CONTINUING EDUCATION

Fall 2021 - Speakers, Titles, and Objectives

Speakers are listed alphabetically. Topics and objectives will be added as they become available.

 

Speakers

Titles, Topics, and Objectives

At the completion of this session, the participant will

Grace Athas, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM

Asssociate Professor
LSU School of Medicine-New Orleans

Seminar Title: Breast Cancer

Objectives:

  • Describe the incidence of breast cancer
  • Identify clinical presentation of breast cancer
  • Recognize histologic appearances of breast cancer
  • Discuss etiology, risk factors, & major prognostic factors in breast cancer
  • Evaluate screening and testing tools for breast cancer
  • Distinguish treatments for breast cancer – surgical, radiation chemo, hormonal, Monoclonal Antibodies

Level of presentation: Intermediate

Area of education: General; molecular

Stephanie Blackburn, MHS, MLS(ASCP)CM

Assistant Professor
LSU Health-Shreveport

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Lee Ellen Brunson-Sicilia, MHS,MLS(ASCP)CM

Assistant Professor
LSU Health-Shreveport

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Kristin Butler, MPH, MLS(ASCP)CM

Assistant Professor
LSU Health-Shreveport

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Debbie Fox, PhD, MT(ASCP)

MLS program director

Seminar Title: Microorganisms in the News

Objectives:

  • Identify microorganisms which have caused infectious disease reported in the news.
  • Discuss the method of transmission/pathogenesis of microorganisms causing infectious disease in the news.
  • List methods of laboratory diagnosis for microorganisms causing infectious disease in the news​​​​​​​.

Level of presentation: Intermediate

Area of education: Microbiology

Krystal Pearce, MHS, MLS(ASCP)CM

Assistant Professor
Medical Laboratory Science Program
School of Allied Health Professions
LSU Health Shreveport

Seminar Title: Stroke…It Can Happen to Anyone

Objectives:

  • Define Stroke
  • Describe signs and symptoms of a stroke
  • Discuss a case study involving a stroke because of HHT

Level of presentation: Basic

Area of education: Hematology/Coagulation