CYTOTECHNOLOGIST Skillsheet

AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Newborn / neonate (Birth-30 days)
                             
Infant (30 days-1 year)
                             
Toddler (2-3 years)
                             
Preschool (ages 4-5 years)
                             
School Age (ages 6-12 years)
                             
Adolescents (ages 13-21 years)
                             
Young Adult (ages 22-39 years)
                             
Adults (ages 40-64 years)
                             
Older Adult (ages 65-79 years)
                             
Elderly (80+ years)
                             
CYTOLOGY
Gynecological: Conventional
                             
Gynecological: ThinPrep
                             
Gynecological: SurPath
                             
Gynecological: Autocyte
                             
Gynecological: HP DNA test
                             
Non-gynecological: Esophageal
                             
Non-gynecological: Gastric
                             
Non-gynecological: Spinal
                             
Respiratory Tract: Sptum
                             
Respiratory Tract: Bronchial
                             
Respiratory Tract: Broncho Aveolar Lavage
                             
Body Fluids: Joint/Synovial Fluids
                             
Body Fluids: Cerebrospinal Fluids
                             
Body Fluids: Effusions
                             
Body Fluids: Urine
                             
Body Fluids: Semen
                             
Fine Needle Aspirations: Thyroid
                             
Fine Needle Aspirations: Nodes
                             
Fine Needle Aspirations: Breast
                             
Fine Needle Aspirations: Lung
                             
Fine Needle Aspirations: Endoscopic Ultrasound Assisted Procedures
                             
Fixations: Saccomono
                             
Fixations: Cytolyt
                             
Fixations: Carbowax
                             
95% Alcohol
                             
Filter Prep
                             
Spinal Stains
                             
NATIONAL PATIENT SAFETY GOALS
Frequency Experience Quality control / quality assurance
                             
Assist with On-site procedures
                             
Accurate patient identification
                             
Effective communication
                             
Interpretation and communication of lab values
                             
Universal precautions