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Morphological Identification of the Commensal Protozoa of the Human Intestinal Tract
Learn an overview of the morphological identification and differentiation of cyst and trophozoite forms of the non-pathogenic or unknown pathogenicity protozoa of the human intestinal tract.

Webinar
Live Event:
12/6/2017
Registration Opens:
Now
Registration Closes: 12/5/2017
Level: Basic

Molecular Techniques in Mycology
Learn the basic principles and potential applications of molecular methods for the detection and genotyping of fungi.

Webinar
Live Event:
12/13/2017
Registration Opens:
Now
Registration Closes: 12/6/2017
Level: Basic

Laboratory Methods for Detecting Rabies Virus
Learn traditional rabies testing techniques including safety in the rabies laboratory, specimen acquisition and preparation, quality control and proficiency testing, standardized testing procedures, emerging technologies, and epidemiologic issues for rabies diagnosis.

Hands-on Workshop
Live Event:
2/5/2018-2/9/2018
Registration Opens:
Now
Registration Closes: 11/1/2017
Level: Advanced

Algorithms in Diagnostic Molecular Parasitology
This three-day, hands-on laboratory workshop will provide the tools necessary to make evidence-based decisions relative to implementing and performing molecular methods to diagnose parasitic diseases.

Hands-on Workshop
Live Event:
3/7/2018-3/9/2018
Registration Opens:
Now
Registration Closes:
1/11/2018
Level:
Beginner

Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Diagnostic Principles and Procedures
Learn diagnostic mycobacteriology principles and methods with an emphasis on Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC).

Hands-on Workshop
Live Event:
4/24/2018-4/27/2018
Registration Opens:
Now
Registration Closes: 11/30/2017
Level: Intermediate

Influenza Detection Subtyping: CDC Flu rRT-PCR Dx Panel
Learn to use the CDC Flu rRT-PCR Dx Panel for influenza typing, subtyping and genotyping.

Hands-on Workshop
Live Event:
2018
Registration Opens:
2018
Registration Closes: 2018
Level: Intermediate

Laboratory Identification of Emerging Pathogenic Molds – Basic Course
Learn to identify medically important molds commonly isolated from superficial, subcutaneous, and systemic infections of humans as well as a number of common laboratory contaminants.

Hands-on Workshop
Live Event:
2018
Registration Opens:
2018
Registration Closes: 2018
Level: Basic

Laboratory Identification of Emerging Pathogenic Molds – Advanced Course
Learn advanced methods of laboratory identification of emerging pathogenic molds.

Hands-on Workshop
Live Event:
2019
Registration Opens:
2019
Registration Closes: 2019
Level: Advanced

Basic Microbiology eLearning Curriculum
Learn basic microbiology laboratory skills and procedures necessary to identify microorganisms from clinical specimens.
Courses include: Basic Microscopy, Basic Culture Media, Biochemicals and Gram Positive Organism ID, Biochemicals and Gram Negative Organism ID,  Routine Microscopy Procedures, Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Methods (AST).

On-demand eLearning
Level: 
Basic

Biothreat Preparedness Training for Sentinel Laboratories Curriculum
Learn the Laboratory Response Network (LRN) protocols for bioterrorism agent identification.
Courses include: Bacillus anthracis, Brucella, Burkholderia spp., Yersinia Pestis, Francisella tularensis.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Intermediate

BT Rule Out or Refer: Virtual Knowledge Exercise
Participate in a series of three virtual case studies using ASM’s sentinel laboratory protocols in a safe environment to detect potential bio-threat agents.

On-demand eLearning
Level: 
Basic

Core Microbiology Skills
Learn several core microbiological skills that are used in public health, clinical, and research laboratories.

On-demand eLearning
Level: 
Basic

Fundamentals of Working Safely in a Biological Safety Cabinet
Learn how to work safely in a Class II biological safety cabinet (BSC).

On-demand eLearning
Level: 
Basic

Good Laboratory Practices for Molecular Genetics Testing
Learn to develop procedures and processes for a molecular genetic test which are consistent with regulatory requirements and good laboratory practices.

On-demand eLearning
Level: 
Basic

Methods of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Educational Resource (MASTER) eLearning Curriculum
Learn antimicrobial susceptibility testing for bacteria isolated from clinical specimens.
Courses include: Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Methods (AST), Antimicrobial Susceptibility Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Antimicrobial Susceptibility CLSI Standards.

On-demand eLearning
Level: 
Basic

Packing and Shipping Division 6.2 Materials: What the Laboratory Professional Should Know 2016
Learn what the laboratory professional should know to be certified (or recertified) to ship Division 6.2 Materials.

On-demand eLearning
Level: 
Intermediate

Rapid Prostate Specific Antigen Testing for Detecting Semen Exposure
Learn how the ABAcard® p30 test is used to identify prostate specific antigen (PSA) in semen.

On-demand eLearning
Level: 
Basic

Brain-Eating Amoebae – Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment
Learn the importance of using a combination of morphology, immunofluorescence microscopy, and real-time PCR for rapid and accurate diagnosis of the three amoebae that cause human central nervous system infections.

On-demand Webinar
Level: Intermediate

Candida auris: An Emerging Multidrug-Resistant Yeast
Learn about Candida auris’s recent global emergence as well as its laboratory aspects including identification procedures, antifungal susceptibilities, and proper infection controls.

On-demand Webinar
Level: Basic

Laboratories, Emergencies, and the Law: How Our Legal System Impacts Laboratories During Emergency Response
Learn an overview of important concepts of legal preparedness that can impact the operation of laboratories during an emergency response. Issues discussed include liability, the impact of emergency declarations on the legal landscape, and mutual aid agreements.

On-demand Webinar
Level: Basic

MALDI-TOF and MicrobeNet : Enhancing the Clinical and Public Health Laboratory
Learn the basics of Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization – Time of Flight (MADLI-TOF) Mass Spectrometry Systems.

On-demand Webinar
Level: Basic

Morphological Diagnosis of Human Entamoeba Species
Learn the morphological features used to differentiate and identify the different Entamoeba species found in human diagnostic samples.

On-demand Webinar
Level: Basic

National Syndromic Surveillance Programs (NSSP)
Learn an overview of the transformation of BioSense from focusing on developing an application to a comprehensive program that includes a capacity building grant, a community of practice grant, advancing the practice of syndromic surveillance, and brokering projects across levels of government.

On-demand Webinar
Level:
Basic

New HIV Testing Technologies: Implications for Your Laboratory
Learn how newly approved HIV test technologies affect the 2014 CDC/APHL recommended algorithm for laboratory diagnosis of HIV.

On-demand Webinar
Level: Intermediate

Surveillance and Detection of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae
Learn an overview of carbapenem resistance mechanisms and the geographic distribution of the carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriacae in the United States.

On-demand Webinar
Level: Basic

Trichomoniasis: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Drug Resistance
Learn about laboratory identification and management of Trichomoniasis infections.

On-demand Webinar
Level: Basic
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