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Opening​

P​ublic Health Labs in a Post-Truth World​​​
Scott Becker, MA, Executive Director, APHL

Division of Laboratory Systems: Protecting America's Health by Strengthening Clinical and Public Health Laboratories​​
Reynolds (Ren) Salerno, PhD, Director, Division of Laboratory Systems, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Office of Public Health Scientific Services, CDC​

Tricks of the Trade: Effectiv​​e T​raining St​​ra​tegies

​​Sean Kaufman, MPH, CHES, CPH, Behavioral-Based Improvement Solutions, LLC​

Engaging, Supporting & Maintaining Inte​​​rest with Sentinel La​​boratories

Roadmap to Engaging Your Sentinel Laboratorie​​s
Rolinda Eddings, BS, MT(ASCP), Tennessee Department of Health, Division of Laboratory Services

Supporting Your Sentinel Laboratories
Rob Nickla, BS, M(ASCP), Oregon State Public Health Laboratory

Maintaining Interest with Sentinel Laboratories
Erin Bowles, BS, MT(ASCP), Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene

​​New Technology: How it’s Changing Rule Out and Refer

Is the Future ​​of Phenotypic-Based Identification of BT Agents in Jeopardy of the Rule Out or Refer Practice?
Dr. James Snyder, Ph.D., University of Louisville

MALDI-TOF: It's Effect on Rule Out and Refer, Workflow, Safety and Accuracy
Dr. James Rudrik, Ph.D., Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Utilizing Consortiums to Bridge Gaps in Biosafe​​ty Outreach

Michael Stevenson, Ph.D., Idaho Bureau of Laboratories
Crystal Fortune, BSCLS, MLS (ASCP), RBP (ABSA), Montana Public Health Laboratory
Tracy Hoke, MT(ASCP), North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Laboratory Services-Microbiology
Whitney Lutkemeier, MS, South Dakota Public Health Laboratory

Effe​​​ctive eLearning: Creating Learning Assets that Grab and Stick!

Harold Bamberg, MS, MA, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Division of Laboratory Systems, Laboratory Training Team, CDC​
Handout​

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CDC Laboratory Training Update - An ​Overview of Tools Available for Your Outrea​​ch Efforts

Rick Parry, MS, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Division of Laboratory Systems, Laboratory Training Team, CDC

Competence Assess​ment as a Workforce Development Tool at Idaho Bureau of Laboratories

Wendy Loumeau, BS, MPH, Idaho Bureau of Laboratories
Idaho Competency Assessment Form

Late Breakin​​​​g: Special Permit for Category A Packaging and Shipping Drills

Erin Bowles, BS, MT(ASCP), Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
Lisa Wallace, BS, West Virginia Office of Laboratory Services
Crystal Fortune, BSCLS, MLS (ASCP), RBP (ABSA), Montana Public Health Laboratory
Karen Stiles, MT(ASCP)SMCM, Nebraska Public Health Laboratory​

Fresh Ideas for Drills and Exercises​​​

​​A Successful Outcome
Marion Fowler, MT(ASCP), Delaware Public Health Laboratory

Conducting a 'Man Down' Functional Drill at the State Hygienic Laboratory
Drew Fayram, MS, State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa

A Different Kind of Exercise
Erin Bowles, BS, MT(ASCP), Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene​

Inno​​​vative Training Awards: Developing Online Training

Divison of Consolidated Laboratory Services: Identifying Content and Audience
Crystal Barrett, MAED/T, MLS(ASCP)cm, Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services, Commonwealth of Virginia

APHL Developing Onine Training: Timeline and Resources
Tracy Hoke, MT(ASCP), North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Laboratory Services-Microbiology

Chain of Custody & Evidence Handling: Best Practices for LRN Laboratory Personnel
Shoolah Escott, MS, MT(ASCP), Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Infectious Diseases and Laboratory Sciences, State Public Health Laboratory

Developing an Online Biosecurity Training Course for Clincal Laboratories
Drew Fayram, MS, State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa​

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Biosafety Competency Workshop

Erin Bowles, BSMT, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
Shoolah Escott, MS, MT(ASCP), Massachusetts Department of Public  Health, Bureau of Infectious Diseases and Laboratory Sciences, State Public Health Laboratory
Michael Owen, BS Biochemistry, BS Molecular-Cellular Biology, Washington State Department of Health, Disease Control and Health Statistics, Public Health Laboratories
Michael Perry, MS, MS Ed., New York State Department of Health-Wadsworth Center
Michael Pentella, Ph.D., D(ABMM), University of Iowa, College of Public Health
Jill Power, MS, M(ASCP), CMQ/OE(ASQ), New Hampshire Public Health Laboratories

Content for this workshop is available on OneDrive. To log in, use: 

  • ​​​​​e​mail address: biosafetycomp@outlook.com
  • password: Safety1!

Public Health Laboratory Professionals Competencies Tools Workshop

Public Health Laboratory Professionals Competencies Tools Workshop
Beth Hochstedler, BS, State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa
Cathy Johnson, MA, MT(ASCP), APHL
Susie Zanto, MPH, Laboratory Solutionz

Content for this workshop is available on OneDrive​​. To log in, use:

  • email address: NLTCcomps2017@outlook.com
  • password: nltc2017​

​​​Reach to Teach: The 3 Rs in the Clinical Laboratory Environment

Roxanne Alter, MS, BS, MLS(ASCP)cm, Nebraska Public Health Laboratory

Future Workforce Initiatives: Challen​ges and Successes​​​

Future Workforce Initiatives: Challenges and Successes
Crystal Barrett, MAED/T, MLS(ASCP)cm, Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services, Commonwealth of Virginia

Student Outreach in New Jersey Opportunities and Challenges
Susan Mikorski, M.Ed., MT(ASCP)SM, CPM, New Jersey Department of Health, Public Health and Environmental Laboratories

Advancing Public Health Workforce Priorities in Iowa
Beth Hochstedler, BS, State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa

​​​Evaluation Key Provides Education Directed Outcomes

Roxanne Alter, MS, BS, MLS(ASCP)cm, Nebraska Public Health Laboratory

B​etter Presentations

Harold Bamberg, MS, MA, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services, Division of Laboratory Systems, Laboratory Training Team, CDC
Handout

Category A Packaging and Shipping Drill​​

Wendy Loumeau, BS, MPH, Idaho Bureau of Laboratories
Michael Stevenson, Ph.D., Idaho Bureau of Laboratories

Keeping the Continuity in COOP

John Murray, MPH, Oklahoma State Department of Health
Cari Sloma, PhD, D(ABMM), Texas Department of State Health Services Laboratory

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Encouraging Preparedness Assessments in Sentinel Laboratories​​

Encouraging Preparedness Assessments in Sentinel Laboratories-Minnesota
Rosemary Collins, MLS(ASCP), Minnesota Department of Health  Laboratory System

CDC Laboratory Training-BT Rule Out or Refer: Virtual Knowledge Exercise
Virtual Knowledge Assessment Exercise Information
Michael Pentella, Ph.D., D(ABMM), University of Iowa, College of Public Health

Encouraging Preparedness in Nebraska
Karen Stiles, MT(ASCP)SMCM, Nebraska Public Health Laboratory

Ways to Improve Sentinel Lab Preparedness Participation
Lisa Wallace, BS, West Virginia Office of Laboratory Services​

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