LabCE.com Newshttp://www.labce.comClinical laboratory science news for medical technologists and medical laboratory techniciansen-us27 Jun 2008 10:30:45 EST New Course: Advances in Noninvasive Prenatal Testing For Down Syndrome and other TrisomiesA new CE course, Advances in Noninvasive Prenatal Testing For Down Syndrome and other Trisomies, is now available to Lab CE "All Courses" subscribers. Learn more about this coursehttp://www.labce.com/newspost65-new_course_advances_in_noninvasive_prenatal_testin.aspx7/9/2013 12:06:15 PM ESTNew Course: Laboratory Methods to Aid in the Detection of SepsisA new course, Laboratory Methods to Aid in the Detection of Sepsis, is now available. This course is approved for 1 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hour and counts towards your ASCP, AMT, or state license renewal.http://www.labce.com/newspost64-new_course_laboratory_methods_to_aid_in_the_detect.aspx12/12/2012 1:55:58 PM ESTNew CE Course: Describing a Red Blood Cell Population Using RBC Indices and Red Cell Distribution WidthA new course, Describing a Red Blood Cell Population Using RBC Indices and Red Cell Distribution Width, is now available. This course is approved for 1 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hour and counts towards your ASCP, AMT, or state license renewal.http://www.labce.com/newspost63-new_ce_course_describing_a_red_blood_cell_populati.aspx11/26/2012 2:52:39 PM ESTNew Course: Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Transfusion ServicesA new course, Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Transfusion Services, is now available. This course is approved for 2 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours and counts towards your ASCP, AMT, or state license renewal.http://www.labce.com/newspost62-new_course_current_good_manufacturing_practices_fo.aspx11/12/2012 4:01:53 PM ESTNew Course: Basics of Lean and Six Sigma for the LaboratoryA new course, Basics of Lean and Six Sigma for the Laboratory, is now available. This course is approved for 2 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours and counts towards your ASCP, AMT, or state license renewal.http://www.labce.com/newspost61-new_course_basics_of_lean_and_six_sigma_for_the_la.aspx10/16/2012 4:26:15 PM ESTHistology Courses Now AvailableHistologists: now you can earn the continuing education hours that you need to keep your ASCP and state certificate up-to-date. LabCE has added new courses in histology, including special stains, IHC, FISH, and more. We've also added a special subscription package just for histologists. Get access to over 16 hours of P.A.C.E. approved continuing education for just $65. If you need more hours, you can choose our "All Courses" package instead, which includes all 81 LabCE courses for just $95. Learn more about histology courses at LabCE.http://www.labce.com/newspost60-histology_courses_now_available.aspx6/6/2012 10:51:23 AM ESTNew Course: Preliminary Identification of the Primary Select Agents of BioterrorismA new course, Preliminary Identification of the Primary Select Agents of Bioterrorism, is now available. Learn more » This course is approved for 1.5 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours and counts towards your ASCP, AMT, or state license renewal in the category of microbiology.http://www.labce.com/newspost59-new_course_preliminary_identification_of_the_prima.aspx12/22/2011 10:24:47 AM ESTNew Look for LabCE CoursesOn Friday, November 11, we updated our website to feature a new look for our online courses. Questions or concerns? E-mail support@medialabinc.net.http://www.labce.com/newspost54-new_look_for_labce_courses.aspx11/30/2011 10:38:22 AM ESTNew Course: Real-Time PCRA new course, Real-Time PCR, is now available. Learn more » This course is approved for 1.5 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours and counts towards your ASCP, AMT, or state license renewal in the category of molecular pathology.http://www.labce.com/newspost58-new_course_real_time_pcr.aspx11/1/2011 10:24:47 AM ESTNew Course: Bone Marrow Aspiration Part I: Normal Hematopoiesis and Basic Interpretive ProceduresA new course, Bone Marrow Aspiration Part I: Normal Hematopoiesis and Basic Interpretive Procedures, is now available. Learn more » This course is approved for 2 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours and counts towards your ASCP, AMT, or state license renewal in the category of