CONTINUING EDUCATION - Spring 2022

PLEASE NOTE:

  • An email sent from the LSBME will be the ONLY notice you will receive from them. If you would like to be notified by e-mail about updates and reminders about the CLPC seminars, please click on the link below to submit your information to LSUHSC. Please BOOKMARK this website link and check back frequently for changes.
     
  • LSUHSC Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the Clinical Laboratory Personnel Committee of the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.
     
  • These continuing education seminars are also accepted for BOC Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) credit by the ASCP Board of Certification.
     
  • LSUHSC Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences is providing the 2022 continuing education seminars for licensed personnel sponsored by the Clinical Laboratory Personnel Committee (CLPC). The Distance Learning Seminar is co-sponsored by North Louisiana AHEC and LSUHSC Telemedicine. These seminars are offered FREE only for individuals who hold a CURRENT Louisiana CLP license.
     
  • If you are unsure if your license is current, you may check your licensure status on-line. Go to the LSBME website at https://online.lasbme.org/#/verifylicense. Enter your information and click "search." You can then download and print the licensure status.
     
  • LSBME will only accept CE credits from CE Broker for licensure. For more information, go to http://www.lsbme.la.gov/content/renewals. You will need to have a CE Broker account in order for the CLPC CE credit to be issued. CE certificates will NOT be printed, mailed, or e-mailed directly to participants!
     
  • CE sessions will be provided live via Zoom one time with the presenter. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions after the seminar.
     
  • Session will be recorded during the live presentation and posted on CE Broker for use on-demand at a later date. To obtain CE credit for on-demand seminars, participants will be required to take a post-test based on the seminar. Seminars can be found at https://courses.cebroker.com/search/la.
     
  • Please click on the link for each session you plan to attend below. You can register for 1-6 sessions (only one session per presenter). Information about the presenters’ topics can be found at https://alliedhealth.lsuhsc.edu/CL/cespeakers.aspx.
     
    1. You MUST pre-register for the session(s) you plan to attend via Zoom.
      Please click on the link for each session you plan to attend below. Information about the presenters’ topics can be found at https://alliedhealth.lsuhsc.edu/CL/cespeakers.aspx.

      NOTE: Unfortunately, Zoom limits each session to 300 attendees. Please register early as registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. If you register and decide not to attend the session, please e-mail us at CLPC@lsuhsc.edu to cancel your registration as we may have a waiting list for that session.
       
    2. You will need to have a Zoom account in order to register for these sessions. If you do not have a Zoom account, you can sign up for one free by going to https://lsuhsc.zoom.us/signup. Once you have signed in your Zoom account, submit your registration by entering your full name, e-mail address, and LA license number. YOU MUST ENTER YOUR LA LICENSE NUMBER AS IT APPEARS ON YOUR CARD/ACCOUNT! (For example, CLP.G09991-GEN, CLP.L09991-LAB, 390132, ETC).
       
    3. After your licensure status has been verified, you will receive an e-mail with the Zoom information for each session for which you registered. BE SURE TO SAVE THIS E-MAIL, AS IT CONTAINS THE WEBLINK, SESSION NUMBER, AND PASSWORD REQUIRED TO BE ADMITTED INTO THE ZOOM SESSION. You should receive the registration confirmation e-mail within a week of registration.
       
    4. Be sure you have downloaded the Zoom application to your computer, tablet, or smartphone PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE SESSION.
      You can find more information about Zoom here: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/admin/it/helpdesk/zoom/. You can also download the Zoom app from the Google Play store (PC/Android) as well as the App store (Apple).
       
    5. On the day of the session, please use the weblink and password from step 3 to access the Zoom meeting. Remember, you will need to be logged into Zoom in order to access the meeting. We will begin the sessions at the scheduled time. When you login, you will be placed into a waiting room and then be admitted into the Zoom meeting by LSUHSC.
       
    6. After the session is over, LSUHSC will verify your registration from step 2 and your participation during the session. Once this information is verified, your CE credit will be submitted to CE Broker on your behalf. You will receive notification from CE Broker once the CE credit has been posted to your account.

       

Dates and Times

Speakers - Topics

Registration links

Handouts

Tuesday, 5/3/2022 10-11am

Daniel Held: Warm Autoantibody Workups

Completed

Download
Thursday, 5/5/2022 1-2pm

Lee Ellen Brunson-Sicilia: Toxoplasmosis and Behavioral Changes

Completed Download
Tuesday, 5/10/2022 1-2pm

Stephanie Blackburn: Zoonotic Infections Transmitted by Pets

Completed Download
Wednesday, 5/11/2022 3-4pm

Benjamin Galvan: Tuberculosis: A Persistent Public Health Threat

Completed Download
Thursday, 5/12/2022 10-11am

Kristin Butler: Updates on Epstein-Barr Virus

Completed Download
Tuesday, 5/17/2022 12-1pm

Krystal Pearce: Thalassemia

Registration link Download