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5/5/16: Chicago, IL Point of Care Testing Conference

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Point of Care/Critical Care Testing: New Instrumentation and Management of Patient Results

Thursday, May 5, 2016
in
Chicago, IL

at the Holiday Inn Chicago SW- Countryside Conference Center

6201 W. Joliet Rd.
Countryside, Illinois 60525

Qualifies for CEU ACCENT Credits (AACC)

ACCENT® credit is accepted by the following states and organizations:
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Overview:

The TriMark Point of Care Testing 2016 Conferences are organized to provide a critical examination of the POC industry, as well as valuable insights from industry leaders concerning new POC technologies and the effect on laboratory practice. This conference will also provide a forum for leaders in the POC industry, laboratory directors, POC coordinators, and technologists/practioners to share ideas, network with other attendees, and advance their understanding of the impact that POC has on the delivery of medical care.

 

Features:

criticalexaminationicon-small.png Get a critical examination of the POC industry
lightbulbicon-small.png Gain valuable insights from industry leaders concerning new POC technologies and the effect on laboratory practice
handshake-small.png Attend a forum for leaders in the POC industry, laboratory directors, POC coordinators, and technologists/practitioners to share ideas
puzzlepieces-small.png Network with other attendees in a live, face-to-face environment, sharing ideas and obtaining solutions
impact-small.png Gain an advanced understanding of the impact POC has on the delivery of medical care

 


Pricing:

  • Free for POC Coordinators, Hospital and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Administrators when registering online
    • Includes free ACCENT credits and application, breakfast, and lunch
  • Commercial Participants: $395. Please contact us to purchase ticket

 

Agenda:

8:00 am - 9:00 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:05 am: Welcoming and Introductory Remarks by Conference Chair, Kenneth Dooley, Director of Marketing and Conferences, TriMark Publications, LLC

9:05 am - 9:55 am: "Cardiac Biomarkers: Current Status and Future Promise," Robert H. Christenson, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB, Professor of Pathology, Professor of Medical and Research Technology, Director, Rapid Response laboratories, University of Maryland School of Medicine

9:55am - 10:10am: "Mitsubishi PATHFAST Cardiac Biomarker Analyzer: the Future Is Already Here," Tim Huang, Manager, Key Accounts and Trade Marketing Manager, Medical Device Group, Verbatim Americas, LLC

10:10am - 10:40am: Intermission- Coffee and Meet the Exhibitors

10:40am - 10:55am: "RALS: The Power of One. The Choice of Many," Steven Valorz, Marketing Manager, Alere Informatics

10:55am - 11:45am: "Point-of-Care Lactate Testing– an Essential Tool for the Management of Sepsis Patients," Evan Ntrivalas, MD, PhD, HCLD/CC(ABB), D(ABMLI), Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs, Nova Biomedical

11:45am - 12:00pm: "Cobas Liat- RT PCR POC testing for Strep A and Influenza A/B," Steve Merritt, Account Executive Point of Care, Roche Diagnostics; Joanna Sienkiewicz, Account Executive, Roche Diagnostics

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch and Networking

1:00pm - 1:15pm: Abbott Diabetes Commercial Presentation

1:15am - 1:30pm: "Point of Care: Rapid Diagnostics," Mark L. Johnson, Senior Sales Associate, Beckman Coulter

1:30pm - 2:20pm: Keynote Speaker: "Clinician Versus Laboratorian: Conflict or Collaboration?," Marcia L. Zucker, Ph.D., ZIVD, LLC

2:20pm - 3:10pm: "Methods for Glucose Determination at Point of Care," Theresa Reed, MT (ASCP) Clinical Implementation Executive, Abbott Diabetes

3:10pm - 3:30pm: Intermission- Coffee and Meet the Exhibitors

3:30pm - 4:20pm: "Your First IQCP Inspection," Jane Smith, MS, MT(ASCP)SI, DLM, Technical Manager, Alere

At the end of the session, attendees will be able to:
•    Describe the latest information on IQCP from CAP, CMS, COLA, and TJC
•    Prepare for your first IQCP inspection
•    Identify some IQCP helpful hints to ease the IQCP inspection process
•    Participate in a general IQCP question and answer session

4:20pm: Presentation by Alere, Inc. Acute Care Solutions
 
4:35pm: Closing Remarks by Conference Chair, Kenneth Dooley, Director of Marketing and Conferences, TriMark Publications, LLC

 

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