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Basic Microbiology eLearning Curriculum

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, Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Methods (AST).

On-demand eLearning
Level: 
Basic
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Biothreat Preparedness Training for Sentinel Laboratories Curriculum

Learn the Laboratory Response Network (LRN) protocols for bioterrorism agent identification. Courses include: Bacillus anthracisBrucella spp., Burkholderia spp.Yersinia pestisFrancisella tularensis.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Intermediate
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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 Webinar
Level: Intermediate
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BT Rule Out or Refer: Virtual Knowledge Exercise

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

On-demand eLearning
Level: 
Basic
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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.

Live Event:
6/14/2018
Registration Closes:
6/13/2018
Level: Basic
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Diagnostic Parasitology: Bloodborne and Intestinal Parasites

Learn how to detect and identify blood and tissue organisms as well as medically important intestinal helminths and protozoa.

Live Event:
9/24/2018-9/28/2018
Registration Closes:
7/11/2018
Level: Intermediate
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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
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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
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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
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Laboratories, Emergencies, and the Law: How Our Legal System Impacts Laboratories During Emergency Response

Learn an overview of important concepts of legal preparedness that can impact the operation of laboratories during an emergency response. Issues discussed include liability, the impact of emergency declarations on the legal landscape, and mutual aid agreements.

On-demand Webinar
Level: Basic
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Methods of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Educational Resource (MASTER) elearing Curriculum

Learn antimicrobial susceptibility testing for bacteria isolated from clinical specimens. Courses include: Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Methods (AST) and Antimicrobial Susceptibility CLSI Standards.

On-demand eLearning
Level: 
Basic
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Molecular Techniques in Mycology

Learn the basic principles and potential applications of molecular methods for the detection and genotyping of fungi.

Currently Being Archived
Level: Basic
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Morphological Diagnosis of Human Entamoeba Species

Learn the morphological features used to differentiate and identify the different Entamoeba species found in human diagnostic samples.

On-demand Webinar
Level: Basic
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Morphological Identification of the Commensal Protozoa of the Human Intestinal Tract

Learn an overview of the morphological identification and differentiation of cyst and trophozoite forms of the non-pathogenic or unknown pathogenicity protozoa of the human intestinal tract.

Currently Being Archived
Level: Basic
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Packing 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
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Rapid Prostate Specific Antigen Testing for Detecting Semen Exposure

Learn how the ABAcard® p30 test is used to identify prostate specific antigen (PSA) in semen.

On-demand eLearning
Level: Basic
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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
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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.

 Live Event:
6/28/2018
Registration Closes:
6/21/2018
Level: Basic
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