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Automation is essential in the modern laboratory. Increased productivity is an obvious benefit of automation, but improved efficiency and increased confidence in results is where the true impact of automation lies. In the last decade, advancements in automation and workflow improvements have had a major impact on laboratory diagnostic testing. This educational activity will showcase the benefit of these advancements utilizing real life examples such as CT/NG and HIV Viral Load assays, and will also provide a glimpse into the future trends in molecular automation.
Healthcare workers, especially clinical laboratory professionals involved in laboratory diagnostic testing are the primary audience for this educational activity.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Barbara Van Der Pol, PhD, MPH
- 02 minutes: Welcome and Faculty Introduction
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science and Dane Garvin Ltd. require instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
Faculty Disclosure Summary
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science and Dane Garvin Ltd. adhere to established standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education. In order to resolve any identified conflicts of interest, disclosure information is provided during the planning process to ensure resolution of any identified conflicts. Disclosure of faculty and commercial relationships, as well as the discussion of unlabeled or unapproved use of any drug, device, or procedure by the faculty, are made known below.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this P.A.C.E.® accredited activity:
Planners and Managers
The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this P.A.C.E.® accredited activity:
Credit Designation - Lab Professional, P.A.C.E.®
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science's Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program will provide 1.0 contact hour of credit.
How to Obtain P.A.C.E.® Credit
ACCREDITATION FOR THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
Viewers are expected to complete the presentation before attempting to submit contact information and the session evaluation. Successful completion will lead to the issuance of a certificate for 1.0 contact hour of P.A.C.E.® approved continuing education. To receive credit, the course must be completed by September 30, 2012. If you previously received credit for the live symposium that occured on July 29, 2010, you may not apply for or receive additional credit for this enduring, accredited webcast.
Participation in this activity should be completed in approximately 1.0 hours. Please follow these steps in order to receive P.A.C.E.® credit for viewing the webcast:
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Release / Expiration Dates
Enduring Archive Release Date: September 30, 2010
There is no fee for this educational activity.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) and Dane Garvin Ltd. (DGL) do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science and Dane Garvin Ltd. protect the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. Additionally, personal information will not be released to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science and Dane Garvin Ltd. maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.
This program has been made available online.
"Advancements in Molecular Automation for the Clinical Laboratory"
Commercial Support Statement
This activity supported by an educational grant from Abbott Molecular.
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