Idaho Bureau of Laboratories (IBL) provides educational and outreach opportunities on topics of interest to Idaho's clinical and environmental laboratory communities.
IBL staff work with the Association of Public Health Laboratories, the Laboratory Response Network, and other organizations to provide seminars and trainings for a wide range of audiences, including healthcare laboratory professionals and first responders.
IBL frequently hosts teleconference, webinar presentations, and trainings produced by state laboratories, federal agencies, and professional organizations. A schedule of upcoming presentations can be found below.
Lab Safety Workshop: March 27, 2019 8:00 am MST at Eastern Idaho Public Health in Idaho Falls
Packaging and Shipping Workshop: March 27, 2019 1:00 pm MT at Eastern Idaho Public Health in Idaho Falls
Biothreat Preparedness Workshop: April 23, 2019 8:45 am MT at IBL in Boise
Biothreat Preparedness Workshop: April 25, 2019 8:45 am MT at Eastern Idaho Public Health in Idaho Falls
Biothreat Preparedness Workshop: May 15, 2019 8:45 am PT at Panhandle Health District in Hayden
Teleconferences will be held at Idaho Bureau of Laboratories. Laboratory professionals are invited to attend any of these educational opportunities at IBL, but advance registration is required. Contact Gabe Kimlinger (Gabriel.Kimlinger@dhw.idaho.gov) to register.
All of the following are online training offerings that are provided free of charge. Browse the CDC Laboratory Training for other topics not listed below.
Packaging and Shipping
July 2018 Idaho Laboratory System Improvement Program (L-SIP) Follow-up Report
June 2017 Idaho Laboratory System Improvement Program (L-SIP) Assessment Report
What is L-SIP?
APHL’s Laboratory System Improvement Program (L-SIP) advances the efficacy of state and local public health laboratory systems through a guided process of performance evaluation, system
improvements, and periodic evaluation and reassessment.
This is a facilitated process by professionals skilled in public health and with strong facilitation skills. The process and results of the assessment will aid us in identifying the following:
Frequently Asked Questions
What actions will follow the assessment?
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