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May 27 - 31, 2019 | CME 20.00 | San Diego, California
Radiology for the Non-Radiologist (San Diego) is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS) and will be held from May 27 - 31, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina, San Diego, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. ALL AMS CME 2018-2019 medical conferences are Live, Half-day, Commercial Support Free medical events and are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, AAFP Prescribed, ACEP Category 1, and ACOG Cognate Credits. All of our medical meetings are clinically useful evidence/case-based, guideline-driven, Primary Care content that is immediately applicable to your practice. All of our CME conferences, both live and recorded, can be found at www.AmericanMedicalSeminars.com. AMS CME meetings are held in both Sarasota, Florida and San Diego, CA, and are designed for Primary Care Practitioners in the specialties of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and even Specialists who would like practical and clinically relevant reviews and updates in Primary Care Medicine. Can’t attend our live CME Florida medical conferences? Check out our Self Study Travel CME courses on our website at www.AmericanMedicalSeminars.com. NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION: Following this course, the participant should be able to choose the appropriate ordering of x-rays, CT scans or MRI studies; employ interpretation skills that will improve patient outcomes resulting from recognition of normal vs. abnormal vs. poor technique; identify x-ray pathology that is commonly seen, commonly missed and how to prevent the latter in the clinical setting. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and referral or follow-up care with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes. When indicated in the specific objectives, emphasis will be on ACR Appropriateness Criteria and evidence-based medicine with a focus on diagnosis, treatment and when to refer. There is a need for practitioners to maintain their skills in “first-read” x-ray interpretation, which are most needed in emergency rooms and urgent care environments. Since Radiology is one topic in which practice and repeated exposure improves skills and outcomes, this course was designed and intended for all practitioners at the level of a practicing physician. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES Day 1 Basic Chest X-Ray Interpretation. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP Develop a systematic approach to interpreting a chest radiograph. Assess a chest radiograph for technical factors that may hide or simulate disease. Determine whether a chest radiograph demonstrates air space disease and localize it in the lung. Radiology of the Pleura: Effusion, Pneumothorax and More. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP Detect pleural effusion on a chest radiograph in its various manifestations. Analyze a CT scan of the chest for findings that differentiate benign from malignant pleural effusion. Distinguish pneumothorax from other findings that may simulate it on a chest radiograph. Overview of Skeletal Imaging: Pearls and Pitfalls. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP Determine which imaging studies are indicated and which studies are not indicated in the setting of acute trauma. Develop an approach to evaluating skeletal radiographs. Detect radiographic findings in pediatric radiographs. Upper Extremity Trauma. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP Determine the utility of different projections of plain films of the upper extremity. Evaluate radiographic findings of common fractures and dislocations in the shoulder. Interpret common fractures of the wrist on plain radiographs. Day 2 Lower Extremity Trauma. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP Develop an approach for assessing pelvic fractures. Determine appropriate studies to order in evaluating for hip fractures. Analyze common plain film findings associated with knee fractures. Brain and Spine Trauma. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP Identify appropriate indications for ordering an imaging study in the assessment of neurological trauma. Determine the best study to order when clinically indicated for neurological trauma. Assess the stability or instability of spine fractures. Pulmonary Nodule: Evaluation and Follow-Up. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP Evaluate pulmonary nodules using a variety of radiographic techniques. Assess pulmonary nodules for features that reliably exclude malignancy. Use evidence-based guidelines regarding appropriate intervals for nodule follow up. MRI of Large Joints: Knee, Shoulder and Hip. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP Recognize commonly used terminology in radiographic reports related to musculoskeletal MRI. Differentiate when to order shoulder MRI with and without arthrography. Discuss when evidence based guidelines support the use of Ultrasound in rotator cuff evaluation. Integrate MR imaging appropriately into evaluation of patients with symptoms of large joint pathology. Day 3 Back Pain Imaging. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP Use evidence based guidelines to help decide which patients require immediate imaging for evaluation of back pain. Discuss the utility of various forms of imaging for specific lumbar pathologies. Analyze a radiologist’s report of lumbar imaging with respect to the patient’s specific symptoms. Incidentalomas: Dealing With Unexpected Abnormal Findings on Radiologic Exams. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP Apply an evidence-based approach to determine the need for further evaluation of abnormalities found incidentally on imaging tests. Distinguish cystic renal masses that need imaging follow up from those that do not. Select appropriate further imaging when needed for small adrenal masses. Ultrasound Basics. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP Discuss commonly used terms in ultrasound. Determine in which clinical settings ultrasound is the most appropriate study to order. Recognize US findings for common diseases/diagnoses. Stroke and Imaging. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP Appraise the different imaging modalities available in the assessment of stroke. Evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of each imaging modality. Determine the appropriate imaging study to order in various clinical scenarios. Day 4 Abdominal Radiography. