Workbook for Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing in Ambulatory Care, 4th Edition
Corresponding to the chapters in Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing in Ambulatory Care, 4th Edition, this workbook provides practice designed to reinforce student understanding of laboratory concepts, terminology, and procedures. Each chapter includes exercises to help students 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 track students’ progress as they become competent with laboratory and diagnostic procedures. With focused coverage on the latest advancements and technologies in the field, this practical workbook gives your students the hands-on practice they 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.
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
Martha (Marti) Garrels, MSA, MT(ASCP), CMA (AAMA), Medical Assisting Program Consultant
Retired Medical Assisting Program Director
Lake Washington Institute of Technology