There was 'Something for Everyone'
at our September 15 Meeting at
UF & Shands Jacksonville!

Meeting host John Hopper welcomed more than 60 attendees and a dozen more vendor representatives at the September 15, 2006 meeting of the First Coast POC Group.

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  • Karen Lackinger, CAP Client Relations Manager  opened the days activities with a presentation on "CAP - POC Proficiency Testing & Competency Assessment Programs"

  • Nancy Epps, MT, ASCP, MBA, Laboratory Manager, Bert Fish Medical Center, New Smyrna Beach, FL then followed with "The Impact of POC Cardiac Markers in the Emergency Department".

  • During the break, attendees took time to visit with the many POC vendors who had products on display.

  • After the break, Elaine Staley, MT, ASCP, Laboratory Compliance Officer, Mayo-St. Lukes, Jacksonville presented "How to interpret CAP Proficiency testing evaluations". (3.5mb)

  • Lunch was then served and provided a great networking opportunity for members to mingle and get to know each other better.

  • Marcia Zucker, Ph. D. then closed out the meeting with a discussion on "ACT's - Applications, Therapeutics, Technologies". (4.8mb)

  • The First Coast POC Group wishes to thank all those who took time out of there busy schedules to join us, including the vendors who helped to make the meeting financially possible.

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