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Program Information

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Friday, May 6, 2022

AACC’s 2022 POCT Boot Camp will be developed and delivered by expert faculty members. Final content will include didactic presentation, interactive questions, and hands-on exercises with experts.

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

On-site Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

Session 1: Ten Hut! Raise the Caliber of Your Communication: Bringing the Troops Together

8:15 – 8:50 a.m.

Leading Your Team with Successful Communication Skills
Jeanne Mumford, MT (ASCP), Johns Hopkins Medical

8:50 – 9:25 a.m.

Boots on the Ground Breakout: Table Exercise (Communication)


9:25 -10:00 a.m.

Networking Break

Session 2: Sound Off! Establishing a Cadence with Non-Laboratorians through Competency, Quality and Compliance

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Fall in with Training Tactics and Competency Assessment Warfare
Peggy Mann, MS, MT (ASCP), CPP, University of Texas Medical Branch

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Advance! Integrating Quality Management and Compliance into POCT
Kim Skala, MT (ASCP), Werfen

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Boots on the Ground Breakout: Table Exercises (Quality Indicators & Competency Assessment Elements) & Rapid-Fire Blitz Challenge

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Networking

Session 3: Infantry Ready! Utilizing Connectivity and Statistics to Keep Your POC Program a Well-Oiled Machine

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.

Get Out the Tin Cans and String! Saving Your Sanity Using Connectivity for POCT
Kerstin Halverson, MS, Werfen

1:45 - 2:15 p.m.

Statistical Warfare! Using Available Tools to Calculate and Understand Verification Data for Your New POCT Device Implementation
Erika Deaton-Mohney, MT (ASCP), CPP, Bronson Laboratory

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.

Networking Break

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Hot Topics Round Table

3:45 – 4:15 p.m.

Boots on the Ground Breakout

4:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Final Q&A Panel

4:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks; Meeting Adjourned

4:45 – 5:45 p.m.

Closing Reception