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The following examination sheets are available for the convenience and reference of program participants. Participants must submit their examination answers ONLINE.

Exams - ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program in Pathogenesis

Exam # 1 (PDF) - AJP Jan 2012

Exam # 2 (PDF) - AJP Feb 2012

Exam # 3 (PDF) - AJP March 2012

Exam # 4 (PDF) - AJP April 2012

Exam # 5 (PDF) - AJP May 2012

Exam # 6 (PDF) - AJP June 2012

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Journal CME Program - ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program in Pathogenesis

Mark E. Sobel, MD, PhD - Director of Journal CME Programs

AJPThe ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program in Pathogenesis is a semiannual program consisting of a series of at least 24 questions based on selected articles in the January - June 2012 issues (Volume 180) of The American Journal of Pathology (AJP). Monthly exams, consisting of at least 4 questions that are based on selected articles appearing in each monthly issue of the Journal, will be available online on the Journal website for registered participants. To receive CME credit for this journal-based CME activity, participants must achieve a score of at least 75% on a monthly exam and complete a Post-Test Evaluation. All exams must be completed by June 30, 2012 to receive CME credit. Participants will earn 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for successful completion of each exam.

Registration/Subscription
Download the ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program Subscription Form (PDF) or subscribe online. The ASIP 2012 Journal CME exams can only be accessed with a paid subscription to the CME program. Participants may subscribe online on the ASIP website or may mail or fax a completed Journal CME Subscription Form along with their subscription fee to the ASIP CME Office prior to gaining access on the journal website to submit answers to CME questions and to earn CME credit. Subscription forms are also available from the ASIP CME Office, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, 20814-3993, Tel: 301-634-7130; email journalcme@asip.org. After Journal CME subscriptions have been processed, the ASIP CME Office will send CME subscribers information about how to access the CME exams.

2012 Subscription Rates:
(includes both semiannual 2012 AJP CME Programs for a total maximum of 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ annually.)
ASIP Member Rate - $50
Non-Member Rate - $225

Deadline
The deadline for receipt of the ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program Subscription Form and online submission of answers and Evaluation Form is June 30, 2012.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
This activity (“ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program in Pathogenesis”) has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP). FASEB is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

FASEB designates this journal-based CME activity (“ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program in Pathogenesis”) for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program in Pathogenesis is a semiannual program consisting of a series of at least 24 questions based on selected articles in the January - June 2012 issues (Volume 180) of The American Journal of Pathology (AJP). Monthly exams, consisting of at least 4 questions that are based on selected articles appearing in each monthly issue of the Journal, will be available online on the Journal website for registered participants. To receive CME credit for this journal-based CME activity, participants must achieve a score of at least 75% on a monthly exam and complete a Post-Test Evaluation. All exams must be completed by June 30, 2012 to receive CME credit. Participants will earn 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢ for successful completion of each exam.

Should you have questions, contact the ASIP Education Office (301-634-7940; email journalCME@asip.org), 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814 or the FASEB Office of Scientific Meetings and Conferences (301-634-7010; email fasebcme@faseb.org).

SAM Credit
The ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program in Pathogenesis is approved by the American Board of Pathology for up to 24 SAM credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. After successfully completing the monthly CME exams as described above, participants may separately apply for SAM credit by completing SAM applications online on the ASIP website (www.asip.org). All SAM applications must be completed by December 31, 2012 for participants to receive SAM credit.

Should you have questions about SAM credits, contact the ASIP Education Office (301-634-7940; email journalCME@asip.org), 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814.

Meeting Objective/Target Audience
The objective of the ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program in Pathogenesis is to increase basic and applied pathology knowledge, focusing on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, prognosis, and the treatment of disease. The ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program in Pathogenesis is designed to meet the participants’ education needs in the physician competency area of Medical Knowledge, as defined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), and to support participants’ lifelong learning towards a goal of promoting patient safety and improving patient care. The program is specifically targeted to trainees, clinicians and researchers investigating mechanisms of disease who wish to advance their knowledge of the cellular and molecular biology of disease.

At the completion of the ASIP Semiannual 2012 AJP CME Program in Pathogenesis, participants should be able to:

 

1. discuss the research underway and/or current molecular approaches to decipher the pathogenesis of disease;
2. demonstrate a gained level of knowledge of the methods and techniques being used by researchers and practitioners;
3. understand the link between pathogenesis and the development of new diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic approaches to infectious diseases (including bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic pathogens), to inherited diseases and syndromes, and to acquired diseases and syndromes spanning systems biology (including cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, gastrointestinal, immunopathology, matrix biology, metabolic and endocrine pathobiology, musculoskeletal, neurologic, and vascular biology).

 

Disclosure Policy
The Federation requires that participants in FASEB-sponsored educational programs be informed of the organizers' and the presenters' (speaker, faculty, author, or contributor) academic and professional affiliation, and the existence of any relevant financial relationship an organizer or a presenter has with any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients, with the exemption of non-profit or government organizations and non-health care related companies. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent a presenter from providing educational content but allows the participant to be fully knowledgeable in evaluating the information being presented.

Disclosure includes any relationship that may bias one's presentation or which, if known, could give the perception of bias. These situations may include, but are not limited to: 1) stock options or bond holdings in a for-profit corporation or self-directed pension plan; 2) research grants; 3) employment (full or part-time); 4) ownership or partnership; 5) consulting fees or other remuneration; 6) non-remunerative positions of influence such as officer, board member, trustee, or public spokesperson; 7) receipt of royalties; 8) speaker's bureau; 9) other. For full-time employees of industry or government, the affiliation listed in the Program/Article will constitute full disclosure.

None of the organizers of this educational activity disclosed a relevant financial relationship. Relevant financial relationships of the authors of selected articles in this journal CME program will be disclosed in a footnote to the published article and in each examination.