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Department of Pathology - Course Outcomes

At the completion of this course, the students should be able to:


  1. Describe the basic pathological processes/concepts in terms of pathogenesis and morphological changes in tissues.
  2. Explain the association of morphological changes with basic clinical features.
  3. Describe specimen collection, transport and proper handling with regard to histopathological, cytological, haematological and chemical pathological investigations.
  4. Describe the aetiopathogenesis and pathological changes associated with disorders in cardiorespiratory, gastrointestinal and hepatobilliary genitourinary, endocrine, locomotion, and central nervous system.
  5. Explain the pathological basis of clinical features of diseases of the above systems.
  6. Discuss the applications of basic laboratory investigations in the diagnosis and management of diseases of such systems.
  7. Describe the mechanisms of common disease processes