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CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
4521-07

Introduction To Point-of-Care Testing

Description: Introduction To Point-of-Care Testing (4521-07) Explore Point-of-Care Testing and its common usage in the public domain. An important fundamental goal of point of care testing is to improve medical and economic outcomes. Another goal is rapid response. The objective of this course is to introduce a consistent set of principles for the professional practice of POCT.

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$242

Non-Members

$363

1078-09

Gestion Des Résultats Qualitatifs Fallacieux En Hématologie

Description: Gestion des résultats qualitatifs fallacieux en hématologie (1078-09) Le laboratoire moderne est doté d'instrumentation automatisée utilisée et gérée par des employés de laboratoire hautement qualifiés. Malgré cela, à de nombreuses occasions, des erreurs peuvent se glisser dans le système. La plupart de ces erreurs sont reconnues et signalées par les instruments et leurs systèmes d'avertissement intégrés. Il y a cependant plusieurs pièges qui peuvent entraîner des résultats de laboratoire fallacieux. Le personnel de laboratoire doit s'en rendre compte et savoir comment les reconnaître et les corriger. Ce module présentera les divers moyens qui produisent des résultats fallacieux et les manières de les détecter. Date de la version: octobre 2009

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9800-10

Hypochromic Anemia

Description: Hypochromic Anemia (9800-10) Enhance your understanding of the various hypochromic anemias and learn more about iron deficiency anemia in particular. Classification, etiology, laboratory findings and iron metabolism are discussed and related to the differentiation of iron deficiency anemia, anemia of chronic disorders, thalassemia and sideroblastic anemia. Version Date: January 2010

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9801-10

Macrocytic Anemias

Description: Macrocytic Anemias (9801-10) Learn more about the macrocytic anemias with emphasis on the megaloblastic anemias. Classification, etiology and characteristic laboratory findings are examined in relation to differentiation of non-megaloblastic from megaloblastic anemia. Version Date: April 2010

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9802-10

Introduction To Erythrocyte Disorders And Normocytic Anemias

Description: Introduction To Erythrocyte Disorders and Normocytic Anemias (9802-10) Explore basic information on erythrocyte disorders and the various types of normocytic normochromic anemias. You will consider the questions that arise when investigating an anemia and the laboratory tests involved. Classification, etiology, erythropoiesis and laboratory findings are discussed. Version Date: January 2010

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9804-11

Body Fluids: Cerebrospinal Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Cerebrospinal Fluid (9804-11) Review the many laboratory techniques for evaluating CSF including routine procedures and new technologies. This module focuses on cell counting and identification, chemical analyses, significance of lab findings and microbiological tests for meningitis. Brain anatomy and physiology and the production of CSF are also reviewed. Version Date: November 2011

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9817-10

Introduction To Platelet Structure And Function

Description: Introduction To Platelet Structure And Function (9817-10) Learn about platelet production, kinetics and regulation, aggregation and understand the effect of drugs on platelets. Platelet factors and the arachidonic acid-prostacyclin pathways are also discussed. Version Date: January 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9818-09

Hemolytic Anemias

Description: Hemolytic Anemias (9818-09) Increase your ability to differentiate these anemias and relate characteristic laboratory findings to disease states such as hereditary spherocytosis, G-6-PD deficiency, sickle cell disease, thalassemia, warm auto immune hemolytic anemia (WAIHA), hemolytic disease of the newborn, and malaria.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9819-11

Body Fluids: Synovial Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Synovial Fluid (9819-11) Learn the structure of a common joint and composition of synovial fluid as well as characteristic laboratory tests. Learn to relate synovial fluid laboratory findings to differentiate non-inflammatory and inflammatory, infections, crystal-induced and hemorrhagic diseases.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9829-09

Leukocytes - Measurement Of Neutrophil Function

Description: Leukocytes - Measurement Of Neutrophil Function (9829-09) Review laboratory procedures within a practical context and improve your ability to make decisions regarding identifying neutrophilic functional defects.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9833-09

Organs Of The Lymphoid System

Description: Organs Of The Lymphoid System (9833-09) Review the nature and structure of organs found in the body and how these organs relate to lymphocyte production and the function of the immune system.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9841-08

Fibrinolysis

Description: Fibrinolysis (9841-08) Build upon your knowledge of the hemostasis system as you consider the fibrinolytic system. Learn how this system lyses unwanted clots and becomes involved with the process of healing. Examine how the fibrinolytic system depends on appropriate activation, production of peptides and action of enzymes in order to function. Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is discussed in terms of common "trigger" mechanisms and laboratory findings, as well as the use of agents in therapeutic fibrinolysis. Version Date: November 2008

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9845-10

Other Platelet Disorders

Description: Other Platelet Disorders (9845-10) Continue your study of platelets and hemostasis as you consider other aspects of platelet function and disorders. You will study thrombocytosis, thrombocythemia, and platelet abnormalities associated with myeloproliferative disorders and associate these disorders with the clinical and laboratory findings. Von Willebrands disease is also addressed.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9847-11

Body Fluids: Seminal Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Seminal Fluid (9847-11) Review the anatomy, physiology and production of seminal fluid and describe the nature of semen in physical and chemical terms. You will learn about the methods used to evaluate sperm motility and viability and consider common abnormalities. Medicolegal situations are addressed as well as the impact of testing on male infertility.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9848-10

Monoclonal Antibodies: Theory And Production

Description: Monoclonal Antibodies: Theory and Production (9848-10) Review the topic of monoclonal antibodies and the differences between polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies. By the end of this module the student should have a good understanding of the fundamentals of monoclonal antibodies in laboratory medicine and as their potential of treating a wide range of serious diseases. Version Date: September 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9850-09

Immunology-Antigens

Description: Immunology-Antigens (9850-09) Review antigens from definitions to a description of the very properties that make a substance antigenic. Discuss the nature of bacterial, viral, blood group and other antigens. The fate of an antigen with its recognition, phagocytosis, processing to the immune system is also detailed. Finally, a brief mention of T and B cell function is given.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9851-10

Immune System As A Protective System

Description: Immune System as a Protective System (9851-10) Examine the innate mechanisms of phagocytic cells such as neutrophils, monocytes and the many types of macrophages. The function of skin and mucous membranes is detailed as well as a review of the chemical and soluble mediators of the immune system. The alternate pathway of complement, interferon and acute macrophage-lymphocyte interaction are also addressed.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9852-09

Hypercoagulation - Thrombophilia

Description: Hypercoagulation - Thrombophilia (9852-09) Update your knowledge about the control mechanisms with this complex system and learn what turns the process off and prevents clotting and plugging up blood vessels. Your study of thrombotic disease includes the cause and risks to the patient. You will consider the impact of oral contraception, hereditary risk factors, Antithrombin II deficiency, and protein C deficiency on the coagulation system.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9853-10

Cytokines - The Interleukins

Description: Cytokines - The Interleukins (9853-10) Review the general nature of cytokines and in particular, one class of cytokine - the interleukins. The interleukins show multiple effects. They may act individually expressing a single function or more likely initiate a series of multiple functions.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9862-10

Laboratory Aspects Of Diabetes

Description: Laboratory Aspects of Diabetes (9862-10) Learn more about this devastating disease and how the measurement of tests such as glucose, glycohemoglobin and microalbumin are crucial in the monitoring of this and other conditions.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9869-09

Monocytes And Macrophages

Description: Monocytes and Macrophages (9869-09) Explore monocytes and macrophages and their role in the functioning of the body's innate primary defence mechanism.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9871-10

Plasma Cell Dyscrasias-Myeloma

Description: Plasma Cell Dyscrasias-Myeloma (9871-10) Review the causes for a monoclonal "spike" seen in a protein electrophoresis and its most common malignant conditions - myeloma. Myeloma is a disease with inevitable consequences that results from a process of malignant and uncontrolled proliferation of plasma cells.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9872-08

Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Guide To The Clinical And...

Description: Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Guide to the Clinical and Laboratory Aspects (9871-10) Explore the clinical findings and criteria for diagnosis including the pathogenesis and pathology of rheumatoid arthritis. The course outlines the hematological features of the disease and discusses the use of laboratory tests for the detection of inflammation in a patient. The concept of an antibody to human IgG seen with rheumatoid factor and the diagnostic value of many rheumatoid arthritis-associated antibodies will be studied.

AdvancedMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9875-08

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

Description: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (9875-08) Review the theory and logic behind this test and the various methods and modifications used to perform it. When reviewed against modern methods of laboratory testing this test fails to satisfy even the most basic rules of standardization, quality control and quality assurance. In this course the flaws in accepted laboratory methodology and laboratory practice are reviewed in context to its medical applications.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9878-09

Managing Spurious Qualitative Results In Hematology

Description: Managing Spurious Qualitative Results in Hematology (9878-09) Explore many of the ways spurious results may occur and the means to eliminate them. Most of these errors will be recognized and flagged by the instruments and their built in warning systems. There are, however, many potential pitfalls that can lead to reporting spurious laboratory results. Laboratory staff must be aware of these and know how to recognize and correct them.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9880-10

Laboratory Aspects Of Alcoholism

Description: Laboratory Aspects Of Alcoholism (9880-10) This course reviews the topic of alcohol abuse. A review of the chemistry of alcohol metabolism enables an understanding of the effects of alcohol on the body. There are only limit laboratory tests available to identify and monitor alcohol consumption but the more recent understanding of biochemistry, genetics and proteomics is opening exciting areas of study.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9891-08

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Description: Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (9891-08) Discuss the diagnosis, testing, treatment and outcomes of patients with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP), while adding some details from an historical perspective. Version Date: October 2008

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$0

Non-Members

$110

9892-08

Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia

Description: Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (9892-08) Discuss the antibody implicated in Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT), along with clinical findings and laboratory assays. This course covers the clinical features, mechanism, detection methods and treatment of HIT including a short historical perspective and review of heparin. Version Date: December 2008

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9895-10

ABC's Of Hemophilia

Description: ABC's of Hemophilia (9895-10) Review the complete process of normal hemostasis and explore hemophilia and the three sub categories of hemophilia. Participants will learn why hemophilia is also known as the 'Royal Disease' and how hemophilia was passed on to other members of the Royal families from Spain, Germany and Russia.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

3050-08

Lymphocytes In Disease

Description: Lymphocytes in Disease (3050-08) This course focuses on the normal characteristics and functions of lymphocytes and major hematological and clinical features of lymphocytes in disease states. Version Date: August 2008

AdvancedMembers

$333

Non-Members

$499.50

4049-08

Laboratory Diagnosis Of Malaria

Description: Laboratory Diagnosis of Malaria (4049-08) Improve and build your skills in the diagnosis and identification of Malaria. Version Date: August 2008

AdvancedMembers

$272

Non-Members

$408

4192-08

Microbiology Through The Microscope

Description: Microbiology through the Microscope (4192-08) Review difficult and uncommon situations encountered in microscopy in the general microbiology laboratory. Stimulate the knowledge of advanced and/or experienced students in the medical microbiology field. Version Date: June 2008

AdvancedMembers

$333

Non-Members

$544.50

4193-08

Refresher Course In Hematology

Description: Refresher Course In Hematology (4193-08) Review basic hematology testing, morphology of red and white blood cells, anemias, leukemias, and coagulation. Improve your day-to-day practice as you apply your hematology knowledge to examining the images and solving case studies. Version Date: August 2008

BasicMembers

$399

Non-Members

$598.50

1004-11

Liquides Organiques: Liquide Céphalorachidien

Description: Liquides organiques: liquide céphalorachidien (1004-11) Passez en revue les nombreuses techniques utilisées au laboratoire pour l'évaluation du LCR, y compris les procédures routinières et les nouvelles technologies. Cette module met l'accent sur le dénombrement cellulaire, l'identification de cellules, les analyses chimiques, l'importance des résultats de laboratoire et des analyses microbiologiques pour la méningite. L'anatomie et la physiologie du cerveau ainsi que la production du LCR sont également examinées. Date de la version: novembre 2011

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9805-12

Body Fluids: Pleural, Pericardial, Peritoneal & Amniotic ...

Description: Body Fluids: Pleural, Pericardial, Peritoneal and Amniotic Fluids (9805-12) Examine the nature and formation of body fluids using the model of transudates and exudates. Both normal and malignant cell morphology are discussed and the chemical aspects considered. Explore newer immunological methods for detecting cell markers and review the microbiological examinations of infections. Version Date: November 2012

Members

$65

Non-Members

$110

9825-12

Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods

Description: Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods (9825-12) Learn tips for differentiating malignant cells from normal cells using techniques such as cell counting, film preparation, staining, evaluation and interpretation. Specimen collection, Cytospin preparation and confusing artefacts are also discussed.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9874-13

D-Dimer

Description: D-Dimer (9874-13) Review the activation and function of the coagulation and fibrinolytic systems and the tests used to assess them. With the realization the D-Dimer test has a strong negative predictive value the use and application of this test is reviewed in detail. Version Date: January 2013

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

1062-10

Les Aspects du Diabète En Laboratoire

Description: Les aspects du diabète en laboratoire (1062-10) Apprenez-en davantage sur cette maladie dévastatrice et comment l'évaluation des tests comme la glycémie, l'hémoglobine glyquée et la microalbumine est essentielle pour le suivi de cette condition parmi d'autres. Date de la version: février 2010

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$65

Non-Members

$110

1080-10

Les Aspects De L'alcoolisme En Laboratoire

Description: Les aspects de l'alcoolisme en laboratoire (1080-10) Ce cours examine le sujet de l'abus d'alcool. Une revue de la chimie du métabolisme de l'alcool permet de comprendre les effets de l'alcool sur le corps. Il n'y a qu'un nombre limité d'essais de laboratoire disponibles pour identifier et surveiller la consommation d'alcool mais des connaissances plus récentes sur la biochimie, la génétique et la protéomique ouvrent des domaines d'étude stimulants. Date de la version : février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9803-13

Introduction To Hemostasis

Description: Introduction to Hemostasis (9803-13) The development of the hemostatic process is reviewed starting from the vasculature and the first sign of a breach in vascular integrity. The complete system is followed from examining blood flow dynamics, the action of blood vessels, properties of the vasculature, platelet function, the biochemistry of coagulation and stabilization of a fibrin clot. Version Date: August 2013

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$65

Non-Members

$110

1174-13

D-dimère

Description: D-dimère (1174-13) Passez en revue l'activation et la fonction des systèmes fibrinolytiques et de coagulation ainsi que les analyses utilisées pour les évaluer. Avec la découverte que le test D-dimère a une forte valeur prédictive négative, l'utilisation et l'application de ce test sont examinées en détail. Date de la version: janvier 2013

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$0

Non-Members

$110

9903-13

Benign Disorders Of Granulocytes

Description: Benign Disorders of Granulocytes (9903-13) Review the development of neutrophils and other cells of the granulocytic series and sharpen your skills as you differentiate qualitative, functional and morphological changes due to drugs, congenital disorders and other conditions. Version Date: July 2013

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9904-13

Benign Disorders Of Lymphocytes

Description: Benign Disorders of Lymphocytes (9904-13) The course reviews the non-malignant disorders of lymphocytes. Normal development of lymphocytes, the nature and occurrence of surface markers and their relationship to identifying the type and function of lymphocytes will be reviewed, as well as, the disorders that cause benign alteration and the non-malignant condition of monoclonal gammopathy. Version Date: July 2013

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9905-13

Identification & Description Of Atypical (Reactive) ...

Description: Identification and Description of Atypical (Reactive) and Abnormal Leukocyte and Platelet Morphology (9905-13) The learner will be able to recognize and describe atypical and abnormal leukocytes and platelets in stained peripheral blood films. Version Date: November 2013

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9873-14

C-Reactive Protein

Description: C-Reactive Protein (9873-14) Review the theory of acute phase proteins and their role in innate immunity. The CRP test has had applications in assisting in the diagnosis of many disease states and these are reviewed. Version Date: March 2014

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9863-14

Case Studies: Patients With Platelet Disorders - Series One

Description: Case Studies: Patients with Platelet Disorders - Series One (9863-14) Learn how to assess information from the problem, clinical data and laboratory findings to resolve disorders such as neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia, Gray platelet syndrome, Glanzmann's thrombasthenia, post-infectious thrombocytopenia, and the use and abuse of bleeding times. Version Date: March 2014

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9864-14

Case Studies: Patients With Platelet Disorders - Series Two

Description: Case Studies: Patients with Platelet Disorders - Series One (9863-14) Learn how to assess information from the problem, clinical data and laboratory findings to resolve disorders such as neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia, gray platelet syndrome, Glanzmann's thrombasthenia, post-infectious thrombocytopenia, and the use and abuse of bleeding times. Version Date: March 2014

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

Chemistry

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
4521-07

Introduction To Point-of-Care Testing

Description: Introduction To Point-of-Care Testing (4521-07) Explore Point-of-Care Testing and its common usage in the public domain. An important fundamental goal of point of care testing is to improve medical and economic outcomes. Another goal is rapid response. The objective of this course is to introduce a consistent set of principles for the professional practice of POCT.

