Inside the Lab

Special Episode: Castleman's Disease

February 09, 2023 American Society for Clinical Pathology Season 3
Inside the Lab
Special Episode: Castleman's Disease
Show Notes

Castleman Disease: Case-based Microlearning  Activity Overview

This CME/CMLE-accredited, case-based microlearning activity is designed to help laboratory team members increase their knowledge, skills, and competence in diagnosing multicentric Castleman disease and to be informed of changes in clinical practice guidelines. Through a series of four 15-minute cases developed by a multidisciplinary team, you will gain a greater understanding of multicentric Castleman disease, how to differentiate it from potential mimics, and updated guidelines for diagnosis. The activity offers 1.0 CME/CMLE credit.

Target Audience The target audience for this activity consists of pathologists and laboratory professionals.   

Activity Agenda
 ·         Introduction to Castleman disease
 ·         Case-based approach to diagnosing Castleman disease, featuring multidisciplinary perspectives

Accreditation Statement
The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. 
Credit Designation Statement
The ASCP designates this online microlearning activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  ASCP designates this online microlearning activity for a maximum of 1.0 CMLE credit.  This activity meets CMP and state re-licensure requirements for laboratory personnel. For questions regarding CME credit, please contact ASCP Customer Service at 1-800-267-2727, during normal business hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time

Method of Participation To complete the activity and receive credit, the participant must complete all four cases in the microlearning activity. CME certificates will be provided online. 
Commercial Support This activity is funded by an independent educational grant from Recordati Rare Diseases Inc.. 

Anamarija Perry, MD
Associate Professor, Hematopathology, Department of Pathology, Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
David Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Translational Medicine & Human Genetics, University of Pennsylvania
Seth Kligerman, MD 
Professor, Division Chief of Cardiothoracic Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Diego