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Dennis J. Ernst MT(ASCP)

An esteemed international lecturer, Dennis J. Ernst MT(ASCP) has addressed thousands of healthcare professionals around the globe.

Dennis J. Ernst MT(ASCP) has been involved in phlebotomy for over 30 years as a medical technologist, educator, and legal consultant. Author of Applied Phlebotomy, Phlebotomy for Nurses and Nursing Personnel, and Blood Specimen Collection FAQs, editor of Phlebotomy Today, and author of dozens of phlebotomy articles for healthcare and consumer magazines, Ernst is one of the most widely published authors on the subject of phlebotomy. He is a highly recruited speaker at state, national, and international healthcare conferences.

Mr. Ernst’s 2012 Speaking Schedule.

To discuss Mr. Ernst’s availability to speak at your conference, please contact us.

“Dennis Ernst is the best out-of-state speaker we have ever had in 18 years of organizing conferences. He is extremely knowledgeable and presents his material in an enjoyable way.”
Virginia Narlock, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator
Laboratory Medicine in Review
Marshfield Clinic

“By far the best phlebotomy speaker our meeting has ever had.”
Paul Guthrie
Michigan Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Potential topics in the Accurate Results Begin With Me!® lecture series include:

  • Four Cornerstones of World Class Phlebotomy (4 presentations, 60-90 minutes each)
  • Preventing Phlebotomy-Related Lawsuits (60 or 90 min)
  • Eliminating Pre-analytical Errors in Specimen Collection (60 or 90 min)
  • Needlestick and Exposure Safety (60 min)
  • The Ten Commandments of Phlebotomy (60 or 90 min)
  • What Every Phlebotomy Training Program MUST Include (Alt: What Every Phlebotomist MUST Know) (60-90 min)
  • What the CLSI Standards Say About...(60 or 90 min)
  • Mastering Pediatric Phlebotomy (60 or 90 min)
  • What Needle Phobia Patients Wish You Knew (60 Min.)
  • Hemolysis Headaches and Potassium Pitfalls (60 or 90 min)
  • Top Ten Threats to Specimen Integrity

Past appearances include:

  • Cleveland, OH, Ohio Collaborative Laboratory Conference, 2010
  • Baltimore, MD, COLA POL Symposium, 2010
  • Portland, ME, Northeast Regional Laboratory Conference, 2009
  • Raleigh, NC, North Carolina Public Health Laboratory's Clinical Lab Day , 2009
  • Oslo, Norway, Norwegian Institute of Biomedical Science, 2009
  • Troy, MI, Michigan Society of Clinical Laboratory Science Annual meeting, 2009
  • Dallas, TX, COLA POL Symposium, 2009
  • Dublin, Ireland, Phlebotomist Association of Ireland annual meeting, 2008
  • Providence, RI, American Society for Clinical laboratory Science Central New England annual meeting, 2008
  • St. Louis, MO, COLA POL Symposium, 2008
  • Lexington, KY, Kentucky Society for Clinical Laboratory Science annual conference, 2008
  • Portland, ME, Northeast Regional Laboratory Conference, 2008
  • Houston, TX , CLMA ThinkLab, 2007
  • Myrtle Beach, SC, Carolinas Clinical Connection, 2007
  • San Diego, CA, COLA, 2007
  • St. Cloud, MN, Clinical Laboratory Collaborative, 2007
  • Norfolk, VA, CLMA, 2007
  • Richmond, VA, CLMA, 2007
  • San Diego, CA, ASCLS Annual Meeting & Expo, 2007
  • Merritt, British Columbia, Canada, BC Soc. of Clin. Lab. Sci. annual conference, 2007
  • Calgary, Canada, MLA Today seminar, 2007
  • Illinois ASCLS State Meeting, Lisle, 2006
  • Hawaii ASCLS State Meeting, Honolulu, 2006
  • Providence, RI, Central New England ASCLS State Meeting, 2006
  • Minnesota Collaborative Meeting, Minneapolis, 2006
  • National Assoc. of Phlebotomists annual conference 2003, 2005, London, England
  • New Zealand Association of Phlebotomists annual conference, 2005, Christchurch, NZ
  • American Association of Blood Banks annual meeting, 2005
  • COLA POL Symposium, 2005, 2006
  • American Medical Technologists (AMT) annual meeting, 2005
  • CLMA annual national conference, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 & 2005
  • ASCLS annual national conference, 1999, 2002, 2006
  • North Carolina Clinical Laboratory Tech Day, 2005
  • AAB Educational Conferences, 1999 & 2001
  • Michigan state SCLS annual conference, 2003, 2005, 2006
  • Northeast Regional Joint Fall Conference, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006
  • Northwest Medical Laboratory Symposium, 2002, 2005
  • California Association for Medical Laboratory Technology, 2005
  • Rogue Valley Winter Symposium, 2004
  • New Jersey state SCLS annual conference, 2004
  • Pennsylvania AMT/SCLS Joint conference, 2004, 2005
  • Montana SCLS annual conference, 2004
  • Missouri SCLS annual conference, 2004, 2005
  • Oregon Spring Seminar, 2004
  • Delaware Valley CLMA chapter annual conference, 2004
  • ASCP Workshops, multiple cities, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Austin Community College, Austin, TX, 2004, 2006
  • Fall Iowa CLMA Chapter conference, 2004
  • South Jersey Health Systems fall conference, 2003
  • Texas Phlebotomy Conference 2002
  • Marshfield Clinic’s Laboratory Medicine in Review, 1999, 2001
  • Health Midwest’s Fall Laboratory Seminar, 1999, 2002
  • Moncton, New Brunswick, Southeast Healthcare Corporation Annual Conference, 2001
  • Phlebotomy West Fall Conference 2001 & 2002
  • QEII Hospital’s phlebotomy conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2002
  • Dozens of state SCLS and CLMA Chapter Conferences