Cervical Cancer Screening Course
2012 a group of experts met to revise the American Society for Colposcopy and
Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) Consensus Guidelines. The goal was to revise
previously agreed on evidence-based consensus guidelines for managing women
with abnormal cervical cancer screening tests. This included CIN (cervical
intraepithelial neoplasia) and AIS (adenocarcinoma in situ) Previously the
society had agreed on adopting cervical cancer screening guidelines for longer
screening intervals and co-testing of HPV.
This CME activity is
formatted into a series of four slide presentations that will explain the
revised guidelines specifically for primary care practitioners.
1: Background, Epidemiology & Preinvasive disease
Terminology, Cytology & Pathology
Section 3: Techniques of Screening,
Screening Guidelines & Special Screening Situations
Techniques for Evaluation & Treatment of Preinvasive Disease
- Describe the epidemiology
of cervical cancer.
- Explore the cytology and pathology of cervical
- List screening options and provide supporting evidence for
- Summarize screening guidelines and special screening
Assistant Director, Vincent Gynecologic Oncology Division,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School
Course Fees: Free
Course Credit: 2
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, risk management study
Massachusetts Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum
of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the
accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the
Massachusetts Medical Society and the Massachusetts Department of Public
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing
medical education for physicians.
Participants must pass an exam with a
score of 70% or better to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.™
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