2016 Educational Webinars

ASCT offers member discounts on webinars and archived webinars. Webinars are also available to non-members.

To register:

Download the 2016 Educational Webinar registration form and mail or email to ASCT with payment. You will receive your webinar access information via email from ASCT after payment is received. Using your email address, the ASCT will send you the link to access the webinar. Participants can choose to hear the audio via the phone or over computer speakers. Each webinar will offer one CE credit as defined by the ASCP CMP.

All Members and Non-Members may purchase ASCT educational webinars online by clicking here.
 

 

March 15, 2016

Pancreatic Cytology and the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology Guidelines: Impact and Issues
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Lester J. Layfield, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of
Pathology and Anatomical Sciences
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri
 

Educational Objectives

  • Outline the PSC guidelines for pancreatic and biliary cytology                          
  • Understand the controversial categories in the diagnostic scheme including the category “Neoplasm: Other”
  • Describe the workup of cystic pancreatic lesions        


 

May 11, 2016 
Error Reduction in the Cytopathology Laboratory
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Kara Hansing, MEd, SCT(ASCP)
Cytotechnology Program Director                           
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
 

Educational Objectives

  • To understand the history and significance of error reduction efforts in the cytopathology laboratory
  • To understand error source/types of errors in pre- analytic, analytic and post- analytic phases of clinical testing
  • To understand the role of standardization, accountability, system monitoring, and process improvement in error prevention and reduction


 

June 15, 2016

Cell Blocks in Cytopathology: Methodology, Challenges and Solutions in Reference to IHC and Molecular Pathology
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Vinod B. Shidham, MD, FRCPath, FIAC
Vice-Chair – AP, Professor and
Director of Cytopathology
Wayne State University SOM, DMC &
Karmanos Cancer Center
Detroit, Michigan

 

Educational Objectives            

  • Understand the limitationsrelated to various alternatives for cell block preparation
  • Knowfactors leading to interference due to fixation and processing associated issues
  • Approaches to overcome various causes responsible for suboptimal cell blocks and related tests including IHC valuation with special simple approaches such as SCP

 
 

July 14, 2016
Unlocking Horns: Solutions For Managing Conflict
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Barbara A. Crothers, D.O.
NCC Pathology Program Director
Walter Reed National Military
Medical Center
Bethesda, Maryland

 

Educational Objectives

  • Use conflict management to promote a culture of patient safety
  • Describe the 5 conflict management styles defined by Kenneth Thomas and Ralph Kilmann
  • Effectively choose an appropriate conflict management style for your situation


 

October 19, 2016                   
Microscopy and Proper Ergonomics

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Thomas Hartigan, MSA, OT/L
Rutland Regional Medical Center
Rutland, Vermont

Educational Objectives

  • Learn and understand simple exercises to improve comfort and reduce long term injury risk
  • Learn proper set up of your work environment to improve posture and position
  • Learn simple ergonomic techniques that will decrease your risk of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders