New Jersey

Point of Care Coordinators Meeting

Tuesday October 20th, 2015

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 

Sponsored by Alere, Inc.

 

Agenda I Objectives I Registration I Directions

 

 

Hosted by RWJ Somerset
110 Rehill Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876
Fuld Conference Room, Lobby Level
(908) 685-2200

 

Agenda

9:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast Provided by Alere

9:30 AM

Advances in POC Molecular Testing Methodologies

Dr. Ellis Jacobs, Director, Scientific Affairs Alere

10:45 AM

Break

11:00 AM

Alere Product Offerings

Ellen Trotta, Account Executive - Alere

11:45 AM

Lunch (BUFFET)

Provided by Alere

12:15 PM

Recent Changes in the CAP POCT Checklist

Selwyn J. Baptist, M.D., Chairman, Department of Pathology, Saint Barnabas Medical Center

1:30 PM

Round-Table

Valerie Arena M.T. (ASCP)

2:00 PM

Wrap up

Learning Objectives

Dr. Jacobs

  1. Understand the unique aspects of nucleic acid testing in POC

  2. Be able to list the various molecular technologies employed in POCT

  3. Describe the characteristics of the various molecular POCT systems on the market

Dr. Baptist

  1. Describe the CAP Checklist Process

  2. Identify recent changes in the CAP POCT Checklist

  3. Recognize the most common CAP POCT deficiencies in 2014

  4. Understand impact of repeat PT failures and off-label use of waived glucose analyzer

Registration to Valerie Arena by October 12:

Via Email

Valerie.arena@rwjuh.edu

Via Phone

908-685-2200,ext 3324

Via Fax

908-685-2543

Via Brochure

Click here to download MS Word file

 

Click here to download PDF file

Directions

RWJ Somerset

The meeting will be held in Fuld Conference Room,

Lobby Level

Parking:

Somerset Medical Center provides free parking in the parking deck  adjacent to the main entrance on Rehill Ave.

From Princeton:

  • North on Rte. 206 through Hillsborough.

  • Right at South Bridge St./Somerville exit (blue "H" sign).

  • Right at second traffic light onto Main St. Go through one traffic light

  • Then make third left onto Rehill Ave.

From New Brunswick:

  • Easton Ave. to I-287 North.

  • I-287 North to Exit 13B (Somerville/Rte. 28 West

  • West on Rte. 28 (Union Ave.) through four traffic lights

  • Then turn left at Rehill Ave. (blue "H" sign).

From Northern N.J. and Morristown:

  • South on I-287 to Exit 17 (Somerville/Rte. 202-206

  • Rte. 202-206 South to Rte. 22 East (blue "H" sign

  • Rte. 22 East for 1 mile. Right onto North Gaston Ave. (blue "H" sign).

  • Left at light onto Union Ave. (Rte. 28 East)

  • Immediately after passing Van Derveer School on left,

  • Take next right onto Rehill Ave.

Alternative
via I-78:

  • West on I-78 to I-287 South. Exit 17 (Somerville/Rte. 202-206).

  • Rte. 202-206 South to Rte. 22 East (blue "H" sign

  • Rte. 22 East for approximately 1 mile.

  • Right onto North Gaston Ave. (blue "H" sign).

  • Left at light onto Union Ave. (Rte. 28 East)

  • Immediately after passing Van Derveer School on left,

  • Right onto Rehill Ave.

From Newark area via Rte. 22:

  • South on Garden State Parkway or NJ Turnpike to exit for Rte. 22 West.

  • Proceed on Rte. 22 for approximately 20 miles.

  • After passing under I-287, exit at sign for Manville, bearing right on exit road onto Rte. 22 overpass to traffic light at Finderne Ave.

  • Turn right onto Finderne Ave. and follow to light.

  • Turn right onto Rte. 28 (Union Ave.)

  • Rte. 28 through one traffic light

  • Then left at Rehill Ave (blue "H" sign)

From Whitehouse area via Rte. 22 East:

  • Approaching Somerville, pass under Rte. 202-206 overpass and continue for approximately 1 mile.

  • Right onto North Gaston Ave. (blue "H" sign.) Left at light onto Union Ave. (Rte. 28 East).

  • After passing Van Derveer School on left

  • Take next right onto Rehill Ave.

From Somerville Circle:

  • East on Rte. 28 (West End Ave.) through first traffic light (Mountain Ave.).

  • Turn left at second light onto Main St. and go through Somerville through four traffic lights

  • Then make third left after light onto Rehill Ave.

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