Pre-Meeting Educational Workshop

Pre-Meeting Educational Workshop

ISLH 2018 is offering a full day pre-meeting workshop on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. ISLH invites you to register for this pre-meeting workshop which is being held in collaboration with the BSTH.

This workshop will be presented by internationally recognized experts in Hematology and Coagulation areas. By attending this workshop, you will be exposed to up-to-date information on broad topics in Hematology including: benign hematologic disorders causing cytopenias and cytosis; standardization; and current practices in flow cytometry and molecular genetic testing.

This workshop will be of benefit for trainees, medical technologists, scientists and pathologists.

COST TO ATTEND:
Regular - $100
Trainee (Residents/Fellows/Students)- $50


PROGRAM (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Chairs: Joyce Rogers and Gina Zini

8:00 Introduction

8:20 Refresher in Blood Cell Morphology
Tracy George. University of Utah, USA

9:10 Laboratory Investigation of Anemias
Maria Salinas. Hospital Universitario de San Juan, Spain

10:00 Coffee Break

10:20 Evaluation of Bone Marrow Biopsies and Aspirates
Anna Porwit. Lund University, Sweden

11:10 Diagnosis of AML: How to Combine Multiple Tools
Anna Merino. Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain

12:00 Lunch On Own

1:30 Testing for Bleeding and Prothrombotic States, with a Focus on Common Issues
Charles Eby. Washington University St. Louis, USA

2:20 How Should we Diagnosis DIC and other Consumptive Coagulopathies
Pall Onundarson. University of Iceland School of Medicine, Iceland

3:10 Important Issues in Providing Quality Service in Hematology Labs
Barbara de la Salle. UK NEQAS Hematology, United Kingdom