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Program Information

*Please note that this program schedule is subject to change.

Day 1 – Friday, June 3, 2022

7:30am – 8:30am

Registration and Breakfast

PLENARY 1: Impact of Preanalytical Phase in Laboratory Medicine

8:30am – 8:45am

Welcome Address (Dr. Winter)

8:45am – 9:25am

Joe El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FACB | Yale School of Medicine

SESSION 1: Sample collection

9:25am – 9:35am

Overview of Sample Collection
Amy Pyle-Eilola, PhD | Nationwide Children's Hospital Amy Pyle-Eilola, PhD | Nationwide Children's Hospital

9:35am – 10:15am

General Challenges in sample collection
Darci Block, PhD, DABCC | Mayo Clinic

10:15am – 10:55am

Real-life Applications and Case Scenarios
Amy Pyle-Eilola, PhD | Nationwide Children's Hospital

10:55am – 11:15am

Panel discussion

11:15am – 12:00pm

AM Break and Poster Walkthrough

BREAKOUT 1: Phlebotomy, Point-of-Care Testing, and Pediatric Considerations

12:00pm – 12:30pm

Phlebotomy
Darci Block, PhD, DABCC | Mayo Clinic
William Winter, MD, DABCC, FAACC | University of Florida Health

 

POCT – Tackling Everything That Can Go Wrong in Fingerstick Testing
Jessica Jenkins, MSA, MLS (ASCP)| Nationwide Children’s Hospital

 

Pediatric Preanalytics
Amy Pyle-Eilola, PhD | Nationwide Children's Hospital

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Lunch/Networking Break

SESSION 2: Processing and Interferences

1:30pm – 1:40pm

Overview of Processing and Interferences
Roger Bertholf, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Houston Methodist Hospital

1:40pm – 2:20pm

Processing and Case Examples
Nikola Baumann, PhD, DABCC | Mayo Clinic

2:20pm – 3:00pm

Interferences and Case Examples
Joe Wiencek, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Vanderbilt university School of Medicine

3:00pm – 3:20pm

Panel discussion

3:20pm – 4:05pm

PM Networking Break ad Poster Walkthrough

BREAKOUT 2: Updates in LIS, Delta Checks, and Patient Identification

4:05pm – 4:35pm

Alerting Clinical Staff to Common Interferences Using LIS and HIS
Roger Bertholf, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Houston Methodist Hospital

 

Revisiting Delta Checks
Roger Bertholf, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Houston Methodist Hospital

 

Newest Technologies for Patient Identification
Nikola Baumann, PhD, DABCC | Mayo Clinic

Plenary session 2: Preanalytical issues for transgender patients

4:35pm – 5:15pm

Gabrielle Winston-McPherson, PhD, DABCC | Henry Ford Hospital

5:15pm – 5:20pm

Conference Close Day 1

Day 2 – Saturday, June 4, 2022

7:30am – 8:30am

Breakfast

MORNING SPONSOR SYMPOSIUM

8:30am – 9:30am

1-hour BD Educational Session “Next Generation Blood Collection”
Introduction:
Speaker: Dr. Felicitas L. Lacbawan, BD

SESSION 3: Storage and Transport

9:30am – 9:40am

Overview of Storage and Transport
Roger Bertholf, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Houston Methodist Hospital

9:40am – 10:20am

Transport and Case Examples
Joe El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FAACC | Yale University

10:20am – 11:00am

Storage / Stability and Case Examples
Christina Pierre, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, Penn Medicine

11:00am – 11:20am

Panel discussion

11:20am – 12:05pm

AM Break and Poster Walkthrough

BREAKOUT SESSIONS 3: Stability, Storage, and Unique Sample Issues in Hematology

12:05pm – 12:35pm

P-Tubes, Robotics, and Drones in Transport
Chris Farnsworth, PhD, DABCC | Washington University

 

Long-term Storage and Analyte Requirements
Christina Pierre, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, Penn Medicine

 

Transport and Stability of Hematology Samples
William Winter, MD, DABCC, FAACC | University of Florida Health

PLENARY 3: The Future of Preanalytics

12:35pm – 1:15pm

Jonathon Genzen, MD, PhD | ARUP Laboratories

1:15pm – 1:30pm

Wrap Up/Meeting Closure

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