Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided-Fine Needle Aspiration (EUS-FNA) Biopsy of a Mediastinal Mass

Case Studies provide an interactive distance-learning experience to interesting cases in the field of cytopathology. Each Case includes objectives, images, a clinical history, along with a multiple-choice diagnosis followed by discussion, review images and references.

Target Audience

This educational activity is designed for pathologists, cytopathologists, cytotechnologists, students and other members of the cytopathology community.

Learning Objectives

  • To be familiar with cytomorphologic features of parathyroid, thyroid, well differentiated neuroendocrine tumor and lymphoid tissue.
  • To review immunohistochemical profile used to differentiate the above.
  • To raise the awareness of an unusual entity in the differential diagnosis of mediastinal FNA
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 California Credits
  • 1.00 CMLE
  • 1.00 Florida Credits
  • 1.00 MOC II
  • 1.00 Participant
Course opens: 
07/01/2018
Course expires: 
07/31/2021
Cost:
$25.75

Presenting Authors:  Zarine Kamaluddin, MD; Allan Espinoza, MD; and Ming Jin, MD, PhD


Planners Disclosures
Current ACCME guidelines state that participants in CME activities should be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the speaker’s presentation(s). Therefore, it is the policy of the ASC to insure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.  All planning individuals participating in any ASC Educational Activity are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program.  Click here for a complete list.

Presenter
Zarine Kamaluddin, MD

Disclosure
The presenter has no conflicts of interest or financial relationships to disclose.

Presenter
Allan Espinoza, MD

Disclosure
The presenter has no conflicts of interest or financial relationships to disclose.

Presenter
Ming Jin, MD, PhD

Disclosure
The presenter has no conflicts of interest or financial relationships to disclose.

Credits and Accreditation

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The American Society of Cytopathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The American Society of Cytopathology designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Pathology Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
This product can help fulfill the CME requirements and Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) mandated by the American Board of Pathology Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process. Earn up to 1.0 SAM Credit Hours.

Continuing Medical Laboratory Education (CMLE)
The ASC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 Continuing Medical Laboratory Education (CMLE) credit hours for non-physicians.  The CMLE credit hours meet the continuing education requirements for the ASCP Board of Registry Certification Maintenance Program. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cytotechnologists with Licenses in Florida and Caliornia
This program is approved for 1 continuing education credits in the State of Florida and 1 in the State of California. The credit on each link is good for three years from the live presentation date.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 California Credits
  • 1.00 CMLE
  • 1.00 Florida Credits
  • 1.00 MOC II
  • 1.00 Participant

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/01/2018
Course expires: 
07/31/2021

Price

Cost:
$25.75
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