Hiring the right lab personnel

By Peggy McKee, MBA, Medical Laboratory Observer

The strength of your personnel determines the quality of your lab.

Like almost all clinical laboratory managers, you’re struggling with this issue. You’re not getting a healthy mix of people in your new hires, and you might even be having trouble meeting CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) and other regulations. The ongoing shortage of medical technologists puts you at a big disadvantage: you have a much smaller pool of applicants, and you have to fight harder to get them. Read Full story>>>

A career as a Medical Laboratory Scientist


Recorded at LabPlus at Auckland hospital in New Zealand the video presents MLS as a career option in the health industry in New Zealand

47th PAMET Annual Convention

Unfolding Opportunities through Technology Innovations

November 30 - December 2, 2011

The Manila Hotel, Philippines

Preliminary Scientific Program

November 30, 2011 
On Site Registration          Maynila Hall
                                         8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Pre-Convention                Sampaguita B, C, D, Roma Salon
Workshops                       8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (pre-registration required)
                                         1.  Molecular Biology
                                         2.  Microbiology
                                         3.  Hematology
                                         4.  Quality Assurance 
Opening of "LABTECH     The Tent
EXPOSED 2011"              4:00 - 4:30 PM 
Opening Ceremonies          Fiesta Pavilion
                                          4:30 - 6:00 PM 
Fellowship                          6:00 - 10:00 PM 
December 1, 2011 
On Site Registration            Maynila Hall
                                          8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Viewing of Exhibits             The Tent
                                          7:00 - 8:00 AM
                                          12:00 - 1:30 PM
                                          4:00 - 6:00 PM 
Plenary Sessions                 Fiesta Pavilion
                                          8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 
Business Meeting                4:30 - 5:30 PM 
Chapters' Meeting              Sampaguita Hall D
                                          6:00 - 9:00 PM 
December 2, 2011 
On Site Registration            Maynila Hall
                                          8:00 - 10:00 AM 
Viewing of Exhibits             The Tent
                                          7:00 - 8:00 AM
                                          12:00 - 1:30 PM
                                          4:00 - 6:00 PM 
Simultaneous                      Pandango, Polkabal
Scientific Sessions               8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 
Paper Presentations            Rigodon
                                          8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 
Closing Ceremonies            4:30 - 5:00 PM              

For more details, Please contact us or visit the pamet secretariat:
Pamet Secretariat
Unit 1720, 17th floor
Cityland 10 Tower 2,
6817 Ayala Ave. North
Makati City

Website: http://www.pametinc.org/

PAMET 47th Annual Convention

47th PAMET Annual Convention Registration Form

Photos: Basic Malaria Microscopy Training, Cherry Blossoms Hotel Manila, October 17 to 28, 2011

Newly Trained Medical Technologists Who Passed the Basic Malaria Microscopy Course

The Malaria Control Program (MCP) of the National Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Department of Health in collaboration with Center for Health Development Central Luzon and CAR through the support of Global Fund Consolidated Malaria Project conduct Basic Malaria Microscopy Training for Medical Technologists from Global Fund Provinces expansion sites to further enhance their knowledge, skills, and capabilities in diagnosing malaria.

The training was held at the Cherry Blossoms Hotel, Manila on October 3 – 14, 2011 for the first batch; and October 17 – 28, 2011 for the second batch.

The course objective to equip participants with knowledge and skills on malaria microscopy were satisfactorily achieved through lecture discussions, actual demonstrations, and microscopy sessions using bench microscopes with topics on the morphology of human malaria, basic laboratory techniques, the new drug policy, care and maintenance of microscope, parasite quantification, and quality assurance.

All participants were able to finish the course with grades ranging from 80% to 94.58%.

Evaluation of the course by the participants resulted to an overall rating of more than 90%. Participants expressed their satisfaction in the training materials, coverage of the course, venue, facilitators, and the general atmosphere in the conduct of the training.

Below is the complete list of the newly trained medical technologists.

First Batch
1. Ariem, Jerico Valencia
2. Banghallan, Josefina Maria Lanaon
3. Bahiwag, Mary Ann Macadaeg
4. Malanao, Joan Dela Cruz
5. Tayaban, Rachel Appoy
6. Cardenas, Nancy Fontanilla
7. Garcia, Joan Sison
8. Buclay, Lalaine Cabbigat
9. Dulnuan, Marie Rowena Pinkihan

Second Batch
1. Fabros, Nicie Gayle C.
2. Yambao, Mark Anthony S.
3. Cabasog, Edna T.
4. Dela Paz, Ma. Marilou T.
5. Nonog, Ferdinan A.
6. Tan, Marycone G.
7. Galindez, Glicerio L.
8. Marrero, Cristina P.
9. Peralta, Paul Benedict E.
10. Adriano, Liezel J.
11. Alegre, Maricris M.
12. Agod, Venecio G.
13. Galang, Mercedes C.

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