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Point of Care Toolkit: Clinical Resources

Below are some point-of-care (POC) clinical resources.

 

Clinical Guidelines:

Diabetes:

  • 2017 Guidelines - American Diabetes Association: Click here
  • 2017 Guidelines - American Academy of Clinical Endocrinologists: Click here

Cholesterol:

  • 2013 Guidelines - ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults: Click here
  • 2015 Guidleines - NLA Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia: Click here
  • Alere Cholestech LDX Analyzer - Reference Ranges (click helpful documents --> CHD Risk Assessment): Click here

 

iForumRx - The Evidence that Informs Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice

This website is a great resource for pharmacists practicing in the ambulatory care setting  that includes guidelines for POC testing, evidence based medicine and case studies. It is no charge to join, but you do need to create an account to have access to the resources. Please click the link listed to create an account.

Click here for this link.

 

Ready? Set? Test! CDC Booklet to Help Guide Starting off Testing

This booklet describes considerations and preparations needed prior to performing waived testing and may assist those who want to implement and oversee waived testing or offer a new test under a CLIA Certificate of Waiver. The booklet contains tips, reminders, and resources along with forms and examples for use in your testing site.

Click here to access.

 

There is also an online course. The goal of this course is to promote reliable, high quality testing and enhance patient safety by explaining steps of the waived testing process and to provide the learner with additional resources to assist on the job.

Click here to access.

 

CLIA - Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments - Currently Waived Analytes

A helpful listing of all waived devices.

Click here for this link.

 

 

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