10127 - The Use of Immunohistochemistry in Difficult Differential Diagnoses: A Case-based Didactic Course

Course Director

Christopher N. Otis, M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine

Description

This course uses case illustrations to demonstrate the usefulness of novel and established immunohistochemical stains in diagnostic Surgical Pathology.

Credits

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Opus Medicus designates this Internet enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 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:

2.0 ABP SAM for MOC/CC 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: $48.00

Course Dates

Last Review Date: 13-May-2016
Expiration Date: 13-May-2019

Objectives

After taking this course, participant will be expected to:

1. Understand best use of immmunohistochemical stains as an adjunct to histologic features in the diagnosis of epithelioid neoplasms.

2. Improve knowledge of the specific features of proximal epithelioid sarcoma.

3. Understand best use of immmunohistochemical stains as an adjunct to histologic features in the diagnosis of goblet cell carcinoid tumors.

4. Understand best use of immmunohistochemical stains as an adjunct to histologic features in the diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors presenting at unusual sites.

5. Understand best use of immmunohistochemical stains as an adjunct to histologic features in the diagnosis of metastatic urothelial carcinoma.

Topics

Application of immunohistochemistry in diagnosis of:

1. Epthelioid neoplasms.

2. Goblet cell carcinoid of the appendix.

3. Neuroendocrine tumors presenting at unusual sites.

4. Metastatic urothelial carcinoma.

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

☑  Patient Care (PC)
☑  Medical Knowledge (MK)
☑  Systems-Based Practice (SBP)
☑  Practice-Based Learning (PBL)

Financial Relationship Disclosure and Content Attestation

Dr. Christopher N. Otis attests that he has no financial relationships with a commercial entity offering healthcare related products and/or services. Dr. Steven R. Tahan, Education Committee Chair, attests that commercial entities with which he has relationships do not offer healthcare 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 offer healthcare-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 2.0 Self Assessment Module (SAM) Credits in the American Board of Pathology (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) / Continuing Certification (CC) Program, in addition to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants will earn SAM for MOC/CC credits equivalent to the amount of AMA PRA Category 1 credits claimed for the activity. Immediately upon course completion, Opus Medicus will submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC/CC credit.

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.