Point of Care Testing Symposium
4th Point of Care Testing Symposium
Purpose of Symposium:
The 4th Symposium in KFSHRC Riyadh Saudi will be an opportunity to discuss updates in the POCT fields and gain knowledge to improve practice and continue helping new organization in the region to establish their own POCT program. The Symposium will continue giving new opportunities to be exposed to international and national experiences in the field and disseminate the knowledge of the successful Point of Care Testing program, and find solutions for the challenges.
King Faisal specialist hospital & Research Center held 3 meeting for Point of Care Testing, in 2007, 2010 and 2013.
Goals and Objectives of Point of Care Testing Symposium:
-Update in the development in the field.
-Discuss the New challenges that Point Of Care Testing programs are faced and share experience to over come those challenges.
-Share idea’s and experiences in POCT program monitoring through data management and interface.
-Educate in quality management of the program for those who need to start it.
-Update about the accreditation standards and requirements.
-Increase the awareness of the health care providers of the POCT application (nurses and physician)
-Patient Safety and Point of care testing
Target Audience and Approximate Number of Delegates anticipated:
-Point of Care Testing Coordinators and staff in different hospitals -in the kingdom and MENA area.
-Other health care providers
Sponsorship (Companies or organizations):
-Lifescan (J& J) Company
-Roche Diagnostics Company
-Medtronic – HMS