Expires December 1, 2018
Length: 61:04 minutes
These presentations were originally delivered during the Mayo Medical Laboratories 2016 Utilization Management Conference. In these videos, Bobbi Pritt, M.D., and Joaquin Garcia, M.D., discuss implementing effective test-utilization processes in their laboratories.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss why education alone is not effective in changing ordering practices.
- Differentiate between a testing algorithm and testing cascade.
- Explain the benefits of a test-ordering system.
- Describe the process flow of tissue samples through anatomic pathology laboratories.
- Summarize opportunities for test utilization in anatomic pathology.
This program is appropriate for clinicians, pathologists, medical technologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied health staff.
Level of Instruction
Bobbi Pritt, M.D.
Division of Clinical Microbiology
Joaquin Garcia, M.D.
Division of Anatomic Pathology
The following types of credit are offered for our Virtual Lecture programs:
State of California
State of Florida
To obtain credit:
- Watch the video.
- Complete the posttest and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.
- Generate and print your certificate.
For an instruction sheet that describes the process, see http://www.cme-evaluations.com/instructions.pdf.
Note: Participants requesting P.A.C.E.© credit, in compliance with ASCLS P.A.C.E. program requirements, must attain a score of 70% or higher on the posttest to obtain a certificate.
Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 P.A.C.E® contact hour. Level of instruction for this program is intermediate.
Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science for State of California and State of Florida credit. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for Supervisor/Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, and Safety credit. The level of instruction for this program is intermediate. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.