ABOUT THE MEDLAB AMERICAS CONFERENCES

The MEDLAB Americas Congress features 3 tracks dedicated in the field of laboratory medicine and diagnostics where laboratory and medical professionals can share their knowledge and experiences. With the aim of bridging the gap in medical knowledge, the MEDLAB Americas Congress will host a selection of multi-disciplinary conference tracks that will provide CME Credits, unparalleled education and management solutions to help advance laboratory skills and improve laboratory services.

This meeting brings together leading laboratory experts, scientists, researchers and clinicians to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of laboratory medicine and clinical research. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the medical laboratory.

CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY

This track on Clinical Microbiology will focus on the most current research related to the laboratory diagnosis of human infections, role of the laboratory in both the management of infectious diseases and epidemiology of infections, the latest developments in clinical microbiology.  It aims to discuss the current state of knowledge in the field, as well perspectives on controversial issues.   It will provide a unique platform for the clinical scientists, young researchers, and consultants in clinical and medical microbiology to exchange current information.

 HAEMATOLOGY

Acknowledging the rapid advancements in molecular haematology, this medically-led and clinically focused conference aims to discuss a high-level of clinical and scientific guidance and support around test choice and test interpretation.  This will include educational sessions in different aspects of haematopathology, haemoglobinopathies, coagulation, haemostasis and will also address everyday quality challenges in the haematology lab.

POINT OF CARE TESTING

The development of accurate POC testing and its impact on new disease areas and disease management presents many challenges for healthcare providers.  Regulatory aspects, validation, and clinical applications must be considered when discussing the integration of POC. Join academic and industry leaders to discuss the issues with applications and success rates of POC testing platforms and disease management.


CONTINUING EDUCATION ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited
by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing
medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this
live activity for the maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians
should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from the activity may submit the credit hoursto the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Critical Care Physicians/Specialists
  • Haematologists/Oncologists
  • Infectious Disease Physicians/ Specialists
  • Pathologists
  • Emergency Medicine Physicians/ Specialists
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • POCT Coordinators
  • Laboratory Managers
  • Laboratory Supervisors
  • Medical Laboratory Biologists
  • Clinical Chemists
  • Nurses/Nurse Practitioners
  • Professors
  • Laboratory Compliance Officers
  • Blood Bank Healthcare Professionals
  • Residents/Fellows
  • Scientists
  • Students
  • Research Assistants / Quality Officers

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT STATEMENT:

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
If you need assistance, please notify Informa at +1 (224) 563 3763 at least two weeks prior to the activity.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution for all faculty conflicts of interest.

Faculty declaring a relevant interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.