activities and responsibilities, the Provincial Directorates and Departments of Education may establish specific measures to comply with Article 41 of Royal Decree 1147/2011, of July 29, and enable supply-face and distance simultaneously.

4. In order to promote training throughout life, the Directorate General of Vocational Training of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport may authorize the Provincial Directorates and Departments of Education teaching in centers of competence, of professional training modules organized into shorter units. In this case, each learning outcome, with evaluation criteria and their corresponding block of content will be the minimum partition and indivisible unit.

First additional provision. Authorization to impart these teachings.

Provincial Directorates and Departments of Education dealt with the General Directorate of Vocational Training authorization to impart the teachings of this training cycle, in whole or in part, in requiring attendance and distance learning centers that request and meet the requirements required under current legislation.

Second additional provision. Enabling language teachers in bilingual education.

The teachers who will teach in English must hold before the start date of each academic year, the corresponding language habilitation, for which purpose the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport will hold a empowerment procedure before the start of each course.

Third additional provision. Teacher training for bilingual education.

The Provincial Directorates and Departments of Education scheduled courses and training in English for all teachers of vocational training will teach in vocational modules capable of being taught in English, who are obliged to attend to them until they get the required authorization. These measures shall apply until at least 2020.

The training bid will be of three types:

A) Intensive training through a course conducted, preferably in the modality, during the month of September.

B) long-term training throughout the school year, through a course that combines classroom and online, to be held after hours must stay in the training center. During the period of implementation of professional training module in workplaces, this course will intensify and will take place, if possible, within hours must stay in the center.

C) Training Anglophone country, through courses, that if possible, include cultural visits and institutions and attending conferences, and to be held at the end of the course after completion of school activities in training centers.

Single transitional provision. Replacing titles related to these teachings.


1. Students who, at the end of the school year 2015-2016, fulfills the conditions required to take the second course title regulated by Royal Decree 538/1995 of 7 April, the title of Senior Technician is set to Anatomy pathology and Cytology and its corresponding minimum teaching, under the Organic Law 1/1990 of 3 October on the General Organisation of the Educational System, and which has not passed any of the professional modules of the first year of that title, will two calls in each of the next two years to overcome these professional modules. After this period, in the 2018-2019 school year, will apply validations, for overcome modules set out in Article 15.1 of Royal Decree 767/2014, of September 12, regulated by the Organic Law 2/2006 of May 3.

2. Pupils who, at the end of the 2015-2016 school year, does not meet the conditions required to take the second course the title of Senior Technician in Pathology and Cytology, established by Royal Decree 538/1995 of 7 April, under Organic Law 1/1990 of 3 October, will apply validations set out in Article 15.1 of Royal Decree 767/2014, of September 12, regulated by the Organic Law 2/2006 of 3 May.

3. Students who, at the end of the 2016-2017 school year, does not meet the conditions required to obtain the title of Senior Technician Pathology and Cytology, established by Royal Decree 538/1995 of 7 April, under the Act organic 1/1990 of 3 October, will have two calls in each of the next two years to overcome these professional modules except module in workplace training for which have an additional school year. The students that after this period had not obtained the title will apply validations, for overcome modules set out in Article 15.1 of Royal Decree 767/2014, of September 12, regulated by the Organic Law 2/2006 of 3 of May.

First final provision. Application of the order.

Is authorized to the Directorate General of Vocational Training, in the scope of its powers, to take the measures and issue the necessary instructions for the implementation of the provisions of this order.

Second final provision. Implementation of these teachings.

1. During the first year of the 2015-2016 training cycle to be implemented referred to in Article 1 of this order and stop the lessons taught first year covered by the Organic Law 1/1990 of October 3, corresponding to Royal Decree 538/1995 of 7 April.

2. During the second year of the 2016-2017 training cycle to be implemented referred to in Article 1 of this order and stop the lessons taught second year covered by the Organic Law 1/1990 of October 3, corresponding to Royal Decree 538/1995 of 7 April.

Final disposition third. Entry into force.

This order shall enter into force on the day following its publication in the "Official Gazette" day.

Madrid, July 21, 2015-The Minister of Education, Culture and Sports, Inigo Mendez de Vigo and Montojo.
ANNEX I

Professional Modules


1. Professional Module: Management of biological samples.

Code: 1367.

Contents:

A) Analysis of the organizational structure of the health sector:

Health Systems. Types. health systems in Spain.

Legislation on the Law of the Regulation of Health Professions: General Law of Health.

Functions, areas and organization of work in the clinical laboratory and pathology:

Functions clinical laboratory technicians.

Functions pathology technicians.

Health economics and quality in the service.

B) Identification of the laboratory documentation:

Reception, registration and classification of samples.

Computer management systems documentation.

Documents bioethics legislation.

Organic Law on Data Protection. Informed consent.

Registration and graphic documentation file.

Budgets, procurement and supply management and warehouse control.

C) Identification of biological samples:

Biological samples.

Liquid samples.

Tissue samples.

Cytological samples.

Anatomical region extraction Features.
Substances analyzable
:

Qualitative and quantitative analysis.


Preanalytical patient variability.

Errors in the preanalytical handling.

Gender. Health and sickness.

D) Completing the collection, according to unit protocol, and distribution of common biological samples:

Materials used for sampling.
Blood samples
:

Types of blood samples.

Blood collection techniques. venous extraction anatomical model.

Anticoagulants.
Blood samples
:

Urine sample.

Samples of digestive origin.

Signs of male and female reproductive system. gynecologic cytology.

Mama: Secretions and punctures.

