Current Topics in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology 2019

Current Topics in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology 2019

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Current Topics in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology

Johns Hopkins Clinical Update

Improve clinical performance with this authoritative review of the latest concepts and techniques in the interpretation of gastrointestinal and liver specimens.

Overview

Learn from the Experts

Current Topics in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, an intensive review for gastrointestinal pathologists, focuses on interpretation of biopsies of the upper GI tract mucosa and the liver, pancreatic/biliary disorders, and application of novel techniques to various GI disorders. Led by renowned pathologist, Lysandra Voltaggio, MD, this online CME program will significantly enhance your diagnostic skills.

It will help you to better:

  • Identify unusual variants of GIST
  • Develop a diagnostic approach to unusual/variant colorectal polyps
  • Define common and rare lymphoproliferative disorders involving the GI tract
  • Recognize and discuss the GI manifestations of systemic disorders
  • Evaluate common mimics of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Discuss the updated classification of benign and malignant hepatic neoplasm
  • Describe the basis of grading acute cellular rejection

Expand Your Skills

Available online, Current Topics in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology provides a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits  and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

 

Provider: Johns Hopkins


Topics/Speakers
  • GI Mesenchymal Lesions: Not Just a GIST - Teri Longacre, MD
  • Colon Polyps: A Managerial Approach - Teri Longacre, MD
  • Gastrointestinal Tract Infections: Cases in Anatomic Pathology - Dena Shibib, DO
  • Gastrointestinal Lymphoproliferative Disorders: The Good, The Bad, and The Tummy - Amy Duffield, MD, PhD
  • Hot Topics in Gastrointestinal Molecular Pathology - Jason Park, MD, PhD
  • GI Tract Manifestations of Systemic Diseases - Maryam Kherad Pezhouh, MD
  • Challenges and Pitfalls in Intraoperative Frozen Section Analysis: Pancreatobiliary Resection Margins, Liver and Peritoneal Lesions - Elizabeth Thompson, MD
  • Update on Immune-Based Cancer Therapy: Approved and Emerging Biomarkers - Robert Anders, MD, PhD
  • Update on IBD for the Pathologist: Focus on Implications for Clinical Management - Tatianna Larman, MD
  • An Update on Tumors of the Liver, Bile Ducts, and Gallbladder - Kiyoko Oshima, MD, PhD
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections: Epidemiologic Trends and Aerodigestive Manifestations - Lysandra Voltaggio, MD
  • Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas - Ralph Hruban, MD
  • Sometimes Small Bowel Biopsies Give Us Diarrhea - Elizabeth Montgomery, MD
  • What You Really Need to Know About Liver Transplantation - Meredith Pittman, MD
  • Iatrogenic Injury in the Gastrointestinal Tract - Elizabeth Montgomery, MD

 Accredition

Accreditation Statement

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: November 22, 2019
Date Credits Expire: November 22, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete: 13.75 hours

A certificate of credit will be provided after successful completion of the online activity evaluation and post-test. A minimum passing rate of at least 70%, within three attempts is needed. A $45 processing fee is required before taking the online post-test. Instructions will be provided in the electronic syllabus. Registrations for credit will not be accepted after the expiration date of the activity.

Policy on Presenter and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the presenter and provider globally disclose conflicts of interest. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies that will identify and resolve conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made prior to presentation of the education.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize unusual variants of GIST.
  • Develop a diagnostic approach to unusual/variant colorectal polyps.
  • Identify histopathologic manifestations of infectious diseases in the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Describe both common and rare lymphoproliferative disorders that involve the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Describe the use of tumor genomic information in colon cancer targeted therapy.
  • Identify and discuss the gastrointestinal manifestations of systemic disorders.
  • List the differential diagnosis of biliary proliferations in the liver in the intraoperative setting.
  • Describe the biomarkers used by oncologist to inform them on patient management.
  • Review common mimics of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Discuss the updated classification of benign and malignant hepatic neoplasm.
  • Recognize patterns of inflammation associated with STI of the aerodigestive tract.
  • Describe the basis of grading acute cellular rejection.
  • Name the four most common types of neoplastic cysts of the pancreas.

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for community pathologists, gastrointestinal specialists, hepatologists and gastrointestinal, and hepatology fellows and residents.


 

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