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Law, Labs, and Liability

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Course Title: Law, Labs, and Liability

Course Duration: 60 minutes

Webinar Date: November 12, 2014, 1:00PM EST

Registration Deadline: November 5, 2014

Course Description: The webinar will provide participants with an overview of how the law can impact aspects of laboratory practice. Participants will learn about standards of care, liability issues, how to mitigate issues on the front end, and how litigation affects laboratorians.

Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Define the standard of care and describe its relationship to liability.
  • Describe liability mitigation strategies and how litigation can affect laboratorians.

Speaker: Matthew Penn, JD,MLIS,
Director of CDC Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support’s Public Health Law Program (PHLP)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Course Launch: Please check your email for a confirmation letter that will contain the Adobe Connect Webinar link to access the course. You should receive this email approximately one week before the course.

Course Credits: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Laboratory Training Branch is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. This program is approved for 1.0 hour of P.A.C.E. ® credit.

This course has been approved for 1.0 contact hour in the category of Supervision/Administration,Quality Control/Quality Assurance,and Safety for Florida Laboratory Licensees.



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