ASC Membership Answers To Frequently Asked Questions
Go to the How to Join page and fill in the form, don’t worry about the prices it fills in as the payment is processed manually and we always check to make sure that you haven’t been a member previously before processing.
If your membership did expire within the last five years, you do not pay a joining fee, we also do not need copies of your qualifications (unless you have new ones) or a proposer and seconder.
Alternately, Contact the Australian Society of Cytology and an invoice will be sent to you which you can pay with your credit card instantly.
Registered medical practitioners who engage in the practice of clinical, diagnostic and general cytology.
A division of the above membership level, for those who are still studying pathology after achieving a medical degree.
Graduates of a degree course in medical laboratory science (or its equivalent) of a University or other Institute of Tertiary Education or persons who hold the Certificate of Competence in Cytotechnology of this Society (CTASC) who are not registered medical practitioners but who are engaged in the practice of clinical, diagnostic and general cytology.
Persons interested in cytology, but are not eligible to be Medical or Non-Medical members.
Persons engaged in full-time university study of either MBBS, MD or a Bachelor of Science, who are not eligible to be Medical or Non-Medical members.
Once university studies are completed, membership must be upgraded to either Non-Medical or Medical Registrar.
Associate membership is for those who do not qualify for Non-Medical, Medical Registrar or Medical Specialist membership.
Therefore, if you have a relevant university degree as stipulated for these levels of membership, you cannot be an Associate member.
Associate members are usually our trade partners and may also be offered to retired members who just want to stay in touch.
Student membership is specifically for those that are in full-time study.
We are aiming to assist those currently studying by giving them the resources they need.
On application, students need to supply an Academic Transcript which details when the student is due to finish studying.
Once studies have been completed, the membership will expire and they will be invited to join as either a Non-Medical or Medical Registrar member.