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Full Course:  12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 07/15/21)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Practicing Pathologists, Pathologists in Training, Cytotechnologists

Series 1 (CYPATH1): Stay Current on a Rapidly Changing Specialty

Cytopathology provides a broad introduction to the core concepts of cytopathology. This well-laid-out course highlights recent advances in the field alongside general principles of cytology and fine needle aspiration biopsy, thyroid cytology, cervicovaginal cytology, lymph node cytology, liver cytology etc. It will help you to better:
  • Identify normal and abnormal findings in a variety of cytological specimens
  • Comprehend standardized reporting system and key morphologic features to aptly render diagnostic interpretations
  • Assess your knowledge and skills on the existing practice of cytopathology including latest diagnostic criteria, terminology, and techniques
  • Effectively communicate your diagnostic findings to optimize patient care


This course is strictly ONLINE with no download – an internet connection is critical in order to do this course.  Do not complete testing prior to the end of your chosen date period or your dates will be adjusted.

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Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to do the following:
  • Identify key morphologic features of normal and abnormal findings in a variety of cytological specimens
  • Apply standardized criteria, where applicable, to classify cytomorphologic findings
  • Formulate and report findings using appropriate terminology



Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Date of Original Release: July 15, 2018
Date Credits Expire: July 15, 2021
Estimated Time to Complete: 12.5 hours
CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.
Masters of Pathology Series – Cytopathology has been registered as Lifelong Learning (Part II) and Self-Assessment Module (SAM) to offer 12.5 credits in the American Board of Pathology's (ABPath) Continuing Certification Program.

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