Course Objectives & Target Audience

Course Objectives

This Pathology Update in Beaver Creek course is designed to provide a comprehensive and practical update of diagnostic pathology. Lectures and cases will cover evidence-based practice techniques and protocols for improved diagnostic accuracy.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to

  • Improve the quality of diagnostic and consulting skills
  • Discuss drug-induced liver injury
  • Provide insights and strategies for rendering difficult diagnoses in GI pathology and in the frozen section room
  • Identify conditions to consider before surgical pathology subspecialty sign-out
  • Achieve a better understanding of the staging challenges of GYN Endometrial Adenocarcinoma
  • Describe recent advances in diagnosing Prostate Genitourinary Cancer
  • Apply quality improvement strategies with a focus on increasing efficiency, communication, and collaboration.
  • Describe the common challenges in interpreting Kidney Genitourinary Cancer

Target Audience

The course is designed for practicing pathologists, pathologists-in-training, surgeons, oncologists, and other health-care professionals interested in understanding the principles underlying the formulation of a histopathologic diagnosis.