Intraoperative imprint cytology.

Swabs for microbiological-parasitological analysis.

Skin samples for the study of fungal infections: skin, hair and nails.

Basic life support techniques.

E) Making collection, according to unit protocol, and distribution of samples obtained through invasive or surgical procedures:

Obtaining samples anatomical structures and viscera:

Fine needle aspiration (FNA) and core needle (BAG).

Gun punctures (Cameco).

Imprinting and scraping.
Technology Resources
image for sampling.

Types of samples obtained through invasive or surgical procedures:

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).

Serous exudates and liquids.

Respiratory tract samples.

Samples obtained from experimental animals.

Biobank samples.

Service delivery process. Protocols of the unit.

F) Selection of conservation techniques, storage, transportation and shipment of samples:

Criteria preservation of samples: factors affecting the conservation of the samples.

Methods of storing samples:

Chemical Methods.

Physical methods.

Packaging systems, transport and shipping. Regulations in force.

Register, coding and identification of the sample for transportation.

G) Implementation of security protocols and risk prevention in handling chemical and biological products:

Chemical, radioactive and biological reagents. Storage. incompatible chemicals.

Risk prevention work with chemicals, radioactive and biological products:

Cabins gases and biosafety.

Product handling.

Prevention of risks related to laboratory equipment.

Waste management. Regulations in force.

Determination of the preventive measures and personal protection.

Protocol for action in an emergency. Emergency plan.

Organization of preventive work. basic routines.

Documentation: collection, processing and archiving.

2. Professional Module: General laboratory techniques.

Code: 1368.

Contents:

A) Classification of materials, basic equipment and reagents:

Types of materials and use:

Material volume.

Micropipettes.

Basic utensils and laboratory use.

Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of laboratory equipment.

Water laboratory.

Chemical reagents in the clinical and pathological laboratory:

Classification and labeling.

Management, conservation and storage.

Safety Data Sheets.

Basic equipment used in the laboratory.

Efficient use of resources.

Standard Operating Procedures.

B) Application of security protocols and risk prevention in the laboratory:

Chemical, radioactive and biological reagents. Storage. incompatible chemicals.

Risk prevention work with chemicals, radioactive and biological products:

Cabins gases and biosafety.

Product handling.

Prevention of risks related to laboratory equipment.

Waste management. Regulations in force.

Determination of the preventive measures and personal protection.

Protocol for action in an emergency. Emergency plan.

Organization of preventive work. basic routines.

Documentation: collection, processing and archiving.

C) Implementation of solutions and dilutions:

Measures mass by precision balance:

Basis and rules of use.

Accuracy, precision, sensitivity and load capacity.

Measures volume by volumetric:

Using the volumetric material.

Accuracy and precision.

Calculation and preparation of solutions:

Mode of expression of concentration. Calculation and units.


Preparation of solutions.

Calculation and preparation of dilutions: concept and forms of expression.

Preparation of serial dilutions and serial no.

Electrochemical Methods: The pH meter:

Types of electrodes.

Calibration, measurement and maintenance.

Acid-base titrations. Preparation of buffer solutions.

D) Application of substance separation processes:

Basic methods of separation. Filtration, decantation and centrifugation.
Electrophoretic separation methods
:

Application of electrophoretic techniques.

Preparation of equipment, reagents and maintenance.

Interpretation of results of instrumental analysis:

Statistical treatment of the results for quality control.

Digital Writing reports.

E) Conducting the technical assessment of the consistency and reliability of the results:

Basic statistical concepts: mean, standard deviation, coefficient of variation and regression.

Quality control in the analytical phase. Calibration and control materials.

Analytical Series: Types of error.
Graphical representations
quality control.

Criteria for acceptance or rejection.

F) Performing microscopy techniques and digital imaging:

Basic components of an optical microscope and photographic equipment.

Optical microscopy techniques transmitted light. Background and application of each.

Fluorescence microscopy techniques. Applications and advantages of each technique.

Electron microscopy techniques. Background and application.

Techniques scanning probe microscopy. Background and application.

Photographic techniques macroscopic, microscopic and ultramicroscopic.

Collection systems, processing and archiving of digital images:

Camera and digital camcorder.
Scanner
preparations.
Programs
image processing and digital file storage.

Static telepathology.

Standards for transferring images and associated information.

G) Application of systems quality management in the laboratory:

Quality, quality management system and quality assurance: phases and circuits. Traceability.

Standards laboratory quality: ISO standards and regulations BPL.

Quality documents.

Certification and laboratory accreditation.

Audit and quality assessment.

3. Professional Module: Molecular Biology and Cytogenetics.

Code: 1369.

Contents:

A) Characterization of the processes performed in laboratories cytogenetic and molecular biology:

Organization and functions of cytogenetics laboratory and cell culture.

Materials and basic equipment.

Organization and functions of molecular biology laboratory.

Materials and basic equipment.

Standards handling sterile material. aseptic technique.

Safety laboratories cytogenetics and molecular biology. Disposal of hazardous waste.

Efficient use of resources.

B) Making cell cultures:

Types of cell culture in cytogenetics: amniotic fluid, chorionic villus and peripheral blood. Cell types. Culture media.

Techniques obtaining, maintaining and propagation of crops.

Determination of the number and cell viability.

Contamination in cell cultures.

C) Application of techniques of chromosome analysis:

Technique for obtaining chromosome spreads. Cell culture and sacrifice.

Staining methods and chromosomal banding: identification patterns.

Cytogenetic Nomenclature.

Automation cytogenetic analysis.
Numerical and structural:
chromosomal abnormalities.

