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Laboratory Tests Interpretation

This course is practical and informative. It presents the most commonly used lab tests in most hospitals. It also gives the nursing implications for each test, allwoing the nurse to correltat this data with the clinical diagnosis adn the implications of the diagnostic data, along with any special requirements for the patient.

Course Objectives

At the end of course, each participant will be able to:

    1. Give better patient care due to an enhanced knowledge of laboratory tests and the interpretation of the results of these tests.

    2. Perform satisfactorily on an objective examination at the end of this course (70% or better).

    3.  Name and discuss at least 3 lab specimen collection considerations and their nursing implications.

    4. Name and discuss at least 5 hematology lab tests and coagulation tests and their nursing implications.

    5. Name and discuss at least 2 cardiac enzyme lab tests and 3 serum electrolyte and blood group tests and their nursing implications.

    6. Name and discuss at least 3 components of the urinalysis lab test and describe the nursing implications.

    7. Name and discuss at least 3 components of the cerebrospinal fluid analysis lab test and the nursing implications.

    8. Name and discuss at least 5 components of the liver function lab test and the nursing implications.

    9. Name and discuss at least 2 components of the thyroid function lab test and the nursing implications.

    10. Name and discuss at least 2 serological lab tests and their nursing implications.

    11. Name and discuss at least 2 lab tests used to detect HIV antibodies in the blood and 2 additional tests used to indicate levels of HIV antibodies in the blood and their nursing implications.

    12. Name and discuss at least 4 components of the arterial blood gas interpretation lab test, describing how the test is performed, the results of the test, and the nursing implications of the test.

15.00 Contact Hours ; Price: US$ 59.00

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