IANS Advanced HRA Course

Preliminary Draft AGENDA - Updated 10/16/17


INTRODUCTION: DAY 1 Friday November 10th

12:00   Registration (will open at 11)

 1:00    Opening Remarks  (N. Jay)

 1:15    Pathology for the non-pathologist: HPV and the anus (T. Darragh)

  2:15   Dermatology of the Perianus (K. Peebles)

  3:15   Coffee Break

  3:30   Advanced ABCs of HRA: improving lesion recognition (N.Jay)

  4:00   Panel 1: Assessment of the intra-anus: challenging situations         

  1. Worrisome HSIL or Cancer? (J. Berry-Lawhorn)
  2. Diffuse presentation of HSIL and recurrent disease (S. Goldstone)
  3. Discussion (15 minutes)

     4:45  Workshop I
    Case-based discussions on difficult intra-anal exams. Cases may include lesion recognition, distal canal disease, and management strategies. The 3rd half hour segment will be cases presented by attendees. Led by faculty (Jay, Berry-Lawhorn, Goldstone, Palefsky)

                            Each group will attend 3 workshops - 30 minutes each

    6:25   Adjourn

    6:30  Optional: Meet & Greet with faculty and fellow attendees in hotel (location TBD)


    DAY 2 Saturday November 11th

    7:00   Breakfast (provided)

    7:45   HPV Update: epidemiology of HPV in the anus and other sites – what’s new? (J. Palefsky)

    8:45   Advanced HRA of the perianus: elements of the perianal workup, recognizing HSIL and Cancer              (N. Jay)
    9:40  Panel 2: Assessment of the perianus
    1. Elements of a good perianal work-up (N. Jay)
    2. Treating perianal disease: different strategies (M. Berry-Lawhorn)
    3. Under-treated, recurrent, or chronic recurrent disease (S. Goldstone)

    10:40   Coffee Break

    11:00  Workshop II
    Case-based discussion on perianal disease. Cases may include recognition of perianal patterns, differential diagnosis and management of perianal disease. The 3rd half hour segment will be cases presented by attendees. Led by faculty (Jay, Berry-Lawhorn, Goldstone, Palefsky)

                            Each group will attend 3 workshops - 30 minutes each                    

    12:40  Lunch Break (provided)

    1:30    Counseling principles for the patient with anal cancer, HSIL, warts, HPV (S. Goldstone)

    1:45    Panel 3 Discussion: counseling your patients

    Moderator – T. Darragh

    Discussants - G. Bucher, J. Palefsky, M. Berry-Lawhorn

    2:30    Proctology: recognition and management of non-HPV anal disease (S. Goldstone)
    3:30   Coffee Break
    3:45   Panel 4: Treatment and Management Strategies
    1. Algorithms for treatment: patient-applied, office vs. surgical (J. Palefsky)
    2. Strategies for treatment of diffuse or multi-focal disease (M. Berry-Lawhorn)
    3. Strategies for treatment of recurrent disease (S. Goldstone)

    4:45  Workshop III

    Case-based discussion on management strategies. Cases may include those that pose difficult treatment decisions, including diffuse, recurrent or multi-focal disease presentation. The 3rd half hour segment will be cases presented by attendees. Led by faculty (Jay, Berry-Lawhorn, Goldstone, Palefsky)

                            Each group will attend 3 workshops - 30 minutes each

     6:40   Adjourn

      

    DAY 3 Sunday November 12th

    Breakfast (provided)

      7:45   Anal cancer: new strategies for treatment and management (J. Berry-Lawhorn)

      8:30   Q&A

      8:45   Panel 5: Management of the Patient with Anal Cancer

    1. Metastatic and recurrent: what are the options (M. Aklilu)
    2. Management of treatment related symptoms: (J. Ruffer)
    3. Post-cancer treatment management (S. Goldstone)

     9:45   Up Close and Personal: perspectives of anal cancer survivors (J. Potirus, M. Paonessa)

    10:30   Q&A

    10:45   Coffee Break

    11:00  Workshops: Case-based discussion on management and workup of patients with anal cancer Led by faculty (Jay, Berry-Lawhorn, Goldstone, Palefsky)

                Each group will attend 4 workshops – 15 minutes each       

    12:00   Monitoring your progress: metrics to guide practice (M. Berry-Lawhorn) – lunch

    12:30   “Open Mic” – bring your questions, thoughts, inspirations, challenges

                 (all faculty)

      1:30   Adjourn

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