[Histonet] PA Histotechnology Society Fall Symposium

From:Pamela Marcum

Good Afternoon,

We have been updating HistoNet for the last few 
months we are having our Fall Symposium October 
26th, 27th and 28th in Cranberry PA near 
Pittsburgh.  We still space available if you wish 
to join us for a fun meeting with a variety of 
seminars and workshops.  We have everything from 
autopsy through bog mummies, IHC for beginners 
and advanced classes and frozen sectioning for 
general and Mohs surgery.  Want to learn about 
entomology and forensics or double and triple IHC 
reactions we have them.  Thursday will be devoted 
to only three seminars for learning more about 
CAP Inspections and CPT Coding and Ergonomics in Histology.

Please see the list below or go to the web site 
at www.pahisto.org for a full program with 
abstracts and the registration forms for the 
meeting.  If you have any questions please 
contact either me (contact info below) or Gloria 
Limetti (President).  Gloria can be reached at 
glorialimetti@yahoo.com or 412-647-8532 (Work number) for assistance.

Join us and the 30 plus vendors for a fun and exciting meeting!!

Thursday October 26 – Special Management Seminars

This day is designed for Supervisors and Managers 
to assist in some of the special areas we are all 
asked to become experts in today with limited 
resources and opportunities to attend local 
educational events.  If you are 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 6:30PM
The SWEET Workshop Smart Working Environment Ergonomics Training
Friday Oct 27 - Morning Sessions

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

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

WS# 6                        8:00AM to 11:30 

Don't Let Immunos Intimdate You!!                       Whitaker
Beginner and Refresher

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

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

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

Friday October 27 – Afternoon Sessions

WS#10            1:00PM to 2:30 
Smart Shopping and Contracts for Histology                         Macrea

WS# 11           1:00PM to 2:30 
Detection and Amplification of Nucleic Acids in
Morphologically Preserved Cells and 
Tissues                       Gore

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

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

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

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

Saturday October 28 - Morning Sessions

WS#16            8:00AM to 11:30 

Brave New
World: An Introduction to Molecular Pathology                         Haas
  WS#17            8:00AM  to 11:30 
AM              Meyers
Wet Workshop: Multi-antigen Immunohistochemistry (IHC) Staining

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

WS #19           8:00AM to 4:30AM
QIHC Readiness and Troubleshooting                                   Macrea

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

Saturday October 28            Afternoon Sessions

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

WS# 22           1:00PM to 2:30 PM
Specimen Labeling and Identification Bar Codes                  TBA

WS#23            1:00PM to 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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