Program

TimeAgendaFaculty
9:00-1:00 PMThinking Inside the Box: Accreditation & ComplianceLaila Abdel Wareth, MBBCh,
FRCPc, FCAP, EMHCA
9:00-9:15 AMOpening Remarks and Welcome
Imran Mirza, MBBS, MSc
9:15-10:00 AMISO 22870 (2016) Point of Care Testing: Requirements for Quality and CompetenceDavid Ricketts, CSci, DBMS,
FIBMS
10:00-10:30 AMSimplifying POCT Governance – An Alternative Approach (POCT)Annette Thomas, GradIBiol, MPhil,
CBiol, CSci, MRSB
10:30-11:00 AMThe Language of ISO: What Does it Mean?David Ricketts, CSci, DBMS,
FIBMS
11:00-11:15 AMQ&ALaila Abdel Wareth, MBBCh,
FRCPc, FCAP, EMHCA
11:15-11:30 AMCoffee Break
11:30-12:00 PMReview of POCT Best Practice from Around the WorldAnnette Thomas, GradIBiol, MPhil,
CBiol, CSci, MRSB
12:00-12:30 PMISO 22870 Implementation: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi ExperienceJonathan Harris, BSc., BSc (Biochem),
FACLMS
12:30-1:00 PMPanel & Group Discussion: “The Main Challenges of Accreditation”Laila Abdel Wareth, MBBCh, FRCPc,
FCAP, EMHCA, Gurdeep Dhatt, MD &
Najwa Adlan, CPHQ, CHRM
1:00-2:30 PMLunch
2:30-6:00 PMThinking Outside the Box: Innovation & FuturescapeJonathan Harris, BSc.,
BSc (Biochem),FACLMS
2:30-3:00 PMConnectivity of POCT over Wide Geographical AreaAnnette Thomas, GradIBiol, MPhil,
CBiol, CSci, MRSB
3:00-3:30 PMInnovations in Point of Care TestingJames H. Nichols, Ph.D., DABCC,
FACB
3:30-4:00 PMWhere is POCT Going?: Look at Advances and Challenges for Governance and PerformanceAnnette Thomas, GradIBiol, MPhil,
CBiol, CSci, MRSB
4:00-4:15 PMQ&AJonathan Harris, BSc., BSc (Biochem),
FACLMS
4:15-4:30 PMCoffee Break
4:30-5:15 PMPOCT in the ICUJames H. Nichols, Ph.D., DABCC,
FACB
5:15-5:30 PMPanel & Group Discussion: POCT Governance/Oversight in the Middle East? Is there a need?Jonathan Harris, BSc., BSc (Biochem),
FACLMS, Fayha Salah Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed, MD &
Najwa Adlan, CPHQ, CHRM
5:30-6:00 PMPanel & Group Discussion: “The Future of POCT”Jonathan Harris, BSc., BSc (Biochem),
FACLMS & Najwa Adlan, CPHQ, CHRM

*The scientific program is subject to change