[Histonet] 2009 Louisiana Society for Histotechnology Annual Symposium/Convention

Montina Van Meter Montina.VanMeter <@t> pbrc.edu
Tue Jun 9 15:29:52 CDT 2009

Fellow Histonetters,

The Louisiana Society for Histotechnology is pleased to announce the
26th Annual Symposium/Convention:                                       
Histeaux Surplus Package"

June 12 & 13, 2009

at the

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
Lab Management    

 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)
Lab Manager
Autonomic Neuroscience
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
6400 Perkins Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA  70791

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