AdvancedMembers

$242

Non-Members

$363

9804-11

Body Fluids: Cerebrospinal Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Cerebrospinal Fluid (9804-11) Review the many laboratory techniques for evaluating CSF including routine procedures and new technologies. This module focuses on cell counting and identification, chemical analyses, significance of lab findings and microbiological tests for meningitis. Brain anatomy and physiology and the production of CSF are also reviewed. Version Date: November 2011

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9806-09

Proteins, Antibodies And Immunoglobulins

Description: Proteins, Antibodies and Immunoglobulins (9806-09) Describe the nature of proteins from the basic molecular structure of amino acids through to the complex macro molecules that make up the body's humoral immune system. Review in detail each of the individual immunoglobulins from the molecular structure to the individual biological properties. Finally, a short review of the immunoglobulin levels seen in both health and disease states will be given. Version Date: December 2009

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9819-11

Body Fluids: Synovial Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Synovial Fluid (9819-11) Learn the structure of a common joint and composition of synovial fluid as well as characteristic laboratory tests. Learn to relate synovial fluid laboratory findings to differentiate non-inflammatory and inflammatory, infections, crystal-induced and hemorrhagic diseases.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9837-08

Enzymology - Part I

Description: Enzymology - Part I (9837-08) Improve your knowledge of enzyme function and review all aspects of enzymes as you consider how enzymes act, what they are called, how they function as reagents and the importance of isoenzymes.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9838-08

Enzymology - Part II

Description: Enzymology - Part II (9838-08) Learn how and when specific enzymes are measured and improve your ability to relate enzyme levels to disease. Continue your studies from Enzymology - Part I as you consider enzymes of clinical importance. You will consider detailed enzyme profiles, their tissues of origin and factors that affect their specific activity.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9847-11

Body Fluids: Seminal Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Seminal Fluid (9847-11) Review the anatomy, physiology and production of seminal fluid and describe the nature of semen in physical and chemical terms. You will learn about the methods used to evaluate sperm motility and viability and consider common abnormalities. Medicolegal situations are addressed as well as the impact of testing on male infertility.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9861-11

Proteins

Description: Proteins (9861-11) Review the "basics" on proteins as you develop an awareness of basic structure of amino acids and proteins. You will consider the classification and digestion and metabolism of important proteins. You will learn about protein electrophoresis and immunoelectrophoresis, as well as other protein methods, expected values, and clinical significance.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9862-10

Laboratory Aspects Of Diabetes

Description: Laboratory Aspects of Diabetes (9862-10) Learn more about this devastating disease and how the measurement of tests such as glucose, glycohemoglobin and microalbumin are crucial in the monitoring of this and other conditions.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9865-09

Cardiac Markers

Description: Cardiac Markers (9865-09) Review the types and pathogenesis of ischemic heart disease, clinical progression of a myocardial infarct, clinical evaluation of chest pain within an emergency department and the role of the medical laboratory. Traditional and new enzyme cardiac markers are reviewed in detail, including which markers are appropriate for which type and stage of myocardial infarct.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9866-09

Non-Protein Nitrogen

Description: Non-Protein Nitrogen (9866-09) Review non-protein nitrogens, such as creatine, creatinine, urea, uric acid and ammonia - pathways, measurement, detection methods and reference ranges.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9867-09

Lipids

Description: Lipids (9867-09) Explore the biochemistry and measurement of lipids and how they interact within the body. Lipids are a vital part of homeostasis but, like so many other aspects of body chemistry, have a potential of negative implications when things go wrong. In addition to genetic aberrations, inappropriate lifestyle activities may impart profound clinical effects. Version Date: February 2009

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9868-09

Carbohydrates

Description: Carbohydrates (9868-09) Review your knowledge of carbohydrates as you consider all aspects, from structure and bonding to metabolism and glycogenic pathways. You will study glucose methods, expected values, and glycohemoglobin and how to differentiate diabetes variants. The laboratory plays a crucial role in glucose monitoring in assessment of glycemic control in diabetes. You will also learn the relationship between insulin, proinsulin and C-peptide, as well as clinical significance and measurements.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9871-10

Plasma Cell Dyscrasias-Myeloma

Description: Plasma Cell Dyscrasias-Myeloma (9871-10) Review the causes for a monoclonal "spike" seen in a protein electrophoresis and its most common malignant conditions - myeloma. Myeloma is a disease with inevitable consequences that results from a process of malignant and uncontrolled proliferation of plasma cells.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9877-08

Ischemia Modified Albumin: A New Serum Marker For...

Description: Ischemia Modified Albumin: A New Serum Marker for Myocardial Ischemia (9877-08) Explore the development of ischemia modified albumin test (the albumin cobalt binding test), its use and limitations. This test is able to measure cardiac muscle ischemia prior to necrosis.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9880-10

Laboratory Aspects Of Alcoholism

Description: Laboratory Aspects Of Alcoholism (9880-10) This course reviews the topic of alcohol abuse. A review of the chemistry of alcohol metabolism enables an understanding of the effects of alcohol on the body. There are only limit laboratory tests available to identify and monitor alcohol consumption but the more recent understanding of biochemistry, genetics and proteomics is opening exciting areas of study.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9897-11

Natriurectic Peptides And Heart Disease

Description: Natriurectic Peptides And Heart Disease (9896-11) Examine cardiac disorders and the usefulness of natriuretic peptides in acute clinical situations.

AdvancedMembers

$065

Non-Members

$110

2934-08

Liver: Physiology, Disease And Measurement Of Function

Description: Liver: Physiology, Disease and Measurement of Function (2934-08) Explore how to evaluate the six main functions of the liver by critically evaluating analyses used to assess hepatic sufficiency and aid diagnosis of disease. This comprehensive course sharpens your skills and expands your diagnostic expertise and assists you in performing measurements in clinical chemistry or core laboratory settings. Version Date: April 2008

BasicMembers

$333

Non-Members

$499.50

4120-08

Kidney: Physiology, Disease And Measurement Of Function

Description: Kidney: Physiology, Disease and Measurement of Function (4120-08) Enhance your level of understanding kidney function, disorders of kidney function and changes occurring in kidney disorders. This comprehensive course provides the background to assist technologists as they perform measurements in the clinical chemistry or core laboratory setting. Version Date: September 2008

AdvancedMembers

$333

Non-Members

$499.50

1065-09

Marqueurs Cardiaques

Description: Marqueurs cardiaques (1065-09) Révision des genres et de la pathogénie de la cardiopathie ischémique, de la progression clinique d'un infarctus du myocarde, de l'évaluation clinique du trouble thoracique au service d'urgence et du rôle du laboratoire. Les marqueurs cardiaques traditionnels et nouveaux sont examinés en détail, y compris lesquels sont appropriés pour les genre et stade correspondants d'infarctus du myocarde. Date de la version: octobre 2009

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9881-11

Pancreatitis, Amylase, Lipase And More

Description: Pancreatitis, Amylase, Lipase and more (9881-11) Review amylase, lipase and several newer tests that can be used to measure pancreatic function and to assess pancreatic insufficiency. Version date: November 2011

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9883-11

Metabolic Diseases Of The Liver

Description: Metabolic Diseases of the Liver (9883-11) Review the basic anatomy, physiology and function of the liver. This basic course also describes common laboratory tests that are used to measure liver function and to assess the degree of damage to the liver.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1004-11

Liquides Organiques: Liquide Céphalorachidien

Description: Liquides organiques: liquide céphalorachidien (1004-11) Passez en revue les nombreuses techniques utilisées au laboratoire pour l'évaluation du LCR, y compris les procédures routinières et les nouvelles technologies. Cette module met l'accent sur le dénombrement cellulaire, l'identification de cellules, les analyses chimiques, l'importance des résultats de laboratoire et des analyses microbiologiques pour la méningite. L'anatomie et la physiologie du cerveau ainsi que la production du LCR sont également examinées. Date de la version: novembre 2011

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9901-12

Liver, Bilirubin And Inherited Disorders Of Bilirubin

Description: Liver, Bilirubin and Inherited Disorders of Bilirubin (9901-12) Students will review the anatomy and function of the liver followed by an overview of the common laboratory tests that measure liver damage and function. Following on from this is a more detailed review describing the metabolism of bilirubin and specific information on a group of inherited disorders of bilirubin metabolism.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9805-12

Body Fluids: Pleural, Pericardial, Peritoneal & Amniotic ...

Description: Body Fluids: Pleural, Pericardial, Peritoneal and Amniotic Fluids (9805-12) Examine the nature and formation of body fluids using the model of transudates and exudates. Both normal and malignant cell morphology are discussed and the chemical aspects considered. Explore newer immunological methods for detecting cell markers and review the microbiological examinations of infections. Version Date: November 2012

Members

$65

Non-Members

$110

9825-12

Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods

Description: Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods (9825-12) Learn tips for differentiating malignant cells from normal cells using techniques such as cell counting, film preparation, staining, evaluation and interpretation. Specimen collection, Cytospin preparation and confusing artefacts are also discussed.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

5181-12

Interpretations In Clinical Chemistry

Description: Interpretations in Clinical Chemistry (2657-12) This course provides a current and comprehensive overview of the interpretations in clinical chemistry. The focus of this course includes: explanation and principles of laboratory analyses, explanation of acid-base, electrolyte and organ system disorders as well as explanation of endocrine and metabolic disorders. Version Date: August 2012

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$385

Non-Members

$577.50

1062-10

Les Aspects du Diabète En Laboratoire

Description: Les aspects du diabète en laboratoire (1062-10) Apprenez-en davantage sur cette maladie dévastatrice et comment l'évaluation des tests comme la glycémie, l'hémoglobine glyquée et la microalbumine est essentielle pour le suivi de cette condition parmi d'autres. Date de la version: février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9902-13

Vitamin D

Description: Vitamin D (9902-13) Explore the biological functions of vitamin D and discuss some of the recent research that has led to vitamin D in the media. Review the various methods of laboratory testing and the clinical impact of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1080-10

Les Aspects De L'alcoolisme En Laboratoire

Description: Les aspects de l'alcoolisme en laboratoire (1080-10) Ce cours examine le sujet de l'abus d'alcool. Une revue de la chimie du métabolisme de l'alcool permet de comprendre les effets de l'alcool sur le corps. Il n'y a qu'un nombre limité d'essais de laboratoire disponibles pour identifier et surveiller la consommation d'alcool mais des connaissances plus récentes sur la biochimie, la génétique et la protéomique ouvrent des domaines d'étude stimulants. Date de la version : février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9873-14

C-Reactive Protein

Description: C-Reactive Protein (9873-14) Review the theory of acute phase proteins and their role in innate immunity. The CRP test has had applications in assisting in the diagnosis of many disease states and these are reviewed. Version Date: March 2014

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

Histotechnology

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
9815-08

Theory And Mechanisms Of Staining

Description: Theory and Mechanisms of Staining (9815-08) Review the theory and mechanisms of staining, dye classification and tissue demonstration methods and improve your skills and the quality of prepared material.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9816-08

Hematoxylin And Eosin (H&E) Stain

Description: Hematoxylin And Eosin (H&E) Stain (9816-08) Reinforce your understanding of the H&E stain by examining this stain in detail in terms of theory, practice, category differentiation and trouble-shooting "when things go wrong".

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9822-08

Paraffin Tissue Processing

Description: Paraffin Tissue Processing (9822-08) Review the basics on the theory and mechanisms of paraffin tissue processing, including dehydration, clearing, infiltration, decalcification and general processing. Improve your problem solving skills as you learn to detect and correct processing errors and deal with disposal of clearing agents and hazards of clearing agents.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9893-09

Fixation Practices

Description: Fixation Practices (9893-09) Learn how to categorize different types of fixing agents; to elaborate on concepts in fixation and preservation of cellular elements for different types of analysis; and to utilize principles of tissue/cell preservation and fixation in order to effectively demonstrate specific components of cells and tissues.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9894-09

Connective Tissue

Description: Connective Tissue (9894-09) Review connective tissue and the various methods for demonstration. Strategies that will maintain reproducibility and consistency in staining results will also be discussed.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

4988-10

Microanatomy 1

Description: Microanatomy 1 (4988-10) Explore cell structure, functions and reproduction, classification of primary tissues, and the integumentary system. The course material will be extensively illustrated using high quality images and diagrams and will also emphasize the relationship between structure and function. Version Date: August 2010

AdvancedMembers

$424

Non-Members

$636

4989-11

Microanatomy 2

Description: Microanatomy 2 (4989-11) Explore the structure and function of the body systems, including immune, cardiovascular, digestive, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, nervous, and endocrine. The course is illustrated by the use of many high quality images and diagrams. Version Date: January 2011

AdvancedMembers

$424

Non-Members

$636

Immunology

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
9806-09

Proteins, Antibodies And Immunoglobulins

Description: Proteins, Antibodies and Immunoglobulins (9806-09) Describe the nature of proteins from the basic molecular structure of amino acids through to the complex macro molecules that make up the body's humoral immune system. Review in detail each of the individual immunoglobulins from the molecular structure to the individual biological properties. Finally, a short review of the immunoglobulin levels seen in both health and disease states will be given. Version Date: December 2009

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9823-08

Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV)

Description: Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV) (9823-08) Learn about the characteristics, worldwide seroprevalence, transmission and diseases associated with these human retroviruses and discover how detection has impacted transfusion medicine.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9824-07

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Description: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (9824-07) Learn about the epidemiology, transmission, immunologic response, the analyses available for detection and differentiation of HIV as well as the different strategies being studied to develop a vaccine. Version Date: November 2007

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9833-09

Organs Of The Lymphoid System

Description: Organs Of The Lymphoid System (9833-09) Review the nature and structure of organs found in the body and how these organs relate to lymphocyte production and the function of the immune system.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9847-11

Body Fluids: Seminal Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Seminal Fluid (9847-11) Review the anatomy, physiology and production of seminal fluid and describe the nature of semen in physical and chemical terms. You will learn about the methods used to evaluate sperm motility and viability and consider common abnormalities. Medicolegal situations are addressed as well as the impact of testing on male infertility.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9848-10

Monoclonal Antibodies: Theory And Production

Description: Monoclonal Antibodies: Theory and Production (9848-10) Review the topic of monoclonal antibodies and the differences between polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies. By the end of this module the student should have a good understanding of the fundamentals of monoclonal antibodies in laboratory medicine and as their potential of treating a wide range of serious diseases. Version Date: September 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9850-09

Immunology-Antigens

Description: Immunology-Antigens (9850-09) Review antigens from definitions to a description of the very properties that make a substance antigenic. Discuss the nature of bacterial, viral, blood group and other antigens. The fate of an antigen with its recognition, phagocytosis, processing to the immune system is also detailed. Finally, a brief mention of T and B cell function is given.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9851-10

Immune System As A Protective System

Description: Immune System as a Protective System (9851-10) Examine the innate mechanisms of phagocytic cells such as neutrophils, monocytes and the many types of macrophages. The function of skin and mucous membranes is detailed as well as a review of the chemical and soluble mediators of the immune system. The alternate pathway of complement, interferon and acute macrophage-lymphocyte interaction are also addressed.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9853-10

Cytokines - The Interleukins

Description: Cytokines - The Interleukins (9853-10) Review the general nature of cytokines and in particular, one class of cytokine - the interleukins. The interleukins show multiple effects. They may act individually expressing a single function or more likely initiate a series of multiple functions.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9861-11

Proteins

Description: Proteins (9861-11) Review the "basics" on proteins as you develop an awareness of basic structure of amino acids and proteins. You will consider the classification and digestion and metabolism of important proteins. You will learn about protein electrophoresis and immunoelectrophoresis, as well as other protein methods, expected values, and clinical significance.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9862-10

Laboratory Aspects Of Diabetes

Description: Laboratory Aspects of Diabetes (9862-10) Learn more about this devastating disease and how the measurement of tests such as glucose, glycohemoglobin and microalbumin are crucial in the monitoring of this and other conditions.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9869-09

Monocytes And Macrophages

Description: Monocytes and Macrophages (9869-09) Explore monocytes and macrophages and their role in the functioning of the body's innate primary defence mechanism.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9871-10

Plasma Cell Dyscrasias-Myeloma

Description: Plasma Cell Dyscrasias-Myeloma (9871-10) Review the causes for a monoclonal "spike" seen in a protein electrophoresis and its most common malignant conditions - myeloma. Myeloma is a disease with inevitable consequences that results from a process of malignant and uncontrolled proliferation of plasma cells.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9872-08

Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Guide To The Clinical And...

Description: Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Guide to the Clinical and Laboratory Aspects (9871-10) Explore the clinical findings and criteria for diagnosis including the pathogenesis and pathology of rheumatoid arthritis. The course outlines the hematological features of the disease and discusses the use of laboratory tests for the detection of inflammation in a patient. The concept of an antibody to human IgG seen with rheumatoid factor and the diagnostic value of many rheumatoid arthritis-associated antibodies will be studied.

AdvancedMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9875-08

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

Description: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (9875-08) Review the theory and logic behind this test and the various methods and modifications used to perform it. When reviewed against modern methods of laboratory testing this test fails to satisfy even the most basic rules of standardization, quality control and quality assurance. In this course the flaws in accepted laboratory methodology and laboratory practice are reviewed in context to its medical applications.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9876-08

Laboratory Tests For Celiac Disease

Description: Laboratory Tests For Celiac Disease (9876-08) Examine the use of antibodies against transglutaminase, gliadin and endomysium in making the diagnosis of celiac disease.

AdvancedMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9805-12

Body Fluids: Pleural, Pericardial, Peritoneal & Amniotic ...

