Pathology At The Speed Of Thought

Course Overview

Practical Uterine Pathology: Essential Entities and Interesting Cases

Practical Uterine Pathology: Essential Entities and Interesting Cases

November 18 - 19, 2017

Physicians Can Earn A Maximum Of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Physicians Can Earn A Maximum Of 12 SAM Credit Hours

Course Description

Gynecologic pathology is evolving with rapid momentum, necessitating change. New classifications for endometrial pre-cancerous lesions were endorsed in 2014 by the World Health Organization; a proposed new classification system for endocervical adenocarcinoma is gaining traction; and the molecular classification of endometrial carcinomas is a current topic of discussion. This interactive microscopy course was organized by its faculty to familiarize practicing pathologists and pathologists-in-training with the new terminology, criteria, changes and molecular developments in uterine pathology as a stimulus to practice improvement and professional growth. Interactive microscopy simulates clinical sign out in an ambiance of intimate mentoring and is a highly desirable learning methodology.

Course Objectives

      Recognize endometrial pre-cancers and utilize correct terminology as set forth in the 2014 WHO blue book       Apply the new pattern-based classification system to endocervical adenocarcinoma
      Describe diagnostic algorithms that may be helpful in cases of high grade endometrial adenocarcinoma
      Describe new molecular classification schemes and testing options for select uterine neoplasms
      Recognize and classify several uncommon epithelial and mesenchymal lesions of the uterus

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The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 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 Maintenance of Certification (MOC). Registrants must take and pass the post-test in order to claim SAMs credit. Physicians can earn a maximum of 12 SAM credit hours.


USCAP Interactive Center
500 South Palm Canyon Drive
Suite 307
Palm Springs, CA 92264

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Cancellation Policy

For cancellations received on or before October 20, 2017, a $50 administrative charge will be due. After that date, cancellations will be assessed an administrative charge of 25% of the total registration fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations after November 10, 2017

The Academy is not responsible for travel expenses incurred as a result of an event cancellation.