SWACM





 

Providing Quality Continuing Education for Clinical Microbiologists

P.O. Box 742857 | Dallas , TX 75374-2857 | 214-345-4256 (Phone) | 214-345-4275 (Fax)


     Current SWACM Workshops

Clinically Relevant Clinical Microbiology Practices

Monday, April 30, 2018

Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Room: Plaza A, B, and C on B Level
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Lunch Provided

 

Guest Speaker: Yvette McCarter, PhD, D(ABMM)
UF Health Jacksonville
University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL

Corporate Sponsors:
BioFire Diagnostics
ThermoFisher Diagnostics

 

Download the Brochure: Clinically Relevant Clinical Microbiology Practices


Moulds and More: Fungal Update

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Tulsa, OK
11:30 am to 4:00 pm
Lunch Provided

 

Guest Speaker: Connie Cañete-Gibas, PhD, MSc Vet Med, BS Med Tech
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX

Corporate Sponsor:
Alere

 

Download the Brochure - Moulds and More: Fungal Update



Past Workshops

 

Download Handout from a recent workshop - with thanks to Accelerate Diagnostics

Guardians of the Antibiotics - Microbiology’s Role in Stewardship

 

 

Download Handouts from a past Workshop:

“Guide and Helpful Tools for Implementing IQCP”


A Guide and Helpful Tools for Implementing IQCP July 28, 2015

 

Developing an Individualized Quality Control Plan (IQCP) For Cepheid’s GeneXpert® Diagnostic Systems

 

APPENDIX A: Sample Fishbone Diagram for Xpert Testing Process

 

APPENDIX B: Sample Risk Assessment for Cepheid GeneXpert Tests

 

GeneXpert® Quality Control Features for All Cepheid Xpert® Assays

 


 

We have some downloadable handouts from this workshop also:

Validation and Verification of Tests in the Microbiology Laboratory
Guest Speaker:
Michael Loeffelholz, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, Texas

 

Validation of Microbiology Tests

 

Verification of Microbiology Tests

 

Case Studies, or “Verification Vignettes”

 

 

 

 

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