Description: Body Fluids: Pleural, Pericardial, Peritoneal and Amniotic Fluids (9805-12) Examine the nature and formation of body fluids using the model of transudates and exudates. Both normal and malignant cell morphology are discussed and the chemical aspects considered. Explore newer immunological methods for detecting cell markers and review the microbiological examinations of infections. Version Date: November 2012

Members

$65

Non-Members

$110

9808-13

Hepatitis C

Description: Hepatitis C (9808-13) Increase your understanding of this pervasive virus by studying the history, transmission, replication, antigens, epidemiology and laboratory detection methods. Version Date: January 2013

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1062-10

Les Aspects du Diabète En Laboratoire

Description: Les aspects du diabète en laboratoire (1062-10) Apprenez-en davantage sur cette maladie dévastatrice et comment l'évaluation des tests comme la glycémie, l'hémoglobine glyquée et la microalbumine est essentielle pour le suivi de cette condition parmi d'autres. Date de la version: février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9906-13

Hepatitis A, B, D And E

Description: Hepatitis A, B, D and E (9906-13) This course will examine the conditions hepatitis A, B, D & E that result from infection by a specific group of viruses. This course includes an extensive review of the nature of each virus together with its infectivity and epidemiology. Clinical findings and laboratory procedures that provide diagnosis and ongoing evaluation of the patient are also reviewed. Version Date: August 2013

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9873-14

C-Reactive Protein

Description: C-Reactive Protein (9873-14) Review the theory of acute phase proteins and their role in innate immunity. The CRP test has had applications in assisting in the diagnosis of many disease states and these are reviewed. Version Date: March 2014

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

Interdisciplinary

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
4521-07

Introduction To Point-of-Care Testing

Description: Introduction To Point-of-Care Testing (4521-07) Explore Point-of-Care Testing and its common usage in the public domain. An important fundamental goal of point of care testing is to improve medical and economic outcomes. Another goal is rapid response. The objective of this course is to introduce a consistent set of principles for the professional practice of POCT.

AdvancedMembers

$242

Non-Members

$363

4658-07

Introduction To Ethics & Professionalism For Medical...

Description: Introduction to Ethics and Professionalism for Medical Technologists (4658-07) Examine the latest thought and research in the study of ethics as it applies to the laboratory as well as highlight the national and international standards required for the ethical and professional practice of biomedical technology. Explore the latest research from CSMLS references, colleges, and papers on ethics. Professionalism embraces rules of conduct, standards of practice, and support for professional associations. Required competencies necessary to be professional in the field of health care, and the lab in particular, will be identified. Version Date: March 2007

AdvancedMembers

$315

Non-Members

$472.50

4669-08

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part II...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part II (Planning/Design) (4669-08) This course includes the basic steps required to plan a formal quality system for a laboratory. The participants will consider the relative advantages and disadvantages of three quality system alternatives (ISO, CAP, CLSI), assess the current state of their own laboratory's quality system with respect to the ten essential quality system components and prepare a customized quality system plan for their own laboratory. Version Date: January 2008

AdvancedMembers

$399

Non-Members

$598.50

4670-09

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part III...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part III (Implementation) (4670-09) Develop the skills and knowledge required to lead a laboratory quality system implementation project, as well as to take the necessary actions that ensures continuous quality improvement within the organization. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$545

Non-Members

$817.50

5004-11

Patient Focused Quality Competence Part 1: Understanding ...

Description: Patient Focused Quality Competence Part 1: Understanding the Basics (5004-11) Gain understanding and competence to close the confirmed gap between quality control as recommended by the experts and everyday practice in many (most) medical laboratories worldwide. Many lab staff when asked say quality control makes them feel lost, confused, scared or frustrated. This series will replace that confusion with confidence and proven competence. Simulators allow you to model the impact of changes in quality required or produced and the efficiency of various quality control strategies. It will enable you to stand up and promise your clinicians, patients and administration that you will always report patient results that are close enough to right. Part 1 sets a solid foundation with a thorough yet simple understanding of basic concepts and the requirements for Patient-Focused Laboratory Quality. Version Date: July 2011

BasicMembers

$303

Non-Members

$454.50

1079-10

Pourquoi Les Médecins Commandent Des Analyses De Laboratoire

Description: Pourquoi les médecins commandent des analyses de laboratoire (1079-10) Pourquoi les médecins commandent-ils des analyses de laboratoire? Comment le laboratoire peut-il répondre en offrant d'excellents résultats en temps opportun, tout en minimisant le volume croissant de travail de laboratoire? Ce sont quelques-unes des questions posées et discutées dans ce module. Date de la version: février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9879-10

Why Physicians Order Laboratory Tests: A Laboratory...

Description: Why Physicians Order Laboratory Tests: A Laboratory Perspective (9879-10) Why do physicians order laboratory tests? How can the laboratory respond by providing excellent laboratory results in a timely manner, yet minimize the consistent increase in laboratory workload? These are some of the questions asked and discussed in this course.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9880-10

Laboratory Aspects Of Alcoholism

Description: Laboratory Aspects Of Alcoholism (9880-10) This course reviews the topic of alcohol abuse. A review of the chemistry of alcohol metabolism enables an understanding of the effects of alcohol on the body. There are only limit laboratory tests available to identify and monitor alcohol consumption but the more recent understanding of biochemistry, genetics and proteomics is opening exciting areas of study.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

4812-07

Systèmes De Contrôle De La Qualité : Partie 1...

Description: Systèmes de contrôle de la qualité pour le laboratoire clinique: Partie 1 (Introduction) Le cours est une introduction aux systèmes de qualité, avec un focus particulier sur leur application dans les laboratoires médicaux au Canada. Le cours est divisé en trois modules : introduction à la gestion de qualité, composantes essentiels d'un système de qualité et normes de qualité, modèles, et programmes. A l'accomplissement de ce cours, l'étudiant aura les qualifications et la connaissance exigées pour fonctionner dans un laboratoire avec un système de qualité. Ce cours est particulièrement approprié à Directeurs ou chef de département qui doivent faire des projections et/ou mettre en application un système de qualité formel (ou des composantes) dans leur laboratoire clinique et technologues médical ou assistant(e) médical de laboratoire qui veut apprendre plus au sujet des systèmes de qualité. Date de la version: juin 2007

AdvancedMembers

$381

Non-Members

$571.50

4880-09

Training In The Lab: Applying The Science Of Adult ...

Description: Training In The Lab: Applying The Science Of Adult Learning and Instructional Systems Design (ISD) (4880-09) ISD provides a process to design and deliver an effective, efficient, flexible and measurable training system. Since the impact of this learning must be measurable, performance objectives are important in ISD. Effective ISD ensures that education and training sessions have value, includes all of the pertinent individuals, accommodates all learning styles, increases the competency of employees/learners, and meets the business/organization's goals. Version Date: July 2009

AdvancedMembers

$436

Non-Members

$654

4916-09

Laboratory Safety 1: Introduction, Overview, General...

Description: Laboratory Safety 1:Introduction, Overview, General Occupational Hygiene and Biosafety (4946-09) This course presents the basic concepts of occupational health and safety in a laboratory setting. It provides a general overview, followed by a more detailed consideration of biological hazards in laboratories. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4917-09

Laboratory Safety 2: Chemical And Physical Agents

Description: Laboratory Safety 2: Chemical And Physical Agents (4917-09) The goal of this course is to give the student a basic grasp of what are the key chemical and physical hazards that pertain to laboratory work, to be able to determine the appropriate procedures for safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials, emergency procedures and to come away with an understanding of the ergonomic issues in the lab and how to deal with them. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4918-09

Laboratory Safety 3: Special Subjects In Laboratory Safety

Description: Laboratory Safety 3: Special Subjects in Laboratory Safety (4918-09) The goal of this course is to cover a range of special topics related to controlling hazards in the laboratory and dealing with emergency situations relevant to the laboratory environment. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4919-09

Laboratory Safety 4: Management Of Occupational Health...

Description: Laboratory Safety 4: Management of Occupational Health & Safety in the Laboratory (4919-09) This course provides the student with the fundamental concepts and processes to effectively manage occupational health and safety in a laboratory setting. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4923-08

Systèmes De Contrôle De La Qualité : Partie 2...

Description: Systèmes de contrôle de la qualité pour le laboratoire clinique: Partie 2 (4923-08) Ce cours comprend les étapes fondamentales nécessaires pour la planification d'un système de qualité officiel de laboratoire. Les participants examineront les avantages et inconvénients relatifs à trois genres de système de qualité (ISO, CAP et CLSI), évalueront l'état actuel du système de qualité de leur laboratoire dans le cadre des dix éléments essentiels d'un système de qualité et prépareront un plan sur mesure de système de qualité visant leur propre laboratoire. Date de la version: janvier 2008

AdvancedMembers

$399

Non-Members

$598.50

5119-12

Infection Prevention And Control

Description: Infection Prevention and Control (5119-12) The course is designed to be a basic introduction to the principles and practice of Infection Prevention and Control. The learner will be equipped with the knowledge and strategies needed to understand and practice the basic principles of Infection Prevention and Control in various health care environments.

BasicMembers

$358

Non-Members

$537

4668-13

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part I...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part I (Introduction) (4668-13) This course is an introduction to quality systems, with a particular focus on their application to medical laboratories within Canada. The course is divided into three modules: Introduction to quality management, Essential components of a quality system, Quality standards, models, and programs for Canadian medical laboratories. Completion of this course will provide the learner with the skills and knowledge required to function within a laboratory quality system. Who should take this course? MLT's and MLA's who want to learn more about quality systems and managers or potential managers who may be required to plan and/or implement a formal quality system (or components) in their clinical laboratory. Version Date: June 2013

AdvancedMembers

$381

Non-Members

$571.50

1080-10

Les Aspects De L'alcoolisme En Laboratoire

Description: Les aspects de l'alcoolisme en laboratoire (1080-10) Ce cours examine le sujet de l'abus d'alcool. Une revue de la chimie du métabolisme de l'alcool permet de comprendre les effets de l'alcool sur le corps. Il n'y a qu'un nombre limité d'essais de laboratoire disponibles pour identifier et surveiller la consommation d'alcool mais des connaissances plus récentes sur la biochimie, la génétique et la protéomique ouvrent des domaines d'étude stimulants. Date de la version : février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

LBNU

Laboratory And Nursing Relationship Building

Description: Laboratory & Nursing Relationship Building - Are We Communicating Effectively? This webinar is administered by the Colorado Association for Continuing Laboratory Education (CACMLE). Registration fees are collected by the CSMLS in Canadian dollars. Patient care is everyone's responsibility. Participants will learn different ways to build better relationships with staff outside the laboratory, specifically nursing. The speaker will share examples of how to effectively communicate and how not to communicate using real life case studies, tapping from her years of experience as a Point of Care Testing coordinator. Participants will be provided with "take-aways" that can be implemented immediately at their facilities. Pricing: $110 - Webinar $17 - Archive CD (requires purchase of Webinar) NOTE: CACMLE Webinars are not available in French. À NOTER : Les webinaires CACMLE ne sont pas disponibles en français.

Members

$110

Non-Members

$110

Microbiology

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
9804-11

Body Fluids: Cerebrospinal Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Cerebrospinal Fluid (9804-11) Review the many laboratory techniques for evaluating CSF including routine procedures and new technologies. This module focuses on cell counting and identification, chemical analyses, significance of lab findings and microbiological tests for meningitis. Brain anatomy and physiology and the production of CSF are also reviewed. Version Date: November 2011

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9813-11

Staphylococci

Description: Staphylococci (9813-11) Examine classification and nomenclature, morphology, isolation and identification procedures, clinical significance and antimicrobial susceptibility of staphylococci. Version Date: August 2011

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9819-11

Body Fluids: Synovial Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Synovial Fluid (9819-11) Learn the structure of a common joint and composition of synovial fluid as well as characteristic laboratory tests. Learn to relate synovial fluid laboratory findings to differentiate non-inflammatory and inflammatory, infections, crystal-induced and hemorrhagic diseases.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9820-11

Fastidious Gram Negative Bacilli

Description: Fastidious Gram Negative Bacilli (9820-11) Learn about the classification and nomenclature, morphology and growth requirements, identification and susceptibility, pathogenicity and relationship to differentiation strategies for Haemophilus, Bordetella, Pasteurella, Gardnerella and Capnocytophaga.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9823-08

Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV)

Description: Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV) (9823-08) Learn about the characteristics, worldwide seroprevalence, transmission and diseases associated with these human retroviruses and discover how detection has impacted transfusion medicine.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9824-07

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Description: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (9824-07) Learn about the epidemiology, transmission, immunologic response, the analyses available for detection and differentiation of HIV as well as the different strategies being studied to develop a vaccine. Version Date: November 2007

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9830-11

Enterobacteriaceae

Description: Enterobacteriaceae (9830-11) Reinforce your knowledge and skills as you use nomenclature, cultural characteristics, identification techniques and pathogenicity to differentiate Escherichia, Shigella, Salmonella, Enterobacter and other clinically significant isolates.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9831-11

Enterobacteriaceae: Media & Identification Tests

Description: Enterobacteriaceae: Media & Identification Tests (9831-11) Continue your study of this challenging family of organisms by considering the differential properties of selective media and other identification techniques. MacConkey, Xylose, Lysine, Deoxycholate, Salmonella-Shigella, Hektoen Enteric, Bismuth Sulfite agars (and many more) are discussed. Learn what results to expect when various biochemical tests such as carbohydrate fermentation, triple sugar iron, ONPG, Voges Proskauer, IMViC Series, and Urea Motility Indole are used, and describe the appearance of those organisms that do grow.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9850-09

Immunology-Antigens

Description: Immunology-Antigens (9850-09) Review antigens from definitions to a description of the very properties that make a substance antigenic. Discuss the nature of bacterial, viral, blood group and other antigens. The fate of an antigen with its recognition, phagocytosis, processing to the immune system is also detailed. Finally, a brief mention of T and B cell function is given.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9870-08

Creutzfeldt - Jakob Disease

Description: Creutzfeldt - Jakob Disease (9870-08) Explore the background of prions, how they are formed and the infections they cause, as well as the risk of prion transmission in blood transfusion, laboratory safety and treatment options available for prion-induced disease. Version Date: May 2008

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

4049-08

Laboratory Diagnosis Of Malaria

Description: Laboratory Diagnosis of Malaria (4049-08) Improve and build your skills in the diagnosis and identification of Malaria. Version Date: August 2008

AdvancedMembers

$272

Non-Members

$408

4192-08

Microbiology Through The Microscope

Description: Microbiology through the Microscope (4192-08) Review difficult and uncommon situations encountered in microscopy in the general microbiology laboratory. Stimulate the knowledge of advanced and/or experienced students in the medical microbiology field. Version Date: June 2008

AdvancedMembers

$333

Non-Members

$544.50

4344-09

Medical Mycology

Description: Medical Mycology (4344-09) Medical mycology is a vast and highly specialized area and is an integral part of medical technology. There are over one million species of fungi existing in nature; only a few hundred of them are clinically important, although many fungal species are capable of causing infection under certain circumstances. We've built on the success of our existing mycology course by expanding direct microscopy, and by changing the focus from the academic to the practical by dealing with actual clinical cases that arise in the workplace. Version Date: April 2009

AdvancedMembers

$545

Non-Members

$817.50

4655-08

Yeasts And Actinomycetes

Description: Yeasts And Actinomycetes (4655-08) The main Candida species and Cryptococcus including Geotrichum and Trichosporon are the integral part of this new course. This course will also cover other less frequently seen organisms such as Prototheca, Sporobolomyces, Malassezia, etc. Filamentous organisms such as nocardia, streptomyces, actinomadura and atypical mycobacteria will be covered. Differentiation of aerobic actinomycetes from atypical mycobacteria will be the key area to educate technologists using minimum tests to reach genus level identification and to be able to report results to the clinician in timely fashion pending confirmation from the reference lab. Version Date: April 2008

AdvancedMembers

$575

Non-Members

$862.50

4878-09

Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 1: An Introduction To...

Description: Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 1: An Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteriology (4878-09) Sharpen your skills in presumptive and definitive identification of anaerobes as you consider systems, antimicrobial susceptibility and the pitfalls in anaerobic bacteriology. Version Date: March 2009

BasicMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4879-10

Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 2: Methods And Identification

Description: Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 2: Methods And Identification (4879-10) Sharpen your skills in presumptive and definitive identification of anaerobes as you consider systems, antimicrobial susceptibility and the pitfalls in anaerobic bacteriology. Version Date: October 2010

BasicMembers

$424

Non-Members

$636

4920-09

Microbiology Refresher 1: Basic Principles Of Microbiology

Description: Microbiology Refresher 1: Basic Principles Of Microbiology (4920-09) Refresh your theory and knowledge of key principles and procedures in microbiology. Version Date: May 2009

BasicMembers

$436

Non-Members

$654

9821-12

Neisseria And Moraxella

Description: Neisseria and Moraxella (9821-12) Learn the morphology, growth requirements, identification tests and susceptibility patterns, and pathogenicity in order to better differentiate Neisseria species including N. gonorrhoeae, N. meningitides and Moraxella catarrhalis.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9828-12

Miscellaneous Gram Positive Rods

Description: Miscellaneous Gram Positive Rods (9828-12) Improve your ability to isolate, identify, differentiate and be better prepared to deal with Bacillus anthracis, Corynebacterium diphtheria and Listeria. Version Date: January 2012

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9832-12

Introduction To Anaerobes

Description: Introduction to Anaerobes (9832-12) Learn how to more readily identify species of Veillonella, Peptostreptococcus, Propionibacterium, Clostridium, Bacteroides and Fusobacterium.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1004-11

Liquides Organiques: Liquide Céphalorachidien

Description: Liquides organiques: liquide céphalorachidien (1004-11) Passez en revue les nombreuses techniques utilisées au laboratoire pour l'évaluation du LCR, y compris les procédures routinières et les nouvelles technologies. Cette module met l'accent sur le dénombrement cellulaire, l'identification de cellules, les analyses chimiques, l'importance des résultats de laboratoire et des analyses microbiologiques pour la méningite. L'anatomie et la physiologie du cerveau ainsi que la production du LCR sont également examinées. Date de la version: novembre 2011

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9814-12

Streptococci

Description: Streptococci (9814-12) Build your confidence and competence in dealing with the pervasive group Streptococci in this module that includes classification and nomenclature, morphology, isolation and identification procedures, clinical significance and antimicrobial susceptibility.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9887-12

Medical Parasitology: Cestodes Of The Intestinal Tract

Description: Medical Parasitology: Cestodes of the Intestinal Tract (9887-12) This course will cover the natural history of intestinal cestode parasites infecting humans, including typical disease symptoms in the infected host and the usual means of diagnosis.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9888-12

Medical Parasitology: Nematodes Of The Intestinal And...

