Güncel Patoloji Dergisi 2019, Cilt 3, Sayı 2
"Importance of Pathology Processes in Targeted Treatment" Course: Results and Recommendations
Kutsal YÖRÜKOĞLU 1, Halide Nur ÜRER 2, Ulaş DURGUT 3
1 Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Patoloji Anabilim Dalı, İZMİR
2 SBÜ, Yedikule Göğüs Hastalıkları ve Göğüs Cerrahisi Hastanesi, Sağlık Uygulama Araştırma Merkezi, Tıbbi Patoloji Kliniği, İSTANBUL
3 Roche Müstahzarları San. A.Ş., İSTANBUL
DOI : 10.5146/jcpath.2019.51 Aim: It is aimed to share the results of evaluation of the technical courses of the Federation of Pathology Societies in 2018, to draw attention to the existing problems and to guide the future training.

Materials and Methods: Seventy one pathologists and 35 technicians in 8 provinces attended to the course series on Health Quality Standards of the Ministry of Health. Molecular techniques were targeted primarily in the courses. The format of the course was changed according to the provinces and the subjects chosen according to the attendees" questions. Before and after questionnaires/exams were performed to evaluated the effectiveness of the course.

Results: In most organizations, a quality control system is being implemented, but it is clear that there are problems in awareness and education. It has been observed that there is a significant level of information was acquainted by the course about; pathology department responsibility for the correct delivery of the materials, important parameters of the application of the molecular techniques, when the tissue processing solutions should be changed, which archive materials should be given for the molecular examination to be performed in another laboratory, how the pathology report form should be, what the panic diagnosis is, and how to measure formaldehyde and xylol exposure.

Conclusion: The training of the trainers was targeted and the participants were asked to take part in the future training activities. Within a short period of time, feedback from the participants was started to be received that they have started to give education about technical subjects. The course report, outputs and, a 4-year structured technical course plan was transferred to the Federation of Pathology Societies and all pathology societies were suggested to plan regular courses with such a plan and to participate the attendees" of these courses as trainers in their annual education programmes. The Aegean Pathology Society and the Çukurova Pathology Society will organize courses that fulfill this wish in the educational calendars of this period. It is concluded that there is a lack of information about laboratory techniques and laboratory management and these trainings should continue in a planned way. Anahtar Kelimeler : Pathology laboratory, Molecular pathology, Education, Laboratory management