hematology.http://www.labce.com/newspost57-new_course_bone_marrow_aspiration_part_i_normal_he.aspx10/20/2011 10:24:47 AM ESTNew Course: Rh negative female with anti-D at delivery: A case studyA new course, Rh negative female with anti-D at delivery: A case study, is now available. Learn more » This course is approved for 2 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours and counts towards your ASCP, AMT, or state license renewal in the category of bloodbanking / immunohematology.http://www.labce.com/newspost56-new_course_rh_negative_female_with_anti_d_at_deliv.aspx9/15/2011 10:24:47 AM ESTNew Course: Hemoglobinopathies: Hemoglobin S DisordersA new course, Hemoglobinopathies: Hemoglobin S Disorders, is now available. Learn more » This course is approved for 2 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours and counts towards your ASCP, AMT, or state license renewal in the category of hematology.http://www.labce.com/newspost55-new_course_hemoglobinopathies_hemoglobin_s_disorde.aspx8/8/2011 10:24:47 AM ESTNew course: Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and NewbornA new course, Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn, is now available. Learn more » This course is approved for 2 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours and counts towards your ASCP, AMT, or state license renewal in the category of blood banking and immunohematology.http://www.labce.com/newspost52-new_course_hemolytic_disease_of_the_fetus_and_newb.aspx5/3/2011 2:40:57 PM ESTNew course: Transfusion ReactionsA new course, Transfusion Reactions, is now available. Learn more » This course is approved for 1.5 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours and counts towards your ASCP, AMT, or state license renewal in the category of blood banking and immunohematology.http://www.labce.com/newspost50-new_course_transfusion_reactions.aspx3/3/2011 3:21:44 PM ESTNew Courses In 2011We are excited to present you with an exclusive look at a few of our upcoming courses to be released in 2011! We enjoy bringing you the most frequently requested CE courses covering the hottest clinical laboratory topics. LabCE.com is the best value in laboratory continuing education. You can take all 71 courses that we offer (over 100 CE hours) for just $95. Compare this to other providers, who let you take just 8 courses and charge $99 or more. LabCE is unmatched for value, selection, convenience, and timeliness. Find out why LabCE is the best option for your CE needs » In the first half of 2011, you can expect multiple new course releases from LabCE.com, including: Introduction to Flow Cytometry - Available now! Enroll in this fun, exciting course with streaming video to review the basic principles of flow cytometry. Objectives covered include: labeling, counting, gating, interpretation, etc. Interesting and pertinent case studies are included for excellent concept reinforcement. Learn more »Hemoglobin S – Delve deeper into this special hemoglobinopathy by reviewing abnormal hemoglobin structures, the molecular basis for sickle cell hemoglobins, clinical manifestations of and laboratory findings in sickle cell disorders.Transfusion Reactions – Do you wonder how and why transfusion reactions happen? If so, this course is perfect for you! You will identify the risks of transfusions, define various transfusion reaction types, discuss pathophysiology, signs, symptoms, therapies, prevention, and clinical work-up of hemolytic and nonhemolytic transfusion reactions. In addition you will learn how investigate transfusion reactions in the laboratory.Special Topics in Phlebotomy – What should you about patients with needle phobia? How do react to adverse patient reactions? In this course, users will learn these skills in addition to age, cultural, and ethnic differences that can affect phlebotomy practice. Special testing requirements are also covered along with the importance of team dynamics in quality patient care.And many more...It is our pleasure to provide you with new and exciting continuing education opportunities. Subscribe to LabCE.com and see why thousands of laboratory professionals choose LabCE for their laboratory continuing education.http://www.labce.com/newspost49-new_courses_in_2011.aspx2/22/2011 3:00:40 PM ESTNew Course: Body Fluid Differential TutorialA new course, Body Fluid Differential Tutorial, is now available. Learn more »http://www.labce.com/newspost48-new_course_body_fluid_differential_tutorial.aspx11/30/2010 