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Second Edition: Modern Surgical Pathology Through the Expert Eyes of APSS-USCAP

Oct 27 - 30, 2019   |   Palm Springs, California  United States of America
Specialties : Pathology   |   Surgery
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Second Edition: Modern Surgical Pathology Through the Expert Eyes of APSS-USCAP is organized by United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) and will be held from Oct 27 - 30, 2019 at Palm Springs, California, United States of America.

Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and the Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists. The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

USCAP is approved by the American Board of Pathology (ABP) to offer Self-Assessment credits (SAMs) for the purpose of meeting the ABP requirements for Continuing Certification (CC).

Physicians can earn a maximum of 24 SAM credit hours.

Course Description:
This second-edition, co-branded interactive microscopy course presents the synergistic union of expert surgical pathologists from the prestigious Arthur Purdy Stout Society and from USCAP, collaborating (through the education of pathologists) to eliminate a variety of practice gaps in diagnostic surgical pathology. For example, there is a misdiagnosis rate of about 10% in breast biopsies, but for some notoriously problematic lesions, the rate is even higher.

This faculty’s review of the literature and clinical experience as consultant surgical pathologists have clearly documented areas in diagnostic surgical pathology that remain problematic even for experienced pathologists. Examples include the categorization of proliferative breast lesions, bladder biopsies, small glandular proliferations in the prostate and inflammatory skin lesions.

This course attempts to eliminate diagnostic error by highlighting pitfalls and approaches to resolve them using routine microscopic examination of H&E-stained sections and immuno-stains. The role of newer adjunctive molecular tests will also be discussed where appropriate. The intent is to address medical knowledge and competence with the goal of improving clinical practice.

Engage this expert faculty and their relevant contemporary topics in an intimate learning environment by selecting Register to become immersed in this multi-organ approach to diagnostic accuracy!

There is ample time to explore Palm Springs from mid-century modern architecture to desert hikes, trendy restaurants, coffee houses and bars. First class mentoring in a world class destination!

Course Objectives
• Discuss the uses and limitations of immunohistochemistry in diagnostic surgical pathology
• Explore the role of newer adjunctive tissues and their appropriate use
• Address medical knowledge and competence with the goal of improving clinical practice

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Registration Desk

Contact No. : (706) 733-7550
Email:
help@uscap.org

Registration

Registration Type Due Date Price
Non-USCAP Member - Practicing Pathologist Fee 26 Oct,2019 USD 1499.00
USCAP Member - Practicing Pathologist Fee 26 Oct,2019 USD 1099.00
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Venue Address

USCAP West
500 S Palm Canyon Dr #321
Palm Springs, California, United States of America

Official Hotel

Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs Hotel,

100 W Tahquitz Canyon Way,

Palm Springs, California, United States of America 92262,

+1 760-904-5015

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