Prenatal diagnosis: methods and applications.

Cytogenetics and cancer.

D) Application of techniques for extracting nucleic acids:

Structural and functional characteristics of nucleic acids.

Physical properties related to molecular biology techniques: density, denaturation, absorbance, kinetics of renaturation and hybridization.

Restriction endonucleases and other enzymes associated with nucleic acids.

Mutations and polymorphisms.

DNA extraction techniques in peripheral blood and tissue biopsies.

RNA extraction.

Systems, automatic extraction of nucleic acids.

E) Application of PCR and electrophoresis techniques to the study of nucleic acids:

PCR techniques and variants: multiplex PCR, RT-PCR, nested PCR and real time PCR.


Gel electrophoresis techniques.

Fragments visualization techniques and interpretation of results.

Diagnostic and forensic applications PCR techniques.

F) Application of probe hybridization techniques:

Probe types and types of labeling.

Hybridization Procedure: Phases.
Techniques
blotting and hybridization of nucleic acids in solid support: Southern and Northern blot. Microarrays.

Hybridization techniques chromosomes and tissues:

FISH and variants.

CGH (comparative genomic hybridization).

Finction.

G) Determination of methods of cloning and DNA sequencing:

Cloning: Components and phases of the cloning procedure.

Bioinformatics: Analysis of databases of DNA and proteins.

DNA sequencing methods:

Manual sequencing methods.

Automatic sequencing.

Pyrosequencing.

Other analyzes performed with the sequencer:

Fragment analysis.

MLPA (gene dosage).

Application of molecular biology techniques in clinical diagnosis:

Prenatal and preimplantation diagnosis.

Diagnosis of neurodegenerative, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Neoplasms. Diagnosis and prognosis.

Microbiological diagnosis.

Applications of molecular biology techniques in legal and forensics.

4. Professional Module: General Pathophysiology.

Code: 1370.

Contents:

A) Recognition of the overall structure and organization of the human organism:
Analysis
the hierarchic structure of the body.

Cytology.

Histology: components, characteristics and function of tissues.

Classification systems of the body.

Body Topography:

Terminology direction and position.

Regions and body cavities.

B) Identification of the development process of the disease:

The pathological process.

Impaired function and normal cell structure:

Adaptive changes.

Reversible and irreversible cell damage.

Semiología. Symptoms and signs.

Phases and disease progression. Complications and incidences of the disease.

Clinic disease. Diagnosis. Forecast. Treatment.

Disease groups.
Diagnostic Procedures
:

Clinical analysis.

Determination of electrical activity.

Diagnostic techniques through the image.

Cytological and histological study.

Therapeutic resources.

Clinical terminology.

C) Recognition of immune system disorders:

Natural and specific immunity: antigens and antibodies.

Immune system cells.

Cytokines.

Histocompatibility antigens.
Immune system disorders
:

Hypersensitivity reactions.

Autoimmune Diseases.

Immune deficiency syndromes.

Active and passive immunization.

D) Identification of the characteristics of infectious diseases:
Infectious agents
:

Transmission and dissemination of infectious agents.

Infectious chain.

Injury mechanisms of microorganisms.

The inflammatory response. Components.

Acute inflammation. Morphological patterns of acute inflammation:

Suppurative inflammation.

Granulomatous inflammation and mononuclear.
Inflammation
cytopathic-citoproliferativa.

Necrotizing inflammation.

Chronic inflammation and scarring.

Main human infectious diseases:

Gastrointestinal infections.

Viral and bacterial respiratory infections.

Opportunistic infections.

STDs.

Infectious Therapeutics.

E) Identification of tumor development process:

Classification and epidemiology of neoplasms.
Molecular basis of cancer
:
Oncogenes
.

Cancer suppressor genes.

Biology of tumor growth.
Carcinogens
:

Chemical.

Radiation.

Oncogenic virus.

Defenses against tumors. tumor antigens. Immunosurveillance.

Local and general manifestations of tumors: tumor effects in the body.

Grading and staging of the tumor.

Prevention, diagnosis and treatment:

"Screening" and early diagnosis.

Diagnostic tests.

Therapeutic possibilities.

Most common malignancies.

F) Recognition of disease manifestations:
Pathophysiology Respiratory
:

Respiratory physiology.


Respiratory diseases. Respiratory insufficiency.

Disorders acid-base balance.
Cardiovascular diseases
:

Cardiocirculatory physiology.

Cardiac and vascular manifestations. Heart failure.

Neurological and sensory organ diseases.

Neurological and sensory organs Physiology.

Neurological and sensory organ manifestations.
Gastrointestinal disorders
:

Digestive physiology.

Digestive, liver, biliary and pancreatic disorders.

Renal and urinary tract pathology:

The formation of urine.

Renal and urinary tract disorders. Renal insufficiency.

G) Recognition of haemodynamic and vascular disorders:
Hemostasis and coagulation
:

Normal Hemostasis.

Coagulation cascade.

Formation of thrombi and emboli.

Arterial and venous thrombosis.

Pathophysiology edema.

Impact lock irrigation. Infarction:
Classes
heart attacks.

Factors influencing the onset of a heart attack.

Pathology related to alterations in blood flow:

Ischemic heart disease.

Pulmonary embolism.

Stroke.

Hypertension.

H) Recognition of endocrine-metabolic disorders and nutrition and metabolism:

Food and nutrition.

Hormones. most common endocrine disorders.

Pathophysiology of supply:

Nutritional, vitamin and mineral deficiency.

Obesity.

