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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
American Society For Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:American Society For Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
Web address:http://www.asccp.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct823431
Date of initial review: 01 Sep 2002
Validity of certificate19 Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
The National Office Staff is also displayed at the website.
  (19 Jul 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
The educational mission of the ASCCP is to improve clinician competence and performance and patient outcomes through educational activities focused around the study, prevention, diagnosis, and management of lower genital tract disorders.
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Target audience
The intended target audience is licensed health professionals interested in colposcopy and
disorders of the lower genital tract. This audience includes licensed physicians (e.g.,
gynecologists, family physicians, gynecologic oncologists, pathologists, and others), advanced
practice clinicians (e.g., nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurse midwives),
nurses, public health advisors and epidemiologists administering cancer prevention programs.
The audience mix varies by activity, from novice clinicians learning basi...
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Purpose of the website
This material is provided for informational purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to replace professional care. Please consult your health care provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition. The ASCCP National Office does not provide individual consultation on cases or diagnoses.
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3. Confidentiality
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
The names and specialties of the different committees of ASCCP are provided. The material reviewed by ASCCP is clearly identified.
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
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Content last modified on July 14, 2011
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact details and a contact form are provided.
Contact us
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
This website ... is funded by the Society.
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8. Advertising policy
This website does not accept advertisement ...
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