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Point of Care Testing (POCT)

Point of Care Testing (POCT)

  • About Point of Care Testing


    Point of Care Testing (POCT) involves any screening/diagnostic pathology testing performed near or at the patient’s bedside.

    POCT support is provided by Laboratory Services which includes:

    • Assistance with the procurement of devices by assessing manufacturer's claims and offering guidance as to their suitability.
    • Managing the connectivity (if applicable) of devices to the EMR.
    • Supporting training and reassessment of operator competency.
    • Overseeing Quality Control and managing the Quality Assurance Program for eligible devices.
    • Assistance with maintaining devices or replacement programs (i.e. glucometers)


    Quicklinks


    Blood Gas-RapidPoint 500e


    Blood Gas Competency Record                                          

    BGas Competency Assessment                        


    Blood Gas Competency Record (Group)

    Blood Gas Competency Record (Group) 


    Blood Gas Testing Procedure

    BGas Procudure