Developing a Task Force When Making Decisions About Point of Care

  • Credit:1.0 ACCENT
  • Duration: 1 hr
  • Date:FEB.7.2018 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

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As a Point-of-Care professional, your decisions impact how effective your team is and how successful patient outcomes are. Learn how to tackle important decisions that require the joint effort of your cross functional teams.

Kathleen David, Point of Care Testing Manager at TriCore Reference Labs and Bob Kaplanis, System Technical Director - Point of Care Testing at Laboratory Sciences of Arizona/Banner Health, will discuss how developing a task force can help to fully understand the impact of decisions and align with stakeholders, ultimately setting you up for the best possible success.

What you will learn

  • How to identify and gather key stakeholders
  • Articulating the objective and providing timelines
  • Determining a change management strategy
  • Considering the right forms of communication and training
  • How to lead through an inspection that occurs during the development of a Task Force



Kathleen David

Kathleen David, MT (ASCP)
Point of Care Testing Manager
TriCore Reference Labs, New Mexico

Bob Kaplanis

Bob Kaplanis, PBT (ASCP), Point of Care Specialist (AACC), MT (ASCP)
System Technical Director - Point-of-Care Testing
Laboratory Sciences of Arizona/Banner Health, Tempe, AZ


AACC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 ACCENT®credit hours towards the AACC Clinical Chemist’s Recognition Award. AACC is an approved provider of continuing education (CE) for clinical laboratory scientists licensed in states that require documentation of CE, including California, Florida, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and West Virginia. ACCENT® credit is also recognized by several organizations: AAB, ABCC, ACS, AMT, ASCLS, ASCP, ASM, CAP, IFCC, and NRCC.


  • Registration covers one phone line and one computer connection for the webinar.
  • Several business days prior to the webinar, AACC will e-mail instructions to the registrant on how to participate, including a phone number to call to listen to the audio portion of the webinar and a URL where you can log in for the visual portion of the webinar.