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Symposium for Clinical Laboratories
Sep 16, 2009 - Sep 19, 2009
Event Type: Symposiums
Location: Florida, United States
Registration Deadline: None
Abstract Submission Deadline: None
Description of event:
Symposium for Clinical Laboratories
COME INTERACT WITH NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EXPERTS IN LABORATORY MEDICINE:
September 16 - 19, 2009, Orlando, FL
*Lucia M. Berte, MA, MT(ASCP), SBB, DLM; CQA(ASQ)CMQ/OE
*Verlin Janzen, MD, FAAFP Family Physician & Laboratory Director, Hutchinson Clinic, PA
*Donna Sweet, MD, MACP, Professor of Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine
*Judy Yost, MA, MT(ASCP) Director, Division of Laboratory Services CMS
We have organized this dynamic learning event so you can customize your learning and enhance the quality of your laboratory practices.
*Educational sessions showcasing laboratory medicine experts who share their knowledge on topics such as preparing for laboratory inspections, systemizing regulatory compliance, hiring and retaining laboratory personnel, and using quality tools to maximize revenue and profits.
*CME for physicians to meet CLIA regulations to qualify as laboratory director of a moderate complexity laboratory
*CE to meet state requirements for continuing education for clinical laboratory testing personnel
*CE to meet Florida personnel licensure requirements
*Exhibit area with displays of laboratory instruments, supplies, and services
CME Accreditation Information:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and COLA. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This educational activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM
This CME activity has been designed to change practice-based learning, systems-based practice, and patient care; three of the six competencies embraced by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Course Director / Educational Reviewer
Cyril “Kim” Hetsko, MD, FACP
University of Wisconsin, Clinical Professor of Medicine
Chief Medical Officer, COLA
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CME staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Detailed faculty disclosure will be made available in the activity materials.
* The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.
*COLA is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.? Program. P.A.C.E.? continuing education credits are accepted by all states with continuing education requirements for laboratory personnel licensure.
*COLA is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by The Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel, Division of Medical Quality Assurance at the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, and the California Division of Laboratory Science, Department of Laboratory Field Services.