Release Date: Oct 2019
CC: PC, MK, PBL, PR, SBP
Susan Alperstein, CT(ASCP)
Cytology Supervisor, New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell, New York, NY
Sean McNair, MPH, CT(ASCP)
Cytology Education Coordinator, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize and identify challenges in interpreting CSF specimens utilizing ancillary data to improve diagnostic outcomes.
- Demonstrate best practices of cytopreparation of CSF specimens.
- Design strategies to assess and improve quality outcomes.
Who should attend? Practicing Pathologists, Residents, Doctoral Scientists, Laboratory Managers, Bench Supervisors, Bench Technologists & Technicians, Cytotechnologists
This webcast will help reveal some morphologic challenges and pearls when evaluating CSF specimens. The course will provide an overview of benign and malignant findings in CSF specimens. Emphasis will be placed on cytopreparatory techniques and correlation with ancillary studies. The focus of this session is to provide tools for improving CSF diagnostic outcomes.