Description: Medical Parasitology: Nematodes of the Intestinal and Urogenital Tracts (9888-12) This course will cover the natural history of intestinal and urogenital nematode parasites infecting humans, including typical disease symptoms in the infected host and the usual means of diagnosis.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9889-12

Medical Parasitology: Trematodes Of The Intestinal And...

Description: Medical Parasitology: Trematodes of the Intestinal and Urogenital Tracts (9889-12) This course will cover the natural history of intestinal and urogenital trematode parasites infecting humans, including typical disease symptoms in the infected host and the usual means of diagnosis.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9900-12

Toxoplasma Gondii And Toxoplasmosis

Description: Toxoplasma gondii and Toxoplasmosis (9900-12) This course will cover the parasitic disease toxoplasmosis and its causative agent, Toxoplasma gondii. Subjects of study will include the life cycle of T. gondii in various hosts, the epidemiology of the parasite, disease course, treatment and prevention, as well as historical information.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1030-11

Enterobacteriaceae.

Description: Enterobacteriaceae (1030-11) Enterobacteriaceae (1030-11) - Renforcez vos connaissances et vos compétences à l'aide de la nomenclature, des caractéristiques de culture, des techniques d'identification et de la pathogénicité pour faire la distinction entre Escherichia, Shigella, Salmonella, Enterobacter et d'autres isolats importants sur le plan clinique. Date de la version: décembre 2011

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

5119-12

Infection Prevention And Control

Description: Infection Prevention and Control (5119-12) The course is designed to be a basic introduction to the principles and practice of Infection Prevention and Control. The learner will be equipped with the knowledge and strategies needed to understand and practice the basic principles of Infection Prevention and Control in various health care environments.

BasicMembers

$358

Non-Members

$537

1014-12

Streptococci.

Description: Streptococci (1014-12) Augmentez votre confiance et vos compétences en étudiant le groupe répandu des streptocoques dans ce module qui comprend la classification, la nomenclature, la morphologie, l'isolement, les procédures d'identification, l'importance clinique et la susceptibilité aux antimicrobiens. Date de la version: février 2012

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9899-12

Parasitology: Specimen Collection, Preservation & Methods...

Description: Parasitology: Specimen Collection, Preservation & Methods of Preparation for Fecal Parasites (9899-12) This course will provide an understanding of the basic principles and importance of proper specimen collection and processing in order to ensure clinically significant parasitic elements are detected in a timely, accurate and complete manner.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9805-12

Body Fluids: Pleural, Pericardial, Peritoneal & Amniotic ...

Description: Body Fluids: Pleural, Pericardial, Peritoneal and Amniotic Fluids (9805-12) Examine the nature and formation of body fluids using the model of transudates and exudates. Both normal and malignant cell morphology are discussed and the chemical aspects considered. Explore newer immunological methods for detecting cell markers and review the microbiological examinations of infections. Version Date: November 2012

Members

$65

Non-Members

$110

9825-12

Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods

Description: Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods (9825-12) Learn tips for differentiating malignant cells from normal cells using techniques such as cell counting, film preparation, staining, evaluation and interpretation. Specimen collection, Cytospin preparation and confusing artefacts are also discussed.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9808-13

Hepatitis C

Description: Hepatitis C (9808-13) Increase your understanding of this pervasive virus by studying the history, transmission, replication, antigens, epidemiology and laboratory detection methods. Version Date: January 2013

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9906-13

Hepatitis A, B, D And E

Description: Hepatitis A, B, D and E (9906-13) This course will examine the conditions hepatitis A, B, D & E that result from infection by a specific group of viruses. This course includes an extensive review of the nature of each virus together with its infectivity and epidemiology. Clinical findings and laboratory procedures that provide diagnosis and ongoing evaluation of the patient are also reviewed. Version Date: August 2013

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

CAGR

Grand Rounds In Clinical Micro And Infectious Disease

Description: 2014 Grand Rounds in Clinical Laboratory Microbiology and Infectious Disease PRICING: $160 - per session $1250 - entire series (10 sessions) $125 - if you purchase 5 or more sessions* * Please contact us at coned@csmls.org to take advantage of this discount. This price is not available for online registration. NOTE: CACMLE Webinars are not available in French. À NOTER : Les webinaires CACMLE ne sont pas disponibles en français.

AdvancedMembers

$160

Non-Members

$160

Molecular Biology

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
9890-12

Molecular Biology I: Overview Of Nucleic Acid Structure...

Description: Molecular Biology I: Overview of Nucleic Acid Structure and Functions (9890-12) Review basic principles of nucleic acid structure and function that may be applied in a diagnostic or research laboratory which employs molecular biology techniques. Version Date: January 2012

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1090-12

Biologie Moléculaire I : Vue D'ensemble De La Structure ...

Description: Biologie moléculaire I : vue d'ensemble de la structure et des fonctions d'acide nucléique (1090-12) Ce cours offre les principes de base de la structure et de la fonction d'acide nucléique pouvant s'appliquer au laboratoire de diagnostic ou de recherche dans lequel on utilise des techniques de biologie moléculaire. Date de la version : janvier 2012

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

Quality

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
4669-08

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part II...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part II (Planning/Design) (4669-08) This course includes the basic steps required to plan a formal quality system for a laboratory. The participants will consider the relative advantages and disadvantages of three quality system alternatives (ISO, CAP, CLSI), assess the current state of their own laboratory's quality system with respect to the ten essential quality system components and prepare a customized quality system plan for their own laboratory. Version Date: January 2008

AdvancedMembers

$399

Non-Members

$598.50

4670-09

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part III...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part III (Implementation) (4670-09) Develop the skills and knowledge required to lead a laboratory quality system implementation project, as well as to take the necessary actions that ensures continuous quality improvement within the organization. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$545

Non-Members

$817.50

5004-11

Patient Focused Quality Competence Part 1: Understanding ...

Description: Patient Focused Quality Competence Part 1: Understanding the Basics (5004-11) Gain understanding and competence to close the confirmed gap between quality control as recommended by the experts and everyday practice in many (most) medical laboratories worldwide. Many lab staff when asked say quality control makes them feel lost, confused, scared or frustrated. This series will replace that confusion with confidence and proven competence. Simulators allow you to model the impact of changes in quality required or produced and the efficiency of various quality control strategies. It will enable you to stand up and promise your clinicians, patients and administration that you will always report patient results that are close enough to right. Part 1 sets a solid foundation with a thorough yet simple understanding of basic concepts and the requirements for Patient-Focused Laboratory Quality. Version Date: July 2011

BasicMembers

$303

Non-Members

$454.50

4812-07

Systèmes De Contrôle De La Qualité : Partie 1...

Description: Systèmes de contrôle de la qualité pour le laboratoire clinique: Partie 1 (Introduction) Le cours est une introduction aux systèmes de qualité, avec un focus particulier sur leur application dans les laboratoires médicaux au Canada. Le cours est divisé en trois modules : introduction à la gestion de qualité, composantes essentiels d'un système de qualité et normes de qualité, modèles, et programmes. A l'accomplissement de ce cours, l'étudiant aura les qualifications et la connaissance exigées pour fonctionner dans un laboratoire avec un système de qualité. Ce cours est particulièrement approprié à Directeurs ou chef de département qui doivent faire des projections et/ou mettre en application un système de qualité formel (ou des composantes) dans leur laboratoire clinique et technologues médical ou assistant(e) médical de laboratoire qui veut apprendre plus au sujet des systèmes de qualité. Date de la version: juin 2007

AdvancedMembers

$381

Non-Members

$571.50

4923-08

Systèmes De Contrôle De La Qualité : Partie 2...

Description: Systèmes de contrôle de la qualité pour le laboratoire clinique: Partie 2 (4923-08) Ce cours comprend les étapes fondamentales nécessaires pour la planification d'un système de qualité officiel de laboratoire. Les participants examineront les avantages et inconvénients relatifs à trois genres de système de qualité (ISO, CAP et CLSI), évalueront l'état actuel du système de qualité de leur laboratoire dans le cadre des dix éléments essentiels d'un système de qualité et prépareront un plan sur mesure de système de qualité visant leur propre laboratoire. Date de la version: janvier 2008

AdvancedMembers

$399

Non-Members

$598.50

4668-13

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part I...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part I (Introduction) (4668-13) This course is an introduction to quality systems, with a particular focus on their application to medical laboratories within Canada. The course is divided into three modules: Introduction to quality management, Essential components of a quality system, Quality standards, models, and programs for Canadian medical laboratories. Completion of this course will provide the learner with the skills and knowledge required to function within a laboratory quality system. Who should take this course? MLT's and MLA's who want to learn more about quality systems and managers or potential managers who may be required to plan and/or implement a formal quality system (or components) in their clinical laboratory. Version Date: June 2013

AdvancedMembers

$381

Non-Members

$571.50

Safety

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
4916-09

Laboratory Safety 1: Introduction, Overview, General...

Description: Laboratory Safety 1:Introduction, Overview, General Occupational Hygiene and Biosafety (4946-09) This course presents the basic concepts of occupational health and safety in a laboratory setting. It provides a general overview, followed by a more detailed consideration of biological hazards in laboratories. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4917-09

Laboratory Safety 2: Chemical And Physical Agents

Description: Laboratory Safety 2: Chemical And Physical Agents (4917-09) The goal of this course is to give the student a basic grasp of what are the key chemical and physical hazards that pertain to laboratory work, to be able to determine the appropriate procedures for safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials, emergency procedures and to come away with an understanding of the ergonomic issues in the lab and how to deal with them. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4918-09

Laboratory Safety 3: Special Subjects In Laboratory Safety

Description: Laboratory Safety 3: Special Subjects in Laboratory Safety (4918-09) The goal of this course is to cover a range of special topics related to controlling hazards in the laboratory and dealing with emergency situations relevant to the laboratory environment. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4919-09

Laboratory Safety 4: Management Of Occupational Health...

Description: Laboratory Safety 4: Management of Occupational Health & Safety in the Laboratory (4919-09) This course provides the student with the fundamental concepts and processes to effectively manage occupational health and safety in a laboratory setting. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

Transfusion Science

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
4129-08

Problem-Based Learning In Transfusion Medicine

Description: Problem-Based Learning In Transfusion Medicine (4129-08) Take your initial education and training in medical laboratory technology to new heights with this dynamic course designed to help you become an independent problem-solver in the blood bank. Your current experience in areas such as blood group serology, blood component composition and preparation, the basics of adverse reactions to transfusion and clinical presentation of diseases associated with blood group incompatibility is used to assess, explore and evaluate cases and problems encountered in hospital Transfusion Medicine departments. Other topics include Introduction to Transfusion Medicine, antigen antibody reactions, complement and the antiglobulin test, methods of antibody detection, blood group systems, reagents, standards and maintenance and "hot spots" in blood component therapy. The final module is self-study in nature in that you select a theoretical topic or a practical problem for a self-directed learning project.

AdvancedMembers

$454

Non-Members

$681

9806-09

Proteins, Antibodies And Immunoglobulins

Description: Proteins, Antibodies and Immunoglobulins (9806-09) Describe the nature of proteins from the basic molecular structure of amino acids through to the complex macro molecules that make up the body's humoral immune system. Review in detail each of the individual immunoglobulins from the molecular structure to the individual biological properties. Finally, a short review of the immunoglobulin levels seen in both health and disease states will be given. Version Date: December 2009

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9809-10

Adverse Effects Of Blood Transfusion

Description: Adverse Effects of Blood Transfusion (9809-10) This course provides the learner a brief overview on the adverse side effects of blood transfusion. This course is designed as a starting point or guideline for technologists specialized in transfusion medicine to learn more about this subject. Version Date: October 2010

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9811-09

Clinical Indications Of Blood Components

Description: Clinical Indications of Blood Components (9811-09) Enhance your understanding of the clinical indications for infusion of leukocyte reduced red blood cells, platelets, granulocytes, cryoprecipitate and fresh frozen plasma. Topics include assessment of the benefits and effectiveness of transfusion, preparation and administration of components, HLA alloimmunization, leukocyte reduction filters and alternative management strategies. Version Date: June 2009

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9812-10

Overview Of Common Blood Group Systems

Description: Overview Of Common Blood Group Systems (9812-10) Get reacquainted with modern concepts on various blood group systems. Version Date: April 2010

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9823-08

Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV)

Description: Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV) (9823-08) Learn about the characteristics, worldwide seroprevalence, transmission and diseases associated with these human retroviruses and discover how detection has impacted transfusion medicine.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9824-07

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Description: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (9824-07) Learn about the epidemiology, transmission, immunologic response, the analyses available for detection and differentiation of HIV as well as the different strategies being studied to develop a vaccine. Version Date: November 2007

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9834-10

Routine And "Not-So-Routine" Methods In Transfusion Science

Description: Routine and "Not-So-Routine" Methods in Transfusion Science (9834-10) Review basic principles in compatibility testing and explore the advantages as well as the pitfalls of both routine and special methods. Study all the crucial steps in pretransfusion compatibility testing from identification of patient and sample to the actual crossmatch and preparation of blood units to leave the laboratory. Identify unexpected red cell alloantibodies by recognizing reaction patterns, excluding antibodies with panel cells and phenotyping red cells. Relate theory, clinical observations, and practical approaches to the investigation of a positive direct antiglobulin test.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9835-10

ABO Discrepancies:A Systematic Approach To Resolve...

Description: ABO Discrepancies: A Systematic Approach to Resolve Serological Problems (9835-10) Develop or improve your logical, practical approach to resolving problems with ABO/Rh typing, alloantibodies and autoantibodies as you consider various situations and discrepancies that can arise throughout the entire process. Increase patient safety and decrease the amount of time you spend solving problems.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9840-10

Genetics For Blood Bankers

Description: Genetics for Blood Bankers (9840-10) Explore the basic science of molecular biotechnology with emphasis on the applications in transfusion science. Version date: November 2010

AdvancedMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9848-10

Monoclonal Antibodies: Theory And Production

Description: Monoclonal Antibodies: Theory and Production (9848-10) Review the topic of monoclonal antibodies and the differences between polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies. By the end of this module the student should have a good understanding of the fundamentals of monoclonal antibodies in laboratory medicine and as their potential of treating a wide range of serious diseases. Version Date: September 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9850-09

Immunology-Antigens

Description: Immunology-Antigens (9850-09) Review antigens from definitions to a description of the very properties that make a substance antigenic. Discuss the nature of bacterial, viral, blood group and other antigens. The fate of an antigen with its recognition, phagocytosis, processing to the immune system is also detailed. Finally, a brief mention of T and B cell function is given.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9857-08

Serological Challenges In Pretransfusion Compatibility...

Description: Serological Challenges in Pretransfusion Compatibility Testing (9857-08) Build your problem-solving skills as you relate clinical information to explain certain serological problems. Learn how to resolve ABO/Rh discrepancies, analyze reaction patterns of a positive antibody screen and to formulate a plan to investigate alloantibody to a high indicence antigen. Consider the pathogenicity of autoantibodies and differentiate warm-reacting and cold-reacting autoantibodies as you conduct laboratory investigations of these antibodies.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9860-10

Hemolytic Disease Of The Fetus And Newborn

Description: Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (9860-10) Learn how prenatal testing can prevent or detect risk to this disease and how postnatal investigations are used to detect the presence and severity of HDFN. You will learn more about the mechanisms of HDFN and the laboratory tests such as hemoglobulin, bilirubin, ABO grouping, D typing, antibody screens, DAT, IAT, Kleihauer-Betke and rosetting tests, that support the clinician's efforts to deal with this disease. Version Date: August 2010

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9882-08

Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI)

Description: Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) (9882-08) Describe the current understanding of the adverse transfusion reactions called transfusion associated acute lung injury (TRALI). Version Date: April 2008

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9895-10

ABC's Of Hemophilia

Description: ABC's of Hemophilia (9895-10) Review the complete process of normal hemostasis and explore hemophilia and the three sub categories of hemophilia. Participants will learn why hemophilia is also known as the 'Royal Disease' and how hemophilia was passed on to other members of the Royal families from Spain, Germany and Russia.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9896-10

Improve Your Skills In Identification Of Blood Group...

