POCT

POCT: Technological Advances and Vital Clinical Impact

CME-Accredited

Live & in-person:

 7 February 2023

Dubai World Trade Centre

POCT: Technological Advances and Clinical Impact

CME accredited


Supported by The International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine 

Overview:

Medlab partners with International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) in hosting a scientific exchange and symposium on Point Of Care Testing (POCT).  This will focus on future perspectives and recent, evolving technological advances that enable the development of novel POCT instruments. This will also discuss future utilization of POCT on healthcare trends and new areas of application and how POCT is useful complement to conventional laboratory analyses. 


Key topics:

 

  • Organisation and quality monitoring for point-of-care testing
  • Connectivity strategies in managing a POCT service
  • POCT in Pediatrics: An Inherently Ideal Tool in Patient Management

 


Benefits of attending:

 

  • Appraise the potential and pitfalls of POCT
  • Identify quality assessment measures
  • Review underlying analytical techniques
  • Discuss connectivity as critical to the successful implementation of a POCT service
  • Analyse pediatric reference interval studies and standard of test result interpretation in infants, children, and adolescents

Activity Director:  

 

  • Dr Ziad Peerwani, Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Laboratories, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute-PLMI, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 

Scientific chair:  

 

  • Professor Khosrow Adeli, President, IFCC; Head and Professor, Clinical Biochemistry,Paediatric Laboratory Medicine; Senior Scientist, Molecular Medicine, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

Key speakers:

 

  • Dr Damien Gruson, Head, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
  • Prof Rajiv Erasmus, Professor Emeritus, Tygerberg Hospital, National Health Laboratory Service, Faculty of Medicine, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Professor Khosrow Adeli, President, IFCC; Head and Professor, Clinical Biochemistry, Paediatric Laboratory Medicine; Senior Scientist, Molecular Medicine, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada