PA Program

SATURDAY JULY 9

0700-0800

Breakfast

0800-0845

Radiology for Pathologists Assistants

Jonathan Leipsic, St. Paul’s Hospital

0845-0930

Principles of Gross Photography

Dmitry Turbin, St. Paul’s Hospital

0930-1015

The Hospital Autopsy: “Oops, call the Coroner/ME”

Jason Morin, Vancouver General Hospital

1015-1045

PA Award presentation & Refreshment Break

1045-1115

Lloyd Kennedy Pathologists’ Assistants Award Lecture

 

Wire Localizations: Where We Are And Where We Would Like To Be

Alma Cameron, QEII Hospital, Central Zone, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Objectives:

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Compare Past, Current and Future Procedures.
  • Demonstrate The Benefits of Utilizing The Kubtec Specimen Radiography System In The Gross Room Aiding The Grossing Of Breast Wire Localizations.
  • Discuss The Challenges Of Achieving Improved Processes.

The presentation will compare past, current and future procedures of wire localizations of breast. The current and future processes utilizing the Kubtec Specimen Radiography System in the gross room aiding the grossing of breast wire localizations.

 

1115-1200

Breast Specimen Ischemic Time Compliance in a Multi-site Environment

Alan Wolff, Lakeridge Health

1200-1400

Poster Presentations & Lunch

1400-1700

Annual General Meeting & Examinations

1700-1800

Canadian Certification Council of Pathologists’ Assistants (CCCPA) Meeting

1800-1900

Pathologists’ Assistants Reception

 

 

SUNDAY JULY 10

These workshops and seminars will be held at St. Paul’s Hospital Burrard Street Entrance – Click here for directions

 

0800-0830

Light Breakfast

0830-1200

Seminars and Hands-On Workshops

All participants will go to each of the four workshops during the morning.

W1: Dissection of the Heart

Michael Seidman, St. Paul’s Hospital

W2: Gross Photography

Dmitry Turbin, St. Paul’s Hospital

S1: Lymph node Biopsy: Lymphoma protocol

Pedro Farinha, BC Cancer Agency

S2: Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) for Rectal Cancer

Wei Xiong, St. Paul’s Hospital

Afternoon

Free Afternoon

Suggested nearby activities: False Creek Ferries/Granville Island/Stanley Park Walk

1830-2200

Presidents’ Reception at the Museum of Anthropology

Transportation from Hyatt Vancouver is provided.