Professional and short courses
Introduction to Pathology Information Technology
|Location||Cavendish, Central London|
|Faculty||Science and Technology|
This day-long course gives an introduction and overview of the various IT components that support pathology.
Who is this course for?
The course is suitable for biomedical scientists and clinical scientists with an interest or role in laboratory information technology.
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|19 September 2015||1 day||Saturday 9.30am–5pm||£130 (£110 for IBMS members)||Already started|
This course will provide you with:
- an overview of LIMS hardware platforms, software and functionality
- an explanation on interoperability and how interfaces to external systems, local devices and point of care equipment are developed and function
- an understanding of the regulations governing pathology IT
- information covering the solutions in place for system security, traceability and audit
- details of how IT supports the formation of multi-site pathology networks
- a glimpse of the future of pathology IT
- 9.30am: registration and welcome
- 9.45am: an introduction to hardware, software and functionality (lecture)
- 10.45am: refreshments
- 11am: computer laboratory session (practical activity)
- 12.15pm: interfaces (including point-of-care equipment) (lecture)
- 1pm: lunch (sponsored by CliniSys)
- 2pm: information governance (lecture and participant activity)
- 2.45pm: security, traceability and audit (lecture)
- 3.30pm: refreshments
- 3.45pm: pathology networks (lecture and participant activity)
- 4.15pm: the future of pathology IT (lecture and discussion)
- 4.45pm: plenary
- 5pm: end
You will receive a certificate of attendance from the University of Westminster and CPD credits.
The course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) for 7 credits.