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Competency assessment in the clinical microbiology laboratory

B. Laurel Elder

Competency assessment in the clinical microbiology laboratory

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Published by ASM Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical laboratories -- Quality control,
  • Laboratory technicians,
  • Clinical competence,
  • Diagnostic microbiology

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCumitech 39 :
    StatementB. Laurel Elder and Susan E. Sharp ; coordinating editor, Susan E. Sharp.
    SeriesCumitech -- 39.
    ContributionsSharp, Susan E.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17623467M
    OCLC/WorldCa54686012

    Skill level III refers to the higher level of competency, responsibility, and breadth of knowledge required for those whose career path involves a major or exclusive emphasis on CP in their practice. This months of training skill levels I and II is used to acquire the minimal general skills in all areas sufficient to meet the competency levels required by the American Board of Pathology for eventual certification in CP. The resident should be included as a junior practitioner in the daily clinical workload of the laboratories. Individual programs may choose to alter this learning sequence to better fit their local environment.

    The Clinical Laboratories serve the entire health system complex. Didactic Methodologies The curriculum should emphasize knowledge-based and skills-based activities. In many programs, a single resident will take calls for all issues and consults at night and on weekends; other programs may want to delegate some areas, for example, blood bank, to a separate resident. Clinical Laboratory Medicine. Use the niacin, nitrate 68o catalase, arylsulfatase tests to identify the commonly isolated Mycobacteria species if available. We provide scientific background, individual training and supervised performance of laboratory tests.

    Although different formats are possible, discussion of these consultations with the entire resident staff in a morning-report format even if only weekly has been found to be useful in some programs. Each section ends with a listing of competencies specific to a subdiscipline and with a few possible reference materials. Since then, however, several major shifts in clinical practice and in the philosophy behind residency education and evaluation have occurred. In summary, curriculum is in constant evolution, and, within the somewhat broad confines of the principles elucidated here, final determination of a training curriculum is best left in the hands of individual programs, which may choose to experiment with innovative organizational structures. Discuss which microorganisms are considered obligate pathogens.


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Competency assessment in the clinical microbiology laboratory by B. Laurel Elder Download PDF Ebook

Interpretation and troubleshooting skills are emphasized, followed by competency evaluation and documentation. Didactic Methodologies The curriculum should emphasize knowledge-based and skills-based activities. Properly perform the Kirby-Bauer antimicrobial susceptibility test if available.

A pathologist who understands and consults on methods of diagnostic test development, test utilization in the context of both generally applicable and patient-specific clinical settings, and assay interpretation in the acute and chronic clinical management of patients.

The current document is deliberately phrased in broad terms in many areas. The Committee found the document to be comprehensive and "of great value to anyone who is responsible for the design, evaluation, and improvement of CP education at any level.

It is the expectation of ACLPS as sponsor of this web page that it will provide a mechanism for dynamic changes in curriculum recommendations as laboratory medicine evolves, as well as creating a mechanism for discussion on the frontiers of curriculum development and for including additional material that may be of use to training programs.

Mcmh Microbiology Lab Competency 2010

Case discussions should include a sufficient amount of detail demonstrating the resident's analytical and consultative skills. In summary, curriculum is in constant evolution, and, within the somewhat broad confines of the principles elucidated here, final determination of a training curriculum is best left in the hands of individual programs, which may choose to experiment with innovative organizational structures.

Properly perform various rapid biomechanical Competency assessment in the clinical microbiology laboratory book commonly used in the microbiology lab such as catalase, coagulase, Strep. It is expected that for a program that includes 24 months of CP level I and II training, the last 6 months will usually include elective time and offer a degree of flexible emphasis in 1 or 2 areas for months Where possible, cross-references are indicated in the text.

The primary goal of this program is to train qualified individuals for eligibility and licensure as Clinical Microbiologist Scientists by the state of California. The Westwood Hospital complex is located on the south border of the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles and is adjacent to the community of Westwood.

