Amherst, NH (PRWEB) August 13, 2007
Vicon Publishing, Inc. today announced that Laboratory Director, Martha Casassa, has joined the roster of speakers for Lab Manager Boot Camp sponsored by Lab Manager Magazine®. Ms. Casassa's presentation, Preventative Maintenance for Your Staff, will be part of the line-up addressing a wide range of topics relating to laboratory management.
Ms. Casassa's presentation is intended to enlighten the lab manager to the fact that one's staff needs preventative maintenance just as much as instruments and equipment. Preventative maintenance refers to measures one may take in order to ensure a working system or lab. Audience members will learn about:
- Integration of orientation and training
- The Competency Assessment Program
- Physical space and how it contributes to staff productivity
- Ways to increase staff satisfaction.
Martha Casassa, MS, CLD(NCA), MT(ASCP) is the Laboratory Director at Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. She returned to this position after six years as Laboratory Manager at Milton Hospital. Previous to Milton, she spent 15 years as Administrative Director for Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. During her career, she has had multi-disciplinary oversight, including Cardiology, Neurology and Radiology departments. She has worked in university and clinical research environments. With her management experience, she is well aware of the pressures of laboratory management. With healthcare economic issues, it is ever so critical to maintain a competent, productive, satisfied workforce.
Lab Manager Boot Camp will be held on October 25, 2007, at the Massachusetts Medical Society in Waltham, MA. The conference is a one-day program of presentations for science professionals to develop or expand upon management and administrative skills.
For information or to register for Lab Mananger Boot Camp, go to http://www.labmanagerbootcamp.com.
About Lab Manager Magazine®
"Where Science and Management Meet." Lab Manager Magazine® is a publication of tools and resources for professionals juggling the dual roles of scientist and manager. It provides current thinking and trends in science management common to analytical, industry, government, research, academic and biotechnology labs. Lab Manager articles cover management issues, career advice, personnel strategies, along with lab operations, technology, quality and more. Free subscriptions to qualified professionals for print and digital formats are available at http://www.labmanager.com.
About Vicon Publishing:
Vicon Publishing, Inc., located in Amherst, NH publishes ALN Magazine™, Controlled Environments Magazine®, Forensic Magazine® and Lab Manager Magazine®. Vicon Publishing has an established history of producing quality publications with excellent editorial and attractive advertising opportunities.
In addition to offering various trade magazines, Vicon offers custom publishing services, exclusive web conferences and live events designed to help professionals expand their skill set in various areas.
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