Description: Improve Your Skills in Identification of Blood Group Alloantibodies (9896-10) Expand your skills in blood group serology through the use of a 4 step strategy to solving serological problems. Participants will also develop a routine of using non serological information and preliminary results to direct the investigation.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9808-13

Hepatitis C

Description: Hepatitis C (9808-13) Increase your understanding of this pervasive virus by studying the history, transmission, replication, antigens, epidemiology and laboratory detection methods. Version Date: January 2013

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

4336-13

Transfusion Medicine Refresher Course

Description: Transfusion Medicine Refresher Course (4336-13) Build upon your initial education in immunohematology and to explore the concepts of immunology, serology and hematology which relate to transfusion practice. You will use a self-directed learning approach, which is the natural learning process for adults, as you achieve the clear objectives set down in this course and make use of the many assembled resources to support your studies. Version Date: January 2013

BasicMembers

$466

Non-Members

$699

9906-13

Hepatitis A, B, D And E

Description: Hepatitis A, B, D and E (9906-13) This course will examine the conditions hepatitis A, B, D & E that result from infection by a specific group of viruses. This course includes an extensive review of the nature of each virus together with its infectivity and epidemiology. Clinical findings and laboratory procedures that provide diagnosis and ongoing evaluation of the patient are also reviewed. Version Date: August 2013

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

Management

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
4521-07

Introduction To Point-of-Care Testing

Description: Introduction To Point-of-Care Testing (4521-07) Explore Point-of-Care Testing and its common usage in the public domain. An important fundamental goal of point of care testing is to improve medical and economic outcomes. Another goal is rapid response. The objective of this course is to introduce a consistent set of principles for the professional practice of POCT.

AdvancedMembers

$242

Non-Members

$363

4658-07

Introduction To Ethics & Professionalism For Medical...

Description: Introduction to Ethics and Professionalism for Medical Technologists (4658-07) Examine the latest thought and research in the study of ethics as it applies to the laboratory as well as highlight the national and international standards required for the ethical and professional practice of biomedical technology. Explore the latest research from CSMLS references, colleges, and papers on ethics. Professionalism embraces rules of conduct, standards of practice, and support for professional associations. Required competencies necessary to be professional in the field of health care, and the lab in particular, will be identified. Version Date: March 2007

AdvancedMembers

$315

Non-Members

$472.50

4669-08

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part II...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part II (Planning/Design) (4669-08) This course includes the basic steps required to plan a formal quality system for a laboratory. The participants will consider the relative advantages and disadvantages of three quality system alternatives (ISO, CAP, CLSI), assess the current state of their own laboratory's quality system with respect to the ten essential quality system components and prepare a customized quality system plan for their own laboratory. Version Date: January 2008

AdvancedMembers

$399

Non-Members

$598.50

4670-09

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part III...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part III (Implementation) (4670-09) Develop the skills and knowledge required to lead a laboratory quality system implementation project, as well as to take the necessary actions that ensures continuous quality improvement within the organization. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$545

Non-Members

$817.50

1079-10

Pourquoi Les Médecins Commandent Des Analyses De Laboratoire

Description: Pourquoi les médecins commandent des analyses de laboratoire (1079-10) Pourquoi les médecins commandent-ils des analyses de laboratoire? Comment le laboratoire peut-il répondre en offrant d'excellents résultats en temps opportun, tout en minimisant le volume croissant de travail de laboratoire? Ce sont quelques-unes des questions posées et discutées dans ce module. Date de la version: février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9879-10

Why Physicians Order Laboratory Tests: A Laboratory...

Description: Why Physicians Order Laboratory Tests: A Laboratory Perspective (9879-10) Why do physicians order laboratory tests? How can the laboratory respond by providing excellent laboratory results in a timely manner, yet minimize the consistent increase in laboratory workload? These are some of the questions asked and discussed in this course.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

4812-07

Systèmes De Contrôle De La Qualité : Partie 1...

Description: Systèmes de contrôle de la qualité pour le laboratoire clinique: Partie 1 (Introduction) Le cours est une introduction aux systèmes de qualité, avec un focus particulier sur leur application dans les laboratoires médicaux au Canada. Le cours est divisé en trois modules : introduction à la gestion de qualité, composantes essentiels d'un système de qualité et normes de qualité, modèles, et programmes. A l'accomplissement de ce cours, l'étudiant aura les qualifications et la connaissance exigées pour fonctionner dans un laboratoire avec un système de qualité. Ce cours est particulièrement approprié à Directeurs ou chef de département qui doivent faire des projections et/ou mettre en application un système de qualité formel (ou des composantes) dans leur laboratoire clinique et technologues médical ou assistant(e) médical de laboratoire qui veut apprendre plus au sujet des systèmes de qualité. Date de la version: juin 2007

AdvancedMembers

$381

Non-Members

$571.50

4880-09

Training In The Lab: Applying The Science Of Adult ...

Description: Training In The Lab: Applying The Science Of Adult Learning and Instructional Systems Design (ISD) (4880-09) ISD provides a process to design and deliver an effective, efficient, flexible and measurable training system. Since the impact of this learning must be measurable, performance objectives are important in ISD. Effective ISD ensures that education and training sessions have value, includes all of the pertinent individuals, accommodates all learning styles, increases the competency of employees/learners, and meets the business/organization's goals. Version Date: July 2009

AdvancedMembers

$436

Non-Members

$654

4923-08

Systèmes De Contrôle De La Qualité : Partie 2...

Description: Systèmes de contrôle de la qualité pour le laboratoire clinique: Partie 2 (4923-08) Ce cours comprend les étapes fondamentales nécessaires pour la planification d'un système de qualité officiel de laboratoire. Les participants examineront les avantages et inconvénients relatifs à trois genres de système de qualité (ISO, CAP et CLSI), évalueront l'état actuel du système de qualité de leur laboratoire dans le cadre des dix éléments essentiels d'un système de qualité et prépareront un plan sur mesure de système de qualité visant leur propre laboratoire. Date de la version: janvier 2008

AdvancedMembers

$399

Non-Members

$598.50

4668-13

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part I...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part I (Introduction) (4668-13) This course is an introduction to quality systems, with a particular focus on their application to medical laboratories within Canada. The course is divided into three modules: Introduction to quality management, Essential components of a quality system, Quality standards, models, and programs for Canadian medical laboratories. Completion of this course will provide the learner with the skills and knowledge required to function within a laboratory quality system. Who should take this course? MLT's and MLA's who want to learn more about quality systems and managers or potential managers who may be required to plan and/or implement a formal quality system (or components) in their clinical laboratory. Version Date: June 2013

AdvancedMembers

$381

Non-Members

$571.50

Cytology

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
9847-11

Body Fluids: Seminal Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Seminal Fluid (9847-11) Review the anatomy, physiology and production of seminal fluid and describe the nature of semen in physical and chemical terms. You will learn about the methods used to evaluate sperm motility and viability and consider common abnormalities. Medicolegal situations are addressed as well as the impact of testing on male infertility.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9825-12

Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods

Description: Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods (9825-12) Learn tips for differentiating malignant cells from normal cells using techniques such as cell counting, film preparation, staining, evaluation and interpretation. Specimen collection, Cytospin preparation and confusing artefacts are also discussed.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

Medical Laboratory Assistant

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
4658-07

Introduction To Ethics & Professionalism For Medical...

Description: Introduction to Ethics and Professionalism for Medical Technologists (4658-07) Examine the latest thought and research in the study of ethics as it applies to the laboratory as well as highlight the national and international standards required for the ethical and professional practice of biomedical technology. Explore the latest research from CSMLS references, colleges, and papers on ethics. Professionalism embraces rules of conduct, standards of practice, and support for professional associations. Required competencies necessary to be professional in the field of health care, and the lab in particular, will be identified. Version Date: March 2007

AdvancedMembers

$315

Non-Members

$472.50

1079-10

Pourquoi Les Médecins Commandent Des Analyses De Laboratoire

Description: Pourquoi les médecins commandent des analyses de laboratoire (1079-10) Pourquoi les médecins commandent-ils des analyses de laboratoire? Comment le laboratoire peut-il répondre en offrant d'excellents résultats en temps opportun, tout en minimisant le volume croissant de travail de laboratoire? Ce sont quelques-unes des questions posées et discutées dans ce module. Date de la version: février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9879-10

Why Physicians Order Laboratory Tests: A Laboratory...

Description: Why Physicians Order Laboratory Tests: A Laboratory Perspective (9879-10) Why do physicians order laboratory tests? How can the laboratory respond by providing excellent laboratory results in a timely manner, yet minimize the consistent increase in laboratory workload? These are some of the questions asked and discussed in this course.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

4880-09

Training In The Lab: Applying The Science Of Adult ...

Description: Training In The Lab: Applying The Science Of Adult Learning and Instructional Systems Design (ISD) (4880-09) ISD provides a process to design and deliver an effective, efficient, flexible and measurable training system. Since the impact of this learning must be measurable, performance objectives are important in ISD. Effective ISD ensures that education and training sessions have value, includes all of the pertinent individuals, accommodates all learning styles, increases the competency of employees/learners, and meets the business/organization's goals. Version Date: July 2009

AdvancedMembers

$436

Non-Members

$654

4916-09

Laboratory Safety 1: Introduction, Overview, General...

Description: Laboratory Safety 1:Introduction, Overview, General Occupational Hygiene and Biosafety (4946-09) This course presents the basic concepts of occupational health and safety in a laboratory setting. It provides a general overview, followed by a more detailed consideration of biological hazards in laboratories. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4917-09

Laboratory Safety 2: Chemical And Physical Agents

Description: Laboratory Safety 2: Chemical And Physical Agents (4917-09) The goal of this course is to give the student a basic grasp of what are the key chemical and physical hazards that pertain to laboratory work, to be able to determine the appropriate procedures for safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials, emergency procedures and to come away with an understanding of the ergonomic issues in the lab and how to deal with them. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4918-09

Laboratory Safety 3: Special Subjects In Laboratory Safety

Description: Laboratory Safety 3: Special Subjects in Laboratory Safety (4918-09) The goal of this course is to cover a range of special topics related to controlling hazards in the laboratory and dealing with emergency situations relevant to the laboratory environment. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4919-09

Laboratory Safety 4: Management Of Occupational Health...

Description: Laboratory Safety 4: Management of Occupational Health & Safety in the Laboratory (4919-09) This course provides the student with the fundamental concepts and processes to effectively manage occupational health and safety in a laboratory setting. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

9899-12

Parasitology: Specimen Collection, Preservation & Methods...

Description: Parasitology: Specimen Collection, Preservation & Methods of Preparation for Fecal Parasites (9899-12) This course will provide an understanding of the basic principles and importance of proper specimen collection and processing in order to ensure clinically significant parasitic elements are detected in a timely, accurate and complete manner.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9825-12

Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods

Description: Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods (9825-12) Learn tips for differentiating malignant cells from normal cells using techniques such as cell counting, film preparation, staining, evaluation and interpretation. Specimen collection, Cytospin preparation and confusing artefacts are also discussed.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

4668-13

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part I...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part I (Introduction) (4668-13) This course is an introduction to quality systems, with a particular focus on their application to medical laboratories within Canada. The course is divided into three modules: Introduction to quality management, Essential components of a quality system, Quality standards, models, and programs for Canadian medical laboratories. Completion of this course will provide the learner with the skills and knowledge required to function within a laboratory quality system. Who should take this course? MLT's and MLA's who want to learn more about quality systems and managers or potential managers who may be required to plan and/or implement a formal quality system (or components) in their clinical laboratory. Version Date: June 2013

AdvancedMembers

$381

Non-Members

$571.50

9803-13

Introduction To Hemostasis

Description: Introduction to Hemostasis (9803-13) The development of the hemostatic process is reviewed starting from the vasculature and the first sign of a breach in vascular integrity. The complete system is followed from examining blood flow dynamics, the action of blood vessels, properties of the vasculature, platelet function, the biochemistry of coagulation and stabilization of a fibrin clot. Version Date: August 2013

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$65

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$110

Courses free with membership

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
9830-11

Enterobacteriaceae

Description: Enterobacteriaceae (9830-11) Reinforce your knowledge and skills as you use nomenclature, cultural characteristics, identification techniques and pathogenicity to differentiate Escherichia, Shigella, Salmonella, Enterobacter and other clinically significant isolates.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9840-10

Genetics For Blood Bankers

Description: Genetics for Blood Bankers (9840-10) Explore the basic science of molecular biotechnology with emphasis on the applications in transfusion science. Version date: November 2010

AdvancedMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9866-09

Non-Protein Nitrogen

Description: Non-Protein Nitrogen (9866-09) Review non-protein nitrogens, such as creatine, creatinine, urea, uric acid and ammonia - pathways, measurement, detection methods and reference ranges.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9872-08

Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Guide To The Clinical And...

Description: Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Guide to the Clinical and Laboratory Aspects (9871-10) Explore the clinical findings and criteria for diagnosis including the pathogenesis and pathology of rheumatoid arthritis. The course outlines the hematological features of the disease and discusses the use of laboratory tests for the detection of inflammation in a patient. The concept of an antibody to human IgG seen with rheumatoid factor and the diagnostic value of many rheumatoid arthritis-associated antibodies will be studied.

AdvancedMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9876-08

Laboratory Tests For Celiac Disease

Description: Laboratory Tests For Celiac Disease (9876-08) Examine the use of antibodies against transglutaminase, gliadin and endomysium in making the diagnosis of celiac disease.

AdvancedMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9877-08

Ischemia Modified Albumin: A New Serum Marker For...

Description: Ischemia Modified Albumin: A New Serum Marker for Myocardial Ischemia (9877-08) Explore the development of ischemia modified albumin test (the albumin cobalt binding test), its use and limitations. This test is able to measure cardiac muscle ischemia prior to necrosis.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9891-08

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Description: Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (9891-08) Discuss the diagnosis, testing, treatment and outcomes of patients with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP), while adding some details from an historical perspective. Version Date: October 2008

AdvancedMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9894-09

Connective Tissue

Description: Connective Tissue (9894-09) Review connective tissue and the various methods for demonstration. Strategies that will maintain reproducibility and consistency in staining results will also be discussed.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9887-12

Medical Parasitology: Cestodes Of The Intestinal Tract

Description: Medical Parasitology: Cestodes of the Intestinal Tract (9887-12) This course will cover the natural history of intestinal cestode parasites infecting humans, including typical disease symptoms in the infected host and the usual means of diagnosis.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

1030-11

Enterobacteriaceae.

Description: Enterobacteriaceae (1030-11) Enterobacteriaceae (1030-11) - Renforcez vos connaissances et vos compétences à l'aide de la nomenclature, des caractéristiques de culture, des techniques d'identification et de la pathogénicité pour faire la distinction entre Escherichia, Shigella, Salmonella, Enterobacter et d'autres isolats importants sur le plan clinique. Date de la version: décembre 2011

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9874-13

D-Dimer

Description: D-Dimer (9874-13) Review the activation and function of the coagulation and fibrinolytic systems and the tests used to assess them. With the realization the D-Dimer test has a strong negative predictive value the use and application of this test is reviewed in detail. Version Date: January 2013

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

1174-13

D-dimère

Description: D-dimère (1174-13) Passez en revue l'activation et la fonction des systèmes fibrinolytiques et de coagulation ainsi que les analyses utilisées pour les évaluer. Avec la découverte que le test D-dimère a une forte valeur prédictive négative, l'utilisation et l'application de ce test sont examinées en détail. Date de la version: janvier 2013

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

Courses offered in French

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
1078-09

Gestion Des Résultats Qualitatifs Fallacieux En Hématologie

Description: Gestion des résultats qualitatifs fallacieux en hématologie (1078-09) Le laboratoire moderne est doté d'instrumentation automatisée utilisée et gérée par des employés de laboratoire hautement qualifiés. Malgré cela, à de nombreuses occasions, des erreurs peuvent se glisser dans le système. La plupart de ces erreurs sont reconnues et signalées par les instruments et leurs systèmes d'avertissement intégrés. Il y a cependant plusieurs pièges qui peuvent entraîner des résultats de laboratoire fallacieux. Le personnel de laboratoire doit s'en rendre compte et savoir comment les reconnaître et les corriger. Ce module présentera les divers moyens qui produisent des résultats fallacieux et les manières de les détecter. Date de la version: octobre 2009

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1079-10

Pourquoi Les Médecins Commandent Des Analyses De Laboratoire

Description: Pourquoi les médecins commandent des analyses de laboratoire (1079-10) Pourquoi les médecins commandent-ils des analyses de laboratoire? Comment le laboratoire peut-il répondre en offrant d'excellents résultats en temps opportun, tout en minimisant le volume croissant de travail de laboratoire? Ce sont quelques-unes des questions posées et discutées dans ce module. Date de la version: février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

4812-07

Systèmes De Contrôle De La Qualité : Partie 1...

Description: Systèmes de contrôle de la qualité pour le laboratoire clinique: Partie 1 (Introduction) Le cours est une introduction aux systèmes de qualité, avec un focus particulier sur leur application dans les laboratoires médicaux au Canada. Le cours est divisé en trois modules : introduction à la gestion de qualité, composantes essentiels d'un système de qualité et normes de qualité, modèles, et programmes. A l'accomplissement de ce cours, l'étudiant aura les qualifications et la connaissance exigées pour fonctionner dans un laboratoire avec un système de qualité. Ce cours est particulièrement approprié à Directeurs ou chef de département qui doivent faire des projections et/ou mettre en application un système de qualité formel (ou des composantes) dans leur laboratoire clinique et technologues médical ou assistant(e) médical de laboratoire qui veut apprendre plus au sujet des systèmes de qualité. Date de la version: juin 2007

AdvancedMembers

$381

Non-Members

$571.50

4923-08

Systèmes De Contrôle De La Qualité : Partie 2...

