Online education and training provided through programs, modules, and presentations

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In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Robin Patel, M.D., discusses the FilmArray meningitis/encephalitis (ME) panel, describing the panel, her experience with it, and an algorithm for its use.
By MCL Education • July 1, 2019
PACE / State of CA / State of FL
This month’s “Virtual Lecture” discusses bleeding and clotting disorders with a focus on molecular testing.
By MCL Education • June 20, 2019
Antibodies to aquaporin-4 and myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) are recently described biomarkers seen in a subset of atypical optic neuritis which have revolutionized our understanding of the condition. In this “Hot Topic,” my colleague, Dr. John Chen, will review these advances and how they impact the clinical care of our patients with optic neuritis.
By MCL Education • June 3, 2019
In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Kevin Halling, M.D., Ph.D., will review basic cancer genetics concepts and discuss examples of how RNA sequencing can be used to detect clinically relevant alterations in tumors such as gene fusions, point mutations, tumor mutation burden, and gene expression of individual genes or sets of genes.
By MCL Education • May 30, 2019
Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is a common cause of disease in the transplant population. In some patients who are diagnosed with CMV and are on antiviral treatment for infections, the virus may develop resistance to the drugs. This “Hot Topic” will provide an overview of a new test developed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories, which uses next-generation sequencing technology to identify mutations in the genome of CMV that may be associated with antiviral resistance.
By MCL Education • May 13, 2019
In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” you will learn ways that Mayo Clinic is capitalizing on partnerships to reduce safety risks and environmental impacts, discuss challenges encountered with greening the laboratory efforts, and discover successful solutions and implementation strategies.
By MCL Education • April 29, 2019
In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Julia Lehman, M.D., will discuss a rare and potentially fatal mucocutaneous blistering disease that is often associated with an underlying malignancy, called paraneoplastic pemphigus. She will also discuss the specialized tissue and serum testing that is required to establish the diagnosis.
By MCL Education • April 8, 2019
PACE / State of CA / State of FL
In this "Phlebotomy Module," learners will be introduced to medical terminology, learning many of the terms they are likely to encounter in a health care setting. Additionally, information related to collection devices, types of equipment, and the situations to use them in will be discussed.
By MCL Education • April 1, 2019