Application of Laboratory Medicine Best Practices Initiative (LMBP™) A-6 Methods for Laboratory Practitioners (Web-based)
CE Expiration Date: September 1, 2015
This course has Continuing Education available. Continuing
education certificates are not issued within TRAIN. Please follow the directions below in order to
complete the continuing education requirements.
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)
The recommended prerequisite for module 2 is completion of module 1 (CDC TRAIN course # 1028547).
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 enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
IACET Continuing Education Units (CEU):
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer .1 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 designated 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 0. CDC provider number 98416.
How to Obtain CE
To obtain Continuing Education (CE) for this course, you must register at the Training and Continuing Education website (TCE Online) and complete the requirements for CE. To register, please follow the following steps:
Go to http://www.cdc.gov/tceonline/. Select Participant Login to login. If you are new to TCEO, select New Participant to create an account.
On the Participant Services page, select the Search and Register link.
Select a search method to locate the course and click on View.
Click on the course, and scroll down to Register Here. Select the type of CE requested and then Submit.
Either complete or verify the demographic information and select Submit.
If you have already completed the course, select the option to take the evaluation. Complete the evaluation and Submit. If a posttest is required it will follow the evaluation.
If you have not completed the course, you will be directed back to Participant Services. Under Evaluations and Tests you may access the course detail page, the course link, or the evaluation and/or posttest after completing the course.
Your CE certificate will be located in the Transcript and Certificate section, located on the Participant Services page.