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Molecular Genetic Pathology

The Oakstone Institute Specialty Review

This program covers state-of-the-art tools and methods in molecular genetic testing for inherited diseases, cancer, infectious disease and pharmacogenomics. Ideal for MOC.

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Widen Your Knowledge Base

This course provides practicing pathologists with the most up-to-date information on the rapidly evolving field of molecular genetic pathology. The program features lectures from distinguished leaders in molecular pathology and human genetics including Course Director, Zoran Gatalica, M.D. of Caris Life Sciences, and will help you:

  • Describe the common types of genetic testing in various aspects of anatomic and clinical pathology
  • Recognize the need for molecular genetic testing in the context of daily practice
  • Identify underlying genetic abnormalities in common diseases
  • Discuss the impact of discovered genetic change with clinical colleagues or patients

Earn CME Credit

With this CME program, you will improve your skills at your own pace without any interference to your busy schedule or practice. Access unbiased, evidence based content and case based reviews in the comfort of your own home or office via online vido or audio/video format. Upon completion of this course, you will earn up to 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and use your knowledge to integrate new guidelines into your daily practice. This activity meets the American Board of Pathology's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.

Quick Facts

Provider: The Oakstone Institute

Course Director:
Zoran Gatalica, MD, DSc
Executive Director of Oncologic Pathology
Caris Life Sciences
Phoenix, AZ
Adjunct Professor of Pathology
Creighton University
School of Medicine
Omaha, NE

Credits: Earn up to 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

This activity meets the American Board of Pathology's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.

  • Influence of Genetic Variation on Drug Response - Gargi Basu, PhD
  • Cancer Genetics 1 and 2 - Ryan Bender, PhD, FACMG; Anatole Ghazalpour, PhD
  • Introduction to FISH, Conventional Cytogenetics and Arrays - Julia Bridge, MD
  • Sarcoma - Julia Bridge, MD
  • Molecular Genetics of Gastrointestinal Neoplasia - Allison M. Cushman-Vokoun, MD, PhD, FCAP
  • Hematopathology I - Tina Edmonston, MD
  • Hematopathology II - Tina Edmonston, MD
  • Introduction to Molecular Genetics Methods in Pathology - Tina Edmonston, MD
  • Microbiology - Tina Edmonston, MD
  • Lung Cancer - Federico A. Monzon, MD
  • Personalized Medicine - Federico A. Monzon, MD
  • The Molecular Genetics of Hereditary Breast Cancer - Jeffrey Swensen, PhD

Course Director

Zoran Gatalica, MD, DSc

  • Executive Director of Oncologic Pathology
  • Caris Life Sciences
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Adjunct Professor of Pathology
  • Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Omaha, NE
  • (Phoenix Campus, Arizona)

Speakers

Gargi Basu, PhD

  • Evidence and Reporting
  • Caris Life Sciences

Ryan Bender, PhD, FACMG

  • Director, Molecular Genetics
  • Caris Life Sciences

Julia Bridge, MD, FACMG

  • Professor
  • Director, Nebraska Collaborative Laboratory
  • Director, Tissue Banking Core Facility
  • Director, Sarcoma Rearrangement Testing for Molecular Diagnostics

Allison M. Cushman, MD, PhD, FCAP

  • Director of the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
  • Department of Pathology and Microbiology
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center

 

Tina Edmonston, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pathology
  • Cooper Medical School at Rowan University
  • Director of Molecular Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
  • Cooper University Hospital
  • Camden, NJ

Anatole Ghazalpour, PhD, FACMG

  • Associate Director, Molecular Genetics
  • Caris Life Sciences

Federico A. Monzon, MD

  • Medical Director, Oncology
  • Invitae Corporation
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Pathology and Immunology
  • Baylor College of Medicine

Jeffrey Swensen, PhD, FACMG

  • Associate Director, Molecular Genetics
  • Caris Life Sciences

Accreditation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: March 15, 2015
Date Credits Expire: March 15, 2018
Estimated time to complete: 13.5 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

This activity meets the American Board of Pathology’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the common types of genetic testing currently in use in various aspects of anatomic and clinical pathology
  • Recognize the need for molecular genetic testing in the context of daily practice
  • Identify underlying genetic abnormalities in common diseases
  • Apply the consensus diagnostic terms when using molecular genetic testing
  • Discuss the impact of discovered genetic change with clinical colleagues or patients
  • Apply the most updated knowledge to the principles of “personalized medicine”

Intended Audience

Pathology residents and practicing pathologists without formal molecular pathology training/fellowship.

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