Fecal Occult Blood Initial Training and Competency

West Kendall Baptist Health is pleased to provide a distance learning opportunity that will meet provider-performed fecal occult blood testing annual compliance training requirements through the convenience of the centralized Baptist Health CME Portal. This course is compliant with the College of American Pathologists requirements.

Initial training must be completed by July 1, 2018.

Afterwards, all providers will be on the same renewal cycle and will be required to complete the renewal course every year in July.

If you have any questions regarding course content or compliance requirements, please contact Juana M. Garcia, West Kendall Point of Care Testing Department, at JuanaGa@baptisthealth.net or 786-467-4837.

Target Audience

West Kendall Baptist Hospital providers who perform fecal occult blood testing.

Learning Objective:

  • Utilize the fecal occult blood test successfully and accurately interpret results.
Additional information


  • Gerald J. Kost (2001) Preventing Medical Errors in Point-of-Care Testing. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: October 2001, Vol. 125, No. 10, pp. 1307-1315.
  • College of American Pathologists Accreditation Program, Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) Checklist, 2017 Edition, Northfield, IL available at www.CAP.org
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Speaker Credit™
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Joseph Scott, M.D.
Chair and Medical Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
West Kendall Baptist Hospital

Joseph Scott, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Juana M. Garcia, B.S., M.T., and other content contributors do not have any financial relationships to disclosure. Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Speaker Credit™
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