LAPOC Officers


Aryanna Ngo, BSMT

Tulane Medical Center

New Orleans, LA


Vice President

Erica Smith

Women's Hospital

Lafayette, LA


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LAPOC Meetings

Friday, September 8, 2017

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LAPOC Webinars...

"Quality Management-Making it Meaningful"

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"Nursing and POC Teams: Working for the Same Goal"
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"Perspectives on the Rapidly Growing Number

of POCT Tests Available"

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"Keep Calm: It is Only a POC Test -  Views on Point of Care Testing from a Nurse and Laboratorian"

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"Waived Testing:

Tips for Resolving the

Top Noncompliance Standards"

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The Biggest Social, CEU, and

Networking Meeting in the
LAPOCís history is coming soon!


All are Welcome to Attend on

Friday, November 9, 2018

Tulane Medical Center

1415 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112


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Our Next LAPOC Webinar is...


"Reducing Preanalytical Errors"


Wednesday, December 12, 2018

11:00am Central


Presented by:

Christopher McCudden, Ph.D., DABCC, NRCC, FACB


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LAPOC Mission Statement: The mission of the LAPOC network is to partner with other POC professionals while supporting all diversities of POC which may include physicians, nurses, lab, information technology, and ancillary staff. We support and maintain the integrity of the POC coordinators goal which is to provide accurate testing at the POC while meeting the accrediting agencies requirements. We will provide a forum for an open exchange of program practices, ideas, adherence to regulatory guidelines, interpretation of accreditation requirements and performance improvement projects.