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Molecular Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: Applications and Challenges

Molecular Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: Applications and Challenges 

This ten-part course designed for ASM members provides in-depth discussions of current trends and challenges associated with molecular diagnostic methods as they are used and encountered in the clinical microbiology laboratory. Participants will learn about issues related to laboratory design/workflow for molecular testing; quality control/assurance programs and proficiency testing; verification and implementation of multiplex tests; quantitative assays and standards; mass spectrometry; and cost analysis. The course will end by highlighting the many technological advances occurring in the field and their potential applications in clinical microbiology.



Last Updated on Monday, 03 February 2014 11:56

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Vaginitis Clinical Training

Vaginitis Self-Study Module
A CDC web-based training course designed to guide clinicians in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of vaginitis, including information on trichomiasis, candidiasis, and bacterial vaginosis (BV). Continuing education credits available.

Ready-to-Use  Vaginitis Curriculum for Clinical Educators
Developed by the CDC, these comprehensive curricular materials can be downloaded by clinical educators for classrooom use. Each module contains a slide presentation, an instructor's guide, a case study, and test questions.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 11:17

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Touring a BSL-4 Laboratory

Go inside the NEIDL in Dr. Vincent Racaniello's 1-hour documentary. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 March 2013 11:23

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Lab Quality Mgmt System Training

The purpose of this WHO toolkit is to provide information on how to conduct quality control for qualitative and semi-quantitative testing in the laboratory. At the end of this module, participants will be able to:

  • differentiate between built-in and traditional controls;
  • describe how to use stock cultures for microbiology QC;
  • discuss the use of quality control procedures for stains used in microscopic examination;
  • describe methods for verifying performance of microbiological media.



Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 15:05

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Colorado Assn for Continuing Medical Lab Education

CACMLE, the Colorado Association for Continuing Medical Laboratory Education, is dedicated to providing quality continuing education in the medical laboratory sciences. CACMLE produces continuing education programs via self study courses, teleconferences, workshops, and seminars. This variety of offerings also satisfies a variety of needs - from continuing education for clinical professionals to recertification, cross-training, and retraining.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 November 2013 10:36

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Center for Phlebotomy Education

Center for Phlebotomy Education
Providing educational materials and resources to those who perform, teach or supervise blood specimen collection procedures.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 September 2013 13:52

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Association of Public Health Laboratories

Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
APHL offers a range of high-quality continuing education programs to strengthen the skills of laboratorians and promote excellence in laboratory practice.

APHL Webinar and Teleconference Schedule
APHL's teleconferences are live lectures presented by subject matter experts via the telephone.


Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 15:03

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ASM CE Portal

Continuing Education Portal
The ASM CE Portal provides you with a growing library of continuing education activities that offer the latest and most important information regarding Microbiology. Dynamic and informative, our accredited courses are designed by the nation's leading experts.

Our goal is to have what you need, we are continually working to add the best programs to our library. If you have any ideas for courses you would like to take, please let us know.

The ASM CE Portal is designed to allow users to:

  • Browse the library of available CE activities. Our current catalog includes live conferences and online teleconferences and webinars.
  • Purchase and participate in an activity from the selections you will see on your My Activities page.
  • Claim credits for and evaluate ASM activities.
  • Print certificates directly from the CE portal.
  • Track all credits earned on the ASM CE Portal through your personalized transcript.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 April 2013 14:43

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CDC Learning Connection

Access over 275 learning products and resources developed by CDC and CDC partners for the public health community. Users can search by topic, media, and title.


Last Updated on Friday, 15 July 2011 10:15

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National Training Lab Network

The National Laboratory Training Network (NLTN) is dedicated to improving laboratory practice of public health significance through quality continuing education. NLTN is a training system sponsored by the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and the CDC.

The NLTN is staffed by laboratory training specialists who work with the state public health laboratory training personnel, CDC education specialists, and subject matter experts to identify and fulfill training needs. The NLTN conducts training needs assessments, then develops and delivers quality, cost-effective training in a variety of formats. Although generally geared toward laboratorians, courses are also designed to target other healthcare workers, such as epidemiologists, nurses, infection control practitioners, physicians and public health sanitarians as well as environmental, agricultural, and foodsafety laboratories.

The NLTN has offered more than 4,000 workshops and trained more than 220,000 public health and clinical laboratorians since 1989.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 August 2013 15:06

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