Streaming Video: Preventing Preanalytical Errors (annual subscription)
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Running time: 41:15
Closed-captioned: by the National Captioning Institute
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Errors that collectors can introduce into specimens during collection, transportation, and storage that alter test results are detailed in this video. The effects of prolonged tourniquet time, order of draw, complications with IV fluids, exercise, and fasting are highly detailed and reflect the latest research and CLSI guidelines. Additional topics include the effects of time, temperature, and delays in processing on test results. Includes access to CE questions for inhouse use. This video qualifies viewers to obtain 1 unit of P.A.C.E. continuing education credit. (Additional fee applies.)
NOTE: On April 31, 2017, CLSI released GP41-A7, a revision to the standard upon which this video is based. Until we are able to update this video, we are posting a document on the viewing page detailing the passages in this video that are affected. We expect to release an updated version of this video by mid 2019.