ASCP offers an extensive library of online education products that are easy to use, accessible 24/7 and affordable. Over 300,000 continuing education hours are completed annually and both CME and SAM credits are available. Check out the products below and see how ASCP can help support your continuous learning as well as satisfy your annual CE requirements.
Online Products include:
- Unlimited CME/SAM Package
- ASCP Case Reports
- Resident Question Bank
- Patient Safety
How To Order Online Education
Click on the Learn More About link in the left hand column and you will be directed to the Access Online Education page where you can review the various educational offerings. Each product description will include a link to purchase the product as well as information about how to access your content.
How To Access Online Education
ASCP Online products can be easily accessed in our online education portal with over 1,000 courses available. Online courses can be completed at your convenience 24/7, 365 days a year.
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ASCP Educational Meetings & Products
ASCP offers an array of educational products that offer pathologists opportunities to learn in face-to-face meetings, quality improvement education, and online CE packages, certificate programs and access to journals. These products have been developed to meet the educational needs of adult learners and allows pathologists to access at their convenience.
- ASCP Educational Courses range from 2.5 to 5 days and are held in destinations across the country. ASCP Educational Courses allows pathologists the unique opportunity to spend extended time on one topic area in close association with the expert faculty. Everyday challenges, pitfalls, diagnostic dilemmas, and cutting-edge technologies are addressed with interactive and personalized instruction, including extended microscopy sessions with an extensive collection of histologic slides and problem cases.
- Pathology Update provides residents with a mélange of surgical, cytologic and molecular topics.
ASCP Annual Meeting
ASCP Annual Meeting provides attendees with an opportunity to take part in a national conference with over 25+ hours of CME/SAMS, access to expert faculty, keynote plenary sessions, resident receptions, and the opportunity to submit an abstract and be selected to present your research as a poster presenter.
The ASCP Annual Meeting is the essential global gathering of the diagnostic medicine team and an unequaled experience - practical, personalized and innovative- with education and networking opportunities that will help you serve patients today and shape tomorrow.
Future Annual Meeting Dates
ASCP 2019: Phoenix, AZ, September 11-13, 2019
ASCP 2020: Austin, TX, September 9-11, 2020
ASCP 2021: TBD
ASCP 100th Anniversary-2022: Chicago, IL September 7-9, 2022
ASCP Certificate Programs
ASCP offers a selection of online certificate programs that have been developed to support the ongoing professional needs of pathologists, laboratory professionals and residents. Completion of these programs are a convenient way to stay sharp and learn new skills and they allow you to fit them into your busy schedule. Certificate programs have been developed in conjunction with ASCP partner organizations including the American Pathology Foundation and the Association for Path Informatics. Review the certificate programs and see how they can help advance your career.
Lab Management University (LMU)
LMU is a customizable program for individuals planning on moving into leadership positions, or who are in the leadership realm and want to bolster their experiences. LMU is focused on five competencies of lab management: personnel management, financial management, operations, information and compliance.
LMU was developed in conjunction with the American Pathology Foundation.
Leadership Institute is the lab teams complete resource for practical, customizable leadership training developed to enhance your effectiveness in the lab.
University of Path Informatics (UPI)
UPI is a case-based program, where you act as the project leader developing a pathology informatics needs assessment for a lab. It focuses on four essential laboratory informatics competencies: information fundamentals, information systems, workflow and processes, and governance and management.
UPI was developed in conjunction with the Association for Path Informatics.
Support and Solutions for Your Lab
As your laboratory staff strives to stay on the leading edge of their profession, ASCP is here to support them by providing the quality improvement education and assessment solutions they need to remain current in their field and meet your institutional, licensure, and CMP/MOC/CAP LAP requirements. Whether your staff prefers a learning style that is visual, auditory, hands-on, or a combination, ASCP offers educational tools and resources that mimic day-to-day practices and make learning convenient so your staff can easily obtain their CE credits while continuing to focus on their careers.
CheckPath is an assessment program designed to keep you current in your field and meet your institutional, licensure and CMP requirements. With a combination of glass slide, virtual slide, and or digital image based slides, CheckPath provides 20-28 CME, CMLE or SAM credits annually. It meet both Part II and Part IV MOC requirements, as well as CAP laboratory accreditation requirements.
GYN and NONGYN Assessment
Assess and enhance your team's interpretive skills in gynecologic and non-gynecologic cytopathology testing and fulfill your CAP LAP accreditation requirements for interlaboratory comparison.
GYN Proficiency Testing
This CMS-approved gynecologic cytology proficiency testing program is designed according to federal CLIA regulations to test basic locator and diagnostic skills for gynecologic cytology specimens.
ASCP offers a wealth of books on a wide variety of topics relevant to pathology and laboratory medicine. Comprehensive and informative, ASCP Press books offer the best quality and value anywhere.
Authored by leading educators and recognized researchers, ASCP books present indispensable information. From comprehensive reference texts to illustrated atlases, every book provides extensive coverage on scientific advances that are critical and timely.
ASCP eBooks have enhanced features that make accessing study materials online quick and convenient. Sold as stand-alone texts or products that integrate with existing hard copies, these digital texts provide knowledge with added functionality.
Journals and Publications
ASCP publishes three journals which are considered the most informative and comprehensive journals in print today. Our editorial content is timely and relevant and provides expert information on new scientific research, techniques and developments in the ever changing healthcare landscape.
American Journal of Clinical Pathology (AJCP)
AJCP is the official journal of ASCP and the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists. It is the leading peer-reviewed pathology and laboratory medicine research journal available.
Lab Medicine is a quarterly print and online publication of peer-reviewed manuscripts related to all subspecialties of laboratory medicine that promote continuing education in the clinical laboratory sciences.
Critical Values is a quarterly magazine that provides information that is important to the entire laboratory team by keeping them abreast of technical, regulatory, and ethical issues in pathology and laboratory medicine. Feature articles place important technical issues for pathologists and laboratory professionals in broader context.