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Earn the skills YOU need to transform and succeed. The CAP Institute for the Advancement of the Pathology Specialty (The CAP Institute) offers learning to help you stay relevant and competitive. Click through the tabs above to learn more about the CAP Institute. In addition to CAP Advanced Practical Pathology Programs and Self Assessment Modules (SAMs), you can access:

  • FREE one-hour informational Webinars to help you understand the latest developments in personalized medicine and the impact on pathology.
  • FREE, online digital pathology course to help you understand the effects of the “digital age” on your practice.

About the CAP Advanced Practical Pathology Programs
A pathway for pathologists to be recognized for expertise and experience acquired during their practice. Learn more.

Upcoming Learning Opportunities

Note: All times are central unless noted

Award-Winning: Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration (USFNA) AP3 Workshop
September 24-26, 2011
Renaissance Northbrook Hotel, Northbrook, IL

NEW! Laboratory Medical Director AP3 Workshop
October 27-28, 2011
Renaissance Northbrook Hotel, Northbrook, IL

Note: No CME credit is available for the series below

Date/Time Topic
Oct. 12, 2011;
11 AM-Noon
Validating Whole Slide Imaging Systems for Diagnostic Use in Pathology
Nov. 8, 2011;
11 AM-Noon
Who Wants to Eat Your PHC (Personalized Health Care) Lunch

On Demand (24/7) Learning

Topic Handouts
The Why, What, and How of Identifying Patients at Risk for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes in Surgical Pathology Practice Handout
(PPTX, 704 KB)
How to Have Successful Patient Interactions Handout
(PDF, 1.5 MB)
Next-Generation Sequencing for the Clinical Laboratory Handout
(PDF, 2.4 MB)
How Can WSI Improve your Pathology Practice? Handout
(PDF, 2.4 MB)
Accountable Care Organizations Handout
(PDF, 280 KB)
Whole Genome Analysis as a Universal Diagnostic: A Pathologist’s Perspective Handout
(PDF, 1.65 MB)
Cancer: The Critical Role of Pathology in Personalized Healthcare Handout
(PDF, 15.7 MB)
How to Build and Fund a Financially Viable Molecular Lab Handout
(PDF, 991 KB)
Molecular Markers in Breast Cancer Handout
(PDF, 6.3 MB)
The American Board of Pathology Maintenance of Certification of Certification Program. What is it and who should participate? Handout
(PDF, 64 KB)
Bethesda System: Integrating Cytology and HPV Molecular Testing Handout 1
(PDF, 5.2 MB)
Handout 2
Molecular Diagnosis for Lung Cancer Handout
(PDF, 2.2 MB)
Molecular Diagnosis for Colorectal Cancer Handout
(PDF, 2.1 MB)
Endoscopic Microscopy: Bridging the Radiology/Pathology Divide  
Molecular Darwinism Handout
(PDF, 3.9 MB)
Clinical Requests for Molecular Tests Handout
(PDF, 236 KB)
Setting Up a Biorepository Handout
(PDF, 1.2 MB)
Personalized Medicine: Framing Issues for Pathology Handout
(PDF, 3.8 MB)
Introduction to Medical Home Handout
(PDF, 1.6 MB)
Personalized Pathology in General Practice Handout
(PDF, 1.5 MB)
The Exciting and Expanding Role of Digital Pathology in Pathology Education  
New Pathology Paradigm: Digital Pathology  

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