Dr. Fred Apple

Hennepin County Medical Center

High-sensitivity point-of-care cardiac troponin: Novel whole-blood testing at last

In this expert webinar, Dr. Fred Apple discusses the relevance and use of high-sensitivity troponin in the emergency department setting. Dr. Apple reviews the scientific literature pertaining to high-sensitivity point-of-care (POC) troponin and speaks to the critical considerations for set-up and implementation of POC clinical studies, including the combined efforts of the laboratory and emergency department clinical staff.

Attendees of this webinar are entitled to P.A.C.E. credits from the ASCLS and/or ACCENT credits from the AACC. In order to receive these credits, you must register and watch the webinar here.



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Dr. Fred Apple

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Dr. Fred Apple

Hennepin County Medical Center

Dr. Fred Apple is the medical director of the Clinical Laboratories, Clinical Chemistry, Clinical and Forensic Toxicology and Point of Care Testing at the Hennepin County Medical Center. He received his doctorate degree from the University of Minnesota in 1979 and obtained a fellowship in Laboratory Medicine in 1982 from Washington University. He is board certified in Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology. Dr. Apple serves as a principal investigator at the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation. He is a consultant to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office. In addition to his investigative research, Dr. Apple is a Professor at the University of Minnesota Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. Dr. Apple also serves as an Associate Editor for the journal Clinical Chemistry and is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.