This activity was originally released as Diagnosing and Classifying Hyperplasia, Atypical Hyperplasia and Low Grade DCIS (SAM eligible) and was available between June 30, 2011 and June 30, 2014. The content was reviewed in March, 2014. and an updated version of the activity, with the same title, was available between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2017. The content was reviewed in January 2017 and an updated version of the activity, with the same title, was available between July 5, 2017 and July 3, 2020.The content was reviewed in 2019. If you completed previous versions, you are not eligible to claim CME credit(s) for completing this updated version.
This activity provides an overview of how to properly distinguish usual ductal hyperplasia from atypical ductal hyperplasia and low-grade ductal carcinoma in situ, as well as flat epithelial atypia from various columnar cell lesions. The clinical significance and current management of these diagnoses will also be discussed.
After you complete the activity, you will be presented with a 5-question posttest.
As a result of participating in this activity, you should be able to:
- Distinguish usual ductal hyperplasia from atypical ductal hyperplasia and low-grade ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).
- Distinguish flat epithelial atypia (FEA) from various columnar cell lesions.
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.
You must answer the assessment questions and complete the evaluation to claim credit and print your certificate.
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This activity and evaluation are available July 1, 2020, and expire June 30, 2023, at 12:00 AM (ET). You must claim credit by this date and time.