12:10:28 PM ESTNew course: Antinuclear Antibody Testing: Methods and Pattern InterpretationA new course, Antinuclear Antibody Testing: Methods and Pattern Interpretation, is now available. Learn more »http://www.labce.com/newspost47-new_course_antinuclear_antibody_testing_methods_an.aspx11/9/2010 12:41:29 PM ESTNew course: Metabolic SyndromeA new course, Metabolic Syndrome , is now available. Learn more »http://www.labce.com/newspost46-new_course_metabolic_syndrome.aspx10/8/2010 12:41:29 PM ESTNew course: Histology Special Stains: CarbohydratesA new course, Histology Special Stains: Carbohydrates, is now available. Learn more »http://www.labce.com/newspost45-new_course_histology_special_stains_carbohydrates.aspx9/15/2010 12:40:43 PM ESTNew course: Diabetes and the Current American Diabetes Association GuidelinesA new course, Diabetes and the Current American Diabetes Association Guidelines, is now available for subscribers!http://www.labce.com/newspost44-new_course_diabetes_and_the_current_american_diabe.aspx8/13/2010 12:01:46 PM ESTNew course: Multi-drug Resistant Organisms: MRSA, VRE, and Clostridium difficileA new course, Multi-drug Resistant Organisms: MRSA, VRE, and Clostridium difficile, is now available for subscribers!http://www.labce.com/newspost43-new_course_multi_drug_resistant_organisms_mrsa_vre.aspx8/13/2010 12:00:28 PM ESTOnline CE for PhlebotomistsLabCE now features a phlebotomy CE package, designed for phlebotomists to meet phlebotomy license renewal requirements. Learn more!http://www.labce.com/newspost41-online_ce_for_phlebotomists.aspx6/14/2010 6:35:02 PM ESTUpdated course: Reading and Reporting Gram Stained Direct SmearsWe've updated the course Reading and Reporting Gram Stained Direct Smears. Learn more!http://www.labce.com/newspost40-updated_course_reading_and_reporting_gram_stained_.aspx6/7/2010 5:55:17 PM ESTNew course: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Molecular Diagnostic TestingA new course, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Molecular Diagnostic Testing, is now available for subscribers!http://www.labce.com/newspost39-new_course_human_papillomavirus_hpv_and_molecular_.aspx6/7/2010 5:53:42 PM ESTResources for ASCP and NCA Exam ReviewRedirect to: http://www.labce.com/ascp-nca-exam-practice-review.aspxhttp://www.labce.com/newspost14-resources_for_ascp_and_nca_exam_review.aspx3/25/2010 4:46:34 PM ESTNew course: The Influenza A Virus: 2009 H1N1 SubtypeA new course, The Influenza A Virus: 2009 H1N1 Subtype is now available for all subscribers. Learn more!http://www.labce.com/newspost38-new_course_the_influenza_a_virus_2009_h1n1_subtype.aspx3/10/2010 11:34:58 AM ESTNew course: Detecting and Evaluating Coagulation Inhibitors and Factor DeficienciesA new course, Detecting and Evaluating Coagulation Inhibitors and Factor Deficiencies is now available for all subscribers. Learn more!http://www.labce.com/newspost37-new_course_detecting_and_evaluating_coagulation_in.aspx3/2/2010 12:49:29 PM ESTNew course: Dermal Puncture and Capillary Blood CollectionA new course, Dermal Puncture and Capillary Blood Collection is now available for all subscribers. Learn more!http://www.labce.com/newspost36-new_course_dermal_puncture_and_capillary_blood_col.aspx3/2/2010 12:48:35 PM ESTPatient Safety in the Clinical LabWhen an event – defined as a deviation from an approved policy, process or procedure, a complaint, or a transfusion reaction – occurs in the laboratory it needs to be documented by the person who observes it. Identifying and tracking errors is a critical component to continuously ensure compliance, patient safety and to improve policies, procedures and processes. Subscribe to this course provided by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science for just $45. Earn 2 P.A.C.E. continuing education credits and learn about the types of events that may occur in the clinical laboratory environment, regulatory and standards agencies requirements, the basic Event Management Process, and root cause analysis. Learn more about Patient Safety: Event Management in the Clinical Laboratoryhttp://www.labce.com/newspost35-patient_safety_in_the_clinical_lab.aspx1/5/2010 5:19:24 PM ESTNew course: Cardiac BiomarkersA new course, Cardiac Biomarkers is now available for all subscribers. Learn more!http://www.labce.com/newspost34-new_course_cardiac_biomarkers.aspx12/17/2009 12:26:43 PM ESTNew course: Authentic and Spurious Causes of ThrombocytopeniaA new