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This module provides the essential laboratory practices and principles of quality assurance that are required of any health care worker to a ccurately report and safely perform the CLIA approved waived laborator y tests. CLIA waived tests include the collection of urine, capillary collection of a quality blood specimen, frequently ordered point of ca re testing procedures, and those analyses that can quickly provide imp ortant diagnostic information in minutes.
"...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."
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.