• Comprehensive Colposcopy - Tampa

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    Tampa, FL
    January 09, 2019 - January 12, 2019

    Is this educational activity right for me?

    This evidence-based course is designed for the beginning/intermediate colposcopist. It will also benefit clinicians needing updated information about the Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines, the Updated Consensus Guidelines for Managing Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Tests and Cancer Precursors, Colposcopy Standards and new concepts about HPV screening and triage, treatment methods, and HPV epidemiology. The course is designed to improve competencies, medical knowledge, practice-based learning, patient outcomes, and /or systems-based practice. The participant should be a licensed physician or advanced practice clinician with an advanced clinical degree from an accredited institution and who makes gynecologic diagnosis and management decisions.

    Educational Objectives

    Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

    • Describe the anatomy, cytology, histology, and colposcopic findings of the normal and abnormal cervix, vagina, and vulva (medical knowledge);
    • Elicit and document an appropriate history including risk factors for lower genital tract neoplasia (medical knowledge, practice-based learning);
    • Define the pathophysiology of lower genital tract neoplasia, including the role of oncogenic HPV in preinvasive and invasive diseases of the cervix, vagina, and vulva (medical knowledge);
    • Define the Bethesda System of cervicovaginal terminology (medical knowledge);
    • Apply new standards for cervical cancer screening, including HPV testing (systems-based practice);
    • Describe the prevention of cervical neoplasia and genital warts using prophylactic HPV vaccines (medical knowledge);
    • Discuss the challenges of colposcopy and management of cervical neoplasia for selected patient populations such as adolescents, women infected with HIV, underserved women, and pregnant women (medical knowledge, practice-based learning, patient outcomes)
    • Perform appropriate cytologic sampling, colposcopic evaluation, and biopsies (including endocervical sampling), and become familiar with instrumentation and necessary supplies (practice-based learning);
    • Recognize the diagnostic characteristics of cervical abnormalities (low-grade and high-grade cervical lesions as well as adenocarcinoma in-situ and cervical cancer) on cytologic, colposcopic, and histologic exam (practice-based learning);
    • Interpret and correlate cytologic, colposcopic, and histologic results (practice-based learning);
    • Formulate a plan of care for the management of women with Pap test abnormalities according to the most recent ASCCP Consensus Guidelines, the ASCUS/LSIL Triage Study (ALTS), and other evidence-based guidelines (practice-based learning, systems-based practice, patient outcomes);
    • Describe, but not perform, treatment options to include cryosurgery and electrosurgical loop excision procedure (LEEP) of the cervix (practice-based learning);
    • Summarize and explain the diagnosis and management of vulvar and vaginal neoplasia (medical knowledge, practice-based learning); and,
    • Provide appropriate patient education and support (medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills).

     

    Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay

    2900 Bayport Drrive
    Tampa, FL 33607
     
      
    Discounted room rates are available at $189/night.
     
     
     

    Continuing Medical Education (CME)

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

    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
    ASCCP designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    For complete information on CME credits click here.

     

    Nancy Berman, MSN, ANP-BC (Course Director)
    Christine Conageski, MD (Course Co-Director)
    Kim Choma, RN, DNP, APN
    Michael Gold, MD
    Debra Heller, MD
    Megan Huchko, MD, MPH

     

    Not an ASCCP Member? Join now to get discounted registration.

     

    Registration TypeEarly Bird by 12/10   Regular
    ASCCP Physician Member $1000.00 $1050.00
    Physician Non-Member $1300.00 $1350.00
    ASCCP Physician Assistant, Nurse/Nurse Practitioner/Midwife, Researcher Member $900.00 $950.00
    Physician Assistant, Nurse/Nurse Practitioner/Midwife, Researcher Non-Member $1200.00 $1250.00
    ASCCP Resident/Student   $800.00 $850.00
    Resident/Student Non-Member $850.00 $900.00

    Registration includes one copy of the ASCCP Alogorithm Booklet

    Cancellation Policy: Written cancellation must be received at least 30 days prior to the start of the course. Any notice received by this time will be refunded, less a $100.00 administrative fee. No refunds will be made after this time.

    Registration is non-transferable.


     

    Food Allergies

    If you have food allergies, please contact info@asccp.org with specific requests.

