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Algorithms in Diagnostic Molecular Parasitology

Algorithms in Diagnostic Molecular Parasitology

Learn the tools necessary to make evidence-based decisions relative to implementing and performing molecular methods to diagnose parasitic diseases.

Live Event: 9/25/19 – 9/27/19
Level: Basic
Registration Closes: 7/8/19
Diagnostic Parasitology I: Intestinal Organisms & Arthropods

Diagnostic Parasitology I: Intestinal Organisms & Arthropods

Learn how to detect and identify medically important intestinal helminths, intestinal protozoa, and arthropods.

Live Event: 10/22/19 – 10/25/19
Level: Intermediate
Registration Closes: 7/30/19
Diagnostic Parasitology II: Bloodborne & Tissue Parasites

Diagnostic Parasitology II: Bloodborne & Tissue Parasites

Learn how to detect and identify blood and tissue parasites. Lectures and hands-on laboratory exercises will target Plasmodium spp., Babesia spp., microfilariae, Leishmania spp., and Trypanosoma spp.

Live Event: 10/28/19 – 10/31/19
Level: Intermediate
Registration Closes: 7/30/19
Antimicrobial Susceptibility CLSI Standards

Antimicrobial Susceptibility CLSI Standards

Learn about the supplemental tables that correlate with the standards and the interpretive criteria for antimicrobials recommended for testing a variety of bacteria. This course provides essential information for those new to antimicrobial susceptibility testing and serves as an important refresher for experienced laboratory professionals

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Methods

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Methods (AST)

Learn technical and regulatory considerations for any method of medical laboratory antimicrobial susceptibility testing. This course provides essential information for those new to antimicrobial susceptibility testing and an important refresher for laboratory professionals with more experience.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Bacillus anthracis

Bacillus anthracis

This course provides clinical laboratory scientists with information about the laboratory identification of anthrax. This training assists clinical laboratory scientists in recognizing potential agents of bioterrorism that they may encounter during routine laboratory work-ups of sputum, blood and aspirate/biopsy specimens.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Intermediate
Basic Culture Media

Basic Culture Media

Learn about basic culture media used in the microbiology laboratory.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Basic Microbiology Series

Basic Microbiology eLearning Series

Learn basic microbiology laboratory skills and procedures necessary to identify microorganisms from clinical specimens. Courses include: Basic Microscopy, Basic Culture Media, Biochemicals and Gram Positive Organism ID, Biochemicals and Gram Negative Organism ID, Routine Microscopy Procedures.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Basic Microscopy

Basic Microscopy

Learn the components, setup, procedures, and care and maintenance of a bright field (compound) microscope.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Basic Microbiology eLearning Series

Basic Molecular Biology Series

Learn basic Molecular Biology laboratory skills and will introduce the scientific background for molecular diagnosis, the principles of laboratory settings, and common methods.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Basic Molecular Biology Module 1: Basic Science

Basic Molecular Biology Module 1: Basic Science

Learn information on the fundamental characteristics of DNA and RNA, nucleotide base-pairing rules, and the basic techniques and workflow applied in molecular diagnostics.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Basic Molecular Biology Module 2: Laboratory Practice

Basic Molecular Biology Module 2: Laboratory Practice

Learn information on general laboratory practices. Topics covered include biosafety practices, laboratory area flow, and practices to minimize contamination.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Basic Molecular Biology Module 3: Nucleic Acid Extraction

Basic Molecular Biology Module 3: Nucleic Acid Extraction

Learn information on nucleic acid extraction. Topics covered include extraction method selection, basic extraction steps, and nucleic acid analysis.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Basic Molecular Biology Module 4: PCR and Real-Time PCR

Basic Molecular Biology Module 4: PCR and Real-Time PCR

Learn  information on the principle of PCR and real-time PCR. Topics covered include PCR steps, PCR product analysis, real-time PCR characteristics.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Biochemicals Gram Negative Organism ID

Biochemicals and Gram Negative Organism ID

Learn how to read a Gram stain, colonial characteristics, and biochemical tests used to identify Gram negative microorganisms as well as commonly used testing algorithms.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Biochemicals Gram Positive organism ID

Biochemicals and Gram Positive Organism ID

Learn how to read a Gram stain, colonial characteristics, and biochemical tests used to identify Gram positive microorganisms as well as commonly used testing algorithms.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
BT Preparedness Training for Sentinel Laboratories Series

Biothreat Preparedness Training for Sentinel Laboratories Series

Learn the Laboratory Response Network (LRN) protocols for bioterrorism agent identification. Courses include: Bacillus anthracis, Brucella spp., Burkholderia spp., Yersinia pestis, Francisella tularensis.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Intermediate
Biothreat Rule Out or Refer Series

Biothreat Rule Out or Refer Series

Participate in a series of virtual case studies using ASM’s sentinel laboratory protocols in a safe environment to detect potential bio-threat agents.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Biothreat Rule Out or Refer: Virtual Knowledge Exercise 3

Biothreat Rule Out or Refer: Virtual Knowledge Exercise 3

Participate in a series of three virtual case studies (samples 7-9) using the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) sentinel laboratory protocols to detect potential biothreat agents, while in a safe environment.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Biothreat Rule Out or Refer: Virtual Knowledge Exercise 4

Biothreat Rule Out or Refer: Virtual Knowledge Exercise 4

Participate in a series of three virtual case studies (samples 10-12) using the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) sentinel laboratory protocols to detect potential biothreat agents, while in a safe environment.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Biothreat Rule Out or Refer: Virtual Knowledge Exercise 5

Biothreat Rule Out or Refer: Virtual Knowledge Exercise 5

Participate in a series of three virtual case studies (samples 13-15) using the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) sentinel laboratory protocols to detect potential biothreat agents, while in a safe environment.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Brain-Eating Amoebae - Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

Brain-Eating Amoebae – Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

Learn the importance of using a combination of morphology, immunofluorescence microscopy, and real-time PCR for rapid and accurate diagnosis of the three amoebae that cause human central nervous system infections.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Intermediate
Brucella spp.

