Agenda (subject to change)(Note: the tour of the Greiner Bio-One tube manufacturing facility will take place during one of the afternoons of Boot Camp. This schedule will change when the date is firm.)
Day 1 topics
- Keynote (Dennis J. Ernst MT(ASCP), NCPT(NCCT))
- Building a team where dysfunction exists
- Hiring the right talent in the first place
- Establishing a culture of accountability
- Coaxing professionalism and customer service from your staff
- Problem employees: turning them around or turfing them out?
Day 2 topics
- Teaching phlebotomy components so they get it
- Preventing phlebotomy-related lawsuits
- Effectively assessing staff and student competencies
- Why mentoring programs aren't just for those with students
Day 3 topics
- How to teach your staff about healthcare economics, and why you must
- Where your resources are being squandered and how to reclaim them
- How to implement Boot Camp strategies so this event pays dividends
Registration: $529. (Save $70 when registering 3 or more from the same facility ($459/person). To apply the discount, register by phone or fax.)
Registration Deadline: October 21, 2016. NOTE: Seating is limited and likely to fill up prior to the deadline.
Three Ways to Register
- By Phone
Call toll free 866-657-9857.
- By Fax
Fax your valid facility purchase order to
- Register Online
Click "Add to basket" above, then proceed to checkout in the upper right corner of this page.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: 100% at least 30 days prior to event, 50% at least 15 days prior to event, no refund if cancellation is less than 15 days prior to event. Once we have confirmed our numbers with the hotel, we are required to pay for attendees meals and unused sleeping rooms, whether they are there or not. Thank you for your understanding.
Registration includes a handout binder, morning and afternoon break snacks, up to 16.5 P.A.C.E.® continuing education credits and a CD with over $500 worth of templates, documents, and other tools to help you implement what you've learned. Lunch and dinner is on your own. Guests of the Embassy Suites receive a free full-breakfast.
Besides learning how to be a more effective trainer, participants will be able to network with their peers from across the country, and share ideas, strategies, and solutions to their most perplexing problems.
Evening Reception: each evening the hotel offers a Manager's Reception, which is your opportunity to network with the faculty and other attendees.
Special Activity: See how blood collection tubes are made during guided tour of Greiner-Bio-One's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in nearby Monroe.
Dennis J. Ernst MT(ASCP)
Dennis is the Executive Director of the Center for Phlebotomy Education, Inc. Besides being a highly recruited international lecturer, he has authored over 50 articles on phlebotomy, two textbooks, and a desk reference. He chairs CLSI working groups, participated on CDC Best Practices panels, and serves as editor of the Phlebotomy Today family of newsletters. He has served as an expert witness in phlebotomy-related lawsuits.
Elizabeth Warning, MS, MT(ASCP)CM
Beth is adjunct faculty with the University of Cincinnati Medical Laboratory Science Program in Cincinnati, OH. Prior to her position with UC, Beth served as Director of Laboratory Services at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Northern Kentucky as well as holding the position of Program Director for the St. Elizabeth Healthcare School of Medical Laboratory Science. No stranger to the national spotlight, Beth readily shares her wealth of clinical management and academic experience at the Clinical Laboratory Educator's Conference (CLEC) and the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science's annual meeting.
Rose Brichta, MT(ASCP)
Since graduating from Michigan State University, Rosemarie Brichta has served as a coordinator in a wide variety of clinical laboratory positions from management to education. Starting her career at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago and retiring as System System Education Coordinator for Alverno Laboratories in Greater Chicago, her commitment to the education of all members of the laboratory team is her hallmark. Rose and her husband currently live in San Antonio, Texas and are the proud parents of two daughters. She balances her time in retirement between support of her family, serving as a board member of MSU's Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Alumni Association, and supporting her beloved Spartans!
Transportation, lodging, etc.:
Our host hotel for this year's Boot Camp is once again the Embassy Suites-Ayrsley in Charlotte, North Carolina Nov. 8-10, 2016. A limited block of sleeping rooms has been set aside at a rate of $199.00 plus tax per night (single or double occupancy), and includes a full breakfast. Reserve your room early before the block sells out.
Air transportation to and from Charlotte is served by the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
- For the Agenda (subject to change) and more information, click here.
- For information about hotel reservations, travel, and meals, click here.
- For driving instructions, click here.
This event made possible by generous support from Greiner Bio-One