[Histonet] Pennsylvania Histotechnology Society Fall Symposium

Pamela Marcum pmarcum <@t> vet.upenn.edu
Tue Sep 26 13:36:43 CDT 2006

Welcome back for those who attended NSH!  Welcome to those still needing 
CEUs for the year and those who could not attend NSH!

We are presenting our Fall Symposium on October 26th (Mangement Seminars 
for All), October 27th and 28th will be workshops and seminars for 
histologists an related fields.  The hotel is booking fast and we have over 
30 vendors for you to meet during the meeting!  Join us by checking out the 
program at www.pahisto.org the official PHS web site, print it off and use 
the handy registration form at the back to insure your place in the 
workshops we are offering.  Let your colleagues and friends know about the 

We invite anyone who would like to attend and we have marketed to all of 
Region II (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia) as 
well as Ohio, New York and West Virginia and of course Washington DC.

Please the web site at www.pahisto.org (just so you don't miss it) for 
abstracts and full speaker information.   SEE YOU IN OCTOBER IN PITTSBURGH PA!!

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 AM

Don’t Let Immunos Intimidate You!                          Whitaker
Beginning Immunos 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 <@t> vet.upenn.edu 

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