Grand Rounds Webinar Series: Point of Care Testing and Provider Performed Microscopy: Meeting CLIA Requirements


Description: This session focuses on the Point of Care Testing (POCT), and Provider Performed Microscopy (PPM), providing professionals with the necessary knowledge to meet Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIS) requirements.  Participants will learn about the advantages and limitations of POCT and PPM and their impact on patient care.  The session covers CLIA regulations, including personnel qualifications, quality control, and documentation.  Session faculty will discuss practical insights, case studies, and strategies for overcoming compliance in the clinic setting.  Attendees will learn to implement CLIA-compliant POCT and PPM programs and stay informed about emerging technologies and regulatory updates.  

Earns: 0.75 CME Credits


None of the planers or presenters for this educational event have any relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Statement of Accreditation
The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The MSMS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Gaurav Sharma, MD, FCAP, Medical Director, Point of Care Testing and Provider Performed Microscopy; Division Head, Regional Laboratories
James Hayward, MLT (CSMLS), BSc, MBA, Manager, Point of Care Testing, Provider Performed Microscopy, and Transfusion Medicine

45 minutes

Release Date: December 13, 2023

Expiration Date: December 31, 2026