With the help of Global Education Group, the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) have collaborated to provide “Multicare Health System: Quality Urine Samples and Clinical, Process and Fiscal Outcomes”. This webcast will be available for unlimited, on-demand viewing through March 31, 2017. It is intended for medical healthcare professionals who are involved with the collection of urine samples, including physicians, laboratory professionals, nurses, and other related clinical healthcare practitioners who may benefit from best-practices instruction in this topic area. This activity is accredited by the ASCLS P.A.C.E® Program, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.

Link to webcasts: http://clinmicro.asm.org/index.php/lab-management/training/432-free-training-free-training

Please join us for the Patrick’s Day Meeting in honor of past EPAASM President, Patrick Piggot, PhD and the 745th monthly meeting of the Eastern PA Branch of the American Society for Microbiology. This meeting will feature Dr Sunny Shin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Pennsylvania- Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Shin’s talk is on “Innate immune defense against intracellular pathogens”. The meeting will be held on the Thomas Jefferson University campus in Center City. (Note: Irish Whiskey and a toast to Dr Piggot courtesy of Simon Knight, PhD).

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