Sysmex Webinars


Building Competency, Keeping Pace with Change

We are pleased to offer complimentary webinars on current technical and managerial clinical laboratory topics.  Many of these programs are accredited for 1.0 continuing education credits (CEU) through PACE and the state of Florida.

Choose from live webinars or from recorded, previous sessions.  Information on both types of sessions are listed below. 

If you wish to access additional, CEU accredited coursework, please go to the Colorado Association for Continuing Medical Laboratory Education’s (CACMLE) website at

Upcoming Webinars

To register for one, or more, of the following upcoming topics (click here):

Beyond the CBC Report: Extended Laboratory Testing in the Evaluation of Leukemia/Lymphoma

Ronald W. Thomason, MD, Medical Director, Co-director of Hematopathology, Integrated Oncology/Dianon, Esoterix Pathology Practice Group, LabCorp Specialty Testing Group, Brentwood, TN
10/14/2015; 12 pm - 1 pm (CST)
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Developing More Sophisticated Reflex Testing Guidelines to Help Reduce Test Utilization and Contribute to Better Patient Care

Keri Donaldson, MD, MSCE, F.C.A.P., Director, Clinical Processing Specimen Laboratory; Director, CLIA Laboratory, Institute for Personalized Medicine; Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
11/11/2015; 12 pm - 1 pm (CST)
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HbA1c: A Diabetic Marker of Increasing Importance

Priya Sivaraman, Ph.D., Senior Product Manager, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Benicia, CA
12/9/2015; 12 pm - 1 pm (CST)
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Webinars On-Demand

