Your First IQCP Inspection,

 Pediatric ECMO, and

 Point of Care Coagulation Testing

Highlight Our Spring Meeting

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Special Offer from AACC

March 17, 2016

 Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children


3.0 CEU credits for today’s session



Hosted by:

Adonica Wilson & Terry Hawkins


Special thanks to:

Abbott; Alere; Alere Informatics; Beckman Coulter, IL, Telcor




8:30 am

Continental Breakfast & Sign-in

9:00 am

Welcome & Announcements

9:15 am

Your First IQCP Inspection

Jane Smith MS, MT (ASCP) SI, DLM

10:15 am


10:30 am

Vendor Presentation Abbott

Robyn Damien-Freestyle Precision Pro   Meter

10:45 am

Pediatric ECMO

Christopher Beaty, BSN,RN,CCRN    

11:45 am

AACC presentation

Steve Valorz

12:00 pm

Lunch and Visit Vendors

1:00 pm

Point of Care Coagulation Testing

Marcia Zucker, Ph.D.

2:00 pm


2:15 pm

Round Table Discussion


Break (If needed)

3:30 pm

Business Meeting and Adjourn




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There is a $20.00 meeting registration fee for all non-KEYPOCC members. KEYPOCC is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. Space is limited! Please respond by Friday, March 11th


KEYPOCC would like to thank Abbott, Alere, Alere Informatics, Beckman Coulter, Instrumentation Laboratory and Telcor for supporting this meeting.


If you would like to be a sponsor and get a vendor table, click on a link below.


Vendor Sponsorship:  MS Word  |  PDF     :::     Vendor Guidelines:  PDF



Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children

1600 Rockland Rd

Wilmington, DE

Directions Click here

Special Offer from AACC

The AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Expo is being held in Philadelphia this Year! It's the perfect opportunity for KEYPOCC members to attend and take advantage of the many POC related meetings and events.


Among the 'Can't Miss' Events are:

  • AfterGlow @ AACC - the POCC Social of the Year!

  • AACC CPOCT Forum

The AACC CPOCT Division Forum is one of the annual highlights for POCCs. It features outstanding speakers and topics, a great time of networking with your peers and CEU credits.

Special Offer for KEYPOCC Members

At our Spring meeting we'll have 5 tickets that we'll be raffling off to attend to the CPOCT Division Forum event compliments of the AACC CPOCT Division. So don't forget to get your raffle ticket at the meeting!


Jane Smith MS, MT (ASCP) SI, DLM

Jane received her BA in Medical Technology from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and received Master’s Degrees in Science Education and Environmental Engineering.  She worked as an Immunology supervisor for 30 years at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville before joining the Alere Clinical Immunology Group.  In 2011 she was one of the founding members of Alere Scientific Affairs where she now serves as a Technical Manager.   Jane has been active in volunteering nationwide for CAP inspections.  She also has volunteered on CLSI POCT04-A3 (Point of Care IVD Testing) and QMS03 (Training and Competence Assessment) documents.  Jane is currently directing a cross functional IQCP team to provide IQCP support materials for Alere products.


Christopher Beaty, BSN, RN, CCRN

Director of Perinatal Operations and ECMO Coordinator

Chris has over 10 years of critical care and ECMO experience.  He has delivered educational ECMO lectures within the organization as well as in national and international forums.  He is the Simulation Director for the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) providing ECLS simulation and lectures around the world.


Marcia L. Zucker, Ph.D.

Marcia Zucker is an independent consultant specializing in all aspects of point of care diagnostics.  She completed her bachelor’s degree at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Ph.D. at Princeton University and post-doctoral fellowship at Yale University. She lectures both nationally and internationally on point of care applications and maintains affiliations with several professional associations.  Marcia is a past- Chair and remains active in the AACC Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, chaired the National Academy of Clinical Biochemists guideline writing committee for point of care coagulation and is a member of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) Expert Panel on Point-of-Care Testing.

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