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IMSS 2015

DATES HAVE CHANGED FOR IMSS!!!! The dates are now October 1-3, 2015 in Jackson, Wyoming.

Scientific Sessions for IMSS Catch the Wave include the following:

  • Keynote Speaker Nadav Kaufman: Novel Biomarkers: Enhancing the Lab’s Value by Championing Improvements in Patient Care
  • Lynne Garcia: Medical Parasitology – 1) The World Continues to Shrink AND 2) The Importance of STAT Testing in Medical Parasitology (2 sessions)
  • Denise Driscoll, CAP: Meeting Competency Standards
  • Sue Galindo & Dee Johnson: Education in the 21st Century!
  • Keila Poulsen & Dawn Robertson: Hematology Extravaganza
  • Marina Kazakevich: Cancer Stem Cells Theory
  • Evelyn Graham: Platelets – Purpose, Pictures, and Problems
  • Dr. Paul Eastvold: Neonatal Transfusion Practice
  • Dr. Walter Kelley: Blood Bank Component Cruise
  • Dr. Dorothy Adcock: 1) Coagulation Potpourri AND 2) Evaluation of Prolonged PT and PTT (2 sessions)
  • Barbara Bachman: Workflow Analysis Using the LSS
  • Jewell Zweegman: HANG TEN!
  • Tony Gatherum: Molecular Testing in the Transfusion Service
  • Adam Birks: Molecular diagnosis of Group A Streptococcus
  • Dr. Joaquin Garcia: HPV and p16 Testing
  • Theresa Joseph: Universal Definition of MI and Troponin
  • Tina Mattox: Laboratory Forensics
  • Les Edinboro: Prescription Drug Monitoring

Click here for a downloadable flyer for your lab!


Catch the Wave with IMSS 2015

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September 30- October 3, 2015

A few of the speakers include (subject to change) Lynne Garcia: Parasitology, Nadav
Kaufman, Product Director, Clinical Labs Ortho: How the lab can change patient care by promoting new markers to identify kidney failure, Dr. Nathan Adams: Oncology coagulation, Denise Driscoll, CAP: Meeting Competency Standards. Susie Zanto: Microbiology; Hematology;
Management: Blood Bank and more!

Attendees this year can earn up to 14 Continuing Education Credits!

Click HERE to download the flyer to post in your lab!

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You can win an IMSS Island Get-Away!

One lucky person from each of the five Region VIII States (WY, CO, UT, MT, ID) will win this great prize package which entitles them to $100 off their registration for the 2015 Intermountain States Seminar where we will Catch the Wave!

To be eligible to win, just follow these three easy steps:
1. LIKE this post and our Facebook page
2. SHARE this Post on with your friends
3. RENEW your ASCLS Membership by July 31st.

Winners will be notified by August 15th and will be featured on our Facebook page. So...go ahead and give us the "thumbs up"'s that easy!

We are looking to update our contact list of potential vendors for IMSS. If you are in touch with any vendors, please let them know we would love to have them join us in Jackson Hole this fall.

Also, if you have contact information for vendors, please message us so we can forward that information on to our Exhibitor Chair, Amy Steinmetz.


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Intermountain States Seminar (IMSS) updated their cover photo. ...