Dermatopathology

ACCO one day intense dermatopathology program

The ACCO dermatopathology workshop is an intense 6 hour education day covering the essential knowledge of dermatopathology required for safe skin cancer management. Register hereDates. Your lead educator for this workshop is dermatopathologist, Dr. Alex Nirenberg.

Topics covered are as follows:

  • Histology of normal skin, including variations
  • Melanocytic tumours
  • Common epithelial tumours
  • Biopsies - practical considerations
  • Margins - unorientated & orientated
  • Mohs surgery pathology considerations
  • Terminology of dermatopathology
  • The cell in H&E sections
  • Special stains, histochemical, immunofluorescent, immunohistochemical
  • Skin adnexal tumours
  • Mesenchymal tumours
  • Neural tumours
  • Vascular tumours
  • Inflammatory and reactive tumours
  • Look - alikes
  • Lymphomas
  • Cutaneous metastatic tumours

The program also looks at the correlation between dermoscopy and histologic features of common lesions.

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The program complete with a mock exam to assist preparing candidates for dermatopathology components of ACCO exams.

Program timeline:

  • 8:00    Registration
  • 8:30 - 10:00    Session 1
  • 10:00    Morning tea
  • 10:30 - Noon    Session 2
  • Noon    Lunch
  • 13:30 - 15:00    Session 3
  • 15:00    Afternoon tea
  • 15:30 - 17:00    Session 4

 

Prospective ACCO fellows and advanced diplomats are required to attend this event at some point.