Multiskilling: Waived Laboratory Testing for the Health Care Provider / Edition 1

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This module provides the essential laboratory practices and quality assurance principles that are required to accurately report and safely perform the CLIA approved waived laboratory tests. CLIA waived tests include the collection of urine and capillary collection of a quality blood specimen. The analysis of specimens obtained through point of care testing procedures can provide important diagnostic information in minutes. Supplements Instructor's Manual 0-7668-0914-5

"...covers the collection of urine, capillary collection of a quality blood specimen, frequently-ordered point-of-care testing procedures, and those analyses that can quickly provide important diagnostic information."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766802124
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/1/1998
  • Series: Delmar's Multiskilling Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,277,727
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO WAIVED TESTS: Overview. CLIA ''88. JCAHO. CAP. COLA. NCCLS Standards. Safety Regulatory Considerations. Risk Management in CLIA Waived Tests. ANALYSIS OF URINE: Overview. Formation of Urine. Verification of Order/Clients Identification. Specimen Collection. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES: Overview. Urinary Color. Transparency. Other Physical Properties. Handling of Urine Specimens. REAGENT STRIP TESTS: Overview. The Reagent Strip. Testing Methodology. Reagent Strip Tests. Quality Control. Changes in Old Urine. QUALITY ASSURANCE IN LABORATORY TESTING: Overview. Quality Assurance. Quality Control. Terms Describing Quality. Types of Tests. Range in Values. Calibration.Testing Assessment. Test Parameters. Documentation. THE FUNDAMENTALS OF LABORATORY TESTING: Overview. Rewriting a Waived Analysis for the Procedures Manual. Common Accreditation Deficiencies. THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CAPILLARY BLOOD COLLECTION: Overview. Capillary Puncture Collection. Safety Considerations. GLUCOSE ANALYSIS. HEMOGLOBIN AND HEMATOCRIT. PREGNANCY AND OVULATION TESTS. CHOLESTEROL MONITORING. STREPTOCOCCUS SCREEN. FECAL OCCULT BLOOD. APPENDIX: Check Off Sheets. Tests Granted Waived Status Under CLIA As of 5/97. OSHA, CDC, NCCLS Bloodborne Pathogen Student Training. Frequently Requested Tests, Normal Values, Clinical Significance.

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