Celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week at Michigan Medicine
April 19, 2019 // FOUND IN: Updates & Resources
Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW) originated in 1975 in an effort to raise public understanding and appreciation of the impact of the laboratory as it relates to a patient’s diagnosis and care.
It is also critical for the public to understand the quality and professional accountability the lab has as it relates to the patient. Laboratorians play a vital role as a member of the health care team.
MLPW will be held from April 21-27 and in celebration, the Department of Pathology has planned a week of engaging activities to recognize and educate everyone on the excellent patient care the laboratories provide.
The events include:
- 10th Clinical Pathology Symposium: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Monday, April 22, NCRC, Building 10, Research Auditorium
- 11 a.m.: Clinical and Laboratory-based Approaches for Assessment of Alcohol Use Disorders (Register using MLearning code PATH-92046)
- 12:05 p.m.: The Shifting Paradigms for Hemophilia Treatment (Register using MLearning code PATH-92047)
- 1:10 p.m.: 3rd annual Batsakis Lecture-Foodborne Disease Outbreak Investigations in Michigan: Notes from the Field with Justin Henderson, M.P.H. (Register using MLearning coade PATH-90235)
- P.A.C.E has approved a total of 3 credits for the program.
- Café table: Monday, April 22. Stop by a table in the UH cafeteria to meet the Lab Ambassadors, learn more about the profession and pick up a few giveaways.
- Lab tours: Friday, April 26. Tours begin in front of the Specimen Processing area at 2UH. Each tour lasts about 30 minutes. Click here for more information.
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