course, Authentic and Spurious Causes of Thrombocytopenia is now available for all subscribers. Learn more!http://www.labce.com/newspost33-new_course_authentic_and_spurious_causes_of_thromb.aspx12/17/2009 12:25:49 PM ESTFollow LabCE and MediaLab on Twitter and FacebookStay up to date on the latest news from LabCE and MediaLab! Follow our Twitter account at http://twitter.com/labce. You can also become a fan of MediaLab and LabCE on Facebook by visiting http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lawrenceville-GA/LabCE-Online-continuing-education-for-medical-technologists/68787103427.http://www.labce.com/newspost32-follow_labce_and_medialab_on_twitter_and_facebook.aspx9/2/2009 3:35:25 PM ESTNew course: Routine VenipunctureA new course is now available free for all LabCE.com subscribers. Routine Venipuncture, 1.5 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours. Learn more about Routine Venipuncture and other online CE courses for meeting medical technologist continuing education requirements.http://www.labce.com/newspost31-new_course_routine_venipuncture.aspx8/27/2009 2:06:44 PM ESTNew course: Laboratory ErgonomicsA new course is now available free for all LabCE.com subscribers. Laboratory Ergonomics, 1.0 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hour. Learn more about Laboratory Ergonomics and other online CE courses for meeting medical technologist continuing education requirements.http://www.labce.com/newspost30-new_course_laboratory_ergonomics.aspx8/27/2009 2:06:01 PM ESTTrack all of your CEUs in one placeKeep all of your CE organized with LabCE's new convenient, easy-to-use continuing education transcript feature, included FREE with your subscription. Track all of your CE, whether you earned them through LabCE, your employer, a state society conference or teleconference, or any other source. Learn more about keeping your CE organized with LabCE.http://www.labce.com/newspost22-track_all_of_your_ceus_in_one_place.aspx6/25/2009 2:50:01 PM ESTNew course: Emerging Cardiovascular Risk MarkersA new course is now available free for all LabCE.com subscribers. Emerging Cardiovascular Risk Markers, 1.5 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours. Learn more about Emerging Cardiovascular Risk Markers and other online CE courses for meeting medical technologist continuing education requirements.http://www.labce.com/newspost29-new_course_emerging_cardiovascular_risk_markers.aspx6/25/2009 2:47:57 PM ESTNew course: The Disappearing AntibodyA new course is now available free for all LabCE.com subscribers. The Disappearing Antibody: A Case Study, 2.0 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours. Learn more about The Disappearing Antibody: A Case Study and other online CE courses for meeting medical technologist continuing education requirements.http://www.labce.com/newspost28-new_course_the_disappearing_antibody.aspx6/25/2009 2:46:52 PM ESTSubmit Your Lab Week Photos and Stories to Win an iPodMediaLab, Inc. congratulates all laboratory professionals for National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (Lab Week), April 19-25, 2009. Laboratories play a vital role in the treatment of patients, and the hard work and dedication of medical laboratory professionals deserve recognition. Lab Week is a collaboration between many major laboratory organizations, including ASCP, AABB, AACC, AMT, ASCLS, CLMA, and CAP. MediaLab is collecting photos and stories of Lab Week celebrations in laboratories across the country. See how other laboratories are marking the occasion, and share your creative ideas with others nationwide. Photos and stories may be posted on our website. Those who send in Lab Week photos and stories will also have a chance to win an Apple iPod Nano! We'll randomly choose a winner on Monday, April 27th. E-mail your photos and stories to labweek@medialabinc.net for a chance to win! You don't need to be a MediaLab subscriber in order to participate. Participation is open to all.http://www.labce.com/newspost27-submit_your_lab_week_photos_and_stories_to_win_an_.aspx4/17/2009 5:11:48 PM ESTLabCE now accepts PayPalNow, you can subscribe to LabCE.com using your PayPal account. LabCE offers many convenient options for subscribing, including credit cards, checks / money, and PayPal. A one-year subscription, including access to all courses (over 90 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours) is just $95. Subscribe