Ten Hut! It’s time for the annual Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) Boot Camp. This live hands-on one-day conference focuses on the needs of POCT professionals seeking to establish or grow their institutional POCT programs. Get essential information from our experts in the field that includes a blended learning experience of didactic presentation, interactive audience discussion, and hands-on education to apply newly gained POCT skills. Get resources and critical information that you can bring back to your institutions for continued learning with colleagues and improve your processes.
The program is designed to meet the needs early career to mid-level laboratory professionals and is ideal for medical technologists, POC coordinators and supervisors, as well as other lab management individuals.
Upon completing this activity, learners will be able to:
- Develop communication tools to inform multiple institution departments on POCT updates.
- Apply skills to connect and foster channels of communication between POCT operator and training staff.
- Develop tools to train and build competency assessment programs for POCT non-laboratory staff on processes and procedures in various types of healthcare settings.
- Develop policies and procedures that are easy to follow and retain.
- Explain techniques to encourage performance improvement to spot and troubleshoot problems.
- Understand POCT operations to ensure staff are prepared for inspections and aware of regulations and regulatory bodies (CLIA, COLA, CAP, Joint Commission, etc.)
Peggy Mann, MS, MT (ASCP), CPP (Chair)
University of Texas Medical Branch
Erika Deaton-Mohney, MT (ASCP), CPP;
Kerstin Halverson, MS
Jeanne Mumford, MT (ASCP)
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Kim Skala, MT (ASCP)
DISCLOSURES AND STATEMENT OF INDEPENDENCE
AACC is dedicated to ensuring balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all educational activities. All participating planning committee members and faculty are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest. The intent of this disclosure is to provide participants with information on which they can make their own judgments.
Faculty disclosures of relevant financial relationship(s) will be provided in respective presentation and program materials.
All recommendations involving clinical medicine are based on evidence accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients AND/OR All scientific research referred to or reported in support or justification of a patient care recommendation conforms to generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.
This education activity will be submitted to AACC for approval of up to 7.0 ACCENT credit(s).
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION STATEMENT
Verification of Participation certificates are provided to registered participants based on successful completion of the activity, in its entirety, and the activity evaluation. For questions regarding continuing education, please email [email protected].