Join us for our Next Meeting and Vendor Fair

Hot CLIA Topics in POCT & the General Laboratory presented by Gary Yamamoto, Laboratory Consultant, CMS

Friday, March 11, 2011 from 900 – 15:30

Mountain Preserve Reception Center

1431 E. Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85068  602-943-2656

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900 – 1000AM

Registration and Vendor Setup

  • Morning: Coffee, Herbal Tea, Juice, Fruit, Danish, Muffins, Bagels



1000 – 1100AM

Visit the Vendors

1100 – 1230PM

POCT + General Lab by Gary Yamamoto, Laboratory Consultant, CMS

  • CLIA certification

  • Top deficiencies

1230 – 130PM

Lunch Buffet

  • Spinach Salad with Sliced Mushrooms, Crisp Bacon and Dressing

  • Fresh Seasonal Fruit Salad

  • Vegetable Lasagna

  • Broiled Breast of Chicken with White Wine Sauce

  • Rice Pilaf

  • Fresh Steamed Vegetable Medley

  • Rolls, Butter, Coffee, Iced Tea and Soda

  • Chef’s Choice for Desert

1330 – 1430PM

Hot CLIA topics in POCT and General Lab plus Q&A by Gary Yamamoto

  • PT referrals

  • PT failures

  • Statistics in Cytology and Proficiency testing

  • CLIA partnership and interactions

  • Questions and answers

1430 – 1500PM

Break, Vendor visits and Door Prize drawings

1500 – 1530PM

Business Meeting – Voting to be by hand count

  1. Thanks to Vendors

  2. POCA Update and Financial Report – Deb Lefkowitz
    Spring Meeting – Volunteers for planning committee

  3. Election of Board Members by show of hands

  4. Question and answering session for group

Lectures are frequently of interest to people in your organization that are not members of our group and we open our conference to them. Any member of our group can bring guests for $20. This will include the lecture and food.
RSVP by February 11, 2011
Cindy Bregman: Cindy.Bregman@CHW.EDU or 602-406-3482, We need to have an accurate head count for the food.

Vendors are encouraged to stay for lunch and networking opportunities. Please let Cindy know if you will be staying for lunch or not.

Fee There is a $250 fee for vendors to attend. The fee is for a 6 foot table to display your product, attend the lectures, breakfast and lunch. Please bring an electrical cord if you require it.
Directions and Parking
Directions Link to conference site:
Parking Parking and Entrance is on the west side of building

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 Last updated: 01/05/2011