Continuing Professional Education Opportunities

Continuing Education

Medical Laboratory Sciences 100th Year Anniversary Faculty Presentations


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Join us for a monthly presentation on laboratory topics presented by faculty of the MLS program. These virtual presentations were held via Zoom and free to the public. For those wanting a PACE credit, each presentation will earn attendees one PACE credit. In order to receive PACE credit for each presentation you must register for the session. 



Ally FoleyMalaria and Babesia IdentificationAugust

Was held on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. 


Christine MaleckWellbeing and Resilience for the Medical Laboratory ProfessionalSeptember 2022

Was held on Friday, September 23, 2022.


Donna Spannaus-Martin

History of UMN MLS Program



Was held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022


Steve WiesnerCLL Mutational Landscape & Targeted TherapeuticsNovember 2022

Was held on Wednesday, November 16th, 2022


Lorna Ruskin and Tami AlpaughValue of Simulation for MLS studentsDecember 2022

Was held on Wednesday, December 14th, 2022


Hannah Gartzke and Tami AlpaughIntroduction to Medical Ethics. 
This presentation will be an introduction to medical ethics, the ASCLS Code of Ethics, and will explore ethical dilemmas in healthcare.
January 2023

Was held on Friday, Jan. 13th at 12pm CST


Jennifer BrownInformatics Basics for the Medical Laboratory ProfessionalFebruary

Was held on Friday, February 17th, at 12pm CST


Michelle Henry-StanleyIntroduction to Stem Cell TherapyMarch 2023

Was held on Thursday, March 30th at 12:00 noon CDT


Jennifer BrownCannabinoid history, pharmacokinetics, and detection considerationsApril 2023

Was held on Thursday, April 27, 12:00pm CDT



Diane HutchinsonCompetency Using Virtual MicroscopyMay 2023

Was held on Wednesday, May 31, 10 AM CDT