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CLIA Certificate of Provider-performed Microscopy Webcast
Clinical Labs

When: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time


During this webcast, learn about the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) requirements for Provider-performed Microscopy (PPM) testing. Participants should review PPM Procedures: A Focus on Quality prior to the webcast.

CLIA established quality standards to ensure accuracy and reliability of patients’ test results regardless of where the test is performed. The CLIA Certificate for PPM procedures is issued to laboratories where physicians, mid-level practitioners or dentists perform specific microscopic examinations during the course of the patients’ visit.  

CMS will use webcast technology for this event with audio streamed through your computer. Please note: if you are unable to stream audio through your computer, phone lines are available.

Target Audience:

Physicians, mid-level practitioners, dentists, pathologists, laboratory directors, laboratories managers, point-of care testing coordinators, clinical laboratory scientists, and medical laboratories technicians.

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For More Information:

The CLIA webpage and CDC’s Provider-Performed Microscopy (PPM) Procedures webpage.