Pathophysiology of glucose metabolism:

Metabolism and hormonal regulation of glucose.

Pathology of carbohydrate metabolism.

Diabetes. Hypoglycemia.

Diagnostic tests.

Disorders lipid metabolism:

Lipoproteins.

Metabolism and lipid transport.

Atherogenesis.

Dyslipidemia.
Pathophysiology of reproduction
:

Hormonal regulation of reproduction.

Pathology playback.

Diagnostic tests.

5. Professional Module: autopsies.

Code: 1379.

Contents:

A) Carrying out the process of preparing the autopsy:
Autopsy
partial and total clinic.

Medicolegal autopsy.
Autopsy
by multiple punctures.

Fetal autopsy.

Ecopsia.

Neuropathology.

Virtopsy.

Endopsia and radiopsia.

Organization and protocol preparation process.

Legislation and documentation autopsy, ecopsias, neropatológica and virtopsias:

Legislation related to medicolegal autopsies.

Legislation related to clinical autopsies.

Report.

The autopsy room. Material and methods:

Salas clinical and medicolegal autopsies.

Mortuary and cold.

Room macroscopic study of surgical specimens.

Equipment, instruments and equipment Autopsy: applications, management and maintenance.

Standards and safety procedures in the autopsy room, ecopsias and virtopsias.

Prior to the opening of the body or other activity Preparation.

Terminology, specific records and media.

Applicable regulations.

B) Completion of the autopsy procedure:

Study and prior to the opening of the corpse tasks.

Neck dissection and cervical block.
Techniques
trunk opening.
Removing
thoracic and abdominal organs.

Opening and study of the cranial cavity and nervous system.

Dissection and study of abdominal organs.

Sampling dissected organs and structures, eviscerated.

Sampling in organs and structures by ecopsia.

Past studies on the corpse and recomposition.

Descriptive and macroscopic study artifacts General:

Weights, measurements, color, smell, consistency and anomalies of the surfaces, cavities, organs and viscera.

Descriptive vocabulary.

Artifacts. Metastasis laboratory.
Risk prevention
:

Standards and safety procedures in the autopsy room.

Handling sharp and cutting material.

Applicable regulations.

C) Conducting the macroscopic anatomical identification pattern of normality:

Gross anatomy of the external examination of the autopsy. General characteristics. Signs of death.
Macroscopic
skull and nervous system anatomy. Extraction block central nervous system. Study of the skull base. Hypophysis. Eyeballs.
Gross anatomy
block neck.


Gross anatomy of organs, vessels and other thoracic components. Heart and great vessels.

Gross anatomy of organs, abdominal vessels and other components.

Gross anatomy of organs uneviscerated components. Spinal cord. bone sections.

D) Conduct gross anatomical abnormality pattern ID:

Pathology Macroscopic the external examination of the autopsy.

Injury. Burns. Scarring. Mutilations. Strange bodies.

Pathology Macroscopic skull and nervous system.

Pathology Macroscopic block neck.

Macroscopic Pathology of organs, vessels and other thoracic components.

Macroscopic Pathology of organs, vessels and other abdominal components.

Pathology macroscopic bodies uneviscerated components.

E) Performing the removal of tissue, prostheses, pacemakers and other devices in the body:

Documentary Protocol: Community, national and regional regulations.

Tissue sample extraction. Extraction technique tissue for DNA analysis.

Enucleation of eyeballs. Enucleation techniques. Speculum.
Removing
pacemaker. Localization techniques, dissection, cutting electrodes and waterproof suture.
Extraction
osteosynthesis materials, stents, exóprotesis, intramedullary nails, or other contaminating material elements. Disarticulation techniques for removal of nails.

Risk prevention.

6. Professional Module: cytologic and tissue processing.

Code: 1380.

Contents:

A) Realization of sample processing:

Materials, reagents and equipment in histotechnology and cytotechnology.

Efficient use of resources.

Safety and risk prevention in the laboratory. Waste management:

Identification of the risks associated with the techniques.

Determination of prevention measures.

Types of waste and disposal procedures.

Macroscopic characteristics of the sample.

Tissue binding process:

Fundamentals and objectives.

Prior to specimen fixation processes.

Types of fasteners and implementing rules.

Decalcification and tissue softening.

Artifacts.

Macroscopic description and carved samples.

Registration and storage of samples.

B) Performing tissue blocks:

Fundamentals and inclusion process samples for optical and electron microscopy: Dehydration, clearance and infiltration.

Preparation and production of blocks. Specimen orientation.

Preparation, programming, cleaning and maintenance of equipment and materials.

Other processing techniques and histocitológico study. Image analysis. Stereology. Autoradiography. Laser microdissection.

C) Application of cutting techniques:
Types
microtome and components: oscillation, rotation, sliding, and cryostat ultramicrotome, among others.

Preparation equipment. Orientation block and blade.

Cutting technique according to the microtome and composition of the block:

Paraffin blocks.

Material frozen.

Resins for electron microscopy.

Issues section of specimens and their resolution.

Extension and sample mounting:

Maneuvers extension of cuts.

Capture and drying of the preparations.

Solutions adherents slide.

Compliance with safety standards.

D) Application of staining techniques:

Fundamentals and general mechanism of coloration.
Histological stainings set
:

Tissue Preparation.

Basis, solvents and technical protocols.

Assembly and conservation.

Staining characteristics.

Evaluation results.

Not histochemical techniques for identifying substances coloration: lipids, glycogen, mucin and fibrin and connective tissue, among others. Methods for neurohistological studies.

Staining for visualization of microorganisms.

