We invite you to attend this virtual educational workshop. Our speakers will focus on how to achieve a patient-centered approach to point-of-care blood gas testing, risk-management strategies and the latest innovations in quality management.
CME credit will be provided through the Saudi Health Commission Registration number.
Dr. Westgard is a Professor in the Dept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Wisconsin and Director of Quality Management for the Clinical Laboratories at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He is co-founder and President of WESTGARD QC, Inc. and best known for his work in statistical quality control, including the development of the multi-rule control procedure, “Westgard Rules.” He is the recipient of numerous awards for his scientific achievements and leadership in Clinical Chemistry.
Dr. Nichols is a Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology; Medical Director of Clinical Chemistry and Point-of-Care Testing at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a fellow in the Postdoctoral Training Program in Clinical Chemistry at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is board certified in both Clinical Chemistry and Toxicological Chemistry by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. His research interests span evidence-based medicine, information management, laboratory automation, point-of-care testing, and toxicology. Currently, Dr. Nichols is a member of the CLSI Board of Directors and is Chairholder of the Evaluation Protocols Expert Panel.
Dr. Ehrmeyer is Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, Wisconsin and Director of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program. Her research interests focus on laboratory quality issues, including the impact of laboratory regulations on laboratory practices and POCT. She writes numerous articles and provides continuing education to laboratory professionals on these topics. Dr. Ehrmeyer actively participates in several professional organizations.
Dr. Mansouri has 35 years of experience in the field of chemical sensors. Currently, he is a Staff Scientist at IL, managing the development of next generation sensors and GEM Premier system. He is the author and co-author of more than 15 patents in the field of chemical sensors and quality control.