2021 CPIP-B Case 2: Immunology – hCG: Testing Options and Challenges - CPIP0202W.2021
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This activity will help provide a review of the complexities of hCG measurement and equip pathologists to assist clinicians with correctly ordering and interpreting hCG tests.

Credit Type: CME
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Launch Date: February 15, 2021
Expiration Date: February 14, 2024 12:00 AM (ET)
Pricing: Junior Member Fee: $10.00
MOC Category: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Registration Information
THIS ACTIVITY REQUIRES CREDIT CARD PAYMENT. If you ordered this product in advance, click Learning Search to locate the activity.

To enroll in the series with one easy payment, or to enroll multiple participants from the same institution, call 800-323-4040 option 1. This option is only available until December 31, 2021, after this date this activity is only accessible by an online credit card payment.

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is important for both pregnancy diagnosis and as a tumor marker. Discover the complexities of hCG physiology and pathophysiology to better understand appropriate test selection and to learn how to interpret challenging hCG results.

This clinical pathology activity is intended for pathologists.

After completing this assessment activity, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the forms of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG).
  2. Describe the physiologic and pathologic patterns for hCG elevation.
  3. Compare the primary methodologies and matrices for hCG testing and their associated advantages and disadvantages.
  4. Explain the measurement of hCG for pregnancy assessment and oncology applications.
  5. Identify guidelines for appropriate hCG test use in various clinical settings.

Related Link
Clinical Pathology Improvement Program

CME Information
Accreditation: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this internet enduring material educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Passing Requirements
You must answer the assessment questions and complete the evaluation to claim credit and print your certificate.

Payment Information
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College of American Pathologists
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Northfield, IL 60093-2750

Refund Policy
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This activity and evaluation are available February 15, 2021, and expire February 14, 2024, at 12:00 AM (ET). You must claim credit by this date and time.

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2021 CPIP-B Case 2: Immunology – hCG: Testing Options and Challenges