Contrast in electron microscopy.

E) Application of histochemical techniques and enzimohistoquímicas:

Histochemical staining techniques. Fundaments. Controls. staining characteristics.
Types
histochemical staining: carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids, lipids and pigments and metal ions.

Fundamentals, controls and applications enzyme histochemistry techniques.


Classification of enzymes. Sample processing for conservation of enzyme activity.

Staining techniques for the determination of enzymes hydrolases, esterases and oxidoreductases carboxylic.

Lectin histochemistry and applications. Function. Methods of detection and controls.

F) Application of immunohistochemistry:

Polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies. Labeling antibodies.

Fundamentals of immunohistochemical methods: direct and indirect.

Classification techniques depending on the marker used:

Immunofluorescence.

Immuno.

Colloidal gold.

Histological and restoration of tissue immunoreactivity Processing:

Antigen retrieval techniques.

Blocking endogenous enzyme activity.
Lock
background staining.

Controls.

Types of antibodies and dilutions.

Procedures and controls immunohistochemical techniques:

Peroxidase. Signal amplifiers.

Alkaline phosphatase.

Colloidal gold.
Tumor markers
:
Histochemical
.
Immunohistochemical
.

Ultrastructural markers.

G) Processing cell samples:

Materials and basic equipment for cytological processing.

General Processing cytologic material. Extension. Fixation. Types of fasteners.

Basis, reagents and protocols of different staining techniques.

Quality control preparation. Conservation and archiving.

Cell blocks. Concept, foundation and preparation.

7. Professional module: Gynecologic Cytology.

Code: 1381

Contents:

A) Recognition of morphological and functional characteristics of the female genital tract:

Anatomical characteristics of the genitals.

Histology of the female reproductive system: Histology of the uterus and cervix. Endocervix and ectocervix.

Menstrual cycle:

Ovarian cycle and endometrial cycle.

Hormones pituitary and ovarian.

Puberty and the climacteric: hormonal activity and physiological changes. Menopause.

Pregnancy and lactation: Childbirth and breastfeeding. Histology genital pregnancy and lactation.

Contraception.

B) Identification of the clinical data of the application of Cytology:
Methods
gynecological examination: vaginal examination and colposcopy. Ultrasounds. Endoscopies. Biopsies and punctures.
Types of gynecologic samples
:

Extension cervical-vaginal. Technique triple sampling.

Liquid Cytology.

Single Pap smear. endometrial cytology. Vulvar cytology.

Symptoms and signs in female genital pathology.

Inflammatory and infectious pathology:

Cervicovaginitis. Sexually transmitted diseases (MTS). Pelvic inflammatory disease.

Benign uterine tumor pathology:

Cervical and endometrial polyps. uterine fibroids.

Malignant tumors of the uterus:

Infection human papillomavirus (HPV).

Cervical cancer. squamous cell carcinoma. Adenocarcinoma.

Endometrial cancer.

Epidemiology of female genital and breast cancer.

C) Analysis of gynecologic cytology:

Cytological techniques.

Processing techniques, staining and diagnosis.
Citodiagnóstico technological resources
:

Automation.

Liquid Cytology. Monolayer cytology.

Adequacy of sample / smear adequacy:

ID. clinical information.

Correct technique: Extension, fixation and staining.

Cellularity.

Types of samples according to the degree of suitability.

Hormonal evaluation.

Physiological hormonal patterns. Cytology of hormonal changes.

Normal cytology of female genital tract. Epithelial cells.

Squamous epithelium. endocervical epithelium. endometrial cells.

Artifacts and contaminants in the cervical Pap smear.

D) Analysis of non-vaginal cervical benign tumor extensions:

Inflammatory cells.

Bacterial infections.

Yeast infections.

Chlamydial infections.

Virus infections.

Parasitosis.

Inflammatory changes of epithelial cells:

Changes in squamous cells.

Changes in endocervial epithelium.

Cytology IUD.
Processes
benign epithelial reagents: squamous metaplasia.

Reparative changes: benign atypia.

Hyperkeratosis and parakeratosis.

Effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

E) Analysis of cervico-vaginal neoplastic proliferation extensions:


Morphological changes of HPV infection. histological and cytological lesions.

Premalignant lesions. Ratings:

Bethesda system.

Relations between the different classifications.

Abnormalities of squamous epithelial cells:

Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS).

Nuclear and cytoplasmic changes.

Squamous intraepithelial lesion (SIL). Histology.

Cytological features low-grade SIL and high-grade SIL.

Infiltrative squamous carcinoma. histological types.

Abnormalities of glandular epithelial cells: atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance (AGUS). nuclear and cytoplasmic changes. endocervical adenocarcinoma.

F) Image analysis cytology of the breast:

Histology of the breast: anatomical features of the breast. Tissues and cells.

Scan Methods.

Patterns normal cytology of the breast.

Cytopathology no breast tumor. Inflammations. fibrocystic disease. Fat necrosis.

Breast tumor cytopathology: benign, malignant. Immunocytochemistry in breast cancer.

G) Analysis of cytological samples vulva, endometrial, fallopian tubes and ovaries:
Cytology vulvar
:

Normal cytology.

Inflammatory and infectious processes.

Vulvar dystrophies.

Malignancies.
Endometrial Cytology
:

Normal cytology.

Inflammatory processes. Endometritis.

Endometrial hyperplasia.

Endometrial adenocarcinoma.

Cytology of uterine tubes.

Ovarian Cytology.

8. Professional Module: General Cytology.

Code: 1382.

