The 2019 ASCCP Risk-based Management Guidelines: Updated Management for Abnormal Screening Tests

Event Price
Free / $20 for CEUs

Date: November 20, 2020
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM (PST)


  • Patty Cason, MSN, FNP-BC, President, Envision SRH
  • Michael Policar, MD, MPH, Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco

More information about our presenters can be found here.

Webinar Overview:

The 2019 ASCCP Guidelines are substantially different from earlier versions and reflect increased understanding of the natural history of HPV infections and progression to high grade lesions. Management recommendations for the new guidelines were updated based on data from significantly larger databases than were previously available. Six “clinical action thresholds” will be presented that form the basis for the recommendations. The clinical action thresholds are derived from the calculated risk - based on current and past test results, that the individual will have or develop a high grade/pre-cancerous lesion. Presenters will highlight the significant revisions to the 2019 ASCCP Guidelines and share practical tips for implementing and integrating the new guidelines into practice. Participants will practice with the new ASCCP mobile APP and the APP that is free on the ASCCP website for management recommendations.

Who should attend?

  • Clinicians
  • Nurses
  • Health Educators
  • Medical Assistants
  • Clinic + Health Center Managers

As a result of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the risk-based paradigm for managing abnormal cervical cancer screening test results
  2. Explain how risk-thresholds guide the clinical actions of immediate treatment, colposcopy, and short-interval follow-up
  3. Demonstrate use of the ASCCP app for integrating the new patient care guidelines into practice

Continuing Education

The course will offer the following continuing education credits for a fee of $20:

Certified in Public Health (CPH):
This course is sponsored by Essential Access Health, an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners for 2.0 credits per webinar.

Health Educators (CHES®):
Essential Access Health, provider #98021, is designated as a provider of Category 1 continuing education contact hours in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Health educators attending this program may report up to 1.5 contact hours per webinar.

Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #CEP 12241, for 1.8 contact hours per webinar.


Essential Access Health is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Essential Access Health designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 per webinar AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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