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OTA Training Completes First “RFID in Healthcare” Training Session for ACT Health


Dallas, TX, May 23, 2009 --(PR.com)-- On the heels of its successful “RFID in Healthcare” training in Canberra, Australia for ACT Health and a similar class in Melbourne, OTA Training LLC is preparing to offer additional training to companies in the Australasia region. OTA, the global leader in hands-on, vendor-neutral RFID training and certification, anticipates additional classes as interest in RFID training spreads north from Australia into Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and China.

The training is designed to better educate Australian healthcare professionals about RFID and to enable them to be at the forefront of the technology. “Upon completing the class, attendees will have a greater understanding of the abilities of RFID and how it can be used within their industry,” said Eugene Costabile, Director of OTA Training Australasia.

The upcoming training session is a vendor-neutral event that will meet the needs of the ACT health service now and into the future. Among other things, it will cover asset tracking for mobile equipment, furniture, medical devices, and other high-value items. In addition, attendees will learn how RFID can help to reduce medical errors by properly identify laboratory specimens, including biopsy samples and containers of blood or urine.

“The training is designed to help healthcare professionals and technology providers better understand the role RFID will play in the Australian healthcare industry both now and in the future,” said Tom Lail, lead instructor for OTA’s RFID in Healthcare course. “The technology is changing the way the healthcare industry works.”

In addition, the in-depth training sessions will examine the following:
· Understanding the needs of the industry and which applications provide the quickest ROI and benefits
· Tracking movable equipment, furniture, medical devices, and other high-value items both to provide ready access when needed and to reduce losses
· Ensuring the proper identification of laboratory specimens, including biopsy samples and containers of blood or urine to reduce medical errors.
· Tracking patients—both for the purposes of redundant identification prior to the administration of medications or surgery and for protecting infants, Alzheimer's patients, and others.
· Managing controlled substances, pathogens, and other materials that pose a public health risk.
· Less resources and money needed to implement RFID infrastructure project.
· Understanding of available equipment and tags.

For more information on this particular training and others like it taking place in Australasia region, please contact them at info@australasia.com or 61 2 6243 3691.

About OTA Training

Based in Dallas, Texas, OTA offers training courses worldwide to help companies successfully implement RFID technology. The company provides students with the most in-depth, relevant, and practical RFID training through its proven E3 Learning System, offering training that is Effective, Engaging and Easy to Follow. OTA Training instructors are qualified RFID professionals who use real world knowledge and experience to prepare students for the challenges of RFID technology.

OTA Training uses state-of-the-art-training tools to provide up-to-date content in the best RFID training centres worldwide. OTA's courses can be customised to fit any company's requirements and can be conducted at any location. OTA Training is a founding member of the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) RFID+ Cornerstone Committee, and Co-author of the best-selling book, RFID+ Exam Cram. For more information, visit http://www.otatraining.com

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