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP Determine when abdominal radiographs are appropriate in evaluating patients with abdominal pain. Establish a pattern for evaluating plain radiographs of the abdomen. Distinguish normal from abnormal bowel gas patterns. Site Specific Approach to Abdominal Pain. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP Formulate a focused differential diagnosis based on the location of the patient’s abdominal pain. Order appropriate radiographic studies based on the location of the patient’s presenting symptoms and using the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria. Analyze imaging studies and recognize the findings of common causes of abdominal pain. Contrast and Radiation Issues in Radiology: What a Clinician Should Know. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP Utilize evidence based guidelines to appropriately order intravenous contrast for CT scans for patients with impaired renal function. Apply evidence based guidelines to decide whether it is safe to order intravenous contrast for MRI examinations. Describe factors leading to increased radiation exposure to patients from medical imaging. Select appropriate tests to order so as to minimize patient radiation dose without sacrificing diagnostic accuracy. Non-Invasive Vascular Imaging: Aorta, Carotids and More. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP Design an evidence based algorithm for integrating imaging into evaluation of patients with suspected carotid stenosis. Select appropriate tests to order for patients with suspected acute aortic syndromes. Integrate modern non-invasive techniques into evaluation of suspected visceral and peripheral artery disease. Day 5 Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP Develop an evidence based algorithm for the use of imaging in evaluation of patients with possible thromboembolic disease. Discuss advantages and disadvantages of various imaging techniques in PE evaluation. Integrate d-Dimer testing into evaluation of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism when appropriate. Imaging the Mediastinum and Heart. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP Develop an approach to analyzing the mediastinum on chest radiography. Develop an appropriate differential diagnosis for a mediastinal mass based on location. Discuss evidence based guidelines to appropriately order gated cardiac CT in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome. Evaluation of Hematuria and Flank Pain. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP Determine which studies are most appropriate in evaluating flank pain, utilizing the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria. Determine which studies are most appropriate, in evaluating hematuria, using the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria. Detect abnormalities on ultrasound and computed tomography in patients with flank pain and/or hematuria. Pelvic Imaging. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP Order appropriate radiologic studies for evaluating patients with dysfunctional uterine bleeding, according to the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria. Utilize the most appropriate imaging studies for evaluating female patients with pelvic pain, according to the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria. Determine which studies are most appropriate for evaluating patients with post-menopausal bleeding using the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria.
Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) Clients: Clinical Issues & Treatment Strategies - San Diego
May 29, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $229.99 | San Diego, California
Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) Clients: Clinical Issues & Treatment Strategies is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on May 29, 2019 at Crowne Plaza San Diego - Mission Valley, San Diego, California, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact Hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Nurses • Addiction Counselors • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Early in my career, I recognized that without training in affirmative practice, mental health providers are at risk of causing harm to their transgender and gender nonconforming clients (TGNC). As a result, mistakes are frequently made by using outdated treatment strategies and having a lack of education of how to work with gender diverse clients. Today, I know that providing affirmative care practices are critical to ensure the safety of your TGNC clients. I will give you an insider’s perspective and guide you step-by-step through navigating the challenges your clients face that are often overlooked by mainstream clinical approaches. Join me for this must attend workshop and I will show you the power of affirmative care for you and your clients to: • Overcome the knowledge barrier • Avoid outdated treatment plans • Learn and differentiate correct terms such as gender queer, gender fluid and cisgender • Breakthrough strategies to help your client tell their partner, families, friend and employers • Gain tips to discuss hormone treatments and surgical procedures Don’t wait to have your next TGNC client educate you about their challenges and clinical concerns! Begin your journey now to start providing a safe place for all your clients to genuinely be themselves. Objectives: • Communicate the complexities that transgender clients face daily including physical, mental, and social discomfort and how to address these in clinical practice. • Develop a deep comprehension of the ways that a client’s own identity can create a trusting, effective relationship, and how their identity can negatively affect the clinical relationship. • Apply concepts of affirmative clinical practice with gender diverse clients. • Ascertain the various gender diverse identifies and understand the ways that intersecting identities create further challenges in daily life. • Assess your current clinical practice to determine how affirmative your practice is for gender diverse clients. • Individualize and create a transition timeline and goals with your client. • Prepare letters for clients seeking feminizing and masculinizing hormone therapy and gender confirmation surgeries.
