Preparation, gross description and dissection of human tissue and surgical specimens
Obtaining pertinent clinical information and history, including scans, x-rays, laboratory data etc.
Describing gross anatomic features of surgical specimens, preparing tissues for histological processing, obtaining biological samples such as blood, tissue and toxicological – more... material for studies.
Photographing all appropriate gross specimens.
Assuring proper maintenance of equipment, provision of adequate supplies and cleanliness of the surgical pathology suite.
Preparation of human postmortem examination, including:
Ascertaining proper legal authorization for autopsy.
Conferring with the attending pathologist(s)
Performing postmortem examinations which may include: external
examination; in situ organ inspection; evisceration; dissection and dictation or recording of data such as organ weights, presence of body fluids, gross anatomic findings, etc.
Selecting, preparing and submitting appropriate gross tissue sections
Obtaining biological specimens such as blood, tissue and toxicological
material for studies
Photographing the body, organs and other pertinent
Gathering and organizing clinical information and data pertinent to the
preparation of the preliminary summarization of the clinical history.
Preparing the body for release. – less