A Clinical Overview and Discussion of Laboratory Medicine in an Oncology Practice
Evelyn Graham, MT(ASCP), Regional Laboratory Manager, Cancer and Hematology Centers of Western MI, Grand Rapids, MI
CLIA and the Individualized Quality Control Plan IQCP
Karen Dyer, MT(ASCP) DLM Director, Division of Laboratory Services, Center for Medicare Services
Use of Reticulocyte Hemoglobin in Anemia Assessment
Denise Uettwiller-Geiger, Ph.D, DLM (ASCP) Director of Clinical Trials, John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, Port Jefferson, NY
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Hematology Case Studies
Sara Ohanessian M.D., Pathology Resident; Keri Donaldson M.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Pathology; Michael Creer M.D., Professor and Chief of Clinical Pathology, Director Clinical Laboratory, Pathology Residency Program Director. All speakers are affiliated with Penn State Hershey S. Medical Center in Hershey, PA
Challenges in the Evaluation of Thrombocytopenia in Newborns
Dr.Martha Sola-Visner, MD Children’s Hospital, Boston MA Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard University
Understanding and Fixing the Recurring Costs of Bad Quality in Your Laboratory
Lucia Berte, MA, MT (ASCP), SBB, DLM, CQA, CMQ (ASQ) President, Laboratories Made Better! P.C.
The Diagnostic Utility of Hematological Parameters to Predict Sepsis
Alison Woodworth, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Assistant Professor, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Director, Esoteric Chemistry, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Reducing Lab Test Utilization in a Large Health System
Leo Serrano, FACHE, DLM (ASCP), Corporate Director of Laboratory Services, Broward Health System, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
The Future of Quality Control – Evidence Based QC
Scott Lesher, Director of Technical Support Services, Sysmex America, Inc., Lincolnshire, IL
Evaluation of Leukocytosis
Tracy I. George, MD, University of New Mexico/TriCore Reference Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
The Value of Laboratory Professionals and Our Services
Elissa Passiment, EdM, CLS Executive Vice President, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Scientist McLean, VA
Red Blood Cell Survival in Anemic Low Birth Weight Infants
Donald Mock, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
Laboratory Professionals: Where do we go from here?
Brian Jackson, MD, MS, FCAP Medical Director of Informatics, ARUP Laboratories, Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Utilizing Sysmex RET-He to Evaluate Anemia in Cancer Patients
Ellinor Peerschke, PhD, FAHA Vice Chair, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Head, Hematology & Coagulation Laboratory Services; Member, Memorial Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Design and Implementation of Automated Urinalysis Screening Using the UF-1000i Automated Urine Particle Analyzer
Keri Donaldson, MD Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Pathology Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Hershey, PA
The XN-Series – A Total Lavender Top Tube Solution
Al Ziccardi, MT (ASCP) SH Laboratory Operation Manager for AP/CP/Safety Officer New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens New York, NY
Special Webinar for Blood Centers - Implementation and Utilization of the Sysmex pocH-100i Automated Hematology Analyzers in a Blood Donor Center
Jovona Powelson Product Testing Lab Manager, Technical Consultant Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City Kansas City, MO
Healthcare Reform’s Impact on the Laboratory
Rick Panning, MBA, MLS(ASCP) Vice President, Business Development, Shared Clinical Services, Fairview Health Services Minneapolis, MN
Stepping into the Future of Hematology with the New XN-2000 Automated Hematology Analyzer
Debora A. House, MT(ASCP) Hematology Section Leader Martha Jefferson Hospital Charlottesville, VA
Advanced Clinical Parameters (ACPs): Just What the Doctor Ordered!
Holly L. McDaniel, MD Clin-Path Associates, PLC Pathology Specialists of Arizona Laboratory Medical Director Banner Estrella Medical Center Phoenix, AZ
The Important Role of the Laboratory in Preventing Anemia in Critically Ill Infants
John A. Widness, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics Division of Neonatology, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine University of Iowa Iowa City, IA Gretchen Cress, R.N. Clinical/Health Care Research Manager, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Mechanism of Thrombocytopenia in Chronic Hepatitis C as Evaluated by the Immature Platelet Fraction
Marjorie L. Zucker, M.D. Formerly Assoc. Professor of Pathology Kansas University Medical Center Kansas City, KS
Immature Granulocyte Enumeration – Our Journey from Manual to Automated Reporting
Mary Capper MT(ASCP)SH Supervisor, Hematology/Hemostasis, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City, Iowa
It’s as Simple as 1-2-3: How to implement the Advanced Clinical Parameters
Selke Mantie MT(ASCP) System Hematology Technical Specialist Banner Health System Phoenix, AZ.
New Insights about Anemia from Studies of Blood Donors
Alan Edward Mast, M.D., Ph.D Investigator Blood Research Institute, Blood Center of Wisconsin, Associate Medical Director, Medical Services, Blood Center of Wisconsin, Associate Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin Blood Center of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI
What's Your Number? How to Use Data and Statistics to Facilitate Measuring and Improving Hematology Performance
Janet Roach H(ASCP) Hematology Supervisor MultiCare Health System Tacoma, Washington
Urinalysis: The Study of a Divine Fluid
Donna L. Canterbury MT(ASCP)SH Supervisor of Hematology, Urinalysis and Body Fluids University of Virginia Medical Laboratories Charlottesville, VA
Recognizing Patterns of T-Cell Lymphoid Neoplasia and Reactive Lymphocytosis in Peripheral Blood - Bonus Case Studies
Leon F. Baltrucki, M.D Medical Laboratory Director, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans’ Health System Gainesville, FL
Recognizing Patterns of Lymphoid Neoplasia in Peripheral Blood