Description: Systèmes de contrôle de la qualité pour le laboratoire clinique: Partie 2 (4923-08) Ce cours comprend les étapes fondamentales nécessaires pour la planification d'un système de qualité officiel de laboratoire. Les participants examineront les avantages et inconvénients relatifs à trois genres de système de qualité (ISO, CAP et CLSI), évalueront l'état actuel du système de qualité de leur laboratoire dans le cadre des dix éléments essentiels d'un système de qualité et prépareront un plan sur mesure de système de qualité visant leur propre laboratoire. Date de la version: janvier 2008

AdvancedMembers

$399

Non-Members

$598.50

1065-09

Marqueurs Cardiaques

Description: Marqueurs cardiaques (1065-09) Révision des genres et de la pathogénie de la cardiopathie ischémique, de la progression clinique d'un infarctus du myocarde, de l'évaluation clinique du trouble thoracique au service d'urgence et du rôle du laboratoire. Les marqueurs cardiaques traditionnels et nouveaux sont examinés en détail, y compris lesquels sont appropriés pour les genre et stade correspondants d'infarctus du myocarde. Date de la version: octobre 2009

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1004-11

Liquides Organiques: Liquide Céphalorachidien

Description: Liquides organiques: liquide céphalorachidien (1004-11) Passez en revue les nombreuses techniques utilisées au laboratoire pour l'évaluation du LCR, y compris les procédures routinières et les nouvelles technologies. Cette module met l'accent sur le dénombrement cellulaire, l'identification de cellules, les analyses chimiques, l'importance des résultats de laboratoire et des analyses microbiologiques pour la méningite. L'anatomie et la physiologie du cerveau ainsi que la production du LCR sont également examinées. Date de la version: novembre 2011

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1030-11

Enterobacteriaceae.

Description: Enterobacteriaceae (1030-11) Enterobacteriaceae (1030-11) - Renforcez vos connaissances et vos compétences à l'aide de la nomenclature, des caractéristiques de culture, des techniques d'identification et de la pathogénicité pour faire la distinction entre Escherichia, Shigella, Salmonella, Enterobacter et d'autres isolats importants sur le plan clinique. Date de la version: décembre 2011

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

1014-12

Streptococci.

Description: Streptococci (1014-12) Augmentez votre confiance et vos compétences en étudiant le groupe répandu des streptocoques dans ce module qui comprend la classification, la nomenclature, la morphologie, l'isolement, les procédures d'identification, l'importance clinique et la susceptibilité aux antimicrobiens. Date de la version: février 2012

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1062-10

Les Aspects du Diabète En Laboratoire

Description: Les aspects du diabète en laboratoire (1062-10) Apprenez-en davantage sur cette maladie dévastatrice et comment l'évaluation des tests comme la glycémie, l'hémoglobine glyquée et la microalbumine est essentielle pour le suivi de cette condition parmi d'autres. Date de la version: février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1080-10

Les Aspects De L'alcoolisme En Laboratoire

Description: Les aspects de l'alcoolisme en laboratoire (1080-10) Ce cours examine le sujet de l'abus d'alcool. Une revue de la chimie du métabolisme de l'alcool permet de comprendre les effets de l'alcool sur le corps. Il n'y a qu'un nombre limité d'essais de laboratoire disponibles pour identifier et surveiller la consommation d'alcool mais des connaissances plus récentes sur la biochimie, la génétique et la protéomique ouvrent des domaines d'étude stimulants. Date de la version : février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1174-13

D-dimère

Description: D-dimère (1174-13) Passez en revue l'activation et la fonction des systèmes fibrinolytiques et de coagulation ainsi que les analyses utilisées pour les évaluer. Avec la découverte que le test D-dimère a une forte valeur prédictive négative, l'utilisation et l'application de ce test sont examinées en détail. Date de la version: janvier 2013

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

1090-12

Biologie Moléculaire I : Vue D'ensemble De La Structure ...

Description: Biologie moléculaire I : vue d'ensemble de la structure et des fonctions d'acide nucléique (1090-12) Ce cours offre les principes de base de la structure et de la fonction d'acide nucléique pouvant s'appliquer au laboratoire de diagnostic ou de recherche dans lequel on utilise des techniques de biologie moléculaire. Date de la version : janvier 2012

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

Intensive

CodeTitle & DescriptionLevelPrice
4129-08

Problem-Based Learning In Transfusion Medicine

Description: Problem-Based Learning In Transfusion Medicine (4129-08) Take your initial education and training in medical laboratory technology to new heights with this dynamic course designed to help you become an independent problem-solver in the blood bank. Your current experience in areas such as blood group serology, blood component composition and preparation, the basics of adverse reactions to transfusion and clinical presentation of diseases associated with blood group incompatibility is used to assess, explore and evaluate cases and problems encountered in hospital Transfusion Medicine departments. Other topics include Introduction to Transfusion Medicine, antigen antibody reactions, complement and the antiglobulin test, methods of antibody detection, blood group systems, reagents, standards and maintenance and "hot spots" in blood component therapy. The final module is self-study in nature in that you select a theoretical topic or a practical problem for a self-directed learning project.

AdvancedMembers

$454

Non-Members

$681

4521-07

Introduction To Point-of-Care Testing

Description: Introduction To Point-of-Care Testing (4521-07) Explore Point-of-Care Testing and its common usage in the public domain. An important fundamental goal of point of care testing is to improve medical and economic outcomes. Another goal is rapid response. The objective of this course is to introduce a consistent set of principles for the professional practice of POCT.

AdvancedMembers

$242

Non-Members

$363

4658-07

Introduction To Ethics & Professionalism For Medical...

Description: Introduction to Ethics and Professionalism for Medical Technologists (4658-07) Examine the latest thought and research in the study of ethics as it applies to the laboratory as well as highlight the national and international standards required for the ethical and professional practice of biomedical technology. Explore the latest research from CSMLS references, colleges, and papers on ethics. Professionalism embraces rules of conduct, standards of practice, and support for professional associations. Required competencies necessary to be professional in the field of health care, and the lab in particular, will be identified. Version Date: March 2007

AdvancedMembers

$315

Non-Members

$472.50

4669-08

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part II...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part II (Planning/Design) (4669-08) This course includes the basic steps required to plan a formal quality system for a laboratory. The participants will consider the relative advantages and disadvantages of three quality system alternatives (ISO, CAP, CLSI), assess the current state of their own laboratory's quality system with respect to the ten essential quality system components and prepare a customized quality system plan for their own laboratory. Version Date: January 2008

AdvancedMembers

$399

Non-Members

$598.50

4670-09

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part III...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part III (Implementation) (4670-09) Develop the skills and knowledge required to lead a laboratory quality system implementation project, as well as to take the necessary actions that ensures continuous quality improvement within the organization. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$545

Non-Members

$817.50

5004-11

Patient Focused Quality Competence Part 1: Understanding ...

Description: Patient Focused Quality Competence Part 1: Understanding the Basics (5004-11) Gain understanding and competence to close the confirmed gap between quality control as recommended by the experts and everyday practice in many (most) medical laboratories worldwide. Many lab staff when asked say quality control makes them feel lost, confused, scared or frustrated. This series will replace that confusion with confidence and proven competence. Simulators allow you to model the impact of changes in quality required or produced and the efficiency of various quality control strategies. It will enable you to stand up and promise your clinicians, patients and administration that you will always report patient results that are close enough to right. Part 1 sets a solid foundation with a thorough yet simple understanding of basic concepts and the requirements for Patient-Focused Laboratory Quality. Version Date: July 2011

BasicMembers

$303

Non-Members

$454.50

2934-08

Liver: Physiology, Disease And Measurement Of Function

Description: Liver: Physiology, Disease and Measurement of Function (2934-08) Explore how to evaluate the six main functions of the liver by critically evaluating analyses used to assess hepatic sufficiency and aid diagnosis of disease. This comprehensive course sharpens your skills and expands your diagnostic expertise and assists you in performing measurements in clinical chemistry or core laboratory settings. Version Date: April 2008

BasicMembers

$333

Non-Members

$499.50

3050-08

Lymphocytes In Disease

Description: Lymphocytes in Disease (3050-08) This course focuses on the normal characteristics and functions of lymphocytes and major hematological and clinical features of lymphocytes in disease states. Version Date: August 2008

AdvancedMembers

$333

Non-Members

$499.50

4049-08

Laboratory Diagnosis Of Malaria

Description: Laboratory Diagnosis of Malaria (4049-08) Improve and build your skills in the diagnosis and identification of Malaria. Version Date: August 2008

AdvancedMembers

$272

Non-Members

$408

4120-08

Kidney: Physiology, Disease And Measurement Of Function

Description: Kidney: Physiology, Disease and Measurement of Function (4120-08) Enhance your level of understanding kidney function, disorders of kidney function and changes occurring in kidney disorders. This comprehensive course provides the background to assist technologists as they perform measurements in the clinical chemistry or core laboratory setting. Version Date: September 2008

AdvancedMembers

$333

Non-Members

$499.50

4192-08

Microbiology Through The Microscope

Description: Microbiology through the Microscope (4192-08) Review difficult and uncommon situations encountered in microscopy in the general microbiology laboratory. Stimulate the knowledge of advanced and/or experienced students in the medical microbiology field. Version Date: June 2008

AdvancedMembers

$333

Non-Members

$544.50

4193-08

Refresher Course In Hematology

Description: Refresher Course In Hematology (4193-08) Review basic hematology testing, morphology of red and white blood cells, anemias, leukemias, and coagulation. Improve your day-to-day practice as you apply your hematology knowledge to examining the images and solving case studies. Version Date: August 2008

BasicMembers

$399

Non-Members

$598.50

4344-09

Medical Mycology

Description: Medical Mycology (4344-09) Medical mycology is a vast and highly specialized area and is an integral part of medical technology. There are over one million species of fungi existing in nature; only a few hundred of them are clinically important, although many fungal species are capable of causing infection under certain circumstances. We've built on the success of our existing mycology course by expanding direct microscopy, and by changing the focus from the academic to the practical by dealing with actual clinical cases that arise in the workplace. Version Date: April 2009

AdvancedMembers

$545

Non-Members

$817.50

4655-08

Yeasts And Actinomycetes

Description: Yeasts And Actinomycetes (4655-08) The main Candida species and Cryptococcus including Geotrichum and Trichosporon are the integral part of this new course. This course will also cover other less frequently seen organisms such as Prototheca, Sporobolomyces, Malassezia, etc. Filamentous organisms such as nocardia, streptomyces, actinomadura and atypical mycobacteria will be covered. Differentiation of aerobic actinomycetes from atypical mycobacteria will be the key area to educate technologists using minimum tests to reach genus level identification and to be able to report results to the clinician in timely fashion pending confirmation from the reference lab. Version Date: April 2008

AdvancedMembers

$575

Non-Members

$862.50

4812-07

Systèmes De Contrôle De La Qualité : Partie 1...

Description: Systèmes de contrôle de la qualité pour le laboratoire clinique: Partie 1 (Introduction) Le cours est une introduction aux systèmes de qualité, avec un focus particulier sur leur application dans les laboratoires médicaux au Canada. Le cours est divisé en trois modules : introduction à la gestion de qualité, composantes essentiels d'un système de qualité et normes de qualité, modèles, et programmes. A l'accomplissement de ce cours, l'étudiant aura les qualifications et la connaissance exigées pour fonctionner dans un laboratoire avec un système de qualité. Ce cours est particulièrement approprié à Directeurs ou chef de département qui doivent faire des projections et/ou mettre en application un système de qualité formel (ou des composantes) dans leur laboratoire clinique et technologues médical ou assistant(e) médical de laboratoire qui veut apprendre plus au sujet des systèmes de qualité. Date de la version: juin 2007

AdvancedMembers

$381

Non-Members

$571.50

4878-09

Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 1: An Introduction To...

Description: Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 1: An Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteriology (4878-09) Sharpen your skills in presumptive and definitive identification of anaerobes as you consider systems, antimicrobial susceptibility and the pitfalls in anaerobic bacteriology. Version Date: March 2009

BasicMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4879-10

Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 2: Methods And Identification

Description: Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 2: Methods And Identification (4879-10) Sharpen your skills in presumptive and definitive identification of anaerobes as you consider systems, antimicrobial susceptibility and the pitfalls in anaerobic bacteriology. Version Date: October 2010

BasicMembers

$424

Non-Members

$636

4880-09

Training In The Lab: Applying The Science Of Adult ...

Description: Training In The Lab: Applying The Science Of Adult Learning and Instructional Systems Design (ISD) (4880-09) ISD provides a process to design and deliver an effective, efficient, flexible and measurable training system. Since the impact of this learning must be measurable, performance objectives are important in ISD. Effective ISD ensures that education and training sessions have value, includes all of the pertinent individuals, accommodates all learning styles, increases the competency of employees/learners, and meets the business/organization's goals. Version Date: July 2009

AdvancedMembers

$436

Non-Members

$654

4916-09

Laboratory Safety 1: Introduction, Overview, General...

Description: Laboratory Safety 1:Introduction, Overview, General Occupational Hygiene and Biosafety (4946-09) This course presents the basic concepts of occupational health and safety in a laboratory setting. It provides a general overview, followed by a more detailed consideration of biological hazards in laboratories. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4917-09

Laboratory Safety 2: Chemical And Physical Agents

Description: Laboratory Safety 2: Chemical And Physical Agents (4917-09) The goal of this course is to give the student a basic grasp of what are the key chemical and physical hazards that pertain to laboratory work, to be able to determine the appropriate procedures for safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials, emergency procedures and to come away with an understanding of the ergonomic issues in the lab and how to deal with them. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4918-09

Laboratory Safety 3: Special Subjects In Laboratory Safety

Description: Laboratory Safety 3: Special Subjects in Laboratory Safety (4918-09) The goal of this course is to cover a range of special topics related to controlling hazards in the laboratory and dealing with emergency situations relevant to the laboratory environment. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4919-09

Laboratory Safety 4: Management Of Occupational Health...

Description: Laboratory Safety 4: Management of Occupational Health & Safety in the Laboratory (4919-09) This course provides the student with the fundamental concepts and processes to effectively manage occupational health and safety in a laboratory setting. Version Date: March 2009

AdvancedMembers

$363

Non-Members

$544.50

4920-09

Microbiology Refresher 1: Basic Principles Of Microbiology

Description: Microbiology Refresher 1: Basic Principles Of Microbiology (4920-09) Refresh your theory and knowledge of key principles and procedures in microbiology. Version Date: May 2009

BasicMembers

$436

Non-Members

$654

4923-08

Systèmes De Contrôle De La Qualité : Partie 2...

Description: Systèmes de contrôle de la qualité pour le laboratoire clinique: Partie 2 (4923-08) Ce cours comprend les étapes fondamentales nécessaires pour la planification d'un système de qualité officiel de laboratoire. Les participants examineront les avantages et inconvénients relatifs à trois genres de système de qualité (ISO, CAP et CLSI), évalueront l'état actuel du système de qualité de leur laboratoire dans le cadre des dix éléments essentiels d'un système de qualité et prépareront un plan sur mesure de système de qualité visant leur propre laboratoire. Date de la version: janvier 2008

AdvancedMembers

$399

Non-Members

$598.50

4988-10

Microanatomy 1

Description: Microanatomy 1 (4988-10) Explore cell structure, functions and reproduction, classification of primary tissues, and the integumentary system. The course material will be extensively illustrated using high quality images and diagrams and will also emphasize the relationship between structure and function. Version Date: August 2010

AdvancedMembers

$424

Non-Members

$636

4989-11

Microanatomy 2

Description: Microanatomy 2 (4989-11) Explore the structure and function of the body systems, including immune, cardiovascular, digestive, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, nervous, and endocrine. The course is illustrated by the use of many high quality images and diagrams. Version Date: January 2011

AdvancedMembers

$424

Non-Members

$636

5119-12

Infection Prevention And Control

Description: Infection Prevention and Control (5119-12) The course is designed to be a basic introduction to the principles and practice of Infection Prevention and Control. The learner will be equipped with the knowledge and strategies needed to understand and practice the basic principles of Infection Prevention and Control in various health care environments.

BasicMembers

$358

Non-Members

$537

5181-12

Interpretations In Clinical Chemistry

Description: Interpretations in Clinical Chemistry (2657-12) This course provides a current and comprehensive overview of the interpretations in clinical chemistry. The focus of this course includes: explanation and principles of laboratory analyses, explanation of acid-base, electrolyte and organ system disorders as well as explanation of endocrine and metabolic disorders. Version Date: August 2012

AdvancedMembers

$385

Non-Members

$577.50

4336-13

Transfusion Medicine Refresher Course

Description: Transfusion Medicine Refresher Course (4336-13) Build upon your initial education in immunohematology and to explore the concepts of immunology, serology and hematology which relate to transfusion practice. You will use a self-directed learning approach, which is the natural learning process for adults, as you achieve the clear objectives set down in this course and make use of the many assembled resources to support your studies. Version Date: January 2013

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$466

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$699

4668-13

Quality Systems For The Clinical Laboratory: Part I...

