Now available for self-study!

This series of 5, 1-hour webinars explores recent advancements and new tests available for the diagnosis of bloodstream infections, the importance of quick identification of bacterial and resistance markers, the integrated role of antimicrobial stewardship and the overall benefits achieved in both patient care and healthcare economics. 

Webinar Topics

  • Technology Available for Rapid Diagnosis of Bloodstream Infections.
  • Implementing Rapid Diagnostic Tools for Bloodstream Infections.
  • Disease State Overview – Clinical and Economic Impacts.
  • Diagnostic and Antimicrobial Stewardship: How Do They Improve the Care of Patients With Bacteremia? 
  • Is Faster Actually Better? The Role of Rapid Blood Culture Diagnostics in Patient Outcomes and Cost-Effective Patient Care.
Each webinar's content is independent and does not build on the previous webinars in the series, so learners can purchase only those that meet their needs. 


  • Laboratory personnel (medical technologists, supervisors and directors). 
  • Bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Familiarity with clinical microbiology, molecular techniques and ID physicians.
The level of instruction for this course is Intermediate

Continuing Education (CE) Credit 

Each presentation is approved for 1.0 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. All presentations are recognized by the California Department of Health and Florida Department of Health and qualify for California and Florida CE credit toward license renewal. CE credits can only be claimed by the purchaser (individual sales only).

Registration Details

For individuals: 

5-Webinar Bundle

Individual Webinars
ASM Clinical Laboratory Scientist Members: $5 each
ASM Members: $35 each
Non-Members: $47 each

The purchase price includes access to the webinars through Nov. 30, 2022 and continuing education (CE) credit for the purchaser. Not an ASM member? Join now!

For institutions: 
An institutional subscription is available for this course for $259 per webinar. Purchase of institutional subscriptions will allow access and CE credit for up to 10 users. Please call Nicole Jackson at 202-942-9257 to purchase an institutional subscription. 

This webinar series is supported in part by Luminex Corporation. 

Contact Information

Nicole Jackson,