    Wednesday, January 9 

    06:30 AM – 08:00 AM                     Registration

    07:00 AM – 08:00 AM                     Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibits

    08:00 AM – 08:10 AM                     Welcome and Opening Remarks 

    08:10 AM – 08:40 AM                     The Normal Cervix: Cytology, Colposcopy, and Histology

    08:40 AM – 09:15 AM                     Epidemiology of HPV and Cervical Cancer

    09:15 AM – 10:00 AM                     Performing Cervical Cytology Tests

    10:00 AM – 10:20 AM                     Break/Visit Exhibits

    10:20 AM – 11:05 AM                     Cervical Cancer Screening: New Approaches

    11:05 AM – 11:35 AM                     The Evolution of Lower Genital Tract Terminology

    11:35 AM – 12:05 PM                     Questions & Answers

    12:05 PM – 01:00 PM                     Lunch (provided)

    01:00 PM – 01:35 PM                     Colposcopy: Equipment and Supplies

    01:35 PM – 02:15 PM                     Colposcopy: The Procedure

    02:15 PM – 02:30 PM                     Questions & Answers

    02:30 PM – 03:00 PM                     Break/Visit Exhibits

    03:00 PM – 03:30 PM                     HPV Vaccines

    03:30 PM – 05:00 PM                     Breakout Sessions (Participants rotate through each session)

              • Session A: Gallery of Images - The Normal Cervix, Squamous Metaplasia, and Transformation Zone
              • Session B: Common LGT Pathology Diagnosis
              • Session C: Hands-On “How to Focus” [Non-CME]

    Thursday, January 10

    07:00 AM – 08:00 AM                     Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibits

    08:00 AM – 08:15 AM                     ASCCP Membership & the Colposcopy Mentorship Program

    08:15 AM – 08:50 AM                     Colposcopy of the Abnormal Transformation Zone

    08:50 AM – 09:45 AM                     ASC-US/LSIL/CIN1: Cytology, Colposcopy, and Histology

    09:45 AM – 10:15 AM                     Questions & Answers

    10:15 AM – 10:30 AM                     Break/Visit Exhibits

    10:30 AM – 11:30 AM                     HSIL/CIN2, 3: Cytology, Colposcopy, and Histology

    11:30 AM – 12:45 PM                     Lunch (on own)

    12:45 PM – 01:15 PM                     Assessment of Cervical Lesions: Determining Where to Biopsy

    01:15 PM – 02:15 PM                     Establishing U.S. Standards for Colposcopy Terminology

    02:15 PM – 02:45 PM                     Break/Visit Exhibits

    02:45 PM – 05:00 PM                     Breakout Sessions (Participants rotate through each session)

              • Session A: Interactive Case Discussion and Slide Identification
              • Session B: Selecting Where to Biopsy
              • Session C: Condyloma, LSIL, HSIL and Cancer

     

    Friday, January 11

    07:00 AM – 07:45 AM                     Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibits

    07:45 AM – 08:45 AM                     Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer: Colposcopy and Management

    08:45 AM – 09:15 AM                     Questions & Answers

    09:15 AM – 10:15 AM                     Glandular Lesions: Cytology, Colposcopy, and Histology

    10:15 AM – 10:30 AM                     Break/Visit Exhibits

    10:30 AM – 11:15 AM                     Cervical Treatment: Indications, Ablative Excisional Techniques and Outcomes

    11:15 AM – 11:45 AM                     Adolescents and Young Women: A Unique Population

    11:45 AM – 01:00 PM                     Lunch (on own)                

    01:00 PM – 01:45 PM                     Cervical Cancer Risk and Prevention for Immunocompromised Populations

    01:45 PM – 02:15 PM                     Colposcopy in Pregnancy                                                                                               

    02:15 PM – 02:45 PM                     Questions & Answers

    02:45 PM – 03:15 PM                     Break

    03:15 PM – 05:00 PM                     Hands-On Workshops (Non-CME. Participants may rotate through in any order)

              • Workshop A: Colposcopes, Cervical Biopsy, ECC and Instrumentation
              • Workshop B: LEEP of the Cervix
              • Workshop C: Cryosurgery for CIN
              • Workshop D: Interesting and Complex Cases (Case Discussions)

     

    Saturday,  January 12

    07:00 AM – 08:00 AM                     Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibits

    08:00 AM – 08:30 AM                     Questions & Answers

    08:30 AM – 09:00 AM                     Management of Pre-Malignant and Malignant Diseases of the Vagina

    09:00 AM – 09:30 AM                     Benign Conditions of the Vulva and Condyloma

    09:30 AM – 10:15 AM                     Management of Neoplastic Diseases of the Vulva: VIN and Vulvar Cancer

    10:15 AM – 10:45 AM                     Questions & Answers

    10:45 AM – 11:00 AM                     Break/Visit Exhibits

    11:00 AM – 11:30 AM                     Case Studies Using the ASCCP 2013 Consensus Guidelines

    11:30 AM – 12:00 PM                     Putting It All Together

    12:00 PM                                         Adjourn

     

     

    Program subject to change.

     

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    Published on: 11/01/2017
    Last Revised on: 11/16/2018

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