Webinar: Advising Clinicians on Test Selection and Results Interpretation

Use a diagnostic management team to assist physicians in test identification

As advances continue in clinical laboratory science, the laboratory plays a significant role in assisting physicians and patient care teams identify the most appropriate tests and options for patients. In this free webinar, one expert shares strategies on how to effectively do just that with a diagnostic management team.

Topic: Advising Clinicians on Laboratory Test Selection and Results Interpretation with a Diagnostic Management Team
Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 3:00 p.m. ET

Michael Laposata, MD, PhDSpeaker: Michael Laposata, MD, PhD, Edward and Nancy Fody Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Pathology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Pathologist-in-Chief, Vanderbilt University Hospital


Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the difficulty faced by most physicians in the correct selection of laboratory tests and the accurate interpretation of test results as the test menu expands rapidly in size, complexity and cost.
  2. Describe the diagnostic management team activity at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and how the teams were created.
  3. Appreciate the clinical and financial benefits provided by doctoral level experts in diagnostic management teams to provide patient specific, expert driven narrative reports for complex clinical laboratory evaluations.

CE Instructions:
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science is providing 1.0 contact hour of P.A.C.E.® credit for participants who attend the complete webinar. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® programs are accepted by the ASCP Board of Certification and all states, including California and Florida, as an approved provider for continuing education for recertification and licensure. Click this link to get to the program evaluation or copy paste into your browser: http://ascls.webedcafe.com/evaluation/477/5/199/Dx-Team. Upon completion of the evaluation, you will be provided with a unique session code for the webinar and instructions on how to generate your certificate of attendance through the ASCLS CE Organizer online program.

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