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Point of Care Toolkit: Techniques

The links below are to videos created by Michael Klepser, PharmD, FCCP who is a co-developer of the NACDS Community Pharmacy-Based Point-of-Care Testing Certificate Program.  The videos demonstrate the most common techniques used for specimen collection to run a Point-of-Care test.


Click the links below to view these videos.

Below is a link to a video by the New England Journal of Medicine on the collection of nasopharyngeal specimens using the swab technique.

Click here for this video.


Below is a link to a training module by PTS Diagnostics on of blood specimens using the Fingerstick technique.

Click here for this module.



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