Cytotechnology is a diploma program that provides knowledge and skill development in diagnosing disease through the recognition of alterations in cell morphology. The program is based on the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science’s competency profile (with appropriate topics
added to address local needs). Students are science and technologyoriented, enjoy independent and meticulous microscopic work, are comfortable with a high degree of responsibility and are strong decision makers. The program includes 45 weeks of practicums.
Graduates are eligible to apply to write the certification exam set by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) and for licensure with the Saskatchewan Society of Medical Laboratory
Selected courses in this program are available through distance and/or continuing education. The program is available full-time at SIAST Kelsey Campus in Saskatoon. For complete program information, check the program page.
Application is currently restricted to Canadian residents.
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit. For further information see the PLAR candidate guide (pdf) or the transfer credit page.
Anatomy and Physiology 1 (191) (APHY 191)
You will explore the structure and function of organs and systems in the normal human body. Your studies will focus on the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems.
Fee: $360 42 hours
Additional costs: Course manual
|CRN: 04-43||May 5, 2014 - July 25, 2014|
Anatomy and Physiology 2 (282) (APHY 282)
Building on the knowledge gained in APHY 191 (Anatomy & Physiology 1) you will continue your study of the structure and function of the normal human body. Your studies will focus on the cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems.
Prerequisites: Anatomy and Physiology 1 (191)
Fee: $360 38 hours, Additional costs: Course material
|CRN: 03-237||February 10, 2014 - May 2, 2014|
Infection Control and Safety (INFC 180)
You will study the transmission of microorganisms, blood-borne pathogens
(i.e. hepatitis virus and HIV), standard precautions, isolation procedures,
immunization for medical workers, sterilization and disinfection,
biohazardous waste, safety and WHMIS.
Fee: $270 25 hours
Additional costs: Manual
Medical Terminology (180) (MTER 180)
You will learn the prefixes, suffixes and combining forms from which medical terms are derived. You will also learn medical abbreviations.
Prerequisites: Core Work Experience, For Funeral Service students only
Fee: $120 10 hours, 9 weeks
Additional costs: Text(s) and requiredmaterials
|CRN: 03-238||March 24, 2014 - May 23, 2014|
|CRN: 04-45||May 26, 2014 - July 25, 2014|