Brucella spp.

This course provides clinical laboratory scientists with information about the laboratory identification of Brucella spp. species. The goal is to assist clinical laboratory scientists in better recognizing potential biothreat agents they may encounter during routine laboratory work-ups of sputum, blood and aspirate/biopsy specimens.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Intermediate
Burkholderia spp.

Burkholderia spp.

This course provides clinical laboratory scientists with information about the laboratory identification of Burkholderia spp. The goal is to assist clinical laboratory scientists in better recognizing potential biothreat agents they may encounter during routine laboratory work-ups of sputum, blood and aspirate/biopsy specimens.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Intermediate
Laboratory staff member

Core Microbiology Skills

Learn several core microbiological skills that are used in public health, clinical, and research laboratories.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Diagnostic Features of Intestinal Nematodes

Diagnostic Features of Intestinal Nematodes

Learn an overview an overview of the morphologic features that are important in correctly identifying intestinal nematode eggs, larvae, and adult worms.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Francisella tularensis

Francisella tularensis

This course provides clinical laboratory scientists with information about the laboratory identification of Francisella tularensis. The goal is to assist clinical laboratory scientists in better recognizing potential biothreat agents they may encounter during routine laboratory work-ups of sputum, blood and aspirate/biopsy specimens.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Intermediate
Fundamentals of Centrifuge Safety

Fundamentals of Centrifuge Safety

Learn the major parts of a centrifuge, types of centrifuges, potential hazards, how to work safely with a centrifuge, and what to do if there is an emergency.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Fundamentals of Chemical Fume Hood Safety

Fundamentals of Chemical Fume Hood Safety

Learn the major components of a chemical fume hood and proper practices for its safe and effective operation.

 

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Fundamentals of Working Safely in a Biological Safety Cabinet

Fundamentals of Working Safely in a Biological Safety Cabinet

Learn how to work safely in a Class II biological safety cabinet (BSC).

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Laboratory test with text Recommendations for Biochemical Genetic Testing: Preanalytic Phase

Good Laboratory Practice Recommendations for Biochemical Genetic Testing: Preanalytic Phase

Learn an overview of the quality practices in the preanalytic phase of biochemical genetic testing.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Laboratory staff member pipetting

Good Laboratory Practices for Molecular Genetics Testing

Learn to develop procedures and processes for a molecular genetic test which are consistent with regulatory requirements and good laboratory practices.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Introduction to Laboratory Informatics Series

Introduction to Laboratory Informatics Series

Learn the journey of a specimen through the laboratory and explore the generation and transmission of data and results within and outside of the laboratory.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Introduction to Laboratory Informatics: Life of a Result

Introduction to Laboratory Informatics: Life of a Result

Learn characterization of the recipients of laboratory data, data and results storage, and the communication of data and results (especially electronically) to various stakeholders.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Introduction to Laboratory Informatics: Life of a Specimen

Introduction to Laboratory Informatics: Life of a Specimen

Learn the roles of various personnel in the laboratory informatics enterprise, data relationships, data quality and standards, and the generation and flow of information as a specimen progresses through the pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Laboratory Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning Course

Laboratory Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning Course

Learn guidance and tools necessary for the development of laboratory continuity plans.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
LMBP

The LMBP A-6 Cycle: Review and Evaluation Methods for Quality Improvement

Learn an introduction to the Laboratory Medicine Best Practice (LMBP) A-6 method for conducting systematic evidence reviews.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Methods of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Educational Resource (MASTER) eLearning Series

Methods of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Educational Resource (MASTER) eLearning Series

Learn a detailed overview of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) standards for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of bacteria isolated from clinical specimens.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Packing and Shipping Division 6.2 Materials

Packaging and Shipping Division 6.2 Materials: What the Laboratory Professional Should Know 2016

Learn what the laboratory professional should know to be certified (or recertified) to ship Division 6.2 Materials.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Intermediate
Ready? Set? Test! Patient Testing is Important. Get the Right Results

Ready? Set? Test! Patient Testing is Important. Get the Right Results

Learn how to safely and accurately perform patient testing waived under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Routine Microscopy Procedures

Routine Microscopy Procedures

Learn about routine microscopy procedures used in the microbiology laboratory.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Human eye with binary technology and text label 508 Compliance

Why, When, and How to Create a Section 508-Compliant Document

Learn the importance of creating Section 508-compliant material and publicly available resources, common issues encountered by authors and developers, and potential solutions.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
Yersinia pestis

Yersinia pestis

This course provides clinical laboratory scientists with information about the laboratory identification of Yersinia pestis. The goal is to assist clinical laboratory scientists in better recognizing potential bioterrorism agents they may encounter during routine laboratory work-ups of sputum, blood and aspirate/biopsy specimens.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Intermediate
Page last reviewed: December 4, 2019