Programs

Program:          Doctor of Pathology

Short Title:       DPA

Duration:          10 Semesters (5 years)

Credit Hours:   174

Eligibility:        FSc Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent.

Program Description:

This program will enable students to cope with the rapid advancement in the field of Pathology. It will provide opportunity for clinical / medical lab professionals to excel in their field.

Objectives:

  • To provide the knowledge and technical skills to obtain national certification at the scientist level of practice.
  • To make graduates proficient in performing the full range of clinical laboratory tests in areas of hematology, clinical biochemistry, immunohematology, histopathology, microbiology, serology/immunology, coagulation and molecular diagnostics.
  • To play a role in the development and evaluation of test systems and interpretive algorithms.
  • To make graduates capable of having diverse responsibilities in areas of analysis and provide right assistance to pathologists in clinical decision-making, regulatory compliance with applicable regulations, education, and quality management.
  • To provide fundamental knowledge and skills, to communicate with the members of the healthcare team, customer service and patient
  • To make graduates capable of financial and human resource management of the laboratory
  • To enable graduates to provide cost-effective, high-quality, value-added laboratory services

Career prospects:

After the completion of the degree, the graduates of Doctors of Pathology can work in:

  • Clinical laboratories at Hospitals
  • Medical colleges and Universities
  • Reference labs
  • Biotechnology labs
  • Industry (food, Vaccine, Pharmaceutical)
  • Research centers
  • Forensic science labs

They can also serve as:

  • Educators
  • Administrators
  • Laboratory specialists

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