Core Group:
Cheryl Desmond
Mayo/St. Luke's Hospital
Kim Fowler
Orange Park Medical Center
Jenny Huxford
St. Vincent's Medical Center
Olga Ryan
Shands Medical Center-Jacksonville

Meeting Recaps
December 5, 2003

April 23, 2004 Meeting
St. Vincent's Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL


8:30 - 9:00 am Registration & Refreshments
9:00 - 9:15 am Welcome & Introductions
9:15 - 10:15 am POC Coagulation Testing:
What is it and do we need it?

Marcia Zucker, Ph. D.
Director, Clinical Research, ITC

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10:15 -10:30 am Break
10:30 - 11:30 am  POC Coagulation Testing (continued)
11:30 - 1:00 pm Lunch & Vendors Displays
1:00 - 2:30 pm Preparing your POCT for CAP Accreditation Inspection
Carol Bruggeman, MHS, MT (ASCP)
CAP Inspection Specialist
2:30 - 3:00 pm Wrap-up & Discussion

Cheryl Desmond, BS, MT, St. Lukes-Mayo Hospital

As before, there is no registration fee required, but we need your RSVP's to make plans for the refreshments and lunch.  Lunch will be provided compliments of Biosite.  Three (3) CEU's will also be given upon completion of this conference.


The meeting will be held in the Terry Conference Center located on the fourth floor of the DePaul Building at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Jacksonville, Fl. 32204. For directions, click here.

Meeting minutes from our first meeting are now online!
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