Corresponding to the chapters in Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing in Ambulatory Care, 4th Edition, this workbook provides practice designed to reinforce your understanding of laboratory concepts, terminology, and procedures. Each chapter includes exercises to help you master fundamental concepts, specific procedures, and advanced skills. Competency evaluation sheets designed to meet government standards for good laboratory practice are included for all procedures to help you track your competence with laboratory and diagnostic procedures. With focused coverage on the latest advancements and technologies in the field, this practical workbook gives you the hands-on practice you need to succeed.
Enhanced coverage of CLIA-waived tests includes new phlebotomy equipment used in ambulatory care.
Terminology exercises test knowledge and recall.
Review and labeling questions for fundamental concepts, procedures, and advanced concepts assess comprehension and promote critical thinking.
Skills checklists track your progress in performing laboratory procedures and analytical tests.
An appendix includes forms that you can use to document safety, quality assurance, and CLIA compliance.
NEW! Increased content coverage includes new CLIA-waived and moderately complex testing (including automated CBCs and automated chemistries) as well as technological advancements.
Marti Garrels, MSA, MTA (ASCP), CMA (AAMA), Medical Assisting Program Consultant, Retired Medical Assisting Program Director, Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Kirkland, Washington
1. Introduction to the Laboratory and Safety Training 2. Regulations, Microscope Setup, and Quality Assurance 3. Urinalysis 4. Blood Collection 5. Hematology 6. Chemistry 7. Immunology 8. Microbiology 9. Toxicology 10. Electrocardiography 11. Spirometry Appendix: Forms for Documenting Safety, Quality Assurance, CLIA Compliance, Sample Health Assessment Form, and Professional Evaluation Form