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Phlebotomy: Advancing the Profession and Practice of Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy 2013

Advancing the Profession and Practice of Phlebotomy


October 3-4, 2013
Kahler Grand Hotel
Rochester, Minnesota


Date and Location

The Phlebotomy 2013: Advancing the Profession and Practice of Phlebotomy conference will be held October 3-4, 2013. Conference headquarters will be located in the Heritage Ballroom on the Subway Level of the Kahler Grand Hotel, 20 2nd Avenue SW, Rochester, Minnesota. Meeting facilities are easily accessible by skyway and pedestrian subway, which connect Mayo Clinic to shops, restaurants, and hotels.

Conference Agenda

Thursday, October 3, 2013

7:00 am

Registration
Kahler Grand Hotel, Heritage Ballroom Foyer, Subway Level

Continental Breakfast
Windsor Ballroom, Subway Level

7:50 am

Welcome and Housekeeping

8:00 am

How to Create a Respectful & Safe Work Environment
Katherine Flippin, RN

9:15 am

Refreshment Break
Kahler Grand Hotel, Heritage Ballroom Foyer, Subway Level

9:35 am

How to Create a Respectful & Safe Work Environment (cont.)
Katherine Flippin, RN

10:50 am - 12:05 pm

Tours and Breakout Sessions:

Tours
Meet guide for designated tours in the Heritage Ballroom Foyer, Subway Level

Quality Blood Collections from Venous Lines (Catheters)
Twyla Rickard

Central vs. Regionalized Inpatient Phlebotomy Teams
Kelly Bute and Mohammed Mustapha

Bridging the Generation Gap at Work
Frederick Wills, Jr.

12:05 pm

Lunch
Windsor Ballroom, Subway Level

1:05 - 2:20 pm

Breakout Sessions:

Quality Blood Collections from Venous Lines (Catheters)
Twyla Rickard

Central vs. Regionalized Inpatient Phlebotomy Teams
Kelly Bute and Mohammed Mustapha

Bridging the Generation Gap at Work
Frederick Wills, Jr.

2:20 pm

Refreshment Break
Kahler Grand Hotel, Heritage Ballroom Foyer, Subway Level

2:40 - 3:55 pm

Tours and Breakout Sessions:

Tours
Meet guide for designated tours in the Heritage Ballroom Foyer, Subway Level

Quality Blood Collections from Venous Lines (Catheters)
Twyla Rickard

Central vs. Regionalized Inpatient Phlebotomy Teams
Kelly Bute and Mohammed Mustapha

Bridging the Generation Gap at Work
D.C. Mangum, Jr.

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Welcome Reception
Marriott Hotel, Ballrooms I and II
Appetizers provided

5:30 pm

Dinner on Your Own

 

Friday, October 4, 2013

7:00 am

Continental Breakfast
Windsor Ballroom, Subway Level

7:55 am

Introduction of Speaker
Planning Committee Member

8:00 am

Stress Management
Edward Rosenow, MD

9:15 am

Refreshment Break
Kahler Grand Hotel, Heritage Ballroom Foyer, Subway Level

9:35 - 10:50 am

Tours and Breakout Sessions:

Tours
Meet guide for designated tours in the Heritage Ballroom Foyer, Subway Level

Changing Team Behaviors Using Positive Reinforcement
Linda Backus

Difficult Sticks
Randy Gruhlke, Shannon Newberg, Danny Grabau

Panel Discussion
Mary Kaye Peterson, Jacqueline Wolf, Laurie Griesmann, Chanse Blanshan, Nicole Kang

10:50 am - 12:05 pm

Breakout Sessions:
                                               
Changing Team Behaviors Using Positive Reinforcement
Linda Backus

Difficult Sticks
Randy Gruhlke, Shannon Newberg, Danny Grabau

Panel Discussion
Mary Kaye Peterson, Jacqueline Wolf, Laurie Griesmann, Chanse Blanshan, Nicole Kang

12:05 pm

Lunch
Windsor Ballroom, Subway Level

1:05 pm

Trends in Lead Screening in Children
 Valeria Cristiani, MD

2:20 pm

Refreshment Break
Kahler Grand Hotel, Heritage Ballroom Foyer, Subway Level

2:40 pm

Top Gun Phlebotomy
Brad Karon, MD, PhD

3:55 pm

Adjourn

Breakout Sessions

The following 6 breakout sessions will be offered during the conference. You will have the opportunity to choose the sessions you would like to attend when you complete the online registration form.

  1. Changing Team Behaviors Using Positive Reinforcement

    This session will introduce performance management as a means to incorporate positive reinforcement from the applied science of human behavior into the work unit. Positive reinforcement has been shown to be an effective tool for changing and reinforcing desirable behaviors within a team and yourself.

  2. Central vs. Regionalized Inpatient Phlebotomy Teams

    In this session, you will hear Mayo Clinic’s journey of dispatching phlebotomy teams in the hospital environment. Faculty will share their experiences and data of moving from a regionalized team to a centrally located team, making the most of the current processes and resources.

  3. Difficult Sticks

    This session will focus on specific techniques, equipment choices, collection methodologies and other helpful hints and tips used during times of difficult collections. The session will also explore areas of difficulty related to age (pediatrics to geriatrics), physiological conditions (disease processes – vascular conditions) and factors associated with treatment regimes, such as collecting blood from patients with IV’s, central venous lines and arterial lines.

  4. Obtaining Quality Blood Collections from Venous Lines (Catheters)

    Obtaining specimens from a venous line (catheters) can be a potential source of test error due to hemolysis and specimen contamination. In this session, learn how performing pre-collection process steps that include choosing the proper equipment for collecting blood specimens, stopping IV fluids (if possible), performing a saline flush and collecting a “waste” or discard sample prior to the actual blood collection will result in quality specimens.

  5. Bridging the Generation Gap at Work

    In today’s workforce we are faced with four different generations. Each of these generations brings diversity and knowledge to the workforce. This course is designed to explore each of these generations and understand their unique abilities.

  6. Panel Discussion

    In this breakout session, representatives from various departments including Phlebotomy Education, Quality, Human Resources, Inpatient and Outpatient Laboratory Supervisors will be available for questions, discussion and to share their insight and expertise with you. You may submit questions and possible discussion topics on the online registration form or during the live breakout session.

Tours

Four tours will be offered during this conference. When registering online, you will be able to choose from the following: 

  1. Pediatrics - Outpatient pediatric drawing area, Mayo Clinic Building, 16th Floor
  2. Desk C, Central Clinical Laboratory, Central Processing - Outpatient drawing area, laboratory processing area and testing area, Hilton Building, Subway Level
  3. Mayo Medical Laboratories Reference Laboratory -  Reference laboratory for Mayo Clinic, Superior Drive Support Center
  4. Eisenberg/Charlton -Inpatient/Outpatient Lab drawing area, Eisenberg Building, Lobby Level

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