2017 Archived Webinars

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

To register:

Download the 2017 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.

 

January 18, 2017                   
Simple & Potentially Life Saving, Exfoliative Anal Cytology

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Charles Sturgis, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland Clinic Staff Cytopathologist
R.J. Tomsich Pathology & Lab Medicine Institute
Cleveland, Ohio

Educational Objectives

  • To emphasize cytomorphologic tips for accurately interpreting anal cytology specimens
  • To review the epidemiology and sexual demographics of anal cancer in North America
  • To discuss recommendations for screening of specific populations and indications for referral to anoscopy


 

February 15, 2017                   
The Paris System of Reporting Urinary Cytology

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Güliz A. Barkan, M.D., FIAC
Associate Professor of Pathology and Urology
Vice Chair of Education
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency Program Director
Cytopathology Fellowship Program Director
Director of Cytopathology
Loyola University Healthcare System
Maywood, Illinois

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss the Paris system of reporting urinary cytology, including the categories and the diagnostic criteria for the categories
  • Review the clinical implications and outcome of each category
  • Improve the participant’s ability to recognize normal urine cytology, common, and uncommon neoplasms in UT cytology by highlighting the key morphological features and potential pitfalls.

 

 

March 15, 2017                   
Evolution in Action: Cytotechnologists and USFNA

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

 

 

May 17, 2017                   
Molecular Testing

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Christopher Watt, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Associate Director Molecular Pathology
Residency Program Co-Director
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Educational Objectives

 

  • Recognize the most common genetic lesions found in lung cancer
  • Discuss quality control measures and laboratory workflows associated with molecular testing in solid tumors
  • Understand the strengths and limitations of cytology specimens in the molecular analysis of lung cancer