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Phlebotomy Symposium

Phlebotomy Symposium 2018

 

World class presentations on phlebotomy and blood collection

An engaging, inspiring and educational experience for medical laboratory assistants (MLA’s), phlebotomy supervisors, medical laboratory technologists (MLT’s), nurses who perform blood collection, phlebotomy educators, pathologists, laboratory site supervisors, managers and students – in fact, anyone who is involved in any way with blood collection and phlebotomy.

Day 1 – Lecture series, presented by BD  

Sessions will be presented by BD, Global Leader in Health and Innovation.  Providing an array of information focused on blood collection for both Medical laboratory assistants and Nurses who practice blood collection.  Informative and engaging educational experience for all staff.

Day 2 – Dennis Ernst - (ASCP), NCPT International lecturer and author. 

Yes, this is a different presentation than last year!

Considered by many to be the foremost authority in phlebotomy in the world, Mr. Ernst is the Director of the Centre for Phlebotomy Education, Editor of the Phlebotomy Today newsletters, and Chairholder of the CLSI committee responsible for the new Venipuncture Standard. He is often called upon to serve as an expert witness at trials involving phlebotomy related injuries and has appeared on network television shows like Dateline NBC to provide insight on venipuncture procedures.

Early Bird registration deadline: March 15th

Early Bird Costs (Incl Lunch):

  • BCSLS Members: 2 days $75, 1 day $55
  • Non-members: 2 days $ 95, 1 day $75
  • Current Students: 2 days $ 45, 1 days $35

Regular Costs (Incl Lunch) March 16 - April 16:

  • BCSLS Members: 2 days $95, 1 day $75
  • Non-members: 2 days $ 115, 1 day $95
  • Current Students: 2 days $ 60, 1 days $50
 
 

Kelowna:

**Group Discount Registration.  10+ppl for 10% discount... more information.

April 13 & 14 (Friday / saturday) 8am-430pm

Poster: Click here for printable poster

Where: Okanagan College -  Room: H-115.  MAP 1000 K.L.O. Road; Kelowna, BC,  V1Y 4X8

Parking: 

 

Friday Presentations:

  • Even More Pre-Analytical Myths or Truths with Dr Richard Cleve - Medical Biochemist, Medical Director Pre and Post Analytic
  • Best Practice is My Practice with Lori Donovan - Technical Specialist, Pre & Post Analytical, Interior Health Laboratories
  • Speak and Be Heard: Generational Diversity with Christine Nielson - CEO, CSMLS
  • Engagement.  What's in it for me? with Anndrea Lindsay - IH Lab Regional Quality Coordinator - Accreditation
  • Stress Management with Jackie Spain
  • Panel of experts: For the last hour of the symposium you will have an opportunity to ask our Expert of Panels questions. Featuring Industry, BCSLS, Pathologists and other Lab Experts! You If you prefer, you may submit any questions before-hand by clicking on the below link. You can remain anonymous. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PhlebSymp2018

 

Saturday with dennis ernst

Dennis Ernst (ASCP), NCPT International Lecturer & Author and Director of the Center for Phlebotomy Education.               

Dr. Ernst will present new topics and information than what was presented in 2017.  
International lecturer and author. Considered by many to be the foremost authority in phlebotomy in the world, Mr. Ernst is the Director of the Centre for Phlebotomy Education, Editor of the Phlebotomy Today newsletters, and Chairholder of the CLSI committee responsible for the revision of the forthcoming venipuncture standard. He is often called upon to serve as an expert witness at trials involving phlebotomy related injuries and has appeared on network television shows like Dateline NBC to provide insight on venipuncture procedures.

Surrey:

**Group Discount Registration.  10+ppl for 10% discount... more information.

April 15 & 16 (Sunday / monday) 8am - 430pm

Poster: Click here for printable poster

Where: Surrey Memorial Hospital - Critical Care Tower (Basement) - UBC Conference Room.  MAP 13750 96 Ave, Surrey, BC V3V 1Z2

Transportation: 

 

Sunday Presentations:

  • Even More Pre-Analytical Myths or Truths with Dr Richard Cleve - Medical Biochemist, Medical Director Pre and Post Analytic
  • Speak and Be Heard: Generational Diversity with Christine Nielson - CEO, CSMLS
  • Finding Your Path, Opportunities for Personal Growth with Josie Boutcher - Quality Coordinator, Laboratory Quality and Process Improvement
  • TBA (probably Stress Managment)
  • TBA
  • Panel of experts: For the last hour of the symposium you will have an opportunity to ask our Expert of Panels questions. Featuring Industry, BCSLS, Pathologists and other Lab Experts! You If you prefer, you may submit any questions before-hand by clicking on the below link. You can remain anonymous. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PhlebSymp2018

Monday with Dennis ernst

Dennis Ernst (ASCP), NCPT International Lecturer & Author and Director of the Center for Phlebotomy Education.               

Dr. Ernst will present new topics and information than what was presented in 2017.  
International lecturer and author. Considered by many to be the foremost authority in phlebotomy in the world, Mr. Ernst is the Director of the Centre for Phlebotomy Education, Editor of the Phlebotomy Today newsletters, and Chairholder of the CLSI committee responsible for the revision of the forthcoming venipuncture standard. He is often called upon to serve as an expert witness at trials involving phlebotomy related injuries and has appeared on network television shows like Dateline NBC to provide insight on venipuncture procedures.

 

HOTELS

Coast Carpi Hotel Kelowna

Where: MAP  1171 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6E8

Directions from Hotel to Phlebotomy Symposium venue (Okanagan College)

How to book at a cheaper cost:

  1. Deadline: March 12 2018
  2. Call 1.800.663.1144 or the Hotel Direct at 1.250.860.6060
  3. Quote the Group #: CCH-GFC23075

  Rooms are $140 single/double occupancy

**includes buffet breakfast

Civic Hotel surrey

Where: MAP  13475 Central Ave, Surrey, BC, V3T 0K2 

Directions from Hotel to Phlebotomy Symposium venue (Surrey Hospital)

How to book at a cheaper cost: 

  1. Go to website: civichotel.ca (Marriot Hotel)
  2. Select destination - Surrey
  3. Select your dates
  4. Click the SPECIAL RATES dropdown menu.  
  5. Choose the Corporate/Promo button
  6. Use Code PH5
  7. View Rates and book your room