Patient immunomonitoring (PIM) in infectious diseases

Field laboratory preparedness

Are you a biomedical scientist or professional with an interest in setting up and managing a district laboratory in resource-limited settings? Do you need to apply the Quality Management System principles in a district laboratory? Then this short course is right up your alley. Through lectures, exercises, and discussions, we cover lab organisation, staff management, equipment handling, logistics, and phases of lab analysis. We follow ISO 15189, CLSI, and SLMTA principles to ensure lab data reliability and quality. You’ll be able to apply your knowledge to solve lab problems and plan diagnostic test evaluations.
  • Course dates: 2 – 20 December 2024
  • Application deadline: 30 September 2024
  • In person at ITM

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Patient immunomonitoring 1&2

Patient immunomonitoring 1 (PIM1)
Are you a scientist or health professional interested in patient immunomonitoring? Do immune responses to infectious diseases and treatments peak your interest, but you have difficulty navigating the diversity of available immunomonitoring techniques? If so, this online course is for you! Led by clinical immunology experts, this course offers webinars, interactive forums, and practical exercises to provide you with a bird’s eye view on the art and challenges of patient immunomonitoring in infectious diseases.
  • Course dates: 12 November – 20 December 2024
  • Application deadline: 13 October 2024
  • Online

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Patient immunomonitoring 2 (PIM2)

Have you completed the online PIM1 course? Are you in need of more in-depth training on common laboratory pitfalls? Take this follow-up course to gain fresh insights into the diverse techniques of designing and fine-tuning your lab analytical plan, tailored to your research question(s) and setting. This advanced course offers hands-on training to tackle the challenges of common immunomonitoring techniques. PIM2 focuses on practical skills, troubleshooting, and customising standard operating procedures, all driven by peer-to-peer discussions and intensive practical lab sessions.

  • Course dates: 31 March 2025 – 18 April 2025
  • Application deadline: 22 December 2024
  • In person at ITM

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