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MAR 31 2021 5:00-7:35pm Saudi Arabia (AST)

Patient-Centered Blood Gas Testing with an Intelligent Approach to Quality Management

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.

Agenda Highlights

  • Challenges in ensuring quality results in blood gas testing
  • Building next generation in quality management
  • Clinical experience with real-time quality management
  • Achieving higher standards in quality and meeting accreditation requirements
  • Expert roundtable discussion

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize how reduced pre-analytical variability can positively impact blood gas testing
  • Identify strategies to address the risks of variability in sample collection, for enhanced patient safety
  • Review how quality-by-design can help achieve higher quality in blood gas testing
  • Review accreditation and quality management requirements for point of care blood gas testing
  • Discuss the sources of error in the medical laboratory, and strategies to control and mitigate themand meeting accreditation requirements

CME Accreditation

CME credit will be provided through the Saudi Health Commission Registration number.


Speakers
  • James O. Westgard, PhD

    Professor Emeritus, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison Director of Quality Management University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics; President, Westgard QC
    BIOGRAPHY
  • James H. Nichols, PhD

    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry and Point-of-Care Testing Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sharon Ehrmeyer, PhD, MT (ASCP)

    Professor Emeritus, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sohrab Mansouri, PhD

    Staff Scientist, Instrumentation Laboratory
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sten Westgard, MS

    Director of Client Services and Technology, Westgard Quality Control

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Agenda

                    

Speakers

  • James O. Westgard, PhD
    James O. Westgard, PhD
    Professor Emeritus, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison Director of Quality Management University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics; President, Westgard QC
    BIOGRAPHY
  • James H. Nichols, PhD
    James H. Nichols, PhD
    Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry and Point-of-Care Testing Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sharon Ehrmeyer, PhD, MT (ASCP)
    Sharon Ehrmeyer, PhD, MT (ASCP)
    Professor Emeritus, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sohrab Mansouri, PhD
    Sohrab Mansouri, PhD
    Staff Scientist, Instrumentation Laboratory
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sten Westgard, MS
    Sten Westgard, MS
    Director of Client Services and Technology, Westgard Quality Control
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