POC trainers are required to attend initial and annual trainer classes, taught by the Sharp POC coordinator, in order to maintain certification to train instrument operators. Trainers will learn instrument operation, troubleshooting, patient testing, test limitations, competency forms and result evaluations.
If you need to cancel your registration for this event,
please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
Hospital parking is available in Parking Structure 2. Parking is free for visits under an hour. For one-to-four-hour visits, the rate is $3. Fees beyond four hours are an additional $2 every 15 minutes with a maximum of $20 a day. A multiday parking pass is available from the parking attendant for $15.
Marilyn Lawhead, MT(ASCP), CLS, is the point-of-care coordinator at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. She did her medical technology internship at Sharp Memorial Hospital and has been a clinical laboratory scientist at Sharp Grossmont for 36 years.
Please arrive five minutes before class is scheduled to start. Please do not bring food or drink to class.