today!http://www.labce.com/newspost21-labce_now_accepts_paypal.aspx4/3/2009 6:22:07 PM ESTNew Course: Packaging and Shipping Infectious MaterialsA new course is now available free for all LabCE.com subscribers. Packaging and Shipping Infectious Materials, 1.5 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours. Learn more about Packaging and Shipping Infectious Materials and other online CE courses for meeting medical technologist relicensure requirements.http://www.labce.com/newspost23-new_course_packaging_and_shipping_infectious_mater.aspx4/3/2009 6:22:00 PM ESTCalifornia Clinical Laboratory Scientist Continuing EducationRedirect to:http://www.labce.com/california-landing.aspxhttp://www.labce.com/newspost26-california_clinical_laboratory_scientist_continuin.aspx4/3/2009 6:21:39 PM ESTGet CE for your Florida medical technologist licenseRedirect to:http://www.labce.com/florida-landing.aspxhttp://www.labce.com/newspost25-get_ce_for_your_florida_medical_technologist_licen.aspx4/3/2009 6:21:14 PM ESTNew York Clinical Laboratory Continuing EducationRedirect to:http://www.labce.com/newyork-landing.aspxhttp://www.labce.com/newspost24-new_york_clinical_laboratory_continuing_education.aspx4/3/2009 6:15:28 PM ESTNew Course: Hereditary HemochromatosisA new course is now available free for all LabCE.com subscribers. Hereditary Hemochromatosis, 2 ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit hours. Learn more about Hereditary Hemochromatosis.http://www.labce.com/newspost20-new_course_hereditary_hemochromatosis.aspx3/16/2009 2:33:59 PM ESTAuthors and reviewers needed - Create CE courses for laboratory professionalsBuild your resume and help provide cutting-edge continuing education and compliance courses to the clinical laboratory market. Write a course for MediaLab! We're in search of experienced clinical laboratory educators to help us create and update online courses for clinical laboratory professionals. Writing for MediaLab is a valuable chance to build your resume, establish your expertise, and gain publishing experience with the growing field of online course development. Our course-building tools are convenient and easy-to-use. MediaLab also pays an honorarium to authors and reviewers that work with us. Learn more about writing courses for MediaLab »http://www.labce.com/newspost19-authors_and_reviewers_needed___create_ce_courses_f.aspx2/27/2009 2:45:19 PM ESTNew courses added January 2009Antibody Detection and Identification and Beta Thalassemia have been added and are now free for all subscribers. View all courses.http://www.labce.com/newspost18-new_courses_added_january_2009.aspx2/27/2009 2:40:41 PM ESTMeet Tennessee laboratory continuing education requirementsMed techs in Tennessee: have you earned enough continuing education for your TN laboratory license renewal? All medical technologists in Tennessee are required to earn 24 hours of continuing education every two years. The deadline for "odd year" licensees in December 31st, 2008. If you haven't earned 24 hours of CE by then, you may be at risk of now having your laboratory license renewed! LabCE is the quickest and most convenient way to earn continuing education for Tennessee requirements. A one-year subscription to LabCE includes 48 online courses, with over 80 P.A.C.E. continuing education hours. Choose the courses that meet your level of experience and areas of expertise. LabCE subscriptions are all-inclusive -- for just $95, you'll get access to all courses and CE hours, with no additional charges for exams, certificates, or anything else. Subscribe online and you'll get instant access. Take courses from any Internet-connected computer, and print out certificates of completion from your own printer. There's no waiting for mailed course materials, exams, or certificates. Learn more about continuing education for Tennessee medical technologists.http://www.labce.com/newspost17-meet_tennessee_laboratory_continuing_education_req.aspx11/5/2008 5:21:46 PM ESTNew laboratory continuing education course in ElectrophoresisLabCE is happy to annouce that a new laboratory continuing education course, Electrophoresis, is now available to all subscribers. LabCE provides laboratory continuing education courses to MTs, MLTs, and other clinical laboratory personnel. Earn P.A.C.E. credits online to fulfill requirements for AMT, ASCP, NCA, and state license renewal. A one-year subscription is $95 and allows you to access all LabCE online courses. We currently offer 48 online