Clinics and Departments

Kerstin Halverson

POCT Coordinator

Education

B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN

M.S., Minnesota State University – Mankato, Mankato, MN

Experience

Point of Care Coordinator, Children’s, 2003 to present

Technical Consultant, Hennepin County Medical Center, 2000-2003

Electron Microscopy Technologist, Hennepin County Medical Center, 1993-2000

Certifications/Affiliations

Point of Care Specialist Certificate, AACC, 2009

Member, American Association of Clinical Chemistry

Member, AACC Critical and Point Of Care Testing Division

Member, North Country Point Of Care Network

Faculty member, AACC CPOCT Certificate Program

Member, CPOCT Point of Care Coordinator Mentor Program

Responsibilities

Responsible for all Point of Care testing at both campuses of Children’s. This includes oversight for competency and training, quality control, proficiency testing, validations of instruments and reagents, maintaining policies and procedures, meeting regulatory requirements and interface and data management for multiple instrument types.



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