Meeting host Darlene
Sobucki welcomed over 40 POCCs and laboratorians
that attended the October 19 Tri-State POC Network
meeting in Alsip, IL.
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POC Network Celebrates it's 16th Anniversary
The meeting kicked off
with a brief look back at the history of the
Tri-State POC Network. Among the historical
Screening- Necessary or Not?
Donna Sinclair, HIV CTRS-AAPI, Coordinator of
Program Initiatives Routine Screening Sinai Health
System-Holy Cross Hospital
Since the first
case was identified in 1981, acquired immune
deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has grown into an
epidemic that has taken approximately 500,000
lives in the United States alone.
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Meditation for Busy
presented tips and advice for dealing with stressful
situations. A copy of this presentation is not
available at this time.
Point of Care Blood
Gas Testing – Why Knowing Now Matters
Patti DeJuilio, MS,
RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, Clinical Director, Respiratory
Care Services, Sleep Centers, Northwestern Medicine
– Central Dupage Hospital led this discussion. A
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The 123’s of ACT:
What It Is, Where It’s Used, Which ACT’s are
Available, and Why the Numbers are So Different?
Presented by Marcia
Zucker, PhD. A copy of this presentation is
not available at this time.
– Making it Meaningful | Maximize Your Existing
Quality Management System to Deliver Greater Value
Jean Ball MBA, MT(HHS), MLT(ASCP) Laboratory
Accreditation Program Inspection Services Team Lead
presented this informative talk whose objectives
management requirements in the CAP Laboratory
practices in quality management to facilitate
compliance with these requirements
Recognizing how a
robust QMS can help a laboratory achieve
benefits without compromising test results
occurrence management and root cause analysis
can improve operations
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