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HTL Prep Course

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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.

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.

Knowledge Checks: At the conclusion of each section you will be asked to complete a Knowledge Check. Knowledge Checks consist of several 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 CEU credits for the course.

Jamie Pert, BS, HTL(ASCP)cm, MBcm, QIHCcm

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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Module 1 Introduction to the HT/HTL Exam
Introduction to the HT/HTL Exam
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Module 1 Objectives: *Understand the steps for applying for the credential *List resources available to help with studying for the HT/HTL certification exam *Describe computer adaptive testing and test taking strategies
New Route 3 for HTL Exam
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Visit ASCP's website for up to date information: https://www.ascp.org/content/board-of-certification/get-credentialed
Knowledge Check for Module 1
4 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/4 points to pass
4 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/4 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module however these questions may appear again in the final course exam so we recommend you take a minute to review your answers before proceeding to Module 2.
Module 2 Advanced Immunohistochemistry
Module 2 Advanced Immunohistochemistry
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Module 2 Objectives *Discuss the importance of controls in immunohistochemistry *Describe the optimization and validation process in immunohistochemistry *Describe the ISH technique
Knowledge Check for Module 2
7 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  9/9 points to pass
7 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  9/9 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module however these questions may appear again in the final course exam so we recommend you take a minute to review your answers before proceeding to Module 3.
Module 3 Enzyme Histochemistry
Module 3 Enzyme Histochemistry
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Open to view video. Module 3 Objectives *Define enzyme and describe how they work *Describe the quality control methods used during muscle enzyme histochemistry *Describe the mechanism and substrate used for each of the following enzyme stains: ATPase, Esterase, Acid Phosphatase, NADH, Succinic dehydrogenase, Cytochrome oxidase
Knowledge Check for Module 3
6 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  8/8 points to pass
6 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  8/8 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module however these questions may appear again in the final course exam so we recommend you take a minute to review your answers before proceeding to Module 4.
Module 4 Electron Microscopy
Module 4 Electron Microscopy
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Open to view video. Module 4 Objectives *List and describe what fixatives are used for electron microscopy *Describe the process of preparing a specimen to be viewed under the electron microscope *Identify areas to understand about electron microscopes for the HTL certification exam
Knowledge Check Module 4
7 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  12/12 points to pass
7 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  12/12 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module however these questions may appear again in the final course exam so we recommend you take a minute to review your answers before proceeding to Module 5.
Module 5 Education Methodology
Introduction to Education Methodology
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Open to view video. Module 5 Sections: *5.1 Learning Domains - Writing Goals & Objectives *5.2 Writing Evaluations: Written Exams *5.3 Writing Psychomotor & Affective Evaluations
Module 5.1 Writing Goals & Objectives
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Open to view video. Module 5.1 Objectives *Identify three educational learning domains. *Characterize the specific hierarchy (taxonomy) in each learning domain. *Assess the problem-solving level between the three domains as related to similarities and differences for each. *Write goals and behavioral objectives in the correct domain and taxonomy level.
Knowledge Check Module 5.1
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  3/3 points to pass
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  3/3 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module however these questions may appear again in the final course exam so we recommend you take a minute to review your answers before proceeding to Module 5.2.
Module 5.2 Evaluation Tools for Written Exams
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Open to view video. Module 5.2 Objectives *Describe situations where written tests may be used (training, competency assessment, etc). *Correlate learning domains, taxonomy levels, and the hierarchy with types of questions. *Critique alternative grammar and vocabulary to improve comprehension of a test question. *Construct effective written exam questions to evaluate different learning objectives.
Knowledge Check Module 5.2
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  3/3 points to pass
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  3/3 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module however these questions may appear again in the final course exam so we recommend you take a minute to review your answers before proceeding to Module 5.3.
Module 5.3 Writing Psychomotor and Affective Evaluations
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Module 5.3 Objectives *Describe situations where practical checklists may be used (training, competency assessment, etc.). *Correlate learning domains, taxonomy levels, and the hierarchy with types of evaluations. *Critique different types of checklists for advantages and disadvantages. *Construct effective practical checklists to evaluate different learning objectives.
Knowledge Check Module 5.3
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  3/3 points to pass
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  3/3 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module however these questions may appear again in the final course exam.
Survey & Certificate
Participant Survey
5 Questions
5 Questions Please complete the survey to receive your CEU certificate.
Certificate
5.00 credits  |  Certificate available
5.00 credits  |  Certificate available
Knowledge Check Question Bank
Knowledge Check Question Bank
32 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  12/51 points to pass
32 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  12/51 points to pass The following are the knowledge bank questions you answered while completing the modules. The quiz will randomly select 15 questions across all the modules. You can use this bank to review the topics & test your retention. You can take the quiz an unlimited number of times. This tool is intended to help you review - it is not required to earn the CE credits for the course.