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Laboratory Medicine Conference 2018

Emerging & Future Skills in Laboratory Medicine

Friday, 03 Aug, 2018 (Singapore)

Auditorium 1, Temasek Polytechnic, Block 9A Singapore

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Laboratory Medicine Conference: Emerging & Future Skills in Laboratory Medicine

Smaller, cheaper, more portable.

Less invasive. More affordable.
More patient-focused.

The future is here.
Are you ready?

The laboratory environment has seen dramatic change and innovation over the past few decades. Innovation in testing techniques and equipment, advances in IT, and the exponential growth of internet-driven processes – these factors are revolutionising the way laboratory professionals work, and giving rise to new opportunities for research. 


The laboratory medicine professional is predicted to play an even more important role in healthcare in future.

This conference gathers the best practitioners in the industry who will share their experience and insights about the changing face of laboratory medicine, the evolving role of medical technologists in providing healthcare services, and the emerging and future techniques and skills needed in this area.

Join us and learn:

  • how technology innovations are driving laboratory medicine advances
  • how you can continue to make a profound impact on healthcare!

Build your network.  Listen to the experts. 

Time

Programmes

08:00

Registration

09:00

Welcome Speech by Dr Lee Chee Wee (Dir/ASC)

09:15

Skills & Career Progression in Laboratory Medicine - Prof Tan Puay Hoon (SGH)

09:45

Laboratory Skills In The Era Of Automation - A/Prof Robert Hawkins (TTSH)

10:15

Education for Medical Laboratory Professionals (MLT & MLS) - Ms Colleen Nolan (ASCP)

10:45

ASCPi Pathway for Certification - Ms Patricia Tanabe (ASCP)

11:15

Lunch

12:15

Forum on “Future Clinical Laboratory Skills”
Moderator: Prof Aw Tar Choon (CGH)

Contributors:

·         Clinical Chemistry - Prof Aw Tar Choon (CGH)

·         Molecular Diagnostics in Clinical Microbiology - Dr Lynette Oon (SGH)

·         Haem-Oncology - Dr Lee Chun Tsu (NUH)

·         Clinical Microbiology: Changing skill requirements and future of MT in Clinical Microbiology - A/Prof Raymond Lin (MOH)

·         Genomic Medicine: From Bench to Bedside - Dr Benedict Yan (NUHS)

13:30

Big Data Skills in Healthcare - A/Prof Gamaliel Tan (JurongHealth Campus, NUHS)

14:00

Closing remarks

Jointly organised by School of Applied Science, Temasek Polytechnic with the American Society for Clinical Pathology Singapore Advisory Board.  Supported by the Biomedical Science Sector Coordination Team.

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