Metaplasia, Hyperplasia, Dysplasia: When to Worry About “Plasia” in the Stomach - GIPLASIA02W.2021
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This anatomic pathology activity is intended for pathologists who have basic to moderate knowledge and skills in gastrointestinal pathology.

Credit Type: CME
Duration: 1 hour
Launch Date: February 16, 2021
Expiration Date: February 15, 2024 12:00 AM (ET)
Pricing: Junior Member Fee: $10.00
MOC Category: Medical Knowledge. Patient Care

This online activity discusses gastritis, intestinal metaplasia, and dysplasia and their progression to early gastric adenocarcinoma; neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia transitioning into neuroendocrine tumors, including the use of ancillary IHC; dysplasia in sporadic and syndromic gastric polyps; and pain points and pitfalls.

As a result of participating in this assessment activity, you should be able to:

  1. Evaluate neoplasia precursor scenarios in the stomach such as gastritis and sporadic polyps.
  2. Discuss neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia and dysplasia and their transition into neuroendocrine tumors.
  3. Compare how carcinogenesis progresses from gastritis versus from sporadic polyps.

CME Information
Accreditation: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this internet enduring material educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Passing Requirements
You must answer the assessment questions and complete the evaluation to claim credit and print your certificate.

Payment Information
To pay with a check, print a copy of this page and send it with your check to the address below. You will be notified when your payment has been processed and you have been registered into the activity.

College of American Pathologists
Education Division
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093-2750

Refund Policy
Refunds will be handled on an exception basis. Please submit your request to the CAP in writing via email at or fax at 847-832-8006.

Technical Requirements
Pop-up blockers must be turned off.

CAP Learning has recognized that some Veteran’s Administration, US Government, and military participants may have difficulty accessing the online assessment portion of this activity. If you experience difficulty or have any questions, please contact a representative of the CAP Learning Division at 800-323-4040 option 1 or

This activity and evaluation are available February 16, 2021, and expire February 15, 2024, at 12:00 AM (ET). You MUST claim credit by this date and time.


Non-Member Price:   $46.00  
Member Price:  $35.00   

Metaplasia, Hyperplasia, Dysplasia: When to Worry About “Plasia” in the Stomach