Jun 03 - 07, 2019 | CME 20.00 | San Diego, California
Primary Care Issues In Internal Medicine And Hospital Medicine is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS) and will be held from Jun 03 - 07, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa And Marina, San Diego, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Description: Following this course, the participant should be able to formulate a practical approach to common disorders found in the hospitalized adult patient; determine the diagnostic tests that can be used to determine the severity of the patient's problem and make an accurate diagnosis; apply the various treatment options available and recognize when to treat and when to call for a specialist. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and consultation with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes. The emphasis will be on aligning physician behavior with current guidelines and evidence-based medicine, as indicated within each topic’s specific objectives. As recent advances in diagnostic modalities and treatments make it necessary to improve competence in an inpatient setting, this course was designed as an update for all practitioners at the level of a practicing physician in the hospital setting. Objectives: Day 1: • Adrenal Insufficiency- Primary and Secondary. • Cushing’s Syndrome and other Functional Disorders of the Adrenal. • Practical Approach to the Patient with Hypertension. • Practical Approach to the Patient with Potential DVT. Day 2: • Practical Approach to the Patient with Headache. • Practical Approach to the Patient with Diabetes. • Thyroid Case Studies. • Disorders of Calcium Metabolism. Day 3: • Novel Oral Anticoagulants. • Consultative Medicine: Transfusion Guidelines, Delirium in the Hospitalized Patient. • Male Hypogonadism. • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Day 4: • Approach to the Management of Stroke. • Practical Approach to the Patient with Hyperlipidemia. • Update in Perioperative Medicine. • Challenging Infections: Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, Clostridium difficile. Day 5: • Systolic and Diastolic Heart Failure. • Atrial Fibrillation in the Hospitalized Patient. • Practical Approach to the Outpatient with Dementia. • Strategies to Address the Issue of Preventable Hospital Readmissions.
Jun 03 - 04, 2019 | USD $1999 | San Diego, California
4th Annual Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast Conference 2019 is organized by SMi Group Ltd and will be held from Jun 03 - 04, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa And Marina, San Diego, California, United States of America. Who Should Attend: Executives, Directors, VPs, Heads, Principals, Managers of: • Pre-Filled Syringes/ PFS • Autoinjectors • Device/ Device Engineering • Human Factor • Container Closure Integrity • Scientist • CMC • Product • Injectables • Sterile Manufacturing • Packaging • Regulatory Affairs or anyone who works with Pre-Filled Syringes/ Autoinjectors within pharmaceutical, biotech and solution providers. Conference Overview: Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast will gather a global audience of medical device experts and PFS industry leaders to discuss new developments and showcase the latest and advancements, keeping you at the forefront of a booming industry. The competitive PFS market has sparked great improvements as devices strive for higher quality, safety, and patient satisfaction. Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast is the perfect platform to strengthen knowledge in key principles such as human factors and patient centricity, connectivity and digital health, container closure integrity, the therapeutic opportunities of pre-filled, and manufacturing in the landscape of complex biologics, whilst honing in on emerging trends for parenteral devices. Attend this conference and join our networking platform for industry professionals to provide you with the expertise to overcome the challenges of the PFS industry. Join us in San Diego to: • Obtain insights into the new FDA draft guidance on human factors submissions, and the European Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR) • Discover key innovations in digital health and how it can benefit pre-filled syringes • Understand how silicon is being used to enhance formulation • Explore the latest case studies in therapeutic opportunities • Highlight the emerging trends of connected health and the future of drug delivery device designs • Cutting edge industry insight on manufacturing processes and techniques Plus, one interactive half-day post workshop – The Secrets to uncovering and addressing design flaws before usability testing - 5th June 2019 Social Media Handles: SMi Pharma @SMiPharm Additional Contact Info: Jinna Sidhu T: +44 (0) 20 7827 6088 E: firstname.lastname@example.org Price: • Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast: USD 1999.0 • The Secrets to Uncovering and Addressing Design Flaws BEFORE Usability Testing - WorkShop Standard Fee: £599. Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 04, 2019 | Free | San Diego, California
