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2018 04 19 Publication of the JCTLM Newsletter for 2018

04/19/2018

JCTLM is pleased to announce the publication of its 2018 Newsletter. Accompanying the distribution of the Newsletter is a special report on Commutability of Certified Reference Materials written by Greg Miller and Neil Greenberg. This special report will be described in more detail in the next News Update.
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2018 04 10 IFCC eNews No 3 April 2018

04/11/2018

eNews April issue is now available. The issue opens with the presentation of the Task Force on Ethics recent survey results. Among other featured news items: an article presenting the IFCC WG-GMECC document on "How should glucose meters be evaluated in critical care"; a report on the very successful 9th Course in Molecular Diagnostics and the invitation to participate in the "Interactive Scenario Cases" initiative proposed by the IFCC C-CCLM. The second presentation of the AACC CCTC, the latest news from IFCC Federations and National Associations and the calendar of Congresses, Conferences and events close the issue. Subscribe to the eNews to keep up with current activities around the laboratory medicine world!
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2018 03 27 IFCC Call for Nominations

03/21/2018


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2018 03 26 WG GMECC

03/27/2018

The IFCC is happy to present the document “How Should Glucose Meters Be Evaluated for Critical Care”, prepared by the IFCC WG on How should Glucose Meters be Evaluated in Critical Care (WG-GMECC). The document addresses the clinical practice of using Blood Glucose Meters (BGM) and what requirements they must fulfill in order to be used in critically ill patients and in Professional Healthcare Settings on patients in various states of health and receiving intensive medical intervention and therapy.
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2018 03 12 IFCC eNews No 2 Mar 2018

03/12/2018

eNews March issue is now available. The issue opens with the presentation of the new IFCC Division, Emerging Technologies, chaired by Prof. Sergio Bernardini. Other featured news items include an article on the IFCC Curriculum, phase 1, as a tool for the eAcademy; the presentation of the IFCC -Gerard Siest triennial Award; a report from the IFCC TF for Young Scientists on their participation in the ACBICON Congress; and the first of a series of presentations of the AACC initiative CCTC. Latest news from IFCC Federations and National Associations and the calendar of Congresses, Conferences and events follow. Subscribe to the eNews to keep up with current activities around the laboratory medicine world!
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2018 02 21 DiV - February 2018

02/23/2018

Enjoy the contents of the new DIAGNÓSTICO IN VITRO February issue. Empezamos con nuestro primer número de la revista electrónica DIV para el año 2018 y nuestra meta es hacerla cada vez mejor para ustedes. Deseamos presentar en la revista Diagnóstico In Vitro las buenas noticias para los profesionales y amigos de nuestra región de Iberoamericano, junto con los artículos de investigación en las Ciencias del Laboratorio. In this issue the IFCC WG-IANT confirms its commitment to advance excellence in laboratory medicine for better healthcare worldwide in Latin America.
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2018 02 16 IFCC Call for Nominations

02/16/2018


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2018 02 19 IFCC Curriculum

02/19/2018

The IFCC Curriculum, phase 1, was developed as part of the IFCC eAcademy project by the Committee for Distance Learning. Authors are: R. Greaves (AU), J. M. Smith (UK) and section authors are: R. Greaves, C Florkowski (NZ), L. Langman (US), J. Sheldon (UK). The IFCC Curriculum is a guide for IFCC member societies in their development of syllabuses for postgraduate trainees in laboratory medicine, appropriate for use in their own countries. It is also intended to provide a resource for trainees in planning their private study in preparation for academic and professional qualifications which lead to formal recognition of expertise and status as experts and leaders in the field of laboratory medicine.
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2018 02 15 IFCC TF-YS Free Webinar

02/12/2018

Register for the Complimentary Educational Webinar: Integration and Impact of High-Sensitive Troponin Testing in Improving Patient Care. The IFCC Task Force for Young Scientists invites you to join the first educational webinar for scientists and laboratorians in 2018. By attending this session, attendees will gain a better understanding of these new Troponin assays, how the test is being integrated, and the impact on clinical practice and the laboratory. It will be held on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. EST Don't miss this opportunity!
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2018 02 01 IFCC eNews No 1 Feb 2018

02/13/2018

The first eNews of 2018 is now available. The issue opens with a message by the IFCC President, Prof. Morris. Featured news includes an interesting report on the 14th International Congress of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, an article on Traceability and one on Accreditation of medical laboratories. Latest news from IFCC Federations and National Associations, a report by an IFCC Professional Exchange Programme participant follow. In 2018 eNews will be published monthly, increasing the number of newsletters annually to ten issues per year. Subscribe to the eNews to keep up with current activities around the laboratory medicine world!
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2018 01 30 - C-CLM Survey on Leadership

01/30/2018

The Committee on Clinical Laboratory Management (C-CLM) is interested in your opinion. Spare 10 minutes to participate in the C-CLM Laboratory Leadership Learning Needs Assessment Survey today! Deadline for the survey is February 28. Your participation will help contribute toward developing a Laboratory Leadership Training Program that can be used by Clinical Laboratory Leaders to improve their leadership techniques and skills. Results of the survey will be shared but no individual responses will be presented and the privacy of individual respondents will be respected.
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2018 01 24 - IFCC President Message

01/25/2018

Read the message that Prof. Morris, IFCC President, addresses to all IFCC member colleagues. Laboratory medicine currently faces significant challenges some of which confront all the healthcare disciplines. Professional leadership has never been more vital to provide strategies for improving the crucial role of laboratory medicine in patient care. Such leadership is provided by the IFCC, our regional federations and our national societies. As President, Prof Morris looks forward to extending the work of the IFCC in a range of important areas.
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2018 02 01 IFCC ETD

02/01/2018

The IFCC is proud to announce the formation of a new Division. The Emerging Technologies Division (ETD), chaired by Prof. Sergio Bernardini, is responsible for identifying and assessing emerging technologies and for translating the emerging and disruptive diagnostic and data analysis procedures from academic laboratories to clinical laboratories and from clinical laboratories to market.
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