[Histonet] 2009 Louisiana Society for Histotechnology Annual
Montina Van Meter
Montina.VanMeter <@t> pbrc.edu
Tue Jun 9 15:29:52 CDT 2009
The Louisiana Society for Histotechnology is pleased to announce the
26th Annual Symposium/Convention:
Histeaux Surplus Package"
June 12 & 13, 2009
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
717 Orleans St.
New Orleans, LA 70117
1. Walk-ins are always welcome! If you are planning on registering
the day of the meeting we would appreciate it if you
would send us an email or call Dixie 337-233-1951,
dixiehistochick <@t> bellsouth.net or Tina 225-603-0953,
vanmetmj <@t> pbrc.edu prior to the meeting, which will allow the LSH
to make arrangements for workshop handouts and
food reservations. Please make additional copies of your
registration form for co-workers in your lab or facility that might
be interested in attending. The LSH would also like to extend the
invitation to our fellow technologists and pathologists
from surrounding states. We encourage everyone to attend in order
to build our networking potential, earn those valuable
CEU's and enjoy the beautiful city of New Orleans.
2. The LSH room rates will be honored as long as rooms are available.
For those attendees who may want to visit the
beautiful sights and sounds of New Orleans, the Bourbon Orleans
Hotel will honor the room rates for three days prior and
three days after the meeting. Special on-site parking rates for
LSH attendees is available as well as public parking
around Jackson Square. For reservations call 1-504-523-2222 and
mention you are with the LSH
3. There are many local attractions going on during the week of our
symposium such as: The Cajun - Zydeco Festival,
Seafood Festival and the Creole Tomato Festival all in the French
Quarter/Jackson Square area. Free admission to the
festivals. Check out the links below:
4. Employment Postings: The LSH will have a "Job Board" for anyone
who would like to advertise opportunities for
employment at their facility. Please contact us via email, phone
or at the meeting.
5. 2009 LSH State Meeting Workshops:
WS#1 - Am I Really Ready for this CAP Inspection?
WS#2 - Mouse to Horse: It's Not Human
WS#3 - Breast Cancer and the Standardization of HER2/neu Testing
WS#4 - Contemporary Trends in Immunohistochemistry
WS#5 - Troubleshooting Routine Special Stains
WS#6 - Which Code Do I Use? (CPT Coding)
WS#7 - Are You REALLY Ready for the Next Catastrophic Event That
Will Affect Your Hospital or City?
WS#8 - 2 Crazy Cat Ladies Give Their Opinions of Life, Liberty, and
We have a variety of topics presented by experienced speakers that
promises to benefit everyone. The attendees will have access to
several scientific vendor exhibits during the entire symposium. The LSH
would love to have y'all come on down to the Bourbon Orleans Hotel in
the French Quarter!
Hope to see you in June!
The LSH Committee
Montina J. Van Meter, HT (ASCP)
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
6400 Perkins Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70791
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