The 35th Annual Cytopathology Conference

Hadley, MA US
September 14, 2018

Date & Location:

Friday, September 14, 2018, The Hadley Farms Meeting House, 41 Russel Street, Hadley, MA 01035

Goal:

The goal of this educational activity is to introduce new and updated cytopathology classifications and staging systems, review cytologic diagnostic criteria, and demonstrate value based  and safe cytology related practice methods to promote high quality and safe patient care, improve patient satisfaction, and share innovative practice.

Provided by:

The Department of Pathology, Baystate Health, Baystate Reference Laboratories and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

This course is designed for cytotechnologists, cytotechnology students, cytopathologists, pathology residents and fellows.  

Learning Objectives

1.  Recognize key cytologic features that distinguish cystic and solid pancreatic neoplasms (including ductual adenocarcinoma and PanNETS) from mimics.

2.  Recognize the new classification system for neuroendocrine neoplasms and neoplastic mucinous cysts.

3.  Understand FNA limitations in evaluating pancreatic cysts.

4.  Judiciously apply ancillary studies in the diagnostic work-up of pancreatic neoplasms.

5.  Create a ROSE service in a hospital setting.

6.  Discuss diagnostic pitfalls which arise when interpreting ROSE FNA smears and touch preps of core biopsies.

7.  Describe what information from ROSE of EBUS FNAs is important to portray to the surgeon or pulmonologist performing the procedure.

8.  Explain scenarios when ROSE of EBUS FNAs is important for optimal patient care.

9.  Describe the role of human papillomavirus in cervical cancer development.

10. Recognize challenges of providing diagnostic testing in low and middle income countries.

11. Describe the use of several newer immunocytochemical stains to resolve difficult differential diagnoses in a varity of organs.

12. Explain the rationale behind and process used to develop the Milan System.

13. Give examples of which processes belong to the various diagnostic categories and underantd each category in the Milan system including the risk of malignancy.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
07/20/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018
Event starts: 
09/14/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/14/2018 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$120.00
Rating: 
0

Program Schedule

7:30                Registration and Breakfast

8:00                Welcome and Introduction

8:05                Cytopathology of Solid and Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms
                       Michelle Reid, MD, MSc

9:00                Rapid On-Site Evaluation (ROSE) of Fine Needle Aspiration and Core Biopsies
                       
Roxanne Florence, MD

10:00             ROSE of Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided (EBUS) FNAs:  A Thoracic Surgeon’s Perspective
                      
Katie Nason, MD, MPH

10:30             Break

11:00             HPV and Cervical Cancer:  The Journey from New Hampshire to Honduras
                      Greg Tsongalis, PhD, HCLD, CC

12:00             Lunch

1:00                Application and Interpretation of Newer Immunocytochemical Stains
                       Christopher Otis, MD

2:00                The Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology
                        Anna Piskorski, MD

3:00                Adjourn

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity. 

None of the members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients except Dr. Tsongalis.

Dr. Tsongalis is a consultant for Accugenomics, AstraZeneca, Loxo, Seracare, Wavesense.  He receives grant /research support for Abbott, Accugenomics, Agilent, Biocartis, Biorad, Illumina, Pillar Dx, Qiagen, Quan Dx, Roche, Seracare, Thermofi

 

The Hadley Farms Meeting House
41 Russell Street
Hadley, MA 01035
United States

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

*None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this education event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by, or used on, patients.

Roxanne Florence, MD*
Assistant Professor of Pathology
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Director, Cytopathology and Cytopathology Fellowship
Baystate Medical Center

Michelle Reid, MD, MSc*
Professor of Pathology
Emory University
Directory of Cytopathology
Directory of Cytopathology Fellowship
Interim associate service chief for Anatomic Pathology
Emory University

Katie Nason, MD, MPH*
Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Surgery
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Thoracic Surgeon
Baystate Medical Center
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force Reserve

Gregory Tsongalis, PhD, HCLD, CC
Professor of Pathology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Director, Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

Dr. Tsongalis is a consultant for Accugenomics, AstraZeneca, Loxo, Seracare, Wavesense.  He receives grant /research support for Abbott, Accugenomics, Agilent, Biocartis, Biorad, Illumina, Pillar Dx, Qiagen, Quan Dx, Roche, Seracare, Thermofisher

Christopher Otis, MD*
Professor of Pathology
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Director, Immunohistochemistry and Surgical Pathologist
Baystate Medical Center

Anna Piskorski, MD*
Cytopathology Fellow
Baystate Medical Center

Moderator

Paula LaPolice, CT(ASCP), QLS*
Clinical Instructor
University of Massachusetts
Educational Coordinator for Cytology Services
Baystate Medical Center

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/20/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$120.00
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Through August 31, 2018
     Physicians and Cytotechnologists      $110.00
     Residents, Nurses and Students          $75.00

After August 31, 2018
     Physicians and Cytotechnologists      $120.00
     Residents, Nurses and Students          $85.00

 

We appreciate your business and sincerely wish to meet your educational needs.  We understand that the schedule of a busy professional, like yourself, is subject to change.  Therefore, we have included information about our refund/cancellation policies for your convenience below.

Cancellation:
If you must cancel, telephone Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 and follow your call with a written/email request.  All cancellations will incur a $25.00 fee.  Please note that we cannot refund cancellations received less than two weeks (10 business days) before the program date.

Refund Policy:
Your refund, less a cancellation fee, will be processed within two (2) weeks from the date we receive the written notification.  For credit card refunds, please allow one to two (1-2) billing cycles for the credit to appear on your statement.

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