Lab Education Opportunities

Provider Courses Offered:

Pediatric patients require a unique medical approach, as significant differences exist in this patient population in disease frequencies, specimen collection, test performance, and test interpretation. The provider education courses are offered by experts from their technical areas to provide your staff with information and educational topics to provide best outcomes for your patients.

Update on Testing For STIs in Adolescents and Children

  • Understand the epidemiology of select STIs in adolescent patients
  • Identify the microbiology and testing methodologies for STIs
  • Apply current consensus recommendations concerning STI testing
  • Identify some of the unique issues associated with STI testing in adolescent and pediatric populations
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

Vitamin D: Why All the Hype?

  • Physiological function of Vitamin D
  • Differentiate the forms and functions of Vitamin D
  • Critically evaluate claims of Vitamin D efficacy for extra-skeletal benefits
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

Chromosome Analysis & Microarray Analysis

  • Explain the methodology difference between chromosome analysis vs. microarray analysis
  • Discuss the different types of chromosomal abnormalities detected/missed by each of these two tests
  • Review appropriate patient indications for each of these two tests
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

Diagnosis of Respiratory Virus Infections

  • Review impact and epidemiology of viral respiratory agents
  • Identify the diagnostic tools in use and factors affecting performance
  • Examine current molecular assays
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

Gastrointestinal FilmArray Panel: Decoding Multiplex Testing

  • Understanding the PCR technology and specimen processing behind the array
  • Identifying the multiple targets detected by the array
  • Evaluating the meaning of positive targets provided by this testing methodology in the pediatric patient population
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

Lead and Lipid Testing

  • Compare the historical changes in what is considered elevated blood lead levels
  • Describe ways to identify, treat and prevent lead poisoning
  • Understand the process for reporting blood lead results to government entities
  • Review guidelines for screening children for lipid disorders
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

We are able to present other educational topics as requested, as well as Pathologist to Pathologist presentations and consults.

Hospital Education Courses Offered:

The hospital education courses are offered by experts from their technical areas to provide your staff with informational and educational topics. These educational opportunities are provided by our staff for all departments in your hospital to provide best outcomes for your patients.

Managing Muscle and Nerves

  • Surgical biopsy do’s and don’ts
  • Muscle and nerve basics and clean processing
  • Neuromuscular disease descriptions
  • Muscle and nerve histology stains - image tutorial
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Carrier Screening and Newborn Screening

  • Describe genetics of CF
  • Discuss ACOG and ACMG recommendations for CF carrier screening
  • Discuss importance of family history and ethnic background for CF carrier screening
  • Discuss CF newborn screening in Ohio
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

Cytogenetic Testing on Products of Conception (POC)

  • Review the rate and types of cytogenetic abnormalities seen in POC specimens
  • Discuss the implications of POC cytogenetic abnormalities for patient’s future pregnancies
  • Describe various cytogenetic tests available for POC specimens
  • Discuss POC sample type and volume required for cytogenetic testing
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

Oh No! Not Another Placenta!

  • Design and role of the placenta
  • Triage of placentas following delivery
  • Case studies in placental pathology
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

The Perinatal Autopsy/POC Pathology Evaluation

  • Role of perinatal pathology for the clinician and family
  • Basic procedural information, types of information provided to the clinician and family
  • Impact on future pregnancies
  • Case studies in perinatal pathology
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

Neuropathology

  • Role of neuropathology diagnosis in surgical resections for epilepsy control
  • New aspects of pediatric brain tumor diagnosis
  • New tests in pediatric brain tumor diagnosis
  • Case studies in pediatric neuropathology
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

Electron Microscopy – The Really Small World

  • Design and principle of transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
  • Role of TEM in evaluation of cilia, kidney, liver, lung, muscle, nerve and platelet examinations (Includes examples of normal and abnormal case studies)
  • Other types of tissues that may benefit from TEM examination
  • Future applications of TEM
  • Please indicate your interest by clicking here.

We are able to present other educational topics as requested, as well as Pathologist to Pathologist presentations and consults.

 

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