Leon F. Baltrucki, M.D., Medical Laboratory Director, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans’ Health System, Gainesville, FL
Laboratory Diagnosis of Hemoglobinopathies – Bonus Case Studies
Edward C.C. Wong, M.D. Director, Hematology Associate Director, Transfusion Medicine Medical Director, Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection (FACT) Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Division of Laboratory Medicine Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children’s Medicine Children’s National Medical Center Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences Washington, D.C.
Laboratory Diagnosis of Hemoglobinopathies
Edward C.C. Wong, M.D., Director, Hematology and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection (FACT), Associate Director, Transfusion Medicine, Children’s National Medical Center, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology, George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, D.C.
LOINC®: An Introduction to the Universal Catalog of Laboratory and Clinical Observations
Daniel J. Vreeman, PT, DPT, MSc, Assistant Research Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine, Associate Director for Terminology Services, Regenstrief Institute, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
Cell Imaging Analysis: Our Journey to Hematology Productivity
Kelly T. Yoder MT(ASCP)SH, Lab Manager, Excela Health Westmoreland, Greensburg, PA
Interpreting Hematology Scatter-Plots: One Cancer Center’s Keys to Seeing the BIG Picture
Barbara Burch, MHA, MT(ASCP), Laboratory Manager, NYU Clinical Cancer Center
Myeloproliferative Neoplasia: Disease Detection Based on Pattern Recognition in Peripheral Blood
Leon F. Baltrucki, MD, Medical Laboratory Director, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans’ Health System
Lamellar Body Count and Fetal Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Leo Serrano, FACHE, DLM(ASCP)cm, Director of Laboratory Services, Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center
How to Effectively Communicate New Hematology Laboratory Results
Linda M. Sandhaus, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Pathology, Director, Hematology Laboratory and Point-of-Care Testing, University Hospitals, Case Medical Center
Hematology Case Studies: Abnormal Results vs. Spurious Results - Now What Do We Do?
Jerelyn Walters SH(ASCP), Supervisor, Esoteric Testing, Aurora Clinical Laboratories
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria - A Guide to Understanding this Complement-Induced Intravascular Hemolytic Anemia
Barbara Burch MHA, MT(ASCP), Laboratory Manager, NYU Clinical Cancer Center
How to Boss Your Boss – Strategies for Presenting Idea to Upper Management
Patrick J. O’Sullivan MS, MT (ASCP) SBB, Laboratory Operations Director, Florida Hospital
"Novel" Measures of Hematopoietic Engraftment using the Sysmex XE-2100 Automated Hematology Analyzer
Michael H. Creer, MD, Professor of Pathology and Director, Lab Medicine Division and Stem Cell Laboratory, St. Louis University School of Medicine, Departments of Pathology and Hematology
Evaluation of the Immature Platelet Fraction (IPF) Parameter on the Sysmex® XE-2100 Automated Hematology Analyzer in Predicting Platelet Recovery in Patients with Chemotherapy Induced Thrombocytopenia
Dr. Cheryl Hirsch-Ginsberg, Professor, Department of Pathology/Laboratory Medicine, Division of Pathology/Lab Medicine, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
The Application of the Sysmex XE-2100 Automated Hematology Analyzer in the Stem Cell Lab
Michael H. Creer, MD, Professor of Pathology and Director, Lab Medicine Division and Stem Cell Laboratory, St. Louis University School of Medicine, Departments of Pathology and Hematology
Control Rule Simplification for High Precision Sysmex Hematology Analyzers
George S. Cembrowski, MD, PhD, Director, Medical Biochemistry, Associate Professor, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
New Laboratory Parameters to Manage Anemia
John F. Boyle, Ph.D., Administrative Director, Laboratory, Respiratory, & Ancillary Services. Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Center, N.Y
Automation and the Need for Lavender Top Tube Management in Hemoglobin A1C Testing
Michael Spiekerman, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicines, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Chief, Section of Chemistry Clinical Pathology, Scott & White Healthcare, Temple, TX
A practical guide to implementing Sysmex-XE 5000 Immature Granulocyte count
Linda M. Sandhaus, MD, MS - Associate Professor of Pathology, Director, Hematology Laboratory and Point-of-Care Testing, University Hospitals Case Medical Center
The Power of the RBC Indices – Letting Go of the Rules of Three
Jeri Walters SH (ASCP) - Technical Supervisor, Esoteric Testing, ACL Laboratories
Managing by Fact: Using Metrics in the Clinical Laboratory
Sandy Hood, MT(ASCP) SBB, Administrative Director of Lab and Pathology Medicine, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH
Laboratory Hematology: Providing Clinicians What They Need
Thomas S. Kickler M.D., Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Enterprise Standardization and Decision Support Unlock Major Gains for Health System Lab Operations
Priscilla Cherry, MBA, MT (ASCP), President, Lab Services, Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis, MN
Implementing the Immature Granulocyte Count and other Unique Clinical Hematology Parameters - It’s Easier than you think!
Judy Miller, MT (ASCP) SH, Hematology Technical Supervisor - BryanLGH Medical Center, Lincoln, NE
Fearless Fluids – Demystifying and Simplifying Body Fluid Analysis
Jerelyn Walters, MT (ASCP) SH, Technical Supervisor - Esoteric Testing, ACL Laboratories, West Allis, WI
Case Study: Selecting Intelligent Automation in A Hospital Core Lab
Mary Ann Burich-Boccia, MBA, MT(ASCP)SBB, Administrative Director, Barbara Carter, MT(ASCP), Core Laboratory Coordinator, Mercy Medical Center, Canton, OH
Hematology Case Studies – Leveraging Currently Available Technology to Manage Abnormal and Challenging samples
Jerelyn Walters SH(ASCP), Technical Supervisor – Esoteric Testing, ACL Laboratories, West Allis, WI


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