[Histonet] Pennsylvania Histotechnology Society Fall Seminars

From:Pamela Marcum

The following is the program listing for our meeting in October, 2006.  We=20
have attempted to put together a program that will allow you to get the 
required CEUs for your certification, get information with a class to 
complete testing for your certification or just fun with forensics or bog 
people (mummies).  Come join us in Cranbury PA.  Just outside Pittsburgh 
for 1 or all 3 days.

If you would like further information call either Gloria Limetti at UPMC 
412-647-8532 or Pam Marcum at UPENN Vet School 610-925-6278.

The web site will be up later this week with the full program and 
abstracts.  An e-mail will be sent by Friday with the address.

Thursday October 26 – Special Management Seminars

This day is designed for Supervisors and Managers to assist in some of the=20
special areas we are all asked to become experts in today with limited 
resources and opportunities to attend local educational events.  If you are=20
a new manager or just need a refresher with updates join us!!

WS# 1              8:00AM to 11:30AM
CPT Coding - Which Code Do I Use?                               Whitaker

WS# 2              1:00PM to 4:30PM
Preparing for a CAP Inspection                                        Nocito &
WS# 3              4:30PM to 
The SWEET Workshop Smart Working Environment Ergonomics Training
Friday Oct 27 - Morning Sessions

WS# 4              8:00 – 9:30 AM                                      Richmond
Introduction to Fine Needle Aspiration for the Histotechnologist

WS# 5              10:00 – 11:30 
Histology Laboratory Workload Measurement:
Evaluating Complexity and Productivity                            Schmitt

WS# 6              8:00 – 11:30 
Don’t Let Immunos Intimidate You!                                  Whitaker
Beginning Immunos and Refresher

WS# 7              8:00 – 9:30 
Safety a Priority in Our Lives                                           Casey

WS# 8              10:00 – 11:30 
Recycling for Histology                                                   Welch

WS# 9              8:00AM – 11:30AM                                Praet
Unlocking the Secrets of Mohs’ Grossing and Cryosectioning

Friday October 27 – Afternoon Sessions

WS#10             1:00 – 2:30 
Detection and Amplification of Nucleic Acids in
Morphologically Preserved Cells and 
Tissues                    Gore

WS# 11            3:00 – 4:30 
Smart Shopping and Contracts for Histology                     Macrea

WS # 12           1:00 – 2:30PM
Automated Stains Workshop with Multiple Vendors (15 minutes each)

WS# 13            3:00 – 4:30 
The Bog People of Northern Europe                                 Olsen

WS#14             1:00 – 4:30 PM                                      Nocito &
Grossing Surgical Specimens: A Histologist View             Hernandez

WS# 15            1:00 – 4:30 PM                                      Peters
Frozen Section Techniques New Methods for Cryo-Embedding

Saturday October 28 - Morning Sessions

WS#16                         8:00 - 11:30 
Molecular Pathology                                                       Haas

WS#17             8:00 - 11:30 
AM                                 Meyers
Wet Workshop:Multi-antigen Immunohistochemistry Staining

WS#18             8:00 - 11:30 AM
The Art of Forensic Autopsy                                            Mancuso

WS #19                        8:00AM - 
QIHC Readiness and Troubleshooting                              Macrea

WS# 20            8:00AM - 4:30PM
HT (ASCP) Examination Readiness                                 Micciche

Saturday October 28 - Afternoon Sessions

WS# 21            1:00 - 2:30 
What Plastic Do I Embed This Project 
In?                        Marcum

WS# 22                        1:00 - 2:30 PM
Specimen Labeling and Tracking                           TBA

WS#23                         1:00 – 2:30 
Forensic Insect Entomology                                            Todaro

Best Regards,

Pamela A Marcum
Manager, Histology Special Procedures
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
R.S. Reynolds Jr.  CORL
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Phone - 610-925-6278
Fax     - 610-925-8120
E-mail - pmarcum@vet.upenn.edu 

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