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Slides and Handouts

Presentations & Handouts

Leading the Way to Positive Outcomes: The Role of POCT in Patient-Centered Care

April 28, 2016

Organizing Committee: Peggy Mann, MS, BS, MT(ASCP) (Program Chair), University of Texas Medical Branch Healthcare System, Galveston, TX; Ross Molinaro, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Newark, DE; Lou Ann Wyer, MS, MT(ASCP), CQA ASQ, Sentara Healthcare, Norfolk, VA

This program was made possible in part by support from Roche Point of Care and Instrumentation Laboratory.

Continuing Education
Speaker Biographies & Disclosures
Conference Roster

SESSION 1
NURTURING YOUR POCT PROGRAM

Balancing the Challenges of POCT Quality and Patient Safety
Jeanne Mumford, MLS, MT(ASCP)
Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore, MD)

Presentation (MP4)     Slides (PDF)     Handout (PDF)

Best Practices in Risk Assessment and Risk Management
James Nichols, PhD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, TN)

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POCT Standards, Quality Management and Compliance: Tying It All Together
Marcia Zucker, PhD
ZIVD, LLC (Metuchen, NJ)

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Q&A with Session 1 presenters
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SESSION 2
SPECIAL TOPICS IN POCT

All Systems Go: Lab Safety and POCT in the Ebola Assessment Center
Daniel Scungio, MT(ASCP)
Sentara Healthcare (Norfolk, VA)

Presentation (MP4)     Slides (PDF)     Handout (PDF)

Q&A with Mr. Scungio
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Effective POCT Utilization: The Key to Improved Outcomes
Oscar “Skip” Brown, MD & John Petersen, PhD
University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX)

Presentation (MP4)     Slides (PDF)     Handout (PDF)

Q&A with Drs. Brown and Petersen
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SESSION 3
MORE SPECIAL TOPICS IN POCT

POCT Training and Competency: An Integrated Health System’s Blended Approach
Shirley Church, MT(ASCP)
Sentara Healthcare (Norfolk, VA)

Presentation (MP4)     Slides (PDF)     Handout (PDF)

Q&A with Ms. Church
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Accounting for Pre-analytical Variables in POCT
L.V. Rao, PhD
UMass Memorial Medical Center (Boston, MA)

Presentation (MP4)     Slides (PDF)     Handout (PDF)

Q&A with Dr. Rao
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SESSION 4
USE OF BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORS IN A CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT POPULATION: CAN WE USE THIS DEVICE ON THIS PATIENT?

Using Blood Glucose Meters in the Hospital: Defining “Critically Ill” and Addressing Accreditation Issues
Stephen Kahn, PhD
Loyola University Medical Center (Maywood, IL)

Presentation (MP4)     Slides (PDF)     Handout (PDF)

Q&A with Dr. Kahn
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Compliance Issues in Off-Label Use of Blood Glucose Monitors
Ann Snyder, MT(ASCP)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (Baltimore, MD)

Presentation (MP4)     Slides (PDF)     Handout (PDF)

Q&A with Ms. Snyder
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