laboratory continuing education courses, which new courses automatically added to your subscription about once a month. Learn more about LabCE's online subscriptions, or compare us to other CE providers to see how we're different. http://www.labce.com/newspost16-new_laboratory_continuing_education_course_in_elec.aspx10/17/2008 11:55:26 AM ESTBe recognized! Submit your own questions to the LabCE.com Quiz Game.Thanks to the clinical laboratory community, the LabCE.com Quiz Game has become a great success! We're happy to offer the LabCE.com Quiz Game as a free resource to medical technologists and CLS students. To keep the LabCE.com Quiz Game challenging and fresh for all players, we need your help! You can submit your own questions to the LabCE.com Quiz, which are then shown to over a thousand players per day. Get your name out into the laboratory community! You can choose to include your name and biographical information on the questions you submit. This can be good publicity for your education programs, laboratory / hospital, or consulting services. Or, if you prefer, you can submit questions anonymously. Register to contribute (it's free), and submit your questions. MediaLab will review them and then incorporate them into the game. You'll be able to set the point value for your questions and see how player perform. We welcome questions about any clinical laboratory science topic - hematology, bloodbanking, microbiology, safety, and more. Register here to contribute, or e-mail labce@medialabinc.net with any questions.http://www.labce.com/newspost8-be_recognized_submit_your_own_questions_to_the_lab.aspx10/13/2008 2:41:36 PM ESTNew courses in Alpha Thalassemia and Molecular DiagnosticsTwo new continuing education courses are now available to all subscribers: Alpha Thalassemia (1.5 P.A.C.E. credits) Fundamentals of Molecular Diagnostics (1.0 P.A.C.E. credit) Subscriptions to LabCE by MediaLab include access to 47 online courses. All courses carry ASCLS P.A.C.E. credits for clinical laboratory science continuing education. As a subscriber, you'll get immediate access to all new courses that we release during the year. Subscriptions are just $95/year. Learn more »http://www.labce.com/newspost15-new_courses_in_alpha_thalassemia_and_molecular_dia.aspx10/6/2008 4:35:11 PM ESTNew lab continuing education courses coming soonUp-to-date courses are key to staying in compliance with laboratory continuing education requirements. That's why MediaLab is always adding new courses to its library of continuing education courses for lab professionals. The following titles are coming soon: Alpha Thalassemia Fundamentals of Molecular Diagnostics Electrophoresis As a subscriber, you'll have access to these courses as soon as they become available. Learn more about continuing education for med techs and other laboratory personnel. MediaLab is also looking for qualified laboratory professionals to write new continuing education courses or review existing courses. If you're interested in working with us to develop quality CE and competency assessments for laboratorians, please click here to learn more.http://www.labce.com/newspost13-new_lab_continuing_education_courses_coming_soon.aspx9/22/2008 5:38:48 PM ESTWrite for MediaLab - Experienced Clinical Lab Educators NeededBuild your resume and help provide cutting-edge continuing education and compliance courses to the clinical laboratory market. Write a course for MediaLab! We're in search of experienced clinical laboratory educators to help us create and update online courses for clinical laboratory professionals. Writing for MediaLab is a valuable chance to build your resume, establish your expertise, and gain publishing experience with the growing field of online course development. Our course-building tools are convenient and easy-to-use. MediaLab also pays an honorarium to authors that work with us, usually $1,000. Learn more about writing courses for MediaLab »http://www.labce.com/newspost6-write_for_medialab___experienced_clinical_lab_educ.aspx9/22/2008 5:38:44 PM ESTLaboratory continuing education from LabCE.comMediaLab is the most convenient and fastest way to get laboratory continuing education for your AMT, ASCP, or NCA recertification or state license renewal. Compared to outdated books, CDs, articles, conferences, and classes, MediaLab's online laboratory continuing education is far more convenient and affordable. Traditional laboratory continuing education methods (like