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600-11 The Basics: Using CLSI Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Standards

Event Code: 588-600-11
Event Type: Teleconference

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Co-Sponsors:
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute

Program Date:
January 20, 2011

Program Time:
1:00 - 2:00 pm (ET)

Registration Fee:
$195

Registration Deadline:
January 18, 2010

Description:
This teleconference will focus on navigating through the newest CLSI antimicrobial susceptibility testing documents M02, M07, and M100. Strategies for optimally using these documents and incorporating recommendations into routine laboratory protocols will be discussed.

Objectives:
At the conclusion of this program, the participants will be able to:
·         Describe information contained in M02 and M07 and identify how these documents differ from the M100 tables.
·         List ways to identify new information contained in M02, M07, and M100.
·         Discuss how M02, M07, and M100 can aid development of a quality program for antimicrobial susceptibility testing and reporting in clinical and public health laboratories

Faculty:
Janet A. Hindler, MCLS, MT(ASCP)
Clinical Microbiology
UCLA Medical Center

James H. Jorgensen, PhD

Professor of Pathology
University of Texas Health Science Center

Who Should Attend:
This program is intended to help pathologists, managers, supervisors, and laboratory professionals.

Continuing Education Credit:
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. Participants will be awarded 1 contact hour for this course. P.A.C.E.® is accepted by all licensure states except Florida. Florida continuing education credit will be offered based on 1 hour of instruction.
To receive continuing education credit, you must view the program and complete the online evaluation within 30 days of the original teleconference.

Site Registration:
Registration fee per site (for one phone line): $195 teleconference plus access to archived program for six months. The registration allows for the use of one phone line per site. If additional phone lines are used, an additional program fee will be billed to you. Contact the registrar (240.485.2727) if you need to register multiple phone lines for your site.
Please note: You will be automatically registered for the online archived version if your payment is received after the registration deadline.

Select a site facilitator. This needs to be someone who can receive all communication via e-mail.

Site facilitator must register.

If you have difficulty with the online registration process, please e-mail registrar@aphl.org or call 240.485.2727 between 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. (ET). After your facility's registration is confirmed, the site facilitator will receive all necessary instructions and paperwork via e-mail.

You may pay online using a credit card. If you would like to pay by check, please request a registration form from the APHL Registrar at 240-485-2727. Send a check made out to "APHL" to APHL Registrar PO Box 79117, Baltimore, MD, 21279-0117. Be sure to attach a registration form and include the number of the course on the check. If no registration form is received your check will be deposited but you may not be registered for the course or get a confirmation notice. We do not accept purchase orders. We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations.

Special Needs Information:
Individuals seeking special accommodations should submit their request in writing to customerservice@aphl.org. Please allow sufficient time for APHL / NLTN to make arrangements, which is normally at least three weeks prior to start date of the course. For more information call 800-536-6586 / 800-536-NLTN.

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