Need Help Preparing for the Clinical Microbiology Board Exam?

This course will provide a whirlwind overview for those preparing for clinical microbiology board examinations. Presenters will review clinical bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, virology and parasitology—highlighting recent developments in the field, including new practice guidance, taxonomy, AST issues and testing modalities. The course includes interactive audience polling to review key aspects of laboratory management.

Course Learning Objectives 

  • Discuss current CLIA requirements for laboratories.
  • Review best practices in clinical microbiology.
  • Explain clinical microbiology diagnostic techniques.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

This live, online course is approved for 7.0 P.A.C.E.® credit. ASM is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program and credit must be claimed by Wednesday, May 31, 2023. This course is recognized by the California Department of Health and Florida Department of Health and qualifies for California and Florida CE credit toward license renewal. FL number: 20-1038614. PACE number: 273-496-23.


This on-line event is open to all interested participants.

Registration Details

Member Price:  $325 / Non-Member Price:  $455
Deadline to Register: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 11:59 p.m. ET.

Note: This course begins at 9 a.m. CT (10 a.m. ET)

9-9:05 a.m. | Introduction | Presenter: Amanda Harrington
9:05-9:45 a.m. | Bacteriology I | Presenter: Romney Humphries 
9:45-10:30 a.m. | Bacteriology III | Presenter: Romney Humphries
10:30-10:45 a.m. | Management | Presenter: Romney Humphries
10:45-11 a.m. | Break
11-11:45 a.m. | Mycology | Presenter: April Abbott
11:45-12 p.m. | Management | Presenter: April Abbott
12-12:45 p.m. | Virology | Presenter: Amanda Harrington
12:45-1 p.m. | Management | Presenter: Amanda Harrington
1-1:45 p.m. | Break
1:45-2:30 p.m. | Parasitology | Presenter: Jennifer Dien Bard
2:30-2:45 p.m. | Management | Presenter: Jennifer Dien Bard
2:45-3:30 p.m. | Bacteriology II | Presenter: Susan Butler-Wu
3:30-4:15 p.m. | Mycobacteriology | Presenter: Susan Butler-Wu 
4:15-4:30 p.m. | Management | Presenter: Susan Butler-Wu 


Contact Information

ASM Microbe Programming Team,