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939-13 Changes in LRN Sentinel Lab Protocols

Event Code: 588-939-13
Event Type: Webinar

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Co-Sponsors
American Society for Microbiology

Program Date
October 24, 2013 

Program Time
1:00-2:00 PM ET

Registration Fee
$115.00/site includes one connection to the live webinar plus unlimited access to the archived webcast for six months.

Registration Deadline
October 22, 2013

Description

For biothreat and emerging infectious disease agents the LRN Sentinel Level Laboratory Testing Protocols are the basis for testing and providing guidance for the management, reporting, and complying with the Select Agent Rule. The focus of this program is to provide the clinical microbiologist with an in-depth review of the major changes in the LRN protocols, to understand the “rule out” versus “refer” principle, shipping and packaging, the value of training opportunities such as the LPX Survey program and the importance of maintaining the highest level of personal and institutional safety.

Objectives
At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:
  • Identify “key” revisions of each LRN Sentinel Level Protocol.
  • Apply the respective procedures in meeting the responsibility of “rule out or refer.”
  • Discuss the laboratory’s responsibility in fulfilling specific components of the Select Agent Rule program and communicating with their designated Reference Laboratory.

Faculty
James W. Snyder, PhD, D(ABMM), F(AAM),
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Director, Microbiology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Who Should Attend
This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical and academic settings.

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 who successfully complete each program will be awarded 1.0 contact hours. P.A.C.E.® is accepted by all licensure states except Florida. APHL is a Florida approved CE provider; each course has been approved for 1.0 contact hours for Florida Laboratory Licensees.
To receive continuing education credit, you must view the program and complete the online evaluation by April 24, 2014.

Site Registration
Registration fee per site: $115.00 includes one connection to the live webinar plus unlimited access to the archived webcast for six months. If additional connections are used for the live program, an additional program fee will be billed to you. Contact the registrar (240.485.2727) if you need to register multiple sites.
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 AM – 4:30 PM (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 customersupport@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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