2023 Point-of-Care Testing Conference

Putting Tools into Practice: Addressing Problems in Your Point-of-Care Testing Program
  • Start Date
    Nov 03, 2023
  • End Date
    Nov 03, 2023
  • Times
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • CE Credits
    5.75

After attending this conference, you should be able to:

  • Use strategic communication tools to inform multiple departments in your institution on POCT news and updates
  • Connect and foster ongoing channels of communication between POCT operator and training staff
  • Train and coach non-laboratory staff on POCT procedures in various types of healthcare settings
  • Write policies and procedures that are easy to follow and to retain
  • Collaborate with Information Technology team, central laboratory, and other resources to interface POCT devices
  • Employ techniques to encourage performance improvement and initiative to spot and troubleshoot problems
  • Ensure POCT operations and staff are prepared for inspections and aware of regulations and regulatory bodies (CLIA, COLA, CAP, Joint Commission, etc.)