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Find the following information under the left hand tabs.

SCOPING PoCT

Includes a flowchart on “How to Implement a Point of Care (PoCT) Instrument into your organisation”. Documents on how to “Select an Analyser”, “Considerations for Using a Point of Care Device” and checklists for “Determination of Need for PoCT” and “Implementing PoCT”.

SAMPLE COLLECTION

Includes venous, arterial and capillary sampling methods

  • Nursing & Allied Health: 1 hour of learning for self-allocation of CPD Points
FORMS

Print your own forms for your workplace including “Patient Results Log”, “Quality Control Log”, “Instrument QC-Event Log” and “Inward Consumables Log”.

QUALITY

Provides details how to manage a “Quality Control and Quality Assurance” system.

HAEMATOLOGY CBE

Technical resources include “Bench Method”, “Method and Sample Collection”, and “Error Codes” on devices in Australia performing Haemoglobin, White Cell Counts and Differential.

ANTICOAGULATION INR

Includes Clinical Resources on “Age Adjusted Warfarin Initiation Protocol”, “Monitoring Anticoagulation Guidelines”, “Over-anticoagulation Guidelines” and “Setting Up A Warfarin Clinic”. Technical Resources include “Bench Method”, “Method and Sample Collection”, “Error codes” and training videos.

  • Nursing & Allied Health: 3 hours of learning for self-allocation of CPD Points
DIABETES 

Diabetes is divided up into sub-categories: Glucose, HbA1c and Urinary Albumin, and each contain clinical & technical resources.

Glucose includes “Interference with Blood Glucose Measurements”, “Basal-bolus Insulin Regimens for Management of Hyperglycaemic Inpatients Presentation”, “Adult Basal-Bolus Insulin Drug Chart for Inpatients”, and “Drug Treatments of Type II Diabetes”.  Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) includes “The Role of HbA1c in Diabetes Management”, and “HbA1c Clinical Targets, Units and Goals for Precision”. Urinary Albumin includes the “Albumin:Creatinine ratio” and “Microalbuminuria”.

Technical Resources include “Bench Method”, “Method and Sample Collection”, “Error Codes” and training videos.

 

Glucose

HbA1C

    Urinary Albumin

Nursing & Allied Health

3 hours of learning   for self-allocation of  CPD Points

 

2 hours of learning for self-allocation of CPD Points

 

1 hour of learning for self-allocation of CPD Points

 

             

LIPIDS

Clinical Resources includes “Lipid and Dyslipidaemia”. Technical resources include “Bench Method”, “Method and Sample Collection”, “Error Codes” and training videos.

  • Nursing & Allied Health: 2 hours of learning for self-allocation of CPD Points
CARDIAC

Cardiac has been divided up into BNP, NT-proBNP, D-Dimer, Troponin T and Troponin I.

Technical Resources include “Bench Method”, “Method and Sample Collection”, “Error Codes” and training videos.

  • Nursing & Allied Health: 1 hour of learning for self-allocation of CPD Point for each cardiac module
BLOOD GAS

Clinical Resources includes “A Guide to Interpreting Blood Gases and Electrolytes”, “Nomograms for Interpreting Blood Gas Results” and a video demonstration on “How to Perform an Arterial Blood Gas Sample”. Technical Resources include “Bench Method”, “Method and Sample Collection”, and “Error Codes”.

  • Nursing & Allied Health: 1 hour of learning for self-allocation of CPD Points

 

 

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