HTL Prep Course

5 NSH Contact Hour(s)

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National Society for Histotechnology

This course is designed as an add on module to the HT Prep Course - it’s focus are specific topics covered on the HTL certification exam. It is especially helpful for those that are taking the exam through the on-the-job training route. Discussion will include exam content, study material and resources available to help with the studying process. The course will also explain the concept of computer adaptive testing and time will be spent discussing exam taking strategies. Review topics include Advanced Immunohistochemistry, Electron Microscopy, Enzyme Histochemistry and Education Methodology.

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Continuing Education Credits

NSH Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification): 5 hour(s)
Course number HTLPREP
NSH Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification): 5 hour(s)
Course number 363-043-20
P.A.C.E. Contact Hours (NSH): 5 hour(s)
Course number HTLPREP
P.A.C.E. Contact Hours (NSH): 5 hour(s)
Course number 363-043-20
Course number 20-692445, approved through 3/1/2021

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Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction to the HTL Exam
      • Introduction to the HT/HTL Exam
      • New Route 3 for HTL Exam
      • Knowledge Check for Module 1
  • Module 2 Advanced Immunohistochemistry
      • Module 2 Advanced Immunohistochemistry
      • Knowledge Check for Module 2
  • Module 3 Enzyme Histochemistry
      • Module 3 Enzyme Histochemistry
      • Knowledge Check for Module 3
  • Module 4 Electron Microscopy
      • Module 4 Electron Microscopy
      • Knowledge Check for Module 4
  • Module 5 Education Methodology
      • Introduction to Education Methodology
    • Module 5.1 Writing Goals & Objectives
      • Module 5.1 Writing Goals & Objectives
      • Knowledge Check for Module 5.1
    • Module 5.2 Evaluation Tools for Written Exams
      • Module 5.2 Evaluation Tools for Written Exams
      • Knowledge Check for Module 5.2
    • Module 5.3 Writing Psychomotor and Affective Evaluations
      • Module 5.3 Writing Psychomotor and Affective Evaluations
      • Knowledge Check for Module 5.3

Additional Information

Learning Module Format: The course contains several hours of lectures. To ensure this large amount of material is digestible the course has been split into topic modules. At the conclusion of each section you will be asked to complete a Knowledge Check. Knowledge Checks consist of three to five questions – asked in a variety of formats - about the section you just completed.
 
Final Exam: The course completes with a Final Exam consisting of 10 questions. You must receive a 70% or better to receive your certificate of completion for the course.
 
Course Faculty
Jamie Pert, BS, HTL(ASCP)CMMBCMQIHCCM
Jamie is the Program Director of the Schools of Histotechnology (HT and HTL) programs at Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak, Michigan. Previous to that she worked as a bench histotechnologist in the immunohistochemistry/molecular lab of anatomic pathology at Beaumont Hospital, and in that time she also worked as a contingent histotechnologist in private GI and Dermatopathology laboratories. Jamie completed her B.S. at Grand Valley State University and she is certified as a histotechnologist (HTL), molecular biologist (MB), and also has her Qualification in Immunohistochemistry (QIHC) through ASCP.
 
Peggy Wenk, BA, BS, HTL(ASCP)SLS
Peggy A. Wenk was a top rated teacher & beloved member of NSH for decades. She passed away on July 26, 2014 at the age of 62. Peggy was hired in 1980 as a histotechnologist and a few years later she became the Program Director for the Schools of Histotechnology at Beaumont Hospital. She served in that position until her retirement in September 2013 and worked as a contingent thereafter. Histology was her specialty but teaching was her passion. Peggy enjoyed teaching others and developed a first class program that was nationally recognized. She gave over 300 presentations and teleconferences for the National Society of Histotechnology (NSH), for state societies and others.Her dedication in the histotechnology field earned her the Histotechnologist of the Year Award in 2007 and the J.B. McCormick Award in 2013 for outstanding and exceptional service to the NSH.<

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