purchasing a book and exam or faxing back a quiz based on a magazine article) are very time-consuming and require a lot of waiting, not to mention shipping costs. Wait for your study material to be mailed. Wait for you exam to be graded. Wait for your certificate to be mailed. Attending a laboratory continuing education class, meeting, or conference is inconvenient and takes time from your busy life. These classes can't be flexible around your unique schedule. Online laboratory continuing education from MediaLab is the better way to earn the CE you need. MediaLab is affordable. Get access to all 41 MediaLab courses for one low price of $95. No shipping costs. No fees for certificates. All 41 MediaLab courses help meet your laboratory continuing education needs for AMT, ASCP, NCA, and state license renewal. MediaLab is fast. Start your courses right away – no waiting for mailed or faxed material, no shipping costs or sales taxes. Your post-tests are scored right away, and your certificate is available for immediate printing. laboratory continuing education is available when you need it, with no waiting. MediaLab is convenient. Earn laboratory continuing education on your schedule, 24 / 7 / 365. Use any Internet-connected computer – at home, at work, at school, at the library. Your progress is always bookmarked, so you can start a course anytime and resume where you left off later, at any computer. Go through courses at your own pace, without time limits or restrictions. If you need laboratory continuing education, try MediaLab risk-free for 30 days. We know you'll love this affordable, fast, and convenient way to earn CE online. Learn more.http://www.labce.com/newspost4-laboratory_continuing_education_from_labcecom.aspx9/5/2008 2:36:23 PM ESTTurn PowerPoint files into online coursesUsing MediaLab's CourseBuilder, you can quickly create online courses from your organization's existing PowerPoint files. Create a custom solution for assigning, tracking, and documenting training in less than a minute. Learn more about turning your PowerPoint files into online courses »http://www.labce.com/newspost12-turn_powerpoint_files_into_online_courses.aspx8/29/2008 4:44:00 PM ESTGet certified for DOT Urine CollectionsThe Department of Transportation has just updated the procedure for peforming DOT-regulated urine collections. Do you know what's changed? Stay up-to-date with MediaLab's online courses in Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulated Urine Collection. Need to build your resume? Using MediaLab's online courses and the experience of a observer who can check you off on five required mock collections, you can earn your certificate to perform DOT-regulated urine specimen collections. Learn more about MediaLab's online course for Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulated Urine Collection Training.http://www.labce.com/newspost11-get_certified_for_dot_urine_collections.aspx8/21/2008 1:21:16 PM ESTNew Pharmacology in the Clinical Lab courseMediaLab's newest course, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Pharmacogenomics, is now available for all subscribers. Therapeutic drug monitoring and pharmacogenomics are both pharmacy-related areas within the clinical laboratory. Although each is considered a sub-discipline within laboratory medicine, the two fields overlap significantly. This course provides an overview of each of these laboratory sub-disciplines and discusses the utility, rationale, and practice of each one. Learn more about the Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Pharmacogenomics online course. See a complete list of all included online courses.http://www.labce.com/newspost10-new_pharmacology_in_the_clinical_lab_course.aspx8/11/2008 6:05:19 PM ESTNew Mycology courses for laboratory continuing educationTwo new courses are now available for all LabCE.com subscribers. Both mycology courses carry ASCLS P.A.C.E. credit for laboratory continuing education, as well as Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Science credit for the General (Parasitology/Mycology) category. Mycology: Hyaline and Dematiaceous Fungi helps you identify hyaline mold isolates by observing the appearance of the colony on agar plates and through microscopic appearance, as well as identify dematiaceous molds by observing characteristic structures and their rate of growth. Mycology: Yeasts and Dimorphic Pathogens helps you identify yeast species and dimorphic fungal