Pathologists' assistants perform some or all of the following duties:
A. Prepare for autopsies by obtaining patients' medical records and arranging for radiographic examinations
B. Assist with or perform autopsies and surgical specimen examinations under pathologists' supervision
C. Dissect, examine, weigh and photograph organs and specimens, collect tissue specimens for chemical analysis and record findings
D. May prepare bodies for release to funeral homes following completion of autopsies
E. May train junior resident pathologists and train and supervise morgue attendants
F. May perform the duties of a medical laboratory technologist in some hospitals.
G. Conduct chemical analyses of blood, urine, and cerebro-spinal and other body fluids