Demonstrate proficiency in evaluating and presenting findings from appropriate peer-reviewed journals. This is important. Use the niacin, nitrate 68o catalase, arylsulfatase tests to identify the commonly isolated Mycobacteria species if available.

Finally, there are aspects of laboratory medicine that are significantly influenced by characteristics of the patient populations, for example, pediatric and geriatric practice, and some programs may choose to utilize specialized rotations in different clinical settings to provide optimal training in these areas for example, a pediatric hospital rotation.

Curriculum content and evaluation of resident competency in clinical pathology laboratory medicine : a proposal.

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Competencies Common to All Rotations Competencies that are common to all rotations are outlined here. Principles of training common to all residency programs, such as stress management and maintenance of a nurturing educational environment, are also important parts of the didactic approach.

In an era of ever-increasing medical complexity, the role for subspecialization by at least a subset of pathologists is therefore increasing, and fellowship-trained subspecialists are likely to become increasingly important in medical care delivery systems.

The more times you can read clinical gram stains or plates, the better.

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The Clinical Laboratories are Competency assessment in the clinical microbiology laboratory book equipped for both automated and manual methodologies.

The importance of understanding the unique aspects of pediatric CP would be such an example. Demonstrate the ability to recognize cells and microorganisms on direct smears and wet preps.

Thus, this proposed curriculum is viewed as a document that can and should be appropriately modified by individual programs to best meet their own unique programmatic goals, in keeping with both their available resources and their ability to provide appropriate levels of training for all, or for a subset, of these career paths in CP.

Identify enteric bacteria on primary plate media and use rapid identification automated for identification. Understand the various Competency assessment in the clinical microbiology laboratory book of evidence in medicine and their translation into evidence-based practice.

Skill level III refers to the higher level of competency, responsibility, and breadth of knowledge required for those whose career path involves a major or exclusive emphasis on CP in their practice.

As noted earlier, the sound principle of graduated responsibility makes a system of at least 2 distinct rotations in each major subdiscipline a generally preferable approach to education.

As such, training in the United States, and in those other countries which share this approach, must not only convey subdiscipline-specific information but also enshrine the common approaches, competencies, and world view shared by these pathology subdisciplines.In many cases, periodic competency assessment is mandated by regulatory bodies.

Specialized competency assessment is reserved for those who work within a defined practice area or field such as infection prevention or critical care. The responsibility for ensuring competency lies with many, including. Clinical Laboratory Microbiology is part of Pearson’s Clinical Laboratory Science series of textbooks, which is designed to balance theory and practical applications in a way that is engaging and useful to galisend.comal Laboratory Microbiology presents highly detailed technical information and real-life case studies that will help learners envision themselves as members of the health Cited by: 5.

Microbiology Clinical Rotation Objectives, Expectations, and Competency Checklist Recognize and observe safety procedures in the microbiology laboratory at all times. student handbook/review book, notify your lab contact and us if you are not going to make it because of sickness, emergency, etc.Clinical Laboratory Pdf of Practice June Page 8of Cellular Immunology Standard Guidance All laboratories shall comply with the applicable requirements contained in the Clinical Laboratory Standards of Practice- General Systems.

In addition, the Cellular Immunology laboratory shall meet the applicable standards outlined below.Some of the worksheets for this concept are Practice exam questions, Gre biology practice test, Biology 50 microbiology exam 1 answer key, Gre biochemistry test practice book, Mcas biology high school practice testWorking dilution problems, Civics history and government questions for the, Competency assessment in the clinical.Objectives.

1. Distinguish between ebook terms total quality management (TQM), continuous quality improvement (CQI), performance improvement (PI), quality assurance (QA), LEAN, and Six Sigma.

2. Describe the quality program associated with the microbiology laboratory. 3. Identify acceptable guidelines for specimen collection and transport, and give examples of unacceptable specimens.