As I have just finished a phenomenal week at this years #ASCLS2018 national meeting, I am reminded of the intense and critical need to educate others. I was humbled and honored to have the many accolades given to me this week, including the Board of Directors Award, and to have so many individuals, both seasoned […]Read more "Empowerment Through Education"
Below is a copy of a post that has been circulating two different message forums: the studentdoctor.net forum and the AACC forum. Given the traffic that these posts have received and the notices/messages I have received from them, I only feel it is necessary to respond. This response is for both the original poster and […]Read more "This, Too, Shall Pass"
Yesterday I presented and defended my doctoral research and if you’ve never had to go through an experience of conducting, analyzing, writing, and then defending research at this level … well you just really need to experience it yourself to completely understand. I won’t go into the nitty gritty details of my research, as it […]Read more "My Research – A Never Ending Experiment"
One of the responsibilities of a DCLS is patient education. We educate patients about why their doctor has ordered certain laboratory tests, why there is a certain timing or preparation that is needed for some tests, why they should be compliant with their laboratory testing, and what their tests results mean. Not every patient is […]Read more "Patient Education: The Good, The Bad, The Abusive"