Workshop Program

The interactive one-day workshop, organized and managed by the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology, focuses on practical aspects of molecular diagnostics and exciting new technologies for clinical staff.

PACE 6.0 Contact Hours
CME|CE 6.25 credits

The PASCV Molecular Virology Workshop will take place at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort in Coquina D.

7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Registration


8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.
Welcome


8:10 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.
Syndromic Testing

Session I

Moderator:
Melissa Miller, PhD; Univ. of North Carolina Sch. of Med., Chapel Hill, NC

Syndromic Testing: Definition and Clinical Implications
Alexander McAdam, MD, PhD; Boston Child. Hosp., Boston, MA

Respiratory Panels: Available Panels, Performance, and Pitfalls   
Melissa Miller, PhD; Univ. of North Carolina Sch. of Med., Chapel Hill, NC


9:50 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Break


Session II

Moderator:
Matt Binnicker, PhD; Mayo Clin., Rochester, MN

GI Panels: Available Panels, Performance, and Pitfalls    
Matt Binnicker, PhD; Mayo Clin., Rochester, MN
 
Other Panels (Available, Planned or of Potential Value)
Kevin Alby, PhD; Hospital of the Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
 
Economics of Syndromic Testing: Utilization, Cost-Effectiveness, Reimbursement
Susan Novak-Weekley, PhD; Kaiser Permanente, North Hollywood, CA


12:35 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.
Lunch


1:35 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Bread and Butter:  Challenges in Routine Clinical Molecular Testing 

Moderator:
Randall T. Hayden, MD; St. Jude Child. Res. Hosp., Memphis, TN

A Series of Six Vignettes: Challenges, Troubleshooting, or Other Practical Issues Presented as Real-Life Examples
Randall T. Hayden, MD; St. Jude Child. Res. Hosp., Memphis, TN
Joseph Yao, MD; Mayo Clin., Rochester, MN
Beth Marlowe, BS, MS, PhD; Kaiser Permanente, Berkeley, CA

 

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