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Washington State University Graduate School

Combined Clinical Microbiology Residency, M.S.

Student Learning Outcomes


All graduates will be able to:

    1.  Develop practical gross and microscopic pathology skills, including the skills needed to prepare for sitting the American College of Veterinary Pathologists board examination.
    2.  Develop skills in comparative anatomic pathology and diagnostic medicine leading to the ability to judge the relative importance of laboratory findings, and summarize all diagnostic  information into a concise and valuable report.
    3.  Develop written and verbal skills appropriate for communicating lesion descriptions and disease processes in a timely and professional manner appropriate for diagnostic and  research laboratories.
    4.  Develop the work management skills necessary for competent, efficient completion of service, teaching and research responsibilities, often simultaneously.


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