Webinars by Medical Specialty - Laboratory

Neuromyelitis optica Spectrum Disorders: AQP4 and MOG

Author: Levy, Michael, MD, PhD
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Levy discusses the shift in nosology of autoimmune central nervous system diseases from localization to antigen specificity, explain the differences between AQP4 and Myelin... Read more 

Hearing Loss in a Genetic World

Author: Krasner, Meagan, MS, LCGC
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Ms. Krasner discusses the genetic heterogeneity of hearing loss, when to consider genetic testing for hearing loss and what type of testing, and also describes... Read more 

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Exon Skipping and PMO technology

Author: O'Rourke, Erin, MS, CGC
Date: Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Ms. O’Rourke reviews molecular basis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), describes exon skipping and Phosphorodiamidate Morpholino Oligomer (PMO) technology, and discusses DMD diagnostic testing: challenges... Read more 

Screening and Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency: Approach, Strategy and Future Directions

Author: Tangpricha, Vin, MD, PhD
Date: Friday, July 22, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Tangpricha discusses the vitamin D metabolites best used to assess vitamin D status, treatment and prevention strategies to correct vitamin D deficiency, and the... Read more 

Procalcitonin: Its role in sepsis and bacterial infection

Author: Kapoor, Hema, MD, D (ABMM), SM
Date: Monday, June 06, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Kapoor discusses sepsis and its impact on healthcare. She provides an overview of procalcitonin testing and its clinical utility in the diagnosis and for... Read more 

HCV Resistance – Where are we today?

Author: Gish, Robert, MD
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Robert G. Gish discusses HCV Resistance.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Discuss how... Read more 

Zika virus and other mosquito-borne infections in 2016

Author: Leake, John A.D., MD, MPH
Date: Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. John Leake discusses the epidemiology of Zika virus, including co-circulating viruses transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquito, the clinical features of Zika virus and special... Read more 

Big laboratory data analytics

Author: Kaufman, Harvey W., MD, MBA, FCAP
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Attendees learn the description of big data, how laboratories have used data analytics to improve quality and create public health insights and define the new... Read more 

Latent Tuberculosis Infection – Important Developments in Diagnostic Testing

Author: Islam, Shamim, MD
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Shamim Islam discusses latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) blood test and tuberculin skin test (TST).
At the conclusion of... Read more 

Overview of 9p21 Genotype and Patient Case Study

Author: Roberts, Robert, MD, LLD (Hon)
Date: Sunday, March 27, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Roberts discusses the 9p21 genotype as a risk factor for coronary heart disease. Participants will also learn how to select patients for 9p21 genotype... Read more