Program

Day 1 - Thursday, December 13
TimeProgram
7:30 - 8:15 amRegistration
8:15 - 8:30 amOpening Remarks and Welcome, Imran Mirza
8:30 - 10:35 amSession 1: POCT Coordinator Track
Moderator: Imran Mirza
8:30 - 9:15 amKey Note Address, The Point-of-Care Coordinator: Manager, Educator and Resource for Quality in Near-Patient Testing, James Nichols
9:15 - 9:55 amThe Essential Skills of Being an Effective POCT Coordinator, Jonathan Harris
9:55 - 10:35 amDifferent Approaches to Internal Quality Control Management: Best Practices, Annette Thomas
10:35 - 11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 - 1:00 pm Session 2: Nursing and POC Teams: Working for the Same Goal
Moderator: Laila Abdel Wareth
11:00 - 11:30 am“Clinician versus Laboratorian”: Conflict versus Collaboration, James Nichols
11:30 - 11:50 amCollaborative work between point of care and intensive care: An optimal approach for a better patient outcome, Halim Ghafari
11:50 - 12:10 pmPOCT INR in the Management of Stroke Patients, Ann O'Sullivan
12:10 - 12:30 pmPOCT Glucose Testing: Effective Management of Diabetic Patients, Niamh Breen
12:30 - 1:00 pmPanel & Group Discussion: How POCT Coordinators and Nursing/Allied Health Can Work More Effectively Together
Halim Ghafari, James Nichols, Ann O'Sullivan, Niamh Breen, Jonathan Harris, Najwa Adlan & Annette Thomas
1:00 - 2:00 pmLunch Break
2:00 - 3:00 pm Session 3: Informatics & Risk Management
Moderator: Shreen Atif
2:00 - 2:20 pm Informatics: Using Data to Reduce Error, Standardize Practice and Improve Patient Outcomes, Jonathan Harris
2:20 - 2:40 pm Setting Up a Connectivity Solution for Management of POCT Devices, Ray Turner
2:40 - 3:00 pmPOCT Auditing: Meeting the ISO Requirements, Leanne Mangan
3:00 - 3:20 pm Coffee Break
3:20 - 5:15 pmSession 4: Essential Topics in Coagulation
Moderator: Jonathan Harris
3:20 - 3:50 pmCoagulation Testing at the POC, Annette Thomas
3:50 - 4: 20 pmStandardising INR Testing in a Non-Standard Environment, Laila Abdel Wareth
4:20 - 4: 50 pmThe 123s of ACT: What It Is, Where It’s Used, Which Instruments Are Available and Why the ACT Numbers Are So Different?, James Nichols
4:50 - 5:15 pmQuestions and Answers
5:15 - 5:30 pmClosing Remarks & Gratitude
Day 2 - Friday, December 14
TimeProgram
8:00 - 8:30 amRegistration
8:30 - 10:00 amSession 5: Competence and Clinical Effectiveness
Moderator: Shreen Atif
08:30 - 08:40 amOpening Remarks & Welcome
08:40 - 09:10 amClinical Effectiveness of POCT, Annette Thomas
09:10 - 09:40 amPutting POCT in Safe Hands - Competency Perspective, Najwa Adlan
09:40 - 09:50 amQuestions and Answers
09:50 -10:00 amPoster Presentation
10:00 -10:30 amCoffee Break

*The scientific program is subject to change