Advances in Proton Therapy Practices is organized by UCSD and California Protons Cancer Therapy Center and will be held on Jun 04, 2019 at California Protons Cancer Therapy Center, San Diego, California, United States of America. Target Audience: This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants and fellows in radiation oncology, surgical oncology, medical oncology, pediatric oncology, medical physicists, medical dosimetrists and oncology nurses. Course Description: UC San Diego Radiation Oncologists and Physicists will discuss best practice proton therapy approaches for specific disease sites based on the current state of the science. The format allows physicians, physician assistants, fellows, medical physicists, medical dosimetrists and oncology nurses to expand their clinical knowledge base of the use of proton therapy for re-treatment cases and specific disease sites. We will also discuss the technical advances within the field of proton therapy and the future directions for treatments. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be able to: • Describe the basic rationale of proton therapy • Identify the clinical indications and benefits of proton pencil beam scanning • Identify which patients are eligible for proton therapy • Discuss the efficacy of proton therapy for re-treatments • Summarize clinical trials focusing on head and neck, CNS, re-irradiations and breast cancer cases • Outline the utilization of physics and dosimetry for proton beam treatment planning • Recognize future technical directions proton therapy will take, such as treating moving targets Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 04 - 07, 2019 | CME 20.00 | USD $745 | San Diego, California
38th Annual - Emergency Medicine & Acute Care / 2019: A Critical Appraisal is organized by The Center for Medical Education, Inc and will be held from Jun 04 - 07, 2019 at Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa, San Diego, California, United States of America. Course Description: A Focused, Evidence-Based Course Designed to Significantly Advance Your Practice of Emergency Medicine. Come Join Us for Our 38th Annual Series! Take a break to recharge with friends, family and colleagues in some truly world-class destinations while attending a course designed to challenge and inspire and which, because of its unique format and content, has had over 47,000 participants since inception. The Emergency Medicine & Acute Care course series has been presented over 400 times and has been held throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Mexico, Panama, Bermuda, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Costa Rica, Chile, London and Paris. Target Audience: The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, PAs and NPs who practice in emergency departments and are seeking an evidence-based, literature-focused update in controversial areas of emergency care. Accreditation: The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this Live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This Live activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education has approved this program for 20.0 AOA Category 2 CME credits. Learning Objectives: After attending this course, participants will be able to: • Discuss key points from the literature regarding leading-edge Emergency Medicine topics • Discuss literature-based recommendations for practice improvement • Effectively translate the acquired strategies into improved diagnostics and subsequently implement a better treatment plan for their patients. Discounted Room Rates A block of rooms has been reserved at the discounted rate of $249/night + $10/night discounted resort fee + tax. Reserve your room before May 2, 2019 to obtain the discounted rate. Book Online: Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa reservation website Book by Phone: Call (800) 228-9290 or (619) 435-3000, mention that you are attending the Emergency Medicine & Acute Care Course for the room block rate.
Jun 05 - 08, 2019 | CME 24.50 | USD $700 | San Diego, California
39th Surgical Infection Society (SIS) Annual Meeting is organized by Surgical Infection Society (SIS) and will be held from Jun 05 - 08, 2019 at Loews Coronado Bay Resort, San Diego, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 24.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Learning Objectives: This activity is designed for Physicians, Pharmacists and Nurses. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to • Describe the appropriated diagnostic measures for the diagnosis of Surgical Site Infection • Summarize results on the latest research relevant to the diagnosis and treatment of surgical infections • Illustrate the correct use of antimicrobials for empiric treatment of sepsis in surgical patients • Examine elements of Quality in Surgery • Recognize the current controversies in the diagnosis and treatment of surgical infections • Evaluate the use of antimicrobials for a set course in the treatment of surgical infections • Discuss recent developments in the study of cellular and molecular mechanisms in the pathogenesis of surgical infections Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 05 - 06, 2019 | USD $1999 | San Diego, California
3rd Annual Pharmaceutical Microbiology West Coast Conference is organized by SMi Group Ltd and will be held from Jun 05 - 06, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa And Marina, San Diego, California, United States of America. Who Should Attend Senior Microbiologist, Lead Scientist, Laboratory Manager, QA Specialist Drug Substance External Manufacturer, Business Development Manager - Testing, Pharmaceutical Microbiology Consultant, Higher Pharmacopoeia Scientist, Analytical Standards Specialist Why you should attend: To develop a microbial contamination control strategy and assess effectiveness of all the control and monitoring measures employed, myriad risk factors should be considered holistically. Microbial contamination risk assessments cannot be considered individually; all aspects from facility design to product release should be considered by