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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VPT705 Light Microscopy- Preparation Of Slides And Techniques Of Staininig 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aimed to teach the laboratory procedures
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Tolga GÜVENÇ
Learning Outcomes
  1. Students learn preparing the slides and staining techniques .
  2. Students learn the light microscopy evaluation methods.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Provides information about the laboratory procedures such as routine tissue processing, cutting with microtome and staining.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Types of Microscope
2.Sampling and macroscopic evaluation
3.Detection (Fixation)
4.Tissue processing
5.Paraffin Embedding
7.1. midterm exam
8.Taking sections with froozen
9.Routine hematoxylin and eosin staining techniques used in pathology laboratories
10.Connective and muscle tissue paints (Masson's trichrome staining)
11.Fat and carbohydrate staining (Oil red O and Best's Carmine)
12.Pigment and mineral staining (Lillie Nile Blue Dye, Dye Von Kossa)
13.Amyloid staining
14.2. midterm exam
15.Staining of microorganisms (Gram, Ziehl-Nielsen and PAS)
16.Nerve Tissue Elements Staining (Holzer, Luxol Fast Blue)
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination2100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination236
Final Examination133
Self Study16232
Individual Study for Mid term Examination21530
Individual Study for Final Examination11515