March 15, 2017 Archived Webinar


March 15, 2017                  2:00pm EST

Evolution in Action: Cytotechnologists and USFNA

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Adele O. Kraft, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Cytopathology
Department of Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Richmond, Virginia

 

Mary Ellen Clark
Cytotechnologist
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Richmond, Virginia

Educational Objectives

  • Outline how Cytotechnologist’s role has evolved to include imaging and procedure assistance in the experience of an ultrasound-guided FNA (USFNA) service in an academic Pathology Department setting.
  • Identify the steps necessary for a Cytotechnologist to become an active part of a USFNA service, making use of a suggested timeline and available learning resources.
  • Recognize the advantages and challenges of active Cytotechnologist’s participation in USFNA, from a Cytotechnologist’s and from a Cytopathologist’s point of view.