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.

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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

September 13, 2017
Indeterminate/Atypical Thyroid Cytology on Fine Needle Aspiration: A Cyto-Histo Correlation and Recent Updates on the Role of Molecular Testing
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Rema A. Rao, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Associate Director, Pathology Residency Training Program
Weill Cornell Medicine
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Papanicolaou Cytopathology Laboratory
New York, New York

Educational Objectives

  • Review cytological criteria of the "indeterminate" categories in the Bethesda System of Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology
  • Demonstrate the diagnostic value of correlation of "indeterminate" categories with clinical, imaging and subsequent histology
  • Understand the role of molecular tests in thyroid FNAs