Lab Matters Winter 2017 - Page 39

Competency Guidelines for Public Health Laboratory Professionals
Lab Informatics Self-Assessment Tool
NEW ! Lab Matters Digital Platform
NEW Publications
NEW ! APHL Lab Culture Podcast
From the Blog
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Competency Guidelines for Public Health Laboratory Professionals

Even though this APHL / CDC publication emphasizes public health laboratory practice , it could have broader applicability across the general lab community . Free digital copies are available , and hard copies can be ordered from CDC .

Lab Informatics Self-Assessment Tool

Laboratory professionals can use the results of the self-assessment to gauge informatics capabilities and gaps , prioritize the use of existing resources , and to document and communicate informatics priorities to policy makers . Now a web-based tool for easier access .

NEW ! Lab Matters Digital Platform

With the Fall 2016 edition , you may have noticed a change in how you access Lab Matters digitally . In response to member feedback , we have moved to a new online digital platform . You can still download and read Lab Matters at your convenience as a PDF , but we will also be exploring our new platform ’ s responsive design capabilities . Download the app for Apple and Android devices .

NEW Publications

2016 Biosafety and Biosecurity Survey Summary Data Report
This document reports data from the 2016 APHL Biosafety and Biosecurity Survey .
Advanced Laboratory Detection of Trichomonas vaginalis ( updated )
An update to the original T . vaginalis document , which now includes an overview of available diagnostic assays .

NEW ! APHL Lab Culture Podcast

How could repealing the Affordable Care Act ( ACA ) impact public health laboratories ? Peter Kyriacopoulos , APHL ’ s senior director of public policy , joins Michelle Forman , APHL ’ s media manager , to answer this question and more .

From the Blog

APHL and EPA formalize environmental health partnership
APHL has worked closely with EPA in the past through many partners , and looks forward to this formal relationship and increased opportunity for collaboration .

Got a story to tell ?

We are always looking for stories from our members to share in our magazine , blog and other channels . From LIMS to biomonitoring to whole genome sequencing , we want to hear from YOU ! Submit your ideas to gynene . sullivan @ aphl . org .
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