Contents:

A) Analysis of cytological images of the respiratory system:

Histology of the respiratory system: airways. Lung.

Exploration methods and sampling:

Brushing. Broncoaspiration (BAS). Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL).

Sputum. Puncture.

Normal patterns of respiratory tract cytology. Respiratory tract. Lung.

Non-tumor benign cytopathology.

Tumor cytopathology: benign and malignant lesions. Immunocytochemistry in lung cancer.

B) Analysis of cytological images of lymph nodes, spleen, thymus, skin, soft tissue and bone:

Lymph nodes and thymus:

Histology.

Scan Methods.

Patterns of normalcy in cytology.

Benign cytopathology.

Malignant Cytopathology.

Skin, soft tissue and bone:

Histology.

Scan Methods.

Patterns of normalcy in cytology.

Non-tumor cytopathology.

Tumor molecular pathology of the skin, soft tissue and bone.

C) Analysis of cytological images thyroid, parathyroid, prostate and testis:
Thyroid and Parathyroid
:

Histology of the thyroid and parathyroid.

Scan Methods.

Patterns of normalcy in cytology.

Non-tumor cytopathology.

Inflammations.

Goiter.

Tumor cytopathology thyroid and parathyroid: benign and malignant.
Prostate and testicular
:
Histology
prostate.

Scan Methods.

Patterns of normalcy in cytology.

Cytopathology non-tumor prostate and testis.

Tumor cytopathology prostate and testis.

D) Analysis of cytological images of the digestive system:

Digestive Histology.

Scan Methods.

Patterns normal cytology of the oral cavity and salivary glands. Cytopathology no tumor of the oral cavity and salivary glands. tumor cytopathology of the oral cavity and salivary glands.

Patterns in cytology normal esophagus and stomach. no tumor cytopathology of esophagus and stomach. tumor cytopathology of esophagus and stomach.

Patterns in cytology normal intestine.

Nontumoral bowel Cytopathology. bowel tumor cytopathology.

Patterns in cytology normal liver and biliary tract. no tumor cytopathology liver and biliary tract. tumor cytopathology liver and biliary tract.

Normal patterns in pancreatic cytology. no pancreatic tumor cytopathology. pancreatic tumor cytopathology.

E) Analysis of cytological images of the urinary tract and adrenal glands:
Kidney
:

Histology.

Scan Methods.

Patterns in cytology normal kidney.

Non-tumor cytopathology.

Tumor cytopathology.
Urinary Tract
:

Normal patterns of urinary tract cytology.

Cytopathology no urinary tract tumor.


Infections.

Inflammations.

Urinary tract tumor cytopathology: benign, malignant.
Adrenal
:

Patterns in cytology normal adrenal gland.

Cytopathology no tumor of adrenal gland.

Infections.

Inflammations.

Tumor cytopathology.

F) Analysis of cytological images of organic liquids, nervous system and eyeball:
Liquids and spills
:

Features liquids and spills.

Ascites fluid.

Pleural fluid.

Cerebrospinal fluid.

Pericardial fluid.

Synovial fluid.

Scan Methods.

Patterns of normalcy in ascites fluid cytology.

Cytopathology no ascites tumor.

Ascites tumor cytopathology.

Normal patterns of pleural fluid cytology.

Cytopathology nontumoral of pleural fluid.

Tumor pleural fluid cytopathology.

Patterns of normalcy and cerebrospinal fluid cytopathology.

Patterns of normalcy and cytopathology of pericardial fluid.

Patterns of normalcy and cytopathology of synovial effusions.

Amniotic fluid.

Central nervous system and the eyeball.

9. Professional Module: Project and citodiagnóstico pathological anatomy.

Code: 1383

Contents:

A) Identification of needs of the productive sector and the organization of the company:

Identification of the functions of the job.

Structure and organization of business sector.

Company activity and its location in the sector.

Organizational chart of the company. functional relationship between departments.

Industry trends: productive, economic, organizational, employment and others.

Working procedures in the field of business. Systems and working methods.

Determination of excluded special labor relations and labor relations.

Collective agreement applicable to the professional field.

The company culture: corporate image.

Systems quality and safety standards in the sector.

B) Design of projects related to the sector:

Analysis of the local reality, the business supply sector in the area and the context in which it will develop the professional training module in workplaces.

Gather Information.

General structure of a project.

Development of a working script.

Planning project implementation: objectives, content, resources, methodology, activities, timing and evaluation.

Feasibility and timing of the project.

Review applicable regulations.

C) Planning project implementation:

Sequencing of activities.

Development of work instructions.

Developing a risk prevention plan.

Documentation necessary for planning project implementation.
Compliance
safety and environmental standards.

Indicators of quality assurance of the project.

D) Definition of procedures for monitoring and evaluation of project implementation:

Proposed solutions to the goals outlined in the project and justification of the selected.

Definition of project evaluation procedure.

Determination of assessable variables.

Documentation required for project evaluation.

Quality control process and final product.

Record results.

10. Professional Module: Training and Guidance.

Code: 1384.

Contents:

A) Active Job Search:

Rating the importance of lifelong learning for employment and career of senior technician in Pathology and Cytodiagnosis.

Analysis of the interests, aptitudes and motivations for personal career.

Identification of training pathways related to senior technician in Pathology and Cytodiagnosis.

Accountability own learning. Knowledge of the requirements and expected results.

Definition and analysis of the professional sector of the title of Senior Technician in Pathological Anatomy and Cytodiagnosis.
Career planning
own:

Establishment of employment goals, medium- and long-term support needs and preferences.

