The SSCC has held workshops series in collaboration with Snibe. The workshops were held in different regions of Saudi Arabia. The first workshop was held at Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Riyadh, 18th March 2019. The second workshop was held at Le Meridien Hotel, Jeddah, 20th March 2019 . The third workshop was held at Le Meridien Hotel, Alkhobar , 21st April 2019. The fourth workshop was held in Abha, 22nd April 2019 All the workshops were accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCHS) by 4 CME hours. The included topics discussed the New Approaches in Clinical Diagnostics, Clinical Validation of Hyaluronic Acid and Liver Diseases, Clinical Utility of Anti Mullerian Hormone and Special Assays by Snibe.
Highlights on clinical chemistry pediatric disease is another seminar was conducted on 31st March by the SSCC in collaboration with Maternity and children hospital in Dammam. Topics including Thyroid Function Test in Pregnancy and Newborn Screening in Saudi Arabia were presented by different speakers in this seminar.
19th April 2019 Saudi Society Clinical Chemistry in collaboration with College of American Pathologist – sponsored by Al Shallan Group conducted a course on CAP Educational Program. Two speakers from CAP Dr. Michael Peat and Ms. Stacey Mayer presented updates on Accreditation Standards including Getting the most from PT & EQA, General Chemistry & Toxicology, Frequently Cited Deficiencies & Questions and Method Validation/Non-accredited Labs.
24th April 2019 Saudi Society Clinical Chemistry in collaboration with Sebia – sponsored by Dar Al Zahrawi conducted a workshop on Protein Electrophoresis Workshop. Topics presented by Mr. Lionel Bey from Sebia with interactive case discussion session including Diabetes: How can a capillary electrophoresis measurement of HbA1c provide a clinical added value and Myeloma: Advantages of immunotyping for monoclonal Ig confirmation and typing comparison with gel immunofixation.