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Integrating Morphologic and Molecular Findings in the Diagnosis of Spitz Neoplasms

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Release date: March 20, 2020
Expiration date: March 20, 2022

Estimated Time of Completion: 30 minutes

Description

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds 2020 CME-certified webcast series features presentations from the Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute Grand Rounds. Faculty provide evidence-based guidance on the diagnosis and management of challenging cases in prostate disease, renal neoplasms, GI, hepatobiliary/ pancreatic, endometrial and uterine masses, pancreatic and lung cytology, bone and soft tissue lesions and pulmonary pathology. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Realize the significance of BRAF and NRAS mutations in melanocytic neoplasms with Spitzoid morphology

  2. Synthesize molecular and morphologic data in diagnosing Spitz neoplasms

  3. Correlate specific fusions with specific subtypes of Spitz neoplasms

Target Audience

The online series is designed for pathologists and allied health practitioners and students interested in pathology and laboratory medicine.

Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Lifelong Learning (Part II) / Self-Assessment Module (SAM) credits in the American Board of Pathology’s Maintenance of Certification Program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.

Activity Directors, Planning Committee and Faculty

Activity Directors

Steven Billings, MD
Co-section Head, Dermatopathology Section
Department of Anatomic Pathology
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Deborah Chute, MD
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Gary W. Procop, MD, MS
Medical Director and Co-Chair
Enterprise Laboratory Stewardship Committee
Director of Molecular Microbiology, Virology, Mycology and Parasitology
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute Planning Committee

Josephine Dermawan, PhD
Erinn Downs-Kelly, DO
Jennifer Jeung, MD
James Lapinski, MD
Olaronke Oshilaja, MD
Richard Prayson, MD
Christopher Przybycin, MD
Tricia Pua, MD
J. Jordi Rowe, MD

Faculty

Pedram Gerami, MD
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Disclosures

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias. 

The following faculty has indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest: Steven Billings, MD, Deborah Chute, MD, Josephine Dermawan, PhD, Erinn Downs-Kelly, DO, Pedram Gerami, MD, Jennifer Jeung, MD, James Lapinski, MD, Olaronke Oshilaja, MD, Richard Prayson, MD, Gary Procop, MD, Christopher Przybycin, MD, Tricia Pua, MD, J. Jordi Rowe, MD


This CME activity was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education and
Cleveland Clinic's Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute.