Newswise — Lincoln, RI. (June 1, 2015), Total Lab Care (TLC), an ELITechGroup specialized consultant provider for Physician Office Laboratories (POLs) announces that its Laboratory Essentials Course has been approved for 3.5 hours of P.A.C.E. continuing education credits. Course participants will learn or refresh their memory on the basics of the clinical laboratory in a self‐paced environment. This web‐based interactive training program, comprised of 10 individual lessons, reviews CLIA rules and regulations and laboratory operations from pre‐analytical to post‐analytical processes including laboratory testing requirements (i.e. pipetting, safety, equipment operation, etc.).

The Laboratory Essentials course is available to current and new ELITechGroup customers and is just one example of ELITech’s commitment to help laboratories that operate closer to the patient. Todd Proud, Director of TLC, says "The Laboratory Essentials course has been very well received by all participants and has assisted new and seasoned laboratory professionals in increasing their knowledge of the clinical laboratory. It now has the added benefit of the P.A.C.E. continuing education credits to help participants satisfy continuing education requirements for federal regulations, state licensure, certification agencies and employers."

For additional information, please contact:Todd ProudDirector, Total Lab Care302‐792‐9032[email protected]

About Total Lab Care

Total Lab Care (TLC) is a specialized solutions consultant for the Physician Office Laboratories (POLs). TLC enables best laboratory practices and demonstrates the value of onsite testing to improve clinical outcomes, enhance patient experience and increase profitability with innovative solutions that give peace of mind to physicians and laboratory personnel operating closer to the patient.

About ELITechGroup

The ELITechGroup is a privately held group of worldwide manufacturers and distributors of in vitro diagnostic equipment and reagents. By bringing together IVD specialty companies that offer innovative products and solutions, ELITechGroup has become a major contributor in advancing clinical diagnostics to laboratories in the proximity market, those operating closer to the patient. The ELITechGroup manufactures and distributes diagnostic products for clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, and molecular diagnostics through direct sales and a distribution network encompassing more than 100 countries. For more information, contact ELITechGroup ([email protected]) or visit our website: