The main purpose of this Manual is to provide useful guidelines for the selection of pathology tests and to facilitate interpretation of results.
Contains a comprehensive listing of all genes from the Human Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) database alongside laboratories and tests available in the country.
A manual for the process of macroscopic dissection in Anatomical Pathology laboratories.
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The College's Policy Manual contains a wide range of documents. These documents were developed by the College and approved by the Board of Directors to reflect the College stance on the many issues it needs to address.
This section has the following By-laws:
This section contains one document, the Charter for the Board of Directors (the overseeing committee of the College).
The College produces a number of Guidelines to provide advice to Fellows, Trainees, Employers and the general and medical community on a range of issues.
Includes a large number of documents which are not definitive but designed to provide guidance on a variety of internal and external matters.
These are definitive documents which the College has produced and are to be followed as described. They cover both internal and external matters and relate to Fellows, Trainees and others.
The documents describe areas which lack clarity or opinions could vary. They state where the College stands on particular issues.
The Regulations are policy documents which relate directly to Rules in the Constitution. They describe more fully how the Rules are to be carried out.
Directed at specific College groups, they cover roles like the Registrar, Examiners, Ombudsman.
The goal of the National Structured Pathology Reporting of Cancer Project is to develop a suite of standardised cancer protocols that will when implemented improve the completenesss of pathology reporting of cancer.
PITUS describe the rules and provide guidelines for adoption, and acknowledge the work completed by the PITUS project teams.
Covers major committees, advisory committees and other groups, describing their purpose, make-up, operational procedures.
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The RCPA is the leading organisation representing Pathologists and Senior Scientists in Australasia.
Its mission is to train and support pathologists and senior scientists and to improve the use of pathology testing to achieve better healthcare.
The annual scientific meeting for the RCPA which covers the scientific disciplines of Anatomical, Chemical, Forensic, Genetic, General, Haematology, Immunopathology and Microbiology.
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