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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.0811

Title: Pathology/Pathologist Assistant.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of pathologists, to assist in the performance of autopsies, obtaining and preparing surgical specimens, preparing autopsy reports, and interacting with other clinicians, officials, and individuals. Includes instruction in anatomy; physiology; medical terminology; general, systemic, forensic, and pediatric pathology; autopsy procedures; surgical technique; medical photography; tissue preparation; record keeping and laboratory administration; interpersonal skills; and applicable standards and regulations.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.0811 Pathology/Pathologist Assistant. No substantive changes 51.0811 Pathology/Pathologist Assistant.
Illustrative Examples
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