National education on a full range of topics conveniently available to you at home, work, and on the road.

Attendees to the Virtual 2020 Joint Annual Meeting found the educational program very strong and valuable. The Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) is very real, but we hope we have a solution. We captured all of the educational programming, and it is available to stream online for P.A.C.E.® credit.

Options include:

  • An All Access Pass to all 59 recorded sessions (up to 58.5 hours of P.A.C.E.® credit) is $275 ($395 for non-members).
  • A Best of 2020 bundle, containing 12 curated sessions that reflect the best sessions of the meeting according to attendees, is $80 ($120 for non-members). Included sessions are:
    • The Mystery of Lab Safety Regulations
    • In the Wake of Wakefield: The Vaccine-Autism Controversy
    • iAMP21 Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a High-Risk Disease
    • Hold My Beer Moments? Tales from DCLS Consultative Practice
    • A Collaborative Guide to Navigating the Complexities of Perimortem Testing in the Clinical Laboratory
    • Green Death Crystals and Other Gems from the Hematology Lab
    • Handling Identification/Susceptibility Mismatches in the Modern Age
    • Plasma Transfusion: What’s the Real Deal with the Yellow Stuff
    • Cultivating Resiliency: Positive Intelligence
    • Succession Planning: Leadership Development and Planning for the Future
    • Biotin Interference in Clinical Immunoassays: An Overview
    • Closing Keynote: Understanding Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health: A New Era for Health Care Professionals
  • All individual sessions are $10 ($15 for non-members).
  • Pre-Conference Workshops are each $20 ($30 for non-members). Each workshop is worth two hours of of P.A.C.E.® credit.
    • Next-Generation Sequencing Variant Analysis: The Technologist’s Perspective
    • FISH Troubleshooting
    • PCR and Sequencing: What you need to know
    • Punctuation DOES matter…and other lessons from the ISCN
    • Resources and Strategies for the Interpretation of Germline Variants

The complete list of available sessions:

  • Opening Keynote: COVID-19: Lessons Learned Informing Future Response
  • Inconsistency in the Professional Identity of Laboratory Practitioners Contributes to the Workforce Shortage
  • Current Status of Convalescent Plasma to Treat COVID-19
  • In the Wake of Wakefield: The Vaccine-Autism Controversy
  • Predicting Antibiotic Resistance by Whole Genome Sequencing
  • Clonal Hematopoiesis of Indeterminate Potential
  • Productivity in the Modern Laboratory
  • Labucate and Labvocate with Social Media: Tips and Tricks
  • iAMP21 Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a High-Risk Disease
  • Diagnostic Stewardship in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
  • Ensuring Accurate Point-of-Care Results Using Laboratory Data and Informatics
  • Succeeding with Specialist Certifications
  • IGH deletions in multiple myeloma can enhance risk stratification
  • Twenty Years After “To Err is Human”
  • Hold My Beer Moments? Tales from DCLS Consultative Practice
  • A Collaborative Guide to Navigating the Complexities of Perimortem Testing in the Clinical Laboratory
  • Measles Comeback: Facts and Myths
  • Sex vs Gender in the Clinical Lab
  • hs-Troponins: From History to High Sensitivity
  • Becoming an Expert: Professional Writing, Reviewing, and Publishing
  • Advancing Interoperability: Laboratory Impacts of the 21st Century Cures Act
  • Anemia: Triggers for Transfusion
  • Hear it from the Source! Why Choose the DCLS?
  • Gordon Dewald Presentation: An Overview of the Amazing Advances in Genetic Testing I’ve Observed Over My 30+ Year Career
  • Green Death Crystals and Other Gems from the Hematology Lab
  • Handling Identification/Susceptibility Mismatches in the Modern Age
  • Better, Faster, Stronger: The Use of Direct Access Testing by Fitness Professionals
  • A Case of Mistaken Newborn Screening: Biochemical and Molecular Genetics Join Forces to Make the Right Diagnosis
  • Plasma Transfusion: What’s the Real Deal with the Yellow Stuff
  • Cultivating Resiliency: Positive Intelligence
  • Scaling Up: 0 to 5,000 Samples a Day in Response to COVID-19
  • Myeloid Neoplasms and the Role of Molecular Diagnostics in Hematologic Malignancies
  • MALDI Mass Spectrometry: Past, Present, and Future
  • The American Society for Clinical Pathology’s Job Satisfaction, Well-Being, and Burnout Survey of Laboratory Professionals
  • ASCLS Oral Presentations
  • Current Approaches to Lymphoma Testing in the Cytogenetics Laboratory
  • Is Umbilical Cord Tissue Toxicology the Right Choice for Your Hospital?
  • Join the EPIDEMic: Increasing Healthcare Value as Clinical Laboratory Scientists and Cytogenetic and Molecular Professionals
  • A Seat at the Table: Raising the profile of the lab professional on the healthcare team
  • AGT Oral Presentations
  • How the Coronavirus is Impacting Higher Education
  • CLIA and Point of Care Testing
  • Succession Planning:  Leadership Development and Planning for the Future
  • Implementation of Pharmacogenetic Testing in the Clinic: Benefits and Challenges
  • An Imperfect Puzzle: Using a Case-Based Approach to Promote Critical Thinking in the Hematology Laboratory
  • Post-Retirement Opportunities and Adventures
  • Remote Control: How to zoom through COVID’s impact on Higher Education
  • The Mystery of Lab Safety Regulations
  • Washington Labvocacy Briefing
  • The Emergence of a New Practitioner: Three Doctors of Clinical Laboratory Science Share their Impact on Healthcare
  • Transfusion Transmitted Infections: Investigations and Mitigation
  • CPT, Z-code, LCD: Impact to Genetic Testing Laboratories
  • Biotin Interference in Clinical Immunoassays: An Overview
  • Going Back to the Start: EIAs for Clostridioides Difficile Detection
  • Career Pathways and Opportunities: Research, Public Health, Education, Industry, and Travel Roles for the MLS
  • Are Bioethics Personal, Professional, or Both?
  • POCT, Phlebotomy, and Pharmacy: The Expansion of Laboratory Medicine in Pharmacy Patient Care
  • Smarter Pathology Facilities Today … and Tomorrow: How Innovation Drives the Michigan Medicine Pathology Relocation and Renovation Project
  • Closing Keynote: Understanding Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health: A New Era for Health Care Professionals