Earn CME Credits Online From Pathology Visions!

| October 24, 2011

There are many accredited institutions that offer online access to courses in health science and medical specialties. For those concentrating in pathology, this year will be the first time the Pathology Visions conference will offer CME for physicians attending the meeting or those who are not at the meeting but can attend webcasts for up to 3 CME credits.

If you aren’t able to attend this year’s Pathology Visions Conference, but still want to earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits, here’s your chance! Next Monday and Wednesday, Pathology Visions is offering live Webcasts of two important conference presentations that give online participants the opportunity to earn up to three CME credits.

Register now online or complete the registration form.

Participate in the Pathology Visions Conference remotely and earn CME credits by watching live Webcasts from our keynote presenter, Dr. Mahul B. Amin and the Regulatory Panel discussion.

Mahul B. Amin, MD
Personalized Medicine: Empowering Light Microscopy and the Pathologist
Monday, October 31 | 9:30 am
Register for Dr. Amin’s presentation

Dr. Amin will examine the contributions, strengths and limitations of light microscopy, review the traditional role of the pathologist in contemporary healthcare, and outline “personalized medicine” as it relates to the discipline of pathology.

Disclosure:

Dr. Amin does not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

Designation Statement:
The ISMA designates this live streaming educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cost:
$50 – DPA Members
$100 – Non-members

Regulatory Panel
Navigating Digital Pathology’s Path to Patients   
Wednesday, November 2 | 12 – 2 pm
Register for the Regulatory Panel discussion

This session will feature a panel of experts who will lend new insights into the evolving regulatory process for digital pathology products. The panelists will present and discuss the roles and current thinking of FDA, CAP, and CMS regarding the evaluation and adoption of digital pathology in its many forms and applications. The regulatory panel session will led by Dr. Stephen Hewitt, NCI and member of the 2009 FDA Hematology and Pathology Devices Advisory Panel on Digital Pathology.  He will be joined by Tremel Faison, MS, RAC, SCT (ASCP) representing the FDA Office of In Vitro Diagnostic Device Evaluation and Safety; Walter Henricks, M.D., Cleveland Clinic, representing the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program and the CAP Quality Center Work Group on whole slide imaging systems; and Debra Sydnor representing the CMS Division of Laboratory Services (overseeing CLIA).

Designation Statement:

The ISMA designates this live streaming educational activity 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

Disclosure:

To adhere to the ACCME/ISMA CME Standards for Commercial Support the following presenters have no financial relationships.

Stephen Hewitt, MD
Tremel Faison, MS,RAC,SCT (ASCP)
Walter Henricks, MD
Debra Sydnor, CT (ASCP) IAC

Cost:
$100 – DPA Members
$200 – Non-members

Accreditation Statement
Pathology Visions has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) and the Digital Pathology Association. The ISMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


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