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Advanced Colposcopy:
Case-Based Course

Advanced Colposcopy 
Case-Based Course

Is this Educational Activity Right for Me?

This course discusses the “2012 Updated Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Women with Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Tests and Cancer Precursors” developed by ASCCP and experts representing 23 professional societies, federal agencies and national and international health organizations. These revised consensus guidelines are based on recent literature and analysis of clinical data from Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC) Health System including observations from approximately 1.4 million women about risk of CIN3, AIS and cancer after abnormal cervical cancer screening tests. The new updates include recommendations for: 1) extending screening intervals at all ages; 2) decreasing intervention in women aged 21-24 with low grade cervical cytological abnormalities; 3) managing abnormal cotesting results; postcolposcopy follow-up strategies using cotesting; 4) exiting women from cervical cancer screening; 5) HPV primary screening, 6) HIV-infected women and other key clinical management issues. These recommendations can be challenging to apply to specific clinical situations. This postgraduate course provides clinicians with a working understanding of the rationale for the recommendations, and opportunities to apply the guidelines in varied common specific cases and patient populations.

The target audience is all intermediate level clinicians who interpret the results of cervical cancer screening tests and who diagnose, observe, and treat preinvasive disease (e.g., gynecologists, family physicians, advanced practice clinicians (to include NPs, CNMs, PA-Cs), gynecologic oncologists, and residents in obstetrics-gynecology and family medicine). Learners will have familiarity with the core natural history of human papillomaviruses and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; the gross and colposcopic anatomy of the cervix, vagina, and vulva; and, the fundamental principles of management of lower genital tract diseases.


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Hotel and Travel

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
700 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD21202

From the hotel:Located on Baltimore Inner Harbor’s scenic water edge, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront boasts spectacular views as well as easy access to the city’s finest shops and restaurants located in the Harbor East neighborhood. Easily set out on foot or water taxi to explore the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland Science Center and more. Plus, our hotel's location in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is in close proximity to the convention center and is a short drive to BWI Airport or the Amtrak station.


ACCME Accreditation
The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ASCCP Comprehensive Colposcopy course was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME’s Essential Areas and Elements and Updated Criteria (see

Continuing Medical Education Credits

The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nancy R. Berman MSN, ANP-BC 
Nurse Practitioner 
Millennium Medical Group, PC 
Division of Michigan Healthcare Professionals 
Southfield, Michigan 
Clinical Instructor 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
Wayne State University School of Medicine 
Detroit, Michigan

Lisa C. Flowers, MD
Course Director 
Associate Professor
Director of Colposcopy and Anoscopy Clinic
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Beth C. Huff, MSN, NP
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Warner K. Huh, MD
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

L. Stewart Massad, MD
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Peter F. Schnatz, DO, FACP, FACOG, NCMP
Course Co-Director 
Professor of OB/GYN & Internal Medicine
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Associate Chair & Residency Program Director
The Reading Hospital 
Reading, Pennsylvania

Joel I. Sorosky, MD
Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department 
Abington Memorial Hospital
Abington, Pennsylvania



Thursday, June 4, 2015

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Welcome

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Rational for the 2012 Guidelines         

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Screening 1  

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm Screening 2

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Coffee/Tea Break

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Negative Pap but HPV+

3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Limited pap tests/Unsat

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Questions and Answers

Friday, June 5, 2015

6:30 am – 7:30 am Breakfast

7:45 am – 8:00 am Announcements

8:00 am – 8:30 am HPV Testing

8:30 am – 8:45 am HPV Primary Screening

8:45 am – 9:15 am ASCUS

9:15 am – 9:45 am LSIL

9:45 am – 10:15 am Coffee/Tea Break

10:15 am – 10:45 am Colposcopy negative or CIN1 after less abnormalities

10:45 am – 11:15 am Colposcopy negative or CIN1 after ASC-H/HSIL

11:15 am – 11:45 am ASC-H/HSIL

11:45 am – 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Questions and Answers

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm CIN 2,3

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm AGC

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Coffee/Tea Break

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm AIS/Microinvasive

3:45 pm – 4:15 pm HIV Populations/Special Populations

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Quiz and Participant Cases 

     5:00 pm Adjourn

* subject to change

The Advanced Colposcopy: Case Based is running as a postgraduate precourse leading up to ASCCP's 2015 Clinical Update: 21st Century Prevention of HPV Associated Cancer. To find out more about this meeting:

 >> Go to 2015 Clinical Update

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