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Anatomical Pathology Qualification type Diploma Awarding body Royal Institute of Public Health (RIPH) Location Northenden Campus Attendance Part time (evening) As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail. What's the course about? This qualification is designed for experienced anatomical pathology technicians (APT) who usually work in a mortuary. It assesses the ATP's vital role within the mortuary, which includes assisting the pathologist, and may also include taking charge of the mortuary and the post-mortem room and teaching hygiene and safety to assistants in the mortuary. The diploma acknowledges the APT's ability to take charge of a mortuary and to instruct assistants in safe practices. The course covers the following: - Comprehensive knowledge of human anatomy and physiology - Post-mortem examination techniques - Potential hazards to health and minimising/eliminating risks in the mortuary - Laws and codes of practice relating to the mortuary and legal requirements in relation to the dead - Administrative procedures and dealing correctly with visitors to the post-mortem room The assessment for the award of the diploma is made up of three parts: A Practical Assessment Record Book (PARB) (an APT trainee will normally require up to one-two years' training in order to complete the practical tasks), a written examination and an oral test, all of which test knowledge and understanding of the whole syllabus. What will I be able to do after I've completed this course? On successful completion there may be opportunities for career progression within the anatomical pathology field or related areas. How much will the course cost me? You can call our Course Enquiry Team on FREECALL 0800 068 8585 for details of the fees for this course. What qualifications or experience do I need to do this course? Applicants should have completed the The Royal Society for Public Health's Certificate in Anatomical Pathology Technology. They should already be working in a mortuary or have regular access to training within a mortuary. Which qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the course? This course leads to the awards of The Royal Society for Public Health's Diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology. Hours per week : 3 As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail. Weeks per year : 20 Course length : 20 Week(s) Level : 3

Anatomical Pathology Qualification type Diploma Awarding body Royal Institute of Public Health (RIPH) Location Northenden Campus Attendance Part time (evening) As the definition of full time and part time can vary from course to course, please check with the tutor as to the exact number of hours study each week this course will entail. What's the course about? This qualification is designed for...

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