species by observing the appearance of the colony morphology and through microscopic appearance. The course also discusses various sources of fungal infections and the diseases that are associated with yeasts and dimorphic molds. Questions from these two courses have been added to the LabCE.com Quiz Game.http://www.labce.com/newspost9-new_mycology_courses_for_laboratory_continuing_edu.aspx8/7/2008 5:14:37 PM ESTContact information for state laboratory personnel licensingFor more information on getting licensed in your home state, please contact the institutions listed below. For the states below that require continuing education, you can help meet license and renewal requirements by subscribing to MediaLab. Earn the laboratory continuing education you need to keep your license up-to-date. Don't risk an audit or losing your license! California State of California Department of Health Services Laboratory Field Services 2151 Berkeley Way - Annex 12 Berkeley, CA 94704 Phone: 510-873-6354 Florida Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel 4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin #C07 Tallahassee, FL 32399 Phone: 850-245-4355 Louisiana Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners PO Box 30250 New Orleans, LA 70190-0250 Phone: (504) 568-6820 Montana Montana Department of Labor and Industry Board of Clinical Laboratory Science Practitioners 301 S. Park St. Helena, MT 59602 Nevada Nevada Bureau of Licensure and Certification 1551 College Parkway #158 Carson City, NV 89710 Phone: 702-687-4475 North Dakota North Dakota Department of Health Division of Microbiology 1205 Ave. A West P.O. Box 5520 Bismark, ND 58506-5520 Phone: 701-328-5262 Rhode Island Rhode Island Department of Health Division of Health Services Regulation Room 104 3 Capitol Hill Providence, RI 02908 Phone: 401-222-2827 Tennessee Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board Personnel 1st Floor Cordell Hull Building 425 5th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37247-1010 Phone: 615-532-5128 West Virginia West Virginia Office of Laboratory Science Dept. of HHS 167 Eleventh Ave. South Charleston, WV 25303 Phone: 304-558-3530 If your state isn't listed, then your state does not require licensure at this time. However, if you have credentials with ASCP, AMT, or NCA, you may be required to earn continuing education to renew your certification. Also, your employer may require that you complete a certain number of continuing education credits every year. A subscription to MediaLab is an affordable way to earn the continuing education credits you need.http://www.labce.com/newspost7-contact_information_for_state_laboratory_personnel.aspx7/24/2008 5:11:17 PM ESTFlorida Licenses Expire on August 31, 2008. Renew with LabCE.com.If you're a clinical laboratory technologist, laboratory technician, lab supervisor, or lab director in the State of Florida, and you have a license from the Florida Department of Health - your license will expire on August 31, 2008 unless you renew. Time's running out! Fortunately, MediaLab provides convenient, affordable CE to help you meet Florida license renewal requirements. In order to renew, you'll need to have completed continuing education courses, including courses in HIV / AIDS, Medical Error Prevention, and Florida Laws and Rules of the Board of Clinical Laboratory Science. Get access to all of these courses with a MediaLab individual subscription. If you first received your license after January 1, 2006, you won't need to complete most of the continuing education requirements. However, you'll still need to complete two courses: HIV / AIDS and Medical Error Prevention. An individual subscription ($95/year) to MediaLab includes access to all 41 MediaLab courses, including the Florida-specific courses listed above. Choose from a wide range of courses to complete requirements for your license specialty, including hematology, blood banking, microbiology, and safety. All Florida CE that you earn through MediaLab is automatically and immediately reported to CEBroker under your license number. With the deadline approaching quickly, MediaLab's online courses are the fastest and most convenient way to complete the courses you need to renew your Florida license today. Learn more about MediaLab's LabCE.com courses for Florida clinical laboratory science personnel.http://www.labce.com/newspost3-florida_licenses_expire_on_august_31_2008__renew_w.aspx7/16/2008 2:37:02 PM EST