10062 - Well Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: Challenges in Diagnosis

Course Director

Antonio de las Morenas, M.D., Ph.D., Boston University School of Medicine

Description

This course covers Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) cytology and histology of well differentiated thyroid cancer focusing on the morphologic controversial issues of nuclear changes, capsular invasion and architectural features. It describes the role of complementary immunohistochemical and molecular testing in the diagnosis of well-differentiated thyroid cancer.

Credits

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Opus Medicus designates this Internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credits

In addition to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, Opus Medicus designates this course for Specialty Board MOC Program Credits:

1.25 ABP SAM for MOC Credits1

Accreditation Statement

Opus Medicus is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tuition Fees

Course & Credits: $30.00

Course Dates

Last Review Date: 12-Nov-2016
Expiration Date: 12-Nov-2019

Objectives

Recognition of accepted morphologic features and additional studies that are diagnostic of well-differentiated thyroid cancer.

Recognition of controversial issues in this field of Pathology that should be recognized in our daily practice.

Topics

Cytopathology, Histopathology, Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Pathology of well-diferentiated thyroid carcinoma.

Specific topics covered in this AMA PRA Categogy 1 Credit™ online CME course include Cytopathology, Histopathology, Immunohistochemistry, Molecular Pathology, and Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer.

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) / Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Competencies

☑  Patient Care (PC)
☑  Medical Knowledge (MK)

Financial Relationship Disclosure and Content Attestation

Dr. Antonio de las Morenas attests that he has no financial relationships with a commercial entity producing health-care related products and/or services. Dr. Steven R. Tahan, Education Committee Chair, attests that commercial entities with which he has relationships do not produce health-care related products or services relevant to the content of this course. No other person who has provided content for or who can influence the content of this course has disclosed financial relationships with commercial entities that produce health care-related products or services relevant to the course content.

There has been no commercial support for this course.

Supported Computer Hardware and Software Configurations2

Supported client computing platforms include:

A broadband Internet connection is required (e.g., cable, DSL, and 3G or 4G wireless). The course presentation is automatically scaled to the size of the display, from 800x480 pixels (minimum supported) to 1920x1200 pixels. On some smart phones, viewing courses may be tedious.

Supported browsers include:

Javascript, cookies, and popups must be enabled on your browser (which is the default configuration for most browsers).


1. Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 Self Assessment Module (SAM) Credits in the American Board of Pathology (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program, in addition to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants will earn SAM for MOC credits equivalent to the amount of AMA PRA Category 1 credits claimed for the activity. Upon course completion, participants may download a completion certificate as evidence of completion.

2. The course may also be viewable on other client computing platforms that comply with Internet standards. If you experience technical problems that prevent you from viewing the course, we will promptly issue a full refund upon request.