Sexual Abuse in the Medical Profession

Chaya Prasad

Sexual Abuse in the Medical Profession

Disclosures: None

One (1) Category 1A CME Credit available for this course.

Lecture objectives:

  1. Currently several prominent academic medical centers are in the midst of sexual abuse allegations. This has gained national attention.  Physicians needs to be aware of the #metoo era in the medical professions
  2. Physicians need to be aware of national climate on sexual abuse, as they are in the forefront of medical practice. Physicians’ clientele includes: children, young adolescents and women making it critical that physicians are aware of this sensitive topic
  3. Provide information about resources and best practices

Needs Assessments:

  1. Advances in medical knowledge
  2. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes effecting patient care

Core Competencies: 2,3,4,5

Proliferative Breast Disease

Randall McGivney

Proliferative Breast Disease

Disclosures: Illinois Pathology Associates

One (1) Category 1A CME Credit available for this course.

Lecture objectives:

  1. Discern the subtle changes in proliferative diseases.
  2. Discern low grade DCRT & Proliferative lesions
  3. Discern Lobular lesions from proliferative lesions

Needs Assessments:

  1. New methods of diagnosis or treatment – Review of Updates
  2. Advances in medical knowledge

Core Competencies: 2,3

Prostate Needle Biopsies

Randall McGivney

Prostate Needle Biopsies

Disclosures: Illinois Pathology Associates

One (1) Category 1A CME Credit available for this course.

Lecture objectives:

  1. To better understand mimics of Cancer
  2. Mimics we don’t want to miss
  3. Emergence of duct lesions

Needs Assessments:

  1. New methods of diagnosis or treatment – Review of Updates
  2. Advances in medical knowledge

Core Competencies: 2,3

GYN Updates

Jeanine Chiaffarano

GYN Updates

Disclosures:  None

One (1) Category 1A CME Credit available for this course.

Lecture objectives:

  1. Review CAP protocol updates for GYN malignancies, including endometrium
  2. Discuss Herz testing in serious carcinoma
  3. Review of Case studies

Needs Assessments:

  1. New advances in treatment
  2. New methods of diagnosis or treatment – Review of Updates
  3. Advances in medical knowledge

Core Competencies: 3,7

Performance Measures to Demonstrate Quality and Protect Reimbursement  in the Context of MACRA/MIPS

Gregary Bocsi

Performance Measures to Demonstrate Quality and Protect Reimbursement in the Context of MACRA/MIPS

Disclosures: No relevant Disclosures

One (1) Category 1A CME Credit available for this course.

Lecture objectives:

  1. Appreciate how the evolution of MACRA/MIPS may impact pathologists’ practices
  2. Describe how quality measures for pathologists are created.
  3. Understand how performance measures are used to demonstrate quality healthcare.

Needs Assessments:

  1. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes affecting patient care.

Core Competencies: 2,6,7

Interesting Cases in GI Pathology Celiac Sprue Update 2021

Laura Michael

Interesting Cases in GI Pathology Celiac Sprue Update 2021

Disclosures: No relevant Disclosures

One (1) Category 1A CME Credit available for this course.

 

Lecture objectives:

  1. Review clinical symptoms, varying histology of celiac disease.
  2. Understand histologic changes of celiac sprue are not specific- clinicopathologic
  3. Refractory sprue and other conditions mimicking celiac disease
  4. Marsh grading and Villanicci-corazza scheme

 

Needs Assessments:

  1. Advances in medical knowledge

 

Core Competencies: 2,3

 

Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Pathology

Alan Shienbaum

Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Pathology

Disclosures: No relevant Disclosures

One (1) Category 1A CME Credit available for this course.

Lecture objectives:

  1. To understand the different types of entrepreneurship opportunities for physicians.
  2. To discover how one or more of these opportunities can potentially apply to you.
  3. To show that there are other options for physicians besides employment.

Needs Assessments:

  1. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes affecting patient care.

Physicians in training to become Board Certified Pathologists may need guidance on future career paths.

Core Competencies:4,5

Thyroid FNA Update

Alan Shienbaum

Thyroid FNA Update

Disclosures: No relevant Disclosures

One (1) Category 1A CME Credit available for this course.

 

Lecture objectives:

  1. Understand the six diagnostic categories utilized in the Bethesda System
  2. Be familiar with the clinical implications of each of the diagnostic categories
  3. Know and apply the various ancillary molecular tests available which serve as an adjunct to thyroid FNA

 

Needs Assessments:

  1. Advances in medical knowledge

 

Core Competencies: 2,3,6

 

Parasitology

Steven Gustafson

Parasitology

Disclosures: No relevant Disclosures

One (1) Category 1A CME Credit available for this course.

