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Individual attendees requesting P.A.C.E. credit should use the form provided below. If you are viewing the webinar in a group setting, please use the P.A.C.E. Group Attendance Roster, below. Each group participant is required to print and sign his or her name and email address to verify attendance. Once the webinar has concluded, the designated "Site Coordinator" must email this group attendance form to Kathleen Carmody, P.A.C.E. Coordinator, in order for each participant to receive P.A.C.E. credit.

 

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FDA Laboratory Developed Test (LDT) Draft Guidance and the Potential Impact on Clinical Practice

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 1:00pm Eastern

 

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Speakers:

  • Roger Klein, MD, JD, AMP Professional Relations Committee Chair
  • Jennifer Leib, AMP Government Relations Consultant

 

Description:

Depending on how FDA finalizes its current views, the practice of medicine could be changed significantly. This webinar will provide an overview of the key concepts in the draft framework and an analysis of the potential impact on clinical practice.

 

Level of Instruction: Basic

 

Number of Contact Hours: 1.0

 

 


Challenges and Successes of Implementing Molecular Diagnostics for Global Health

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 1:00pm Eastern

 

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Presenter: Ellen Jo Baron, PhD, D(ABMM), Cepheid, Sunnyvale, CA

 

Host: Benjamin Pinsky, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine

 

Description:
This presentation provides an overview of the major diseases confronting the world's poorest countries and the current use of molecular tests being implemented to aid in diagnosis of some of those diseases. Diagnostics for HIV and tuberculosis will be emphasized. Challenges to further molecular test utilization will be considered.

Learning Objectives:
1.   Characterize the relative burden of disease among different socio-economic regions of the world
2.   Contrast laboratory staffing and practices between developed and resource-poor countries
3.   List 2 diseases for which molecular tests are endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and name some of the manufacturers
4.   Describe the WHO monitored global rollout of GeneXpert molecular tuberculosis testing

Level of Instruction: Beginner

 

Number of Contact hours: 1.0

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AMP is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. Program and by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel.