Regional Pathologist Assistant And Histology Conference

October 31, 2020

Target Audience

Certified and On-The-Job trained Pathologists’ Assistants, Histology Technicians, Other Allied Health Professionals, and Students from NAACLS accredited Pathologists’ Assistant and Histology programs.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this lecture series the attendee will be able to:

  • Enhance proficiency at the work bench:

 Standardization of definitions of placental lesions and sampling
 Why sampling technique matters in cases of retained placenta/manual extraction
 Bridging the gap between clinical decisions behind the surgical technique and gross specimen
 Understand the rationale for all the upfront special stains/IHC in thoracic cases

  • Understand Disorders of Sex Development and the inherent controversies behind gender identity in this rare population
  • Discuss pulmonary pathology commonly encountered in the Western PA region
  • Expand knowledge base: Challenge conventional diagnostics by reviewing cases with unusual presentations and diagnostic findings

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 8.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/23/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
10/31/2020 - 6:00am
Event ends: 
10/31/2020 - 6:00pm
Cost:
$100.00

Pulmonary Pathology in PA :50 min

Dr. Samuel Yousem 

Bony Lesions of The Face and Their Reconstruction :60min

Carie Boykin, MHS PA(ASCP) CM 

Disorders of Sex Development :50 min

Dr. Miguel Reyes-Mugica 

Basal Plate Myometrial Fibers (BPMYO) – Why Do I Bother? :25 min

Dr. Oscar Lopez Nunez 

Overview of Next Generation Anatomical Pathology :50 min

Dr. Michael Demetris 

Special Stains and Immunostains in Pulmonary Pathology; Rationale : 40 min

Dr. Daniel Martinez Coconubo 

Review of Amsterdam Placental Workshop Group Consensus Statement on 

Sampling and Definitions of Placental Lesions : 50min

Dr. Stefan Kostadinov 

Fetal Autopsy: Neurenteric fistula with left-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia – A Surprising Combination : 25 min

Stephanie Worrell, MHS PA(ASCP)CM 

Gastric Neuroendocrine Neoplasms : 50 min

Changqing (Cathy) Ma, M.D., Ph.D. 

Magee Equations : 50 min

Rohit Bhargava, MD 

Out with old, EIN with the new: An Update on Endometrial Intraepithelial Neoplasia 

& Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Tubo-Ovarian Carcinomas: 50 min

Stephanie N. David, M.D., Michelle Heayn, M.D., Ph.D. 

Live Virtual Conference

Faculty Disclosure
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

Accreditation and designation statements
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 8.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$100.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Due to COVID -19, the Regional Pathologist Assistant And Histology Conference will be postponed to Saturday, October 31st.  Please contact Stephanie Worrell,worrellsp@mail.magee.edu, if you will not be attending. Otherwise, we will keep you on the registration list for conference in October.

 

 

Pathologist Assistant Late Registration- After 3/23/2020:

1-Day Registration: $115 
2-Day Registration: $230


Other Allied Health Professionals Late Registration- After 3/23/2020:

1-Day Registration: $115 
2-Day Registration: $230

Pathologist Assistant Students Late Registration- After 3/23/2020:

1-Day Registration: $45 
2-Day Registration: $75

 

Cancellations: All cancellations must be in writing and sent to us via U.S. mail, email or fax (see contact information above).  Tuition for cancellations postmarked or date stamped before 3/23/2020 will be refunded in full.  No refunds will be made after 3/27/2020.

Fax or Mail-In Registration:
Attn: Stephanie Worrell
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Dept. of Pathology, 4127
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15090
Ph.: 412-641-4539
Fax: 412-641-1675

Make check or money order to: UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital