Ready? Set? Test! Patient Testing is Important. Get the Right Results
The training will help to assure that testing personnel have the basic training necessary to safely and accurately perform patient testing waived under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988. After viewing this training module, participants will understand that waived testing can produce inaccurate results and that these results could adversely impact patients. There are many things they can do, however, to minimize the risk of inaccurate testing. The learning objectives itemize several specific things that the participant will be able to do as a result of this training.
Laboratory staff members performing patient testing with waived tests.
By taking this course, the learner should be able to:
- Identify the basic requirements for performing waived testing.
- Identify at least three good laboratory practices for preparing the laboratory or testing site to produce high quality test results.
- Describe my role, responsibilities, and scope of practice as a team member performing CLIA-waived testing.
- Identify at least two good laboratory practices that assure the right sample type is obtained from the correct patient.
- Identify patient samples that are labeled correctly.
- Identify at least two good laboratory practices for testing.
- Identify at least two good laboratory practices for recording and reporting results.
CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for 1.5 nursing contact hours.
CPE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designated this Knowledge-based event for pharmacists to receive 0.15 CEUs in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is JA-UAN: JA4008229-0000-22-002-H04-P.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU’s for this program.
CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 1.5. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.5. CDC provider number 98614.
CPH: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 2.0 CPH recertification credits for this program.