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

*Please note, program is subject to change.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019

7:30 - 8:00: Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 8:15: Welcome Remarks

Session 1: Ten Hut! People, Presentations, and Messages: Bringing Them All Together

8:15 - 8:50: Getting the Right Words Out and Being Heard: Strengthening Your Presentation Skills and Communicating with Confidence - Speaker: Kim Skala

8:50 - 9:25: Leading Your Team with Successful Communication Skills - Speaker: Jeanne Mumford

9:25 - 10:00: Network and Vendor Break

Session 2: Sound Off! Establishing a Cadence with Non-Laboratorians Through Competency, Policies, and Procedures

10:00 - 10:30: Fall in with Training Tactics and Competency Assessment Warfare - Speaker: Peggy Mann

10:30 - 11:00: Policies & Procedures: It's Not OUR Fault that Nurses Won't Read Our SOPs! Tips for Making Documents User-Friendly - Speaker: LouAnn Wyer

11:00 - 12:00: Boots on the Ground Interactive Breakout: Policies, Procedures, Processes, & Competency - Facilitators: LouAnn Wyer and Peggy Mann

12:00 - 1:00: Network and Vendor Lunch 

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

1:00 - 1:30: Connectivity: Get Out the Tin Cans & String! Saving your Sanity Using Connectivity for POCT - Speakers: Kerstin Halverson and Jeanne Mumford

1:30 - 2:00: Boots on the Ground Breakout: Connectivity - Facilitators: Kerstin Halverson and Jeanne Mumford

2:00 - 2:30: Integrating Quality Management and Compliance into POCT - Speaker: Kim Skala

2:30 - 3:00: Afternoon Network and Vendor Break

3:00 - 4:00: Hot Topics Roundtables - Facilitators: POCT Boot Camp Planning Committee

  1. Who Performs QC? (Mann)
  2. Reconnaissance Patrol: Personnel Requirements (Wyer)
  3. Asset Audit: Managing Your Reagent Lots (Halverson)
  4. Getting Your Bugs in Formation! Disinfecting in POCT (Mumford)
  5. Battling Documentation? Advance Your Approach! (Skala)

4:00 - 4:30: Boots on the Ground Breakout: Contact Sharing - Facilitator: Kim Skala

4:30 - 5:00: Final Q&A Panel

5:00: Closing Remarks & Adjourn