Application of Laboratory Medicine Best Practices Initiative (LMBP™) A-6 Methods for Laboratory Practitioners (Web-based)
Course Number: WB1802
This course has continuing education available.
NOTE: To obtain the continuing education credit for this course, you must complete the course materials and then follow the directions at the end of the course that will take you to http://www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline. Directions for obtaining continuing education will also be attached to your registration confirmation and will be avaialble in the Registration Tab after you register.
CE expiration date: June 12, 2015
Continuing Medical Education for Physicians (CME)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this web-based for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
IACET Continuing Education Units (CEU): The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer .1 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.
Continuing Education Contact Hours in Health Education (CECH): Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are . CDC provider number GA0082.
This course is part of a series designed to explain evidence-based methods used to identify and evaluate laboratory medicine best practices. This course describes basic quality improvement (QI) project planning steps that align with the LMBP™ A-6 cycle method to identify quality gaps and collect data necessary for building evidence in laboratory medicine.
TARGET AUDIENCE: Those who provide approval or support for quality improvement (QI) projects, those who are active in the design and implementation of projects, and those who influence application of evidence-based methods to QI projects.
The target audience includes:
Laboratory directors, supervisors, and technologists
Clinical laboratory science program educators
Others interested in laboratory quality improvement
- Microsoft Internet Explorer on standard Microsoft technologies
- Pop-up blocker disabled
- Broadband Internet connection (suggested)
- Adobe Reader (for PDFs)
PREREQUISITES: The recommended prerequisite for module 2 is completion of module 1 (CDC TRAIN course # 1028547).