Realistic and consistent with the current and projected training objectives.

Job search process in small, medium and large companies.


Learning opportunities and jobs in Europe. Europass, Ploteus.

Techniques and instruments job search.
Rating
self-employment as an alternative for employability.

The decision-making process.

Establishing a personal checklist of coherence between career plan, training and aspirations.

B) Conflict management and work teams:

Evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages of teamwork for the effectiveness of the organization.

Classes of equipment in the field of pathology according to the functions they perform.

Analysis of the formation of work teams.

Features of an effective team.

Participation in the team. Analysis of the possible roles of its members.

Definition of conflict: Characteristics, sources and stages of conflict.

Methods for conflict resolution or suppression: mediation, conciliation and arbitration.

C) Employment contract:

The labor law.

Intervention of public authorities in labor relations.

Analysis of the individual employment relationship.

Determination of excluded special labor relations and labor relations.

Employment contract modalities and measures to promote recruitment.

Rights and duties arising from the employment relationship.

Working conditions. Wages, working time and rest from work.

Modification, suspension and termination of the employment contract.

Representation of women and men workers.

Collective bargaining as a means of reconciling the interests of the staff of the company and the business community.

Analysis of a collective agreement applicable to the professional field of senior technician in Pathology and Cytodiagnosis.

Collective labor disputes.
New environments
organization of work: outsourcing and telecommuting, among others.

Benefits for workers in the new organizations: flexibility and social benefits, among others.

D) Social, Employment and Unemployment Security:

The Social Security system as a basic principle of social solidarity.

Structure Social Security system.

Determination of the main obligations of employers and their staff on Social Security: affiliation, high, low and trading.

The protective action of the Social Security.

Classes, requirements and level of benefits.

Protectable Concept and unemployment situations.

Systems advice to company staff on their rights and duties.

E) Evaluation of occupational hazards:

Importance of preventive culture in all phases of professional activity.

Evaluation of the relationship between work and health.

Analysis and determination of working conditions.

The concept of professional risk. Analysis of risk factors.

The risk assessment in the company as a basic element of preventive activity.

Analysis of risks linked to security conditions.

Analysis of risks linked to environmental conditions.

Analysis of risks linked to ergonomic and psychosocial conditions.

Specific risks in the field of pathology.

Determination of potential damage to the health worker who can be derived from risk situations detected.

F) Planning risk prevention in the company:

Rights and duties in the prevention of occupational hazards.

Responsibilities in prevention of occupational hazards.

Prevention management in the company.

Representation of workers in prevention.

Public bodies related to the prevention of occupational hazards.

Planning prevention in the company.

Emergency plans and evacuation work environments.

Development of an emergency plan in a small or medium enterprise sector.

G) Implementation of preventive and protective measures in the company:

Determination of prevention measures and individual and collective protection.

Protocol for action in an emergency.

First Aid. medical emergency. Basic concepts.

Application of first aid techniques.

Training to company personnel on emergency plans.

Monitoring the health of workers and employees.

11. Professional Module: Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.

Code: 1385.

Contents:

A) Entrepreneurship:


Innovation and economic development. Main characteristics of innovation in the field of pathology and citodiagnóstico (materials, technology and organization of production, etc.).

The entrepreneurial culture as a social necessity.

The entrepreneurial nature.

Key factors of entrepreneurs: initiative, creativity and training.

The collaboration between entrepreneurs.

The performance of entrepreneurs as employees of a company related to the pathology and citodiagnóstico.

The performance of entrepreneurs as entrepreneurs in the field of pathology.

The risk in entrepreneurial activity.

Concept of entrepreneurship. Requirements for the exercise of business.

Personal goals versus business goals.

Business plan: the business idea in the field of pathology and citodiagnóstico.

Good practices of entrepreneurial culture in the activity of pathology at the local level.

B) The company and its environment:

Basic functions of the company.

The company as a system.

The overall business environment.

Analysis of the general environment of a company related to pathology.

The specific environment of the company.

Analysis of the specific environment of a company related to pathology.

Relations of a company or pathology laboratory and citodiagnóstico with their environment.

Relations of a company or citodiagnóstico pathology laboratory and the whole society.

The company culture: corporate image.

Social responsibility.

The social balance.

Business ethics.

Social and ethical companies in the pathology industry Responsibility.

C) Development and implementation of a company:

Business concept.
Types
company.

The responsibility of the owners of the company.

Taxation in business.

Choice of legal form. Size and number of partners.

Administrative procedures for establishing a business.

Economic feasibility and financial viability of a company related to pathology.

Analysis of funding sources and budgeting of a company related to pathology.

Grants, subsidies and tax incentives for SMEs related to pathology laboratories and citodiagnóstico.

Business Plan: Choice of legal form, study of economic and financial feasibility, administrative procedures and management of grants and subsidies.

D) Administrative function:

Accounting concept and basics.

Accounting Operations: Registration of economic information of a company.

Accounting as true picture of the economic situation.

Analysis of accounting information.

Tax obligations of companies.

Requirements and deadlines for submission of official documents.

Administrative management of a company related to pathology.

12. Professional Module: Training workplaces.

Code: 1386.

Contents:

A) Identification of the structure and organization business:

Business Structure and organization of the pathology sector.

Company activity and its location in the field of pathology.

Organizational chart of the company. functional relationship between departments.

Logistics company organization chart. Suppliers, customers and marketing channels.

Working procedures in the field of business. Systems and working methods.
Human Resources
company training requirements and professional, personal and social skills associated with different jobs.

Quality system established in the workplace.

Security system established in the workplace.

