After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe the positive impacts for the laboratory and patient care by changing the collection tube type for performing Troponin and HS Troponin testing.
2. Discuss the impact of "Add-on" troponin tests on the lab processes and turn around times.
3. Discuss the CK-MB Choosing Wisely initiative for CK-MB testing in AMI patients, changes made to date at BMC and recommended practice to provide quality patient care. 


Arvel Paz MLS(ASCP) SC
Manager, Chemistry and POCT 
Baystate Medical Center 

Sanica Bhele, MD
Resident, Department of Pathology 
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center 

Faculty Disclosure
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
09/12/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management

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