 

Lecture objectives:

  1. A review of selected parasites with emphasis on cutaneous disease
  2. Better understanding and review of the life cycles, and histologic identification of selected organisms and diseases processes

 

Needs Assessments:

  1. Advances in medical knowledge
  2. New methods of diagnosis and treatments

 

Core Competencies: 2,3,6,7

 

Medicolegal Issues in Dermatology/Dermatopathology

Whitney High

Medicolegal Issues in Dermatology/Dermatopathology

Objective:

  1. Understand the basic principles of medical malpractice, including issues of duty, standard of care,
    breach of duty, cause in fact proximate cause and damages, and how these requisite elements
    must be present in any case.

 

  1. Appreciate the situations in which medical malpractice risk is heightened in Dermatology and
    Dermatopathology, including when prescribing medications, when performing/failing to perform
    a biopsy or other intervention and with regard to follow-up

 

Utilize fundamentally sound documentation, instruction, liberal and expert consultation and
appropriate follow-up to minimize medicolegal risk and maximize favorable patient outcomes
and better patient care/patient experiences

Needs:

  1. New methods of diagnosis or treatment
  2. Advances in medical knowledge
  3. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes affecting patient care

Core Competencies: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

Pigmented Lesions: Moles, Melanoma and Diagnostic/Prognostic Tests

Whitney High

Pigmented Lesions: Moles, Melanoma and Diagnostic/Prognostic Tests

Objective:

  1. Understanding the basic principles of classifying pigmented lesions, including cytologic atypia
    and architectural disorder: the accuracy/precision/reproducibility of “grading” atypical nevi; and
    the immunohistochemical staining of nevi/melanoma

 

  1. Understanding the various options for genetic testing, including comparative genomic
    hybridization (CGH), fluorescent in situ hybridization studies (FISH), and gene expression
    profiling (GEP) as it pertains to DIAGNOSTIC testing for melanoma
  2. Understand the options for genetic testing, such as gene expression profiling (GEP), and how it
    pertains to the PROGNOSTIC testing of known melanoma and how that might impact upon
    therapy and follow-up

Needs:

  1. New advances in dermatologic treatment
  2. New methods of diagnosis or treatment
  3. Development of new technology
  4. Advances in medical knowledge
  5. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes affecting patient care

Core Competencies: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

Bedbugs, Ticks, Spiders and other Creepy Crawlers

Whitney High

Bedbugs, Ticks, Spiders and other Creepy Crawlers

Disclosures: No relevant Disclosures

One (1) Category 1A CME Credit available for this course.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the history of bed bugs and humans and also the recent events that have led to a dramatic resurgence in the number of infestations worldwide
  2. Recognize the common geosocial situations associated with bed bug bites, the appearance of bed bug bites and the appropriate treatment and steps for eradication of bed bug infestations
  3. Appreciate the social tendency’s that may impact upon bed bug infestations, such as social isolation reduced travel and increased time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Needs Assessments:

  1. New advances in dermatologic treatment
  2. New methods of diagnosis or treatment
  3. Development of new technology
  4. Advances in medical knowledge
  5. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes affecting patient care

Core Competencies: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

Pearls from the Dermatopathologist

Whitney High

Pearls from the Dermatopathologist

Lecture objectives:

  1. Understand the importance of biopsy size and clinical information and its impact upon the diagnosis
  2. Recognize situation in which immunohistochemical stains may be utilized to improve the diagnosis
  3. Appreciate the use of genetic studies to the assessment of pigmented lesions – lymphoproliferative disorders

 

Needs Assessments:

  1. New methods of diagnosis or treatment
  2. Development of new technology
  3. Advances in medical knowledge
  4. Legislative, regulatory or organizational changes affecting patient care

Core Competencies: 2,3,4,5,6,7

Dermatopathology of Summer Skin Conditions

Amy Spizuoco

Dermatopathology of Summer Skin Conditions

Disclosures: Speaker: OrthoDerm, Galderma, Amgen, Vine, Almirall

One (1) Category 1A CME Credit/AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ available for this course.

 

Lecture objectives:

  1. Common skin cancers
  2. Common rashes
  3. Hair conditions

Needs:

  1. Advances in medical knowledge

Core Competencies: 2, 3