B) Application of labor and ethic habits:

Personal Attitudes: Empathy, punctuality.

Professional attitudes: Order, cleanliness, responsibility and safety.

Attitudes towards the prevention of occupational and environmental risks.

Hierarchy in the company. Communication with the work team.

Documentation of professional activities: classification methods, coding, renewal and disposal.

Recognition and application of the internal rules of the company, work instructions, standard operating procedures and others.

C) Management of biological samples:


Interpretation of application documents analysis in relation to the type of sample to be obtained.

Management of laboratory applications.

Management collecting the different types of samples.

Classification and fractionation of samples for dispatch to laboratories corresponding analysis.

Selection conservation techniques, storage, transportation and shipment of samples.

Application of exclusion criteria and rejection of unsuitable samples for processing and analysis.

Implementation of security protocols and risk prevention in handling chemical and biological products, according to current regulations.

D) Management of biological samples:

Identification of the type of laboratory.

Application of techniques of cleaning, disinfection and sterilization established in the laboratory.

Selection of reagents.

Identification of basic laboratory equipment and instruments. Applications.

Interpretation of SOPs (PNT) for the use and maintenance of basic equipment and instruments laboratory procedures.

Making solutions and dilutions of samples and reagents.

Application of substance separation processes.

Technical assessment of the consistency and reliability of the results.

Making tools microscopy techniques using scanning and sending images.

Implementation of quality management systems in the laboratory.

Identification of processes to be performed in cytogenetics and molecular biology.

E) Carrying out the procedure and macroscopic identification of the autopsy, applying protocols and recognizing patterns of normality and abnormality:
Using
legal documents for each type of autopsy. Terminology to be used.

Identification of instruments or equipment necessary to perform each type of autopsy.

Implementation of the specific process of preparing the corpse.

Description anomalies, pathological signs and artifacts, and the etiology associated.

Recognition of anatomical macroscopic characteristics according to patterns of normality and abnormality.

Specific terminology in the macroscopic description.

Application of procedures for cleaning, disinfection of instruments, equipment and facilities.

Application of quality standards, risk prevention and environmental protection throughout the process.

F) Realization of cytologic and tissue processing, applying treatment protocols samples:

Preparation of material, reagents and equipment depending on the operations to be performed.

Preparation and specimen fixation.
Performing
tissue blocks. Inclusion methods. Selection.

Application of cutting techniques according to the block material, equipment and technology.

Application of staining techniques.

Using histochemical, and immunohistochemical techniques enzimohistoquímicas.

Identification process errors.

Implementation of security measures and prevention of physical, chemical and biological hazards.

Application Protocol disposal of waste generated.

G) Analysis of gynecologic and general cytology. Normal patterns and cellular abnormality. relationship:

Rating suitability requirements of the sample.

Detection and marking of artifacts and contaminants in citopreparaciones.

Definition of normal cell patterns in the cytological sample.

Characteristics identification of a characteristic pattern of each degenerative cytopathology infectious disease, inflammatory or.

Description cellular alterations in benign and malignant neoplastic processes.
Correlation
cytopathology findings with clinical data.

Application of appropriate clinical medical terminology.
ANNEX II


Sequencing and weekly schedule of professional modules

Higher Level Training Cycle: Pathology and Cytodiagnosis




professional module





duration

(Hours)





First course

(H / week)





Second course






2 quarters

(H / week)





1 trimester (hours)






1367. Management of biological samples





185






6


















1368. General Laboratory techniques





175





5


















1369. Molecular Biology and Cytogenetics





170





5


















1370. General Pathophysiology





190





6


















1384. Training and Guidance





90





3


















1385. Enterprise and Entrepreneurship





60





2


















Hours reserved for the module taught in English





90





3


















Necropsy 1379.





60











3












1380. cytologic and tissue processing





180











9












Gynecologic Cytology 1381.





160











8












1382. General Cytology





160











8












Hours reserved for the module taught in English





40











2












1386. Training in workplaces





400

















400






1383. Project pathological anatomy and citodiagnóstico





40

















40






Total in the training cycle





2,000





30





30





440




ANNEX III


Modules that can be taught in English.

1367. Management of biological samples.

1368. General laboratory techniques.

1369. Cytogenetic and molecular biology.

1370. General pathophysiology.

1380. cytologic and tissue processing.

1381. gynecologic cytology.

1382. General Cytology.
ANNEX IV

Spaces and minimum equipment

Spaces
:





training area




Surface m²






30 students or students





20 students or students






multipurpose classroom





60





40






Laboratory of molecular biology and pathology





100





80






citodiagnóstico technical classroom





60





40




Minimum Equipment
:





training area




equipment






multipurpose classroom.





Installed on network computers, projection systems and internet.


Media.

application software.






Laboratory of molecular biology and pathology.





Stove.

Inverted microscope.

Tissue processor and storage cabinet made of surgical specimens.

Safety cabinet flammable substances.

Refrigerator cabinet security.

Extractor hood.

Laboratory oven (2).

Microtomes (1 x 4 students or students).

cold plates (1 × every 2 microtomes).

thermostatic bath.

Bathrooms inclusion.

Station paraffin or paraffin dispensers.

cold plates.

Thermostatic plate.

Cytocentrifuge.

Dyeing equipment.

Instrumental necropsy.

Fridge.

Freezer.

Scales, agitators and pH meters.

Volumetric Instruments.

Microscopes.

Space for placement of computers that connect to microscopes.

digital camera for macro and microphotography.

Play table.






citodiagnóstico technical classroom.





Microscopes.