Point Of Care Testing POCT Conference - Medlab Middle East Congress

POCT: Technological Advances and Vital Clinical Impact Conference

2.75 CME Credits

Live & in-person:

 7 February 2023

Dubai World Trade Centre

POCT: Technological Advances and Vital Clinical Impact Conference

Supported by The International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine 

2.75 CME Credits


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

Chair:  

 

  • Prof Khosrow Adeli, Head & Professor, Clinical Biochemistry, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Activity Director:  

 

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

Speakers:

 

  • Prof Damien Gruson, Head - Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
  • Professor Rajiv Erasmus, Emeritus Professor Division of Chemical Pathology, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa