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 Tennessee’s Annual Laboratory Conference (TALC)

March 9-10, 2018

10+ hours of PACE Continuing Education Credits

Free student activities available



601 College Street

Clarksville, TN 37044

Sundquist Science Complex

(Corner of 8th and College St.) 


Lots 7, 8, & 9


ASCLS Member Full registration - $175 One Day - $100 

Non Member Full registration - $270 One Day - $135 

Student Member Full registration - $15 Student non-member Full registration - $30



50 College St., Clarksville, TN 37040

Reservation Code: TALC 2018


Book By 2/9/18

Tennessee Annual Laboratory Conference (TALC) 2018, Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN
Thursday, March 8th         
7:30pm                                  ASCLS-TN Board of Directors Meeting (SSC D237)
Friday, March 9th
8am                                        Registration
9-10am                                  Keynote: Why ASCLS? What’s New with Laboratory Regulations?
Judy Davis ASCLS Lifetime Achievement Nominee, Government Affairs (SSC E106)
10-10:45am                         ASCLS-TN Awards and Business Meeting (SSC E106)
10:45-11:45am                   Session #1 The 12 Quality System Essentials (QSE):  How they provide a framework for your QA Manual, and Quality Indicators for Measuring Process Performance. Russell “Rusty” Bowden (SSC E106)
11:45-12:45pm                   Lunch with Vendors SSC Atrium
12:45-1:30pm                      Student Poster Session (2 CE credits) SSC Atrium
1:30-2:30pm                        Breakout sessions:
                                                Session #2 Newborn Genetic Screening. Blanca Martinez (SSC E203)
                                                Session #3 To Fast or Not to Fast: That is the Question Jane Semler (SSC E205)
Session #4 Sentinel Labs and Epidemiology – Prevention, Treatment and Surveillance Rusty Bowden (SSC E206)
2:30-3:30pm                        Session #5 What you always wanted to know about the Tennessee Med Lab Board Patti Walton (SSC E106)
4pm-6pm                              Microbiology: The Art of Making Fine Spirits Perry Scanlan @Old Glory Distilling: Tour ($7/person)
4pm-6pm                              Light Reception with cash bar at Old Glory Distilling, 451 Alfred Thun Rd, Clarksville, TN 37040
Dinner on your own or in groups
Saturday, March 10th
Registration 8am
9am-10am                            Procalcitonin and Antibiotic Stewardship J. Eric Stanford (SSC E106) ASCLS Voices Under 40 Award Winner 2017
10-2pm                                  Student Bowl/ Student Activities (SSC E208)
10:15-11:15                         Breakout sessions:
Session #6 Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Modern Diagnostics for an Age-Old Problem Bethany Kent  (SSC E203)
                                                Session #7 Ovarian Cancer Screening : A Continuing Conundrum Kimberly Helton (SSC 205)
11:15-12:00                         Lunch with Vendors and Poster session (Lunch boxes)
12:00-12:30                         Student Poster Session (2 CE credits) SSC Atrium
12:30-1:30                            Breakout sessions:
                                                Session #8 How long do red blood cells survive after a transfusion? Eleanor Jator (SSC 203)
Session #9 Medical Laboratory Professionals Contributions to Antibiotic Resistance and Using Licensure as a Tool for RemediationHeather Phillips (SSC E205)
1:45-2:45                              Session #10 Platelet Manufacturing and Pathogen ReductionSandy Miselem (SSC 203)
Session #11 Pseudohyperkalemia in a Non-compliant CLL PatientRobin Latchem (SSC E205)
3:00-4:00                              Closing Session:  Professionalism: A Hero’s Journey Rebecca Rogers (SSC E106)
Important Information
Meeting Location: Austin Peay State University, 601 College St. Clarksville, TN 37044 – Sunquist Science Complex (Corner of 8th and College) Free Parking:
Meeting Hotel:
Riverview Inn
50 College St.
Clarksville, TN 37040



Perry M. Scanlan President-Elect ASCLS-TN

 Perry M. Scanlan Ph.D., MLS(ASCP)CM

Professor and Program Director

Austin Peay State University

College of Science and Mathematics- Department of Allied Health Sciences

Medical Laboratory Science Program

P.O. 4668

Clarksville, TN 37044


Fax: 931-221-6452 



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