fully understanding: • Contamination due cleanroom and barrier system integration flaws • How material and personnel flows can become a source of contamination • Cleaning and disinfection gaps can contaminate facility and manufacturing equipment • How gown management and gowning procedures can become a source of contamination • Where in the process contamination can occur and the efficiency of removal methods • Efficiency of monitoring equipment and methods • Understanding objectionable microorganisms • Microbiology laboratory issues that can contaminate tests Conference Overview: The pharmaceutical microbiology field is an ever-present constant in almost all areas of pharmaceuticals. We are experiencing a period of rapid change, with new regulatory considerations to implement into our environmental monitoring programmes, new technologies to improve processes and novel validation techniques. Join us as we delve into the current evolving issues facing this industry, such as: risk-based approaches to aseptic processing, methods of contamination prevention, creating risk-based environmental monitoring programmes, water monitoring and treatment. Workshops: • Contamination Control: A Holistic Approach • A holistic approach to microbial impurities, endotoxins and LER Key Highlights and Topics: • Discuss how to overcome challenges following RMM implementation • Hear the developments in creating an effective contamination control strategy • Evaluate novel methods for endotoxin testing • Explore strategies to create effective EM programmes to ensure compliance • Investigate a case of sterility failure and determine the entry point of contamination • Contamination Control and Microbial, Identification • Endotoxin Testing and LER • Environmental Monitoring and Rapid Microbial Methods • Contamination Control considerations for special Drug Products Plus 2 half day interactive workshops on Tuesday, June 4th 2019: A: Assessing a Holisitic Approach to Microbial Contamination Control - Microrite B: Reviewing the Road Map to a Holistic Approach to Microbial Impurities, Endotoxins and LER. Led by: Genentech Time: 08:30 to 16:30 Speakers: CHAIRED BY: Ziva Abraham, CEO, Microrite, Chris Knutsen, Associate Director, Microbiology, Bristol Myers Squibb, Ren-Yo Forng, Scientific Director, Amgen, Lucia Clontz, Quality Director, Xellia Pharmaceuticals, Anita Bawa, Director of Quality Control, Bayer, Friedrich von Wintzingerode, Senior Manager gASAT Microbiology, Global QC, Genentech, Irving Ford, Head of CAR T QC Laboratories, Celgene Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 07, 2019 | CE 5.00 | USD $199 | San Diego, California
CBCT Imaging Essentials and Beyond is organized by Kavo Kerr and will be held on Jun 07, 2019 at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Sorrento Valley, San Diego, California, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5 CE Credits. Description: Dr. Douglas Chenin will provide the foundations necessary to approach CBCT Imaging in a clinically correct and methodical manner. A special emphasis on 3D implant planning and using surgical guides will be covered. Dr. Chenin will give a colorful introduction to imaging the airway and Dental Sleep Medicine. A strong importance will be placed on 3D anatomy and a holistic prospecting of craniofacial anatomy and physiology. Objectives: • How to correctly use CBCT images in 2D cross-sections and 3D renderings. • Introduction to the principles and considerations of CBCT interpretation. • Obtain a foundation on surgical guide workflow, protocols, capabilities and limitations. • Learn the foundations and importance of dental sleep medicine. • How to recognize the signs, symptoms, and pathophysiology of patients with compromised airways. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Practical Approach to Problems in Surgical Pathology: Gastrointestinal, Gynecological and Genitourinury Tracts and Soft Tissue
Jun 17 - 20, 2019 | USD $1195 | San Diego, California
Practical Approach to Problems in Surgical Pathology: Gastrointestinal, Gynecological and Genitourinury Tracts and Soft Tissue is organized by Scientific Symposiums International and will be held from Jun 17 - 20, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina, San Diego, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 CME hours of Category 1 Credits. Lecture Titles: • The Trouble with Fat • A Practical Approach to Small Bowel Biopsies • Contemporary Prostate Cancer Grading and Reporting • Benign and Pre-Malignant Endometrial Pathology in Biopsy Material: Interpretation and Reporting • Unknown Case Session • Slide Seminar or Lecture: Important Differential Diagnoses and Novel and Emerging Entities in Uropathology • Diagnostic Dilemmas in Pancreatic Pathology • Common Morphologic Part 1 • Common Morphologic Part 2 • Slide Seminar: Staging and Intraoperative Consultation Dilemmas in Gynecologic Pathology • Approach to GI Mesenchymal Tumors • Clinical Relevant Uterine Smooth Muscle Tumors: How to Recognize Them • Beyond Acute Appendicitis: Fascinating Lesions of the Vermiform Appendix • Endocervical Adenocarcinoma: Update on Classification and Diagnostic Approach • False Positive, False Negative and "Atypical" (Uncertain) Diagnoses in Prostate Pathology • Kidney Tumor Update: What's Important and Why • Biopsy Evaluation of Non-Neoplastic Diseases of the Large Bowel: An Algorithmic Approach • Ovarian Epithelial Tumors: Criteria and Tools for Diagnosis • Urothelial Carcinoma: Diagnostic Challenges and Common Variants Not to be Missed in Practice • Soft Tissue Slide Seminar Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.