Certificate of Completion

The Certificate of Completion program provides attendees with a marketable certificate within a specific category of interest.  This certificate provides concise documentation of continuing education for attendees who are required to provide documentation to renew their qualifications.  Additionally, this certificate will provide attendees with practical, applicable skill documentation that can be used to enhance marketability within your organization.  

Certificates are offered in four areas: Immunohistochemistry, Management, Molecular and Safety. To receive a Certificate of Completion, attendees must accrue a minimum of 9.0 credit hours in one of the three areas by attending the workshops designated below.  

Qualifying attendees automatically receive the certificate via mail to the address listed on their registration.  Certificates typically mail 4 weeks following the Convention.


WS# 40 Prevention of Medical Errors: The Role of Anatomic Pathology Labs in Providing Quality Patient Care
WS# 48 Handling Hazardous Wastes in Histology
WS# 58 Bloodborne Pathogens in the Histology Laboratory
WS# 67 Creating a Safety Plan for Training
WS# 76 Are You Using Your Safety Eyes?
WS# 85 Ergonomics in the Laboratory
WS# 93 Safe Handling of CJD and Prions in the Histology Laboratory
WS# 102 Safety A-Z
WS# 107 Implementation of the ISO 15189 Quality Management System
WS# 108 GHS Labeling


WS# 5 Playing Sherlock Holmes and Learning PCR!
WS# 16 Tissue Expansion and its Applications in Clinical and Research Settings
WS# 29 Personalized Medicine: From Histology to NGS
WS# 39 Western Blot: Easy and Funny or Oh the Horror?
WS# 56 Molecular Biology Principles and Techniques for the Histotech
WS# 65 Circulating Tumor Cells: What Are They & Their Potential Applications
WS# 82 Single-Molecule RNA In Situ Hybridization Assays: Practical Guidelines for Detecting Gene Expression in the Tissue Context
WS# 83 Is Your AP Lab Ready for the Next Generation ISH? A Step-By-Step Approach & Guidelines on Validation, Implementation & Reimbursement for RNA ISH
WS# 101 Histological and Molecular Characteristics of Colorectal Cancer: Diagnosis and Prognosis
WS# 106 Biomarker Testing for NSCLC: The Ever-Increasing Test List Without an Increase in Tissue



WS# 4 Leadership: The Pinnacle of Management & Supervision
WS# 6 Quality Management Plan for the Histology Laboratory 2.0
WS# 15 Managing In The 21st Century
WS# 28 Managing Change with a Multi-Generational Workforce
WS# 37 The Cost of Reprocessing
WS# 38 Laboratory Information System: Fundamentals and Role in Patient Safety
WS# 46 Creating Your Superhero Team: Strategies For Being Your Best in the Worst Situations or How to Give Your Team a Teflon Coating
WS# 47 Developing a Compliance Driven Competency Assessment Program
WS# 57 Navigating the Regulatory Environment
WS# 64 Leaning our Lab with Automation & Workflow Redesign
WS# 66 The S.M.A.R.T Way – In the Histology Laboratory
WS# 75 What Does It Take to Lead From the Front?
WS# 90 Managing Change:  Navigating Your Team Through Organizational Changes
WS# 91 Anatomic Pathology CPT Coding and Compliance 2018
WS# 92 Understanding Laboratory Operational Performance: Measurements, Key Metrics and Evaluation Tools
WS# 99 Succeeding as a Non-Financial Laboratory Manager
WS# 100 Training and Competency: Do’s and Don’ts
WS# 105 Coaching and Counseling for Improved Performance Efficiency


WS# 2 Multiplex FIHC and AQUA Analysis for I-O Clinical Trials: Challenges & Successes
WS# 3 Troubleshooting Immunohistochemical Testing
WS# 13 Antibody Validation for Clinical Studies: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
WS# 14 Chromogenic Multi-antigen Immuno-staining: A Clinically Useful Procedure That Has “Fallen Out of Favor” (and Why)
WS# 26 Reporter Systems in Immunohistochemistry
WS# 27 Morphologic Proteomics - A New Frontier or An Old Friend?
WS# 34 Strategies to Identify and Eliminate Background Interference in IHC and IF Tissue Section Applications
WS# 35 Companion and ‘Complementary’ Diagnostic Imuno-staining Procedures: What’s All the Fuss?
WS# 36 Antibodies & Immunohistochemistry: Why so much noise….and is it really that bad?
WS# 45 The Art and Science of IHC
WS# 54 Multiplex Immunohistochemistry Assays: Best Practices, Techniques, and Troubleshooting
WS# 55 Basic IHC: Understanding the Process to Improve Your Results
WS# 63 Diagnostic Panels: What's New In The World of IHC
WS# 69 The Long and Winding Road to IHC Optimization
WS# 72 Rapid Two-Temperature Fixation Methodology for IHC Detection Tissue Based Phospho- Protein Analysis
WS# 73 Development and Validation of IHC Clinical Assay
WS# 74 Understanding the Foundation of Microsatellite Instability Testing
WS# 80 IHC Multiplexing - Techniques and Method Development
WS# 81 BCC, SCC and Melanoma: Basics and Clinical Correlations
WS# 89 Immunohistochemistry: A One Day Crash Course to Understand what is Happening Part 1
WS# 97 Developing Immunohistochemical (IHC) Assays for Animal Models of Disease
WS# 98 Immunohistochemistry: A One Day Crash Course to Understand what is Happening Part 2
WS# 103 IHC: The Sharpshooter’s Guide to Troubleshooting
WS# 104 How to Be In Control of Your Positive Controls




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