CAP ’13 – THE Pathologists’ Meeting – October 13 – 16, 2013™
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Courses by Topic – Clinical Pathology

Sunday, October 13

9:30–11:30 am

CP100  Practical Integration of Clinical, Electrophoretic, and Molecular Features of Hemoglobin Disorders  NEW
James D. Hoyer, MD
Jennifer L. Oliveira, MD

2:00–4:00 pm

CP101  The Metabolic Syndrome  NEW
William E. Winter, MD, FCAP

2:00–5:30 pm

CP102  Practical Tools for Improving Clinical Pathology Service
John R. Harbour, MD, FCAP
Michael A. Linden, MD, PhD, FCAP
Richard M. Scanlan, MD, FCAP

4:30–5:30 pm

CP103  Thyroid Testing: Key Clinical and Laboratory Controversies
Anthony A. Killeen, MD, PhD, FCAP

Monday, October 14

8:00–10:00 am

CP104  Cardiac Biomarkers of Myocardial Infarction and Acute Heart Failure: Quid Novi  NEW
Robert H. Christenson, PhD, D(ABCC)
Christopher R. deFilippi, MD

10:30–11:30 am

CP105  HIV Diagnosis: New Tests, New Algorithms   NEW
Bernard M. Branson, MD

Noon–1:00 pm

RT110  Ensuring Appropriate Referral Testing  NEW
John R. Harbour, MD, FCAP

2:00–4:00 pm

CP106  Case Based Stool and Blood Parasitology  NEW
Bobbi S. Pritt, MD, MSc, FCAP
Julie A. Ribes, MD, PhD, FCAP

CP107  Assessing Monoclonal Gammopathies: Do You Know What Tests to Order and How to Interpret Them?
Stanley J. Geyer, MD, FCAP
Eric D. Hsi, MD, FCAP

CP109  Practical Approach to Peripheral Blood Smear Evaluation  NEW
Anne Deucher, MD, PhD
Joan E. Etzell, MD, FCAP
Tracey I. George, MD, FCAP

Tuesday, October 15

Noon–1:00 pm

RT105  Blood Management: Proper Blood Utilization  SOLD OUT
Lowell L. Tilzer, MD, PhD, FCAP

RT106  High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Measurements: More Than Just a Name?  NEW
Robert H. Christenson, PhD, D(ABCC)

2:00–4:00 pm

CP108  Tandem Mass Spectrometry: Current and Future Applications for the Clinical Laboratory
Ronald J. Whitley, PhD

2:00-5:30 pm

CP110  Strategies on Reducing Transfusions: Anemia Management and CPOE
Irwin Gross, MD

4:30-5:30 pm

CP111  Challenges for Rapid Testing in Microbiology
Barbara L. Haller, MD, PhD, FCAP

Wednesday, October 16

8:00-11:30 am

CP112  Pathologists Are Coagulation Consultants: Performance Enhancement for the Hemostasis Laboratory  NEW
Wayne L. Chandler, MD, FCAP
Russell A. Higgins, MD, FCAP
Marc D. Smith, MD, FCAP

CP113  Evaluating Myeloid Stem Cell Disorders by Flow Cytometry (AML and Myelodysplasia)
Sindhu Cherian, MD
Sa Wang, MD, FCAP

Noon–1:00 pm

RT111  Blood Management: Proper Blood Utilization
Lowell L. Tilzer, MD, PhD, FCAP

1:00–3:00 pm

CP114  Antiplatelet Agents and Anticoagulants: Laboratory Monitoring
Michael Laposata, MD, PhD, FCAP

CP115  Molecular Microbiology in the Community-Based Practice
Cindy B. McCloskey, MD, FCAP





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