Description: Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory: Part I (Introduction) (4668-13) This course is an introduction to quality systems, with a particular focus on their application to medical laboratories within Canada. The course is divided into three modules: Introduction to quality management, Essential components of a quality system, Quality standards, models, and programs for Canadian medical laboratories. Completion of this course will provide the learner with the skills and knowledge required to function within a laboratory quality system. Who should take this course? MLT's and MLA's who want to learn more about quality systems and managers or potential managers who may be required to plan and/or implement a formal quality system (or components) in their clinical laboratory. Version Date: June 2013

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$381

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$571.50

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1078-09

Gestion Des Résultats Qualitatifs Fallacieux En Hématologie

Description: Gestion des résultats qualitatifs fallacieux en hématologie (1078-09) Le laboratoire moderne est doté d'instrumentation automatisée utilisée et gérée par des employés de laboratoire hautement qualifiés. Malgré cela, à de nombreuses occasions, des erreurs peuvent se glisser dans le système. La plupart de ces erreurs sont reconnues et signalées par les instruments et leurs systèmes d'avertissement intégrés. Il y a cependant plusieurs pièges qui peuvent entraîner des résultats de laboratoire fallacieux. Le personnel de laboratoire doit s'en rendre compte et savoir comment les reconnaître et les corriger. Ce module présentera les divers moyens qui produisent des résultats fallacieux et les manières de les détecter. Date de la version: octobre 2009

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$65

Non-Members

$110

1079-10

Pourquoi Les Médecins Commandent Des Analyses De Laboratoire

Description: Pourquoi les médecins commandent des analyses de laboratoire (1079-10) Pourquoi les médecins commandent-ils des analyses de laboratoire? Comment le laboratoire peut-il répondre en offrant d'excellents résultats en temps opportun, tout en minimisant le volume croissant de travail de laboratoire? Ce sont quelques-unes des questions posées et discutées dans ce module. Date de la version: février 2010

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9800-10

Hypochromic Anemia

Description: Hypochromic Anemia (9800-10) Enhance your understanding of the various hypochromic anemias and learn more about iron deficiency anemia in particular. Classification, etiology, laboratory findings and iron metabolism are discussed and related to the differentiation of iron deficiency anemia, anemia of chronic disorders, thalassemia and sideroblastic anemia. Version Date: January 2010

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9801-10

Macrocytic Anemias

Description: Macrocytic Anemias (9801-10) Learn more about the macrocytic anemias with emphasis on the megaloblastic anemias. Classification, etiology and characteristic laboratory findings are examined in relation to differentiation of non-megaloblastic from megaloblastic anemia. Version Date: April 2010

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9802-10

Introduction To Erythrocyte Disorders And Normocytic Anemias

Description: Introduction To Erythrocyte Disorders and Normocytic Anemias (9802-10) Explore basic information on erythrocyte disorders and the various types of normocytic normochromic anemias. You will consider the questions that arise when investigating an anemia and the laboratory tests involved. Classification, etiology, erythropoiesis and laboratory findings are discussed. Version Date: January 2010

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9804-11

Body Fluids: Cerebrospinal Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Cerebrospinal Fluid (9804-11) Review the many laboratory techniques for evaluating CSF including routine procedures and new technologies. This module focuses on cell counting and identification, chemical analyses, significance of lab findings and microbiological tests for meningitis. Brain anatomy and physiology and the production of CSF are also reviewed. Version Date: November 2011

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9806-09

Proteins, Antibodies And Immunoglobulins

Description: Proteins, Antibodies and Immunoglobulins (9806-09) Describe the nature of proteins from the basic molecular structure of amino acids through to the complex macro molecules that make up the body's humoral immune system. Review in detail each of the individual immunoglobulins from the molecular structure to the individual biological properties. Finally, a short review of the immunoglobulin levels seen in both health and disease states will be given. Version Date: December 2009

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9809-10

Adverse Effects Of Blood Transfusion

Description: Adverse Effects of Blood Transfusion (9809-10) This course provides the learner a brief overview on the adverse side effects of blood transfusion. This course is designed as a starting point or guideline for technologists specialized in transfusion medicine to learn more about this subject. Version Date: October 2010

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9811-09

Clinical Indications Of Blood Components

Description: Clinical Indications of Blood Components (9811-09) Enhance your understanding of the clinical indications for infusion of leukocyte reduced red blood cells, platelets, granulocytes, cryoprecipitate and fresh frozen plasma. Topics include assessment of the benefits and effectiveness of transfusion, preparation and administration of components, HLA alloimmunization, leukocyte reduction filters and alternative management strategies. Version Date: June 2009

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9812-10

Overview Of Common Blood Group Systems

Description: Overview Of Common Blood Group Systems (9812-10) Get reacquainted with modern concepts on various blood group systems. Version Date: April 2010

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9813-11

Staphylococci

Description: Staphylococci (9813-11) Examine classification and nomenclature, morphology, isolation and identification procedures, clinical significance and antimicrobial susceptibility of staphylococci. Version Date: August 2011

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9815-08

Theory And Mechanisms Of Staining

Description: Theory and Mechanisms of Staining (9815-08) Review the theory and mechanisms of staining, dye classification and tissue demonstration methods and improve your skills and the quality of prepared material.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9816-08

Hematoxylin And Eosin (H&E) Stain

Description: Hematoxylin And Eosin (H&E) Stain (9816-08) Reinforce your understanding of the H&E stain by examining this stain in detail in terms of theory, practice, category differentiation and trouble-shooting "when things go wrong".

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9817-10

Introduction To Platelet Structure And Function

Description: Introduction To Platelet Structure And Function (9817-10) Learn about platelet production, kinetics and regulation, aggregation and understand the effect of drugs on platelets. Platelet factors and the arachidonic acid-prostacyclin pathways are also discussed. Version Date: January 2010

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9818-09

Hemolytic Anemias

Description: Hemolytic Anemias (9818-09) Increase your ability to differentiate these anemias and relate characteristic laboratory findings to disease states such as hereditary spherocytosis, G-6-PD deficiency, sickle cell disease, thalassemia, warm auto immune hemolytic anemia (WAIHA), hemolytic disease of the newborn, and malaria.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9819-11

Body Fluids: Synovial Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Synovial Fluid (9819-11) Learn the structure of a common joint and composition of synovial fluid as well as characteristic laboratory tests. Learn to relate synovial fluid laboratory findings to differentiate non-inflammatory and inflammatory, infections, crystal-induced and hemorrhagic diseases.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9820-11

Fastidious Gram Negative Bacilli

Description: Fastidious Gram Negative Bacilli (9820-11) Learn about the classification and nomenclature, morphology and growth requirements, identification and susceptibility, pathogenicity and relationship to differentiation strategies for Haemophilus, Bordetella, Pasteurella, Gardnerella and Capnocytophaga.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9822-08

Paraffin Tissue Processing

Description: Paraffin Tissue Processing (9822-08) Review the basics on the theory and mechanisms of paraffin tissue processing, including dehydration, clearing, infiltration, decalcification and general processing. Improve your problem solving skills as you learn to detect and correct processing errors and deal with disposal of clearing agents and hazards of clearing agents.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9823-08

Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV)

Description: Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV) (9823-08) Learn about the characteristics, worldwide seroprevalence, transmission and diseases associated with these human retroviruses and discover how detection has impacted transfusion medicine.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9824-07

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Description: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (9824-07) Learn about the epidemiology, transmission, immunologic response, the analyses available for detection and differentiation of HIV as well as the different strategies being studied to develop a vaccine. Version Date: November 2007

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9829-09

Leukocytes - Measurement Of Neutrophil Function

Description: Leukocytes - Measurement Of Neutrophil Function (9829-09) Review laboratory procedures within a practical context and improve your ability to make decisions regarding identifying neutrophilic functional defects.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9830-11

Enterobacteriaceae

Description: Enterobacteriaceae (9830-11) Reinforce your knowledge and skills as you use nomenclature, cultural characteristics, identification techniques and pathogenicity to differentiate Escherichia, Shigella, Salmonella, Enterobacter and other clinically significant isolates.

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$0

Non-Members

$110

9831-11

Enterobacteriaceae: Media & Identification Tests

Description: Enterobacteriaceae: Media & Identification Tests (9831-11) Continue your study of this challenging family of organisms by considering the differential properties of selective media and other identification techniques. MacConkey, Xylose, Lysine, Deoxycholate, Salmonella-Shigella, Hektoen Enteric, Bismuth Sulfite agars (and many more) are discussed. Learn what results to expect when various biochemical tests such as carbohydrate fermentation, triple sugar iron, ONPG, Voges Proskauer, IMViC Series, and Urea Motility Indole are used, and describe the appearance of those organisms that do grow.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9833-09

Organs Of The Lymphoid System

Description: Organs Of The Lymphoid System (9833-09) Review the nature and structure of organs found in the body and how these organs relate to lymphocyte production and the function of the immune system.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9834-10

Routine And "Not-So-Routine" Methods In Transfusion Science

Description: Routine and "Not-So-Routine" Methods in Transfusion Science (9834-10) Review basic principles in compatibility testing and explore the advantages as well as the pitfalls of both routine and special methods. Study all the crucial steps in pretransfusion compatibility testing from identification of patient and sample to the actual crossmatch and preparation of blood units to leave the laboratory. Identify unexpected red cell alloantibodies by recognizing reaction patterns, excluding antibodies with panel cells and phenotyping red cells. Relate theory, clinical observations, and practical approaches to the investigation of a positive direct antiglobulin test.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9835-10

ABO Discrepancies:A Systematic Approach To Resolve...

Description: ABO Discrepancies: A Systematic Approach to Resolve Serological Problems (9835-10) Develop or improve your logical, practical approach to resolving problems with ABO/Rh typing, alloantibodies and autoantibodies as you consider various situations and discrepancies that can arise throughout the entire process. Increase patient safety and decrease the amount of time you spend solving problems.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9837-08

Enzymology - Part I

Description: Enzymology - Part I (9837-08) Improve your knowledge of enzyme function and review all aspects of enzymes as you consider how enzymes act, what they are called, how they function as reagents and the importance of isoenzymes.

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$65

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$110

9838-08

Enzymology - Part II

Description: Enzymology - Part II (9838-08) Learn how and when specific enzymes are measured and improve your ability to relate enzyme levels to disease. Continue your studies from Enzymology - Part I as you consider enzymes of clinical importance. You will consider detailed enzyme profiles, their tissues of origin and factors that affect their specific activity.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9840-10

Genetics For Blood Bankers

Description: Genetics for Blood Bankers (9840-10) Explore the basic science of molecular biotechnology with emphasis on the applications in transfusion science. Version date: November 2010

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$0

Non-Members

$110

9841-08

Fibrinolysis

Description: Fibrinolysis (9841-08) Build upon your knowledge of the hemostasis system as you consider the fibrinolytic system. Learn how this system lyses unwanted clots and becomes involved with the process of healing. Examine how the fibrinolytic system depends on appropriate activation, production of peptides and action of enzymes in order to function. Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is discussed in terms of common "trigger" mechanisms and laboratory findings, as well as the use of agents in therapeutic fibrinolysis. Version Date: November 2008

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9845-10

Other Platelet Disorders

Description: Other Platelet Disorders (9845-10) Continue your study of platelets and hemostasis as you consider other aspects of platelet function and disorders. You will study thrombocytosis, thrombocythemia, and platelet abnormalities associated with myeloproliferative disorders and associate these disorders with the clinical and laboratory findings. Von Willebrands disease is also addressed.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9847-11

Body Fluids: Seminal Fluid

Description: Body Fluids: Seminal Fluid (9847-11) Review the anatomy, physiology and production of seminal fluid and describe the nature of semen in physical and chemical terms. You will learn about the methods used to evaluate sperm motility and viability and consider common abnormalities. Medicolegal situations are addressed as well as the impact of testing on male infertility.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9848-10

Monoclonal Antibodies: Theory And Production

Description: Monoclonal Antibodies: Theory and Production (9848-10) Review the topic of monoclonal antibodies and the differences between polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies. By the end of this module the student should have a good understanding of the fundamentals of monoclonal antibodies in laboratory medicine and as their potential of treating a wide range of serious diseases. Version Date: September 2010

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9850-09

Immunology-Antigens

Description: Immunology-Antigens (9850-09) Review antigens from definitions to a description of the very properties that make a substance antigenic. Discuss the nature of bacterial, viral, blood group and other antigens. The fate of an antigen with its recognition, phagocytosis, processing to the immune system is also detailed. Finally, a brief mention of T and B cell function is given.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9851-10

Immune System As A Protective System

Description: Immune System as a Protective System (9851-10) Examine the innate mechanisms of phagocytic cells such as neutrophils, monocytes and the many types of macrophages. The function of skin and mucous membranes is detailed as well as a review of the chemical and soluble mediators of the immune system. The alternate pathway of complement, interferon and acute macrophage-lymphocyte interaction are also addressed.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9852-09

Hypercoagulation - Thrombophilia

Description: Hypercoagulation - Thrombophilia (9852-09) Update your knowledge about the control mechanisms with this complex system and learn what turns the process off and prevents clotting and plugging up blood vessels. Your study of thrombotic disease includes the cause and risks to the patient. You will consider the impact of oral contraception, hereditary risk factors, Antithrombin II deficiency, and protein C deficiency on the coagulation system.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9853-10

Cytokines - The Interleukins

Description: Cytokines - The Interleukins (9853-10) Review the general nature of cytokines and in particular, one class of cytokine - the interleukins. The interleukins show multiple effects. They may act individually expressing a single function or more likely initiate a series of multiple functions.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9857-08

Serological Challenges In Pretransfusion Compatibility...

Description: Serological Challenges in Pretransfusion Compatibility Testing (9857-08) Build your problem-solving skills as you relate clinical information to explain certain serological problems. Learn how to resolve ABO/Rh discrepancies, analyze reaction patterns of a positive antibody screen and to formulate a plan to investigate alloantibody to a high indicence antigen. Consider the pathogenicity of autoantibodies and differentiate warm-reacting and cold-reacting autoantibodies as you conduct laboratory investigations of these antibodies.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9860-10

Hemolytic Disease Of The Fetus And Newborn

Description: Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (9860-10) Learn how prenatal testing can prevent or detect risk to this disease and how postnatal investigations are used to detect the presence and severity of HDFN. You will learn more about the mechanisms of HDFN and the laboratory tests such as hemoglobulin, bilirubin, ABO grouping, D typing, antibody screens, DAT, IAT, Kleihauer-Betke and rosetting tests, that support the clinician's efforts to deal with this disease. Version Date: August 2010

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9861-11

Proteins

Description: Proteins (9861-11) Review the "basics" on proteins as you develop an awareness of basic structure of amino acids and proteins. You will consider the classification and digestion and metabolism of important proteins. You will learn about protein electrophoresis and immunoelectrophoresis, as well as other protein methods, expected values, and clinical significance.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9862-10

Laboratory Aspects Of Diabetes

Description: Laboratory Aspects of Diabetes (9862-10) Learn more about this devastating disease and how the measurement of tests such as glucose, glycohemoglobin and microalbumin are crucial in the monitoring of this and other conditions.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9865-09

Cardiac Markers

Description: Cardiac Markers (9865-09) Review the types and pathogenesis of ischemic heart disease, clinical progression of a myocardial infarct, clinical evaluation of chest pain within an emergency department and the role of the medical laboratory. Traditional and new enzyme cardiac markers are reviewed in detail, including which markers are appropriate for which type and stage of myocardial infarct.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9866-09

Non-Protein Nitrogen

Description: Non-Protein Nitrogen (9866-09) Review non-protein nitrogens, such as creatine, creatinine, urea, uric acid and ammonia - pathways, measurement, detection methods and reference ranges.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9867-09

Lipids

Description: Lipids (9867-09) Explore the biochemistry and measurement of lipids and how they interact within the body. Lipids are a vital part of homeostasis but, like so many other aspects of body chemistry, have a potential of negative implications when things go wrong. In addition to genetic aberrations, inappropriate lifestyle activities may impart profound clinical effects. Version Date: February 2009

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9868-09

Carbohydrates

Description: Carbohydrates (9868-09) Review your knowledge of carbohydrates as you consider all aspects, from structure and bonding to metabolism and glycogenic pathways. You will study glucose methods, expected values, and glycohemoglobin and how to differentiate diabetes variants. The laboratory plays a crucial role in glucose monitoring in assessment of glycemic control in diabetes. You will also learn the relationship between insulin, proinsulin and C-peptide, as well as clinical significance and measurements.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9869-09

Monocytes And Macrophages

Description: Monocytes and Macrophages (9869-09) Explore monocytes and macrophages and their role in the functioning of the body's innate primary defence mechanism.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9870-08

Creutzfeldt - Jakob Disease

Description: Creutzfeldt - Jakob Disease (9870-08) Explore the background of prions, how they are formed and the infections they cause, as well as the risk of prion transmission in blood transfusion, laboratory safety and treatment options available for prion-induced disease. Version Date: May 2008

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9871-10

Plasma Cell Dyscrasias-Myeloma

Description: Plasma Cell Dyscrasias-Myeloma (9871-10) Review the causes for a monoclonal "spike" seen in a protein electrophoresis and its most common malignant conditions - myeloma. Myeloma is a disease with inevitable consequences that results from a process of malignant and uncontrolled proliferation of plasma cells.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9872-08

Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Guide To The Clinical And...

Description: Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Guide to the Clinical and Laboratory Aspects (9871-10) Explore the clinical findings and criteria for diagnosis including the pathogenesis and pathology of rheumatoid arthritis. The course outlines the hematological features of the disease and discusses the use of laboratory tests for the detection of inflammation in a patient. The concept of an antibody to human IgG seen with rheumatoid factor and the diagnostic value of many rheumatoid arthritis-associated antibodies will be studied.

AdvancedMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9875-08

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

Description: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (9875-08) Review the theory and logic behind this test and the various methods and modifications used to perform it. When reviewed against modern methods of laboratory testing this test fails to satisfy even the most basic rules of standardization, quality control and quality assurance. In this course the flaws in accepted laboratory methodology and laboratory practice are reviewed in context to its medical applications.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9876-08

Laboratory Tests For Celiac Disease

Description: Laboratory Tests For Celiac Disease (9876-08) Examine the use of antibodies against transglutaminase, gliadin and endomysium in making the diagnosis of celiac disease.

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$0

Non-Members

$110

9877-08

Ischemia Modified Albumin: A New Serum Marker For...

Description: Ischemia Modified Albumin: A New Serum Marker for Myocardial Ischemia (9877-08) Explore the development of ischemia modified albumin test (the albumin cobalt binding test), its use and limitations. This test is able to measure cardiac muscle ischemia prior to necrosis.

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$0

Non-Members

$110

9878-09

Managing Spurious Qualitative Results In Hematology

Description: Managing Spurious Qualitative Results in Hematology (9878-09) Explore many of the ways spurious results may occur and the means to eliminate them. Most of these errors will be recognized and flagged by the instruments and their built in warning systems. There are, however, many potential pitfalls that can lead to reporting spurious laboratory results. Laboratory staff must be aware of these and know how to recognize and correct them.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9879-10

Why Physicians Order Laboratory Tests: A Laboratory...

Description: Why Physicians Order Laboratory Tests: A Laboratory Perspective (9879-10) Why do physicians order laboratory tests? How can the laboratory respond by providing excellent laboratory results in a timely manner, yet minimize the consistent increase in laboratory workload? These are some of the questions asked and discussed in this course.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9880-10

Laboratory Aspects Of Alcoholism

Description: Laboratory Aspects Of Alcoholism (9880-10) This course reviews the topic of alcohol abuse. A review of the chemistry of alcohol metabolism enables an understanding of the effects of alcohol on the body. There are only limit laboratory tests available to identify and monitor alcohol consumption but the more recent understanding of biochemistry, genetics and proteomics is opening exciting areas of study.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9882-08

Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI)

Description: Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) (9882-08) Describe the current understanding of the adverse transfusion reactions called transfusion associated acute lung injury (TRALI). Version Date: April 2008

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9891-08

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Description: Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (9891-08) Discuss the diagnosis, testing, treatment and outcomes of patients with Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP), while adding some details from an historical perspective. Version Date: October 2008

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$0

Non-Members

$110

9892-08

Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia

Description: Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (9892-08) Discuss the antibody implicated in Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT), along with clinical findings and laboratory assays. This course covers the clinical features, mechanism, detection methods and treatment of HIT including a short historical perspective and review of heparin. Version Date: December 2008

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9893-09

Fixation Practices

Description: Fixation Practices (9893-09) Learn how to categorize different types of fixing agents; to elaborate on concepts in fixation and preservation of cellular elements for different types of analysis; and to utilize principles of tissue/cell preservation and fixation in order to effectively demonstrate specific components of cells and tissues.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9894-09

Connective Tissue

Description: Connective Tissue (9894-09) Review connective tissue and the various methods for demonstration. Strategies that will maintain reproducibility and consistency in staining results will also be discussed.

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$0

Non-Members

$110

9895-10

ABC's Of Hemophilia

Description: ABC's of Hemophilia (9895-10) Review the complete process of normal hemostasis and explore hemophilia and the three sub categories of hemophilia. Participants will learn why hemophilia is also known as the 'Royal Disease' and how hemophilia was passed on to other members of the Royal families from Spain, Germany and Russia.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9896-10

Improve Your Skills In Identification Of Blood Group...

Description: Improve Your Skills in Identification of Blood Group Alloantibodies (9896-10) Expand your skills in blood group serology through the use of a 4 step strategy to solving serological problems. Participants will also develop a routine of using non serological information and preliminary results to direct the investigation.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9897-11

Natriurectic Peptides And Heart Disease

Description: Natriurectic Peptides And Heart Disease (9896-11) Examine cardiac disorders and the usefulness of natriuretic peptides in acute clinical situations.

AdvancedMembers

$065

Non-Members

$110

1065-09

Marqueurs Cardiaques

Description: Marqueurs cardiaques (1065-09) Révision des genres et de la pathogénie de la cardiopathie ischémique, de la progression clinique d'un infarctus du myocarde, de l'évaluation clinique du trouble thoracique au service d'urgence et du rôle du laboratoire. Les marqueurs cardiaques traditionnels et nouveaux sont examinés en détail, y compris lesquels sont appropriés pour les genre et stade correspondants d'infarctus du myocarde. Date de la version: octobre 2009

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9821-12

Neisseria And Moraxella

Description: Neisseria and Moraxella (9821-12) Learn the morphology, growth requirements, identification tests and susceptibility patterns, and pathogenicity in order to better differentiate Neisseria species including N. gonorrhoeae, N. meningitides and Moraxella catarrhalis.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9828-12

Miscellaneous Gram Positive Rods

Description: Miscellaneous Gram Positive Rods (9828-12) Improve your ability to isolate, identify, differentiate and be better prepared to deal with Bacillus anthracis, Corynebacterium diphtheria and Listeria. Version Date: January 2012

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9832-12

Introduction To Anaerobes

Description: Introduction to Anaerobes (9832-12) Learn how to more readily identify species of Veillonella, Peptostreptococcus, Propionibacterium, Clostridium, Bacteroides and Fusobacterium.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9881-11

Pancreatitis, Amylase, Lipase And More

Description: Pancreatitis, Amylase, Lipase and more (9881-11) Review amylase, lipase and several newer tests that can be used to measure pancreatic function and to assess pancreatic insufficiency. Version date: November 2011

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9883-11

Metabolic Diseases Of The Liver

Description: Metabolic Diseases of the Liver (9883-11) Review the basic anatomy, physiology and function of the liver. This basic course also describes common laboratory tests that are used to measure liver function and to assess the degree of damage to the liver.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9890-12

Molecular Biology I: Overview Of Nucleic Acid Structure...

Description: Molecular Biology I: Overview of Nucleic Acid Structure and Functions (9890-12) Review basic principles of nucleic acid structure and function that may be applied in a diagnostic or research laboratory which employs molecular biology techniques. Version Date: January 2012

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1004-11

Liquides Organiques: Liquide Céphalorachidien

Description: Liquides organiques: liquide céphalorachidien (1004-11) Passez en revue les nombreuses techniques utilisées au laboratoire pour l'évaluation du LCR, y compris les procédures routinières et les nouvelles technologies. Cette module met l'accent sur le dénombrement cellulaire, l'identification de cellules, les analyses chimiques, l'importance des résultats de laboratoire et des analyses microbiologiques pour la méningite. L'anatomie et la physiologie du cerveau ainsi que la production du LCR sont également examinées. Date de la version: novembre 2011

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9814-12

Streptococci

Description: Streptococci (9814-12) Build your confidence and competence in dealing with the pervasive group Streptococci in this module that includes classification and nomenclature, morphology, isolation and identification procedures, clinical significance and antimicrobial susceptibility.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9887-12

Medical Parasitology: Cestodes Of The Intestinal Tract

Description: Medical Parasitology: Cestodes of the Intestinal Tract (9887-12) This course will cover the natural history of intestinal cestode parasites infecting humans, including typical disease symptoms in the infected host and the usual means of diagnosis.

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9888-12

Medical Parasitology: Nematodes Of The Intestinal And...

Description: Medical Parasitology: Nematodes of the Intestinal and Urogenital Tracts (9888-12) This course will cover the natural history of intestinal and urogenital nematode parasites infecting humans, including typical disease symptoms in the infected host and the usual means of diagnosis.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9889-12

Medical Parasitology: Trematodes Of The Intestinal And...

Description: Medical Parasitology: Trematodes of the Intestinal and Urogenital Tracts (9889-12) This course will cover the natural history of intestinal and urogenital trematode parasites infecting humans, including typical disease symptoms in the infected host and the usual means of diagnosis.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9900-12

Toxoplasma Gondii And Toxoplasmosis

Description: Toxoplasma gondii and Toxoplasmosis (9900-12) This course will cover the parasitic disease toxoplasmosis and its causative agent, Toxoplasma gondii. Subjects of study will include the life cycle of T. gondii in various hosts, the epidemiology of the parasite, disease course, treatment and prevention, as well as historical information.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9901-12

Liver, Bilirubin And Inherited Disorders Of Bilirubin

Description: Liver, Bilirubin and Inherited Disorders of Bilirubin (9901-12) Students will review the anatomy and function of the liver followed by an overview of the common laboratory tests that measure liver damage and function. Following on from this is a more detailed review describing the metabolism of bilirubin and specific information on a group of inherited disorders of bilirubin metabolism.

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$65

Non-Members

$110

1030-11

Enterobacteriaceae.

Description: Enterobacteriaceae (1030-11) Enterobacteriaceae (1030-11) - Renforcez vos connaissances et vos compétences à l'aide de la nomenclature, des caractéristiques de culture, des techniques d'identification et de la pathogénicité pour faire la distinction entre Escherichia, Shigella, Salmonella, Enterobacter et d'autres isolats importants sur le plan clinique. Date de la version: décembre 2011

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

1014-12

Streptococci.

Description: Streptococci (1014-12) Augmentez votre confiance et vos compétences en étudiant le groupe répandu des streptocoques dans ce module qui comprend la classification, la nomenclature, la morphologie, l'isolement, les procédures d'identification, l'importance clinique et la susceptibilité aux antimicrobiens. Date de la version: février 2012

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9899-12

Parasitology: Specimen Collection, Preservation & Methods...

Description: Parasitology: Specimen Collection, Preservation & Methods of Preparation for Fecal Parasites (9899-12) This course will provide an understanding of the basic principles and importance of proper specimen collection and processing in order to ensure clinically significant parasitic elements are detected in a timely, accurate and complete manner.

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9805-12

Body Fluids: Pleural, Pericardial, Peritoneal & Amniotic ...

Description: Body Fluids: Pleural, Pericardial, Peritoneal and Amniotic Fluids (9805-12) Examine the nature and formation of body fluids using the model of transudates and exudates. Both normal and malignant cell morphology are discussed and the chemical aspects considered. Explore newer immunological methods for detecting cell markers and review the microbiological examinations of infections. Version Date: November 2012

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$65

Non-Members

$110

9825-12

Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods

Description: Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods (9825-12) Learn tips for differentiating malignant cells from normal cells using techniques such as cell counting, film preparation, staining, evaluation and interpretation. Specimen collection, Cytospin preparation and confusing artefacts are also discussed.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9808-13

Hepatitis C

Description: Hepatitis C (9808-13) Increase your understanding of this pervasive virus by studying the history, transmission, replication, antigens, epidemiology and laboratory detection methods. Version Date: January 2013

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9874-13

D-Dimer

Description: D-Dimer (9874-13) Review the activation and function of the coagulation and fibrinolytic systems and the tests used to assess them. With the realization the D-Dimer test has a strong negative predictive value the use and application of this test is reviewed in detail. Version Date: January 2013

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

1062-10

Les Aspects du Diabète En Laboratoire

Description: Les aspects du diabète en laboratoire (1062-10) Apprenez-en davantage sur cette maladie dévastatrice et comment l'évaluation des tests comme la glycémie, l'hémoglobine glyquée et la microalbumine est essentielle pour le suivi de cette condition parmi d'autres. Date de la version: février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9902-13

Vitamin D

Description: Vitamin D (9902-13) Explore the biological functions of vitamin D and discuss some of the recent research that has led to vitamin D in the media. Review the various methods of laboratory testing and the clinical impact of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D.

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1080-10

Les Aspects De L'alcoolisme En Laboratoire

Description: Les aspects de l'alcoolisme en laboratoire (1080-10) Ce cours examine le sujet de l'abus d'alcool. Une revue de la chimie du métabolisme de l'alcool permet de comprendre les effets de l'alcool sur le corps. Il n'y a qu'un nombre limité d'essais de laboratoire disponibles pour identifier et surveiller la consommation d'alcool mais des connaissances plus récentes sur la biochimie, la génétique et la protéomique ouvrent des domaines d'étude stimulants. Date de la version : février 2010

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9803-13

Introduction To Hemostasis

Description: Introduction to Hemostasis (9803-13) The development of the hemostatic process is reviewed starting from the vasculature and the first sign of a breach in vascular integrity. The complete system is followed from examining blood flow dynamics, the action of blood vessels, properties of the vasculature, platelet function, the biochemistry of coagulation and stabilization of a fibrin clot. Version Date: August 2013

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9906-13

Hepatitis A, B, D And E

Description: Hepatitis A, B, D and E (9906-13) This course will examine the conditions hepatitis A, B, D & E that result from infection by a specific group of viruses. This course includes an extensive review of the nature of each virus together with its infectivity and epidemiology. Clinical findings and laboratory procedures that provide diagnosis and ongoing evaluation of the patient are also reviewed. Version Date: August 2013

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

1174-13

D-dimère

Description: D-dimère (1174-13) Passez en revue l'activation et la fonction des systèmes fibrinolytiques et de coagulation ainsi que les analyses utilisées pour les évaluer. Avec la découverte que le test D-dimère a une forte valeur prédictive négative, l'utilisation et l'application de ce test sont examinées en détail. Date de la version: janvier 2013

BasicMembers

$0

Non-Members

$110

9903-13

Benign Disorders Of Granulocytes

Description: Benign Disorders of Granulocytes (9903-13) Review the development of neutrophils and other cells of the granulocytic series and sharpen your skills as you differentiate qualitative, functional and morphological changes due to drugs, congenital disorders and other conditions. Version Date: July 2013

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9904-13

Benign Disorders Of Lymphocytes

Description: Benign Disorders of Lymphocytes (9904-13) The course reviews the non-malignant disorders of lymphocytes. Normal development of lymphocytes, the nature and occurrence of surface markers and their relationship to identifying the type and function of lymphocytes will be reviewed, as well as, the disorders that cause benign alteration and the non-malignant condition of monoclonal gammopathy. Version Date: July 2013

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9905-13

Identification & Description Of Atypical (Reactive) ...

Description: Identification and Description of Atypical (Reactive) and Abnormal Leukocyte and Platelet Morphology (9905-13) The learner will be able to recognize and describe atypical and abnormal leukocytes and platelets in stained peripheral blood films. Version Date: November 2013

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$65

Non-Members

$110

1090-12

Biologie Moléculaire I : Vue D'ensemble De La Structure ...

Description: Biologie moléculaire I : vue d'ensemble de la structure et des fonctions d'acide nucléique (1090-12) Ce cours offre les principes de base de la structure et de la fonction d'acide nucléique pouvant s'appliquer au laboratoire de diagnostic ou de recherche dans lequel on utilise des techniques de biologie moléculaire. Date de la version : janvier 2012

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9873-14

C-Reactive Protein

Description: C-Reactive Protein (9873-14) Review the theory of acute phase proteins and their role in innate immunity. The CRP test has had applications in assisting in the diagnosis of many disease states and these are reviewed. Version Date: March 2014

AdvancedMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9863-14

Case Studies: Patients With Platelet Disorders - Series One

Description: Case Studies: Patients with Platelet Disorders - Series One (9863-14) Learn how to assess information from the problem, clinical data and laboratory findings to resolve disorders such as neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia, Gray platelet syndrome, Glanzmann's thrombasthenia, post-infectious thrombocytopenia, and the use and abuse of bleeding times. Version Date: March 2014

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

9864-14

Case Studies: Patients With Platelet Disorders - Series Two

Description: Case Studies: Patients with Platelet Disorders - Series One (9863-14) Learn how to assess information from the problem, clinical data and laboratory findings to resolve disorders such as neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia, gray platelet syndrome, Glanzmann's thrombasthenia, post-infectious thrombocytopenia, and the use and abuse of bleeding times. Version Date: March 2014

BasicMembers

$65

Non-Members

$110

Webinar

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CAGR

Grand Rounds In Clinical Micro And Infectious Disease

Description: 2014 Grand Rounds in Clinical Laboratory Microbiology and Infectious Disease PRICING: $160 - per session $1250 - entire series (10 sessions) $125 - if you purchase 5 or more sessions* * Please contact us at coned@csmls.org to take advantage of this discount. This price is not available for online registration. NOTE: CACMLE Webinars are not available in French. À NOTER : Les webinaires CACMLE ne sont pas disponibles en français.

AdvancedMembers

$160

Non-Members

$160

LBNU

Laboratory And Nursing Relationship Building

Description: Laboratory & Nursing Relationship Building - Are We Communicating Effectively? This webinar is administered by the Colorado Association for Continuing Laboratory Education (CACMLE). Registration fees are collected by the CSMLS in Canadian dollars. Patient care is everyone's responsibility. Participants will learn different ways to build better relationships with staff outside the laboratory, specifically nursing. The speaker will share examples of how to effectively communicate and how not to communicate using real life case studies, tapping from her years of experience as a Point of Care Testing coordinator. Participants will be provided with "take-aways" that can be implemented immediately at their facilities. Pricing: $110 - Webinar $17 - Archive CD (requires purchase of Webinar) NOTE: CACMLE Webinars are not available in French. À NOTER : Les webinaires CACMLE ne sont pas disponibles en français.

Members

$110

Non-Members

$110