PACE / State of CA / State of FL In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Michael Camilleri, M.D., discusses the leaky gut, helping to understand components of the intestinal barrier, how to measure its permeability, review literature about effects that stress and diet have on permeability, and takes a futuristic look at barrier disfunction in the context of inflammatory bowel disease.
PACE / State of CA / State of FL This Phlebotomy Webinar will enhance the user’s knowledge regarding how the secrets of magicians can be used to reduce patient fear and anxiety associated with hospital and clinic visits. Attendees will be provided with research studies and rationale for using magic tricks and similar techniques to decrease exam length and possibly sedation needed during radiography exams. Visual examples of concepts will be demonstrated to ensure complete understanding. A variety of tools and recommendations will be offered to fit every health care worker’s comfort level. The goal of the presentation is to provide information that will improve the overall patient experience, as well as make the job of the care provider easier and more enjoyable.
In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Sean Pittock, M.D., discusses the rapidly evolving field of autoimmune neurology helping physicians quickly and accurately diagnose this treatable patient population.
PACE / State of CA / State of FL In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Deb Hagen Moe discusses how the workforce is at a unique place in time, with five generations working together to achieve high-quality patient care.
PACE / State of CA / State of FL This "Phlebotomy Webinar" presentation will review the methods available to detect latent infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, or latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), including the classic tuberculin skin test and the more recently developed interferon gamma release assays (IGRA).
In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Sean Pittock, M.D., explains Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD) and the critical importance of a sensitive and specific AQP4-IgG laboratory test for early diagnosis and treatment.
PACE In this month’s “Virtual Lecture”, Lisa M. Rimsza, M.D. covers the history and spectrum of diseases known as “amyloidosis” presented in the context of a clinical case report published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The clinical presentation, detection methods, classification, prognosis, and non-amyloid immunoglobulin deposition diseases are described including recent comprehensive mass spectrometry data from Mayo Clinic Laboratories.
PACE / State of CA / State of FL This "Phlebotomy Webinar" presentation highlights the most common pre-analytical variables encountered in the hospital setting that may compromise blood specimen integrity and lead to specimen recollection.