Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about a new topic and earn 1 P.A.C.E.® credit per webinar from the comfort of your home (or wherever you have access to a computer). All upcoming webinars are free for ASCLS members ($10 for nonmembers). If you can't attend live, register anyway—those who pre-register will receive access to the webinar recording.

A list of previous webinars can be found in the ASCLS learning management system under Past Live Events.

 

Upcoming Webinars

April 9th, 8 pm Eastern

Topic: Labvocate Update

Speakers: Patrick Cooney, ASCLS legislative consultant, and Jim Flanigan, CAE, ASCLS EVP

Description: This webinar will help prepare laboratory professionals to be effective labvocates on a range of issues including the new Allied Health Personnel Shortage Act. The presenters will cover:

  • An overview of federal workforce programs including Title VII and VIII, what they are intended to do, and previous attempts to include clinical laboratory science training programs.
  • Background on the new legislation with insight into why it’s crafted the way it is and what it is intended to provide. 

This presentation will also provide a briefing on current issues like laboratory reimbursement and regulation of laboratory developed tests. 

Objectives:

  1. Discuss current, federal legislative and regulatory issues related to laboratory workforce, reimbursement, and oversight of laboratory developed tests.
  2. Recognize how to effectively prepare for interactions with government officials.
  3. Identify ways to influence both legislative and regulatory processes on a federal level by understanding how government works, including differences between state and federal and legislation and regulation.

Instruction Level: Intermediate

April 22nd, 12 pm Eastern

Topic: Cultivating Resiliency: A New Frame on Stress

Dr. Brandon KozarSpeaker: Brandon Kozar, PsyD, MBA, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Description: This presentation is designed to introduce a novel, yet empirically supported, way to look at stress and the impact it has on our professional and personal lives. Attendees will learn the empirically supported psychological habits and exercises of highly resilient individuals that they can practice and promote within their work groups. 

Instruction Level: Intermediate