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CLSI Annual Update 2015: Dates announced and registration open

20 Sep 2014 11:07 AM | Christopher McCoy (Administrator)

CLSI 2015 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Update
February 4, 2015 or February 5 1015
1:00 - 2:30 PM ET 3:00 - 4:30 PM ET
Registration Deadline: February 2, 2015

Early Bird Pricing Available!
Register online by 1/7/15 to qualify.

DESCRIPTION
Each January, CLSI updates standards for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST). It is important for clinical laboratories to incorporate the new recommendations into routine practice to optimize detection and reporting of antimicrobial resistance. In January 2015, the annual update of the M100 tables (CLSI document M100-S25) will publish. In addition, there will be updates to the standards that describe performance of disk diffusion and MIC tests in versions M02-A12 and M07-A10, respectively. Some highlights for 2015 include introduction of the carbaNP test for carbapenemases and expanded recommendations for quality control testing. These changes and several other new recommendations found in M100-S25, M02-A12 and M07-A10 will be
discussed. In addition to the webinar, an optional postprogram self-assessment
will be provided that will allow individuals to assess their knowledge regarding the
most important AST and reporting issues for 2015. Laboratories can use this
feature to augment competency assessment requirements for their staff.

FACULTY
Janet A. Hindler, MCLS MT(ASCP), Sr. Specialist, Clinical Microbiology, UCLA Health System, Los Angeles, CA

AUDIENCE
This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical and academic settings.

CONTINUING EDUCATION is available

REGISTRATION
Registration fee is per site for one connection to the live program with unlimited
attendance (and CEUs) for everyone AND unlimited access (and CEUs) to the archive program for 6 months

Early Bird Special $110: Register online by January 7, 2015
Regular fee: $125 when you register by registration form or online after January 7, 2015

Site facilitator must register online at www.aphl.org/courses/pages/588-950-15.aspx. Having difficulty with the online registration process? Please email registrar@aphl.org or call 240.485.2727 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM ET
. ET.


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