New Jersey Point of Care Coordinators Meeting

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sponsored by ITC

Hosted by UMDNJ

151Centennial Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854

The meeting will be held in training rooms: B & G


Agenda I Learning Objectives I Registration I Directions I Download Meeting Flyer


Agenda

 

9:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Provided by ITC

9:20 AM

Welcome

Joanne Corbo M.T. (ASCP)

9:30 AM

All Things Heparin

Diana Blanco, MT-SC (ASCP) - Manager, Clinical Applications, ITC

10:30 AM

Break

 

11:00 AM

CO-oximetry: One step beyond blood gases

Bruce Toben, RRT-NPS, CPFT. FAARC - Director, Clinical Affairs ITC

12:00 PM

Lunch

Provided by ITC

1:00 PM

Improved Patient Care: The Value of Anticoagulation Clinics

Adam Weinstein, Senior Product Manager, ITC

 1:45 PM

Round-Table

Joanne Corbo M.T. (ASCP)

2:15 PM

Wrap up

 

 

Learning Objectives

 

9:30     All Things Heparin (Diana Blanco, MT-SC (ASCP) - Manager, Clinical Applications)

A presentation reviewing the science of heparin, the difference between heparin concentrations vs. activity, why all ACT test are not created equal, and the necessity and methodology in developing target intervals.

11:00    CO-oximetry: One step beyond blood gases (Bruce Toben, RRT-NPS, CPFT. FAARC

             Director, Clinical  Affairs)

A presentation reviewing the science of spectrophotometry, the differences between PO2 and oxyhemoglobin, functional vs. fractional oxygen saturation, and the clinical applications of CO-oximetry testing.

1:00       Improved Patient Care: The Value of Anticoagulation Clinics and will be presented by

              Adam Weinstein, Senior Product Manager. 

 

              The objectives of this presentation are:

  • Current methods of monitoring warfarin post hospital discharge

  • Operational flow of an Oral Anticoagulation Clinic

  • Integration of POC devices into an Oral Anticoagulation Clinic

 

Registration

Directions

 

UMDNJ

151 Centennial Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854

The meeting will be held in training rooms: B & G

 

From Route 287 North:

Take 287 to Exit 9. Make a left after exit. Take jug handle at first light. (Centennial Avenue). Go about 1/8 of mile. The first light is for Embassy Suites. Go straight through that light. Make the next left (Kingsbridge) and then turn left into our driveway.

 

From Route 18:

Take Route 18 north over the John Lynch Bridge and at first light over bridge (River Rd.) turn left. Go about 4 miles to Centennial Avenue (there is a light there). Bear right onto Centennial and go about 1/8 of mile. Continue as above.

 

From Route 287 South:

Take Exit 9 (River Rd.), the first exit past Easton Ave. Make a right onto River Rd and then a quick right (jug handle for Centennial Avenue). Continue as above.

 

From Garden State Parkway:

Take to 287 north and then proceed as above.

 

There is plenty of free parking


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