Continuing Education

August 17, 2017 8:00AM-5:00PM
Diagnostic Medical Parasitology Update 2017
Location: Hilton Garden Inn-Denver Tech Center

The program will provide updated information on ordering, specimen collection (including the new Universal Fixatives), processing, testing, and reporting (including key report comments). Key recommendations regarding the O&P examination, fecal immunoassays, and special stains for the coccidia and microsporidia will be covered with appropriate test menu options. Organism morphology, including name changes and clinical relevance will also be included for the protozoa, helminths, and blood parasites. A practical approach to testing will be emphasized. The program will also provide up-dated information on diagnostic medical parasitology for blood parasites. Key risk management issues regarding mishandling/misdiagnosis of these infections will be covered. Organism morphology, potential errors in diagnosis, pathogenesis, and clinical relevance will also be included for the five species of human malaria (Plasmodium vivax, P. ovale, P. falciparum, P. malariae, and the fifth human malaria P. knowlesi). Information related to blood parasite infections being seen in Afghanistan and Iraq will also be discussed, as will the spread of certain blood parasites within the United States. A practical approach to testing will be emphasized. An extensive handout will be provided to each participant.

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September 28-30, 2017
The Intermountain States Seminar
Location: Snow King Sports and Events Center, Jackson, WY

Breakout sessions to include topics in Chemistry, Coagulation, Blood Banking, Hematology, Molecular, Management/Education, and Microbiology. Two and a half days of CEUs for a possible total of 14.5 credits! Vendor Exposition on Thursday and Friday: See what’s new! Socialize with friends and colleagues! Talk to the presenters first hand! You can’t beat live continuing education events!

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April 5-6, 2018
The Clinical Laboratory Collaborative Conference
Location: Ramada Plaza and Conference Center, Northglenn, CO

Two days of continuing education; one of the biggest conferences the state has to offer to our gracious health care professionals. Join us for networking, social events, and the best speakers that ASCLS-CO and ASCLS-WY have worked so hard to provide to us. Check the website link below to check for updates on the event, handouts, and the conference program as they become available. We hope to see you there!

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Need to print your PACE certificate for a conference or seminar that you recently attended through ASCLS?  Use the National ASCLS Online CEorganizer.

The Collaborative Alliance for Continuing Medical Laboratory Educators has recently merged with ASCLS!  High quality webinars and online courses will soon be available through ASCLS.