Annual Educational Symposium: October 3-5, 2017


This Lab Week presentation is now available as a Webcast.

"Our Culture of Giving and Collaboration"
(612-402-17)
*** 0.5 CE Credit ***

Presented by:
Ralph Hruban, MD
Baxley Professor and Director of Pathology


Link: https://webcast.jhu.edu/Mediasite/Play/15e5a54d9f1f47d8b86d3e182f60f7fd1d (Starts at 8:08)

Description: The laboratory is just one part of the entire healthcare team; collaboration is essential for the organization's overall success. Join us for a presentation on how to work in a cooperative culture.

Objectives: At the completion of the presentation, the audience will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of establishing and maintaining a cooperative culture in the workplace
  • Value the importance of giving and collaboration in the workplace

To receive P.A.C.E.® credit, you will need to complete the following:

  1. E-mail answers to by September 30, 2017 with:
    1. Title & Speaker of the presentation
    2. Answer these questions:
      1. What are two of the five great collaborations that are mentioned.
      2. What is the key component to good collaboration?
      3. What is a powerful form of giving?
      4. What are three of the ten advices to become a successful giver?



This Lab Week presentation is now available as a Webcast.

"Laboratory Medical Malpractice Overview"
(612-401-17)
*** 0.5 CE Credit ***

Presented by:
Jeffrey Natterman, RRT, MA, JD
Attorney and Risk Manager, Johns Hopkins Hospital


Link: https://webcast.jhu.edu/Mediasite/Play/ef6a1cdbbe7b462fbab375a163f68ac71d (Starts at 12:50)

Description: Have you ever wonder what happens when there is an error in the laboratory and what the liability is for the organization?

Objectives: At the completion of the presentation, the audience will be able to:

  • Discuss sources of civil liability related to laboratory workflow and practices
  • Review and discuss the roles of staff and risk management in the investigation of adverse events including disclosures of medical error

To receive P.A.C.E.® credit, you will need to complete the following:

  1. E-mail answers to by September 30, 2017 with:
    1. Title & Speaker of the presentation
    2. Answers these questions:
      1. What are the three types of liability?
      2. Who did Jeff jokingly accuse of battery during the presentation?
      3. What four elements must be proven to be determined legally negligent?
      4. Name one legal issue that the laboratory may be liable for.

Johns Hopkins Medicine is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.



Dr. Edward McCarthy presenting the history of Pathology at Johns Hopkins.