Introduction to Point of Care Testing


Credits : 1

Course Overview

This lecture will cover Point of Care Testing; where it is performed, the methodology behind it and recognize individuals who may perform the testing. We will also review the different types of devices available for use as well as discuss the rules and regulations surrounding point of care testing. Advantages and disadvantages of point of care instrumentation will also be reviewed and we will conclude with helpful hints for anesthesia technicians when performing blood gas sampling.