North Central Florida Chapter: Lab Basics: Best Practices for Processing, Storage & Shipment of Rese

When:  Oct 25, 2019 from 11:55 AM to 01:00 PM (ET)

Lab Basics: Best Practices for Processing, Storage & Shipment of Research Specimens

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Speaker Name:

Leslie Pettiford, RN, MSc, CCRC, OCN
UFHCC Assistant Director for Study Coordination and Data Management

Target Audience

  • CRCs
  • CRAs
  • Auditors
  • Project Managers
  • Regulatory Affairs/Compliance
  • Data Managers (Site, Sponsor, CRO)
  • Quality Assurance

Program Description
This program identifies the required training and best practices for working in the UFHCC CRO laboratories and provides guidance, best practices, tips for success and resources for working with biomedical waste.

Program Agenda
12:00 - 12:05 PM: Welcome and Introduction of Speaker
12:05 - 12:50 PM: Presentation
12:50 - 1:00 PM: Question and Answer session
1:00  - 1:05 PM: Closing Remarks

Learning Objectives
  • List routine lab maintenance tasks
  • Identify and define biomedical waste (BMW) handled in the research lab
  • Differentiate between Sharps, General BMW and Clean Lab Ware, and describe appropriate handling, storage and disposal of each.
  • Locate internal reference documents providing guidance for laboratory procedures
  • Identify resources for assistance and additional information 

Contact hours: 1.0 Contact hours have been applied for through ACRP.

Membership is not required for online registration of contact hours.

To receive contact hours: Purchase the contact hours, sign in at the event, and attend the program. Log on to the ACRP website then “My Courses” to complete the evaluation no later than 30 days following the event and obtain the online certificate.

Registration Cost: FREE to all Chapter Members, ACRP Members, Non-Members

Contact Hour Cost:

  • $0 Chapter Members
  • $15 ACRP Members
  • $30 Non-Members

Refund Policy: Not applicable


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