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2022 Point-of-Care Testing Boot Camp and Beyond: Communicating, Connecting, and Collaborating

  • Credit: 6.5 ACCENT Credits
  • Date: MAY.6.2022 8:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
  • Location: Baltimore, MD

Price: $0.00

Member Price: $0.00

Rating: Member Average

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Program Description

Ten Hut! It’s time for the annual Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) Boot Camp. This in-person 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.

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Develop multi-disciplinary communication strategies and skills for effective POCT management.
  • Develop tools to implement and manage training and competency assessment programs.
  • Discuss ways to integrate quality through meaningful quality indicators and using data analytics to improve performance
  • Summarize regulatory focuses and recognize available resources to promote accreditation readiness.
  • Coordinate connectivity implementation steps and connectivity troubleshooting strategies.
  • Identify the essentials for new test method implementation and outline acceptability criteria.


  • Peggy Mann, MS, MT (ASCP), CPP (Chair)
  • Erika Deaton-Mohney, MT (ASCP), CPP
  • Kerstin Halverson, MS
  • Jeanne Mumford, MT (ASCP)
  • 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.

Content Validity

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.

Accreditation Statement

This education activity has been approved for 6.5 ACCENT credit(s) by AACC. This activity was planned in accordance with ACCENT Standards and Policies.

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].

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