Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Point of Care Competency Testing at Lancaster General Hospital By Karen Espey, MT (ASCP) Lab Supervisor - POCT and Phlebotomy.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Point of Care Competency Testing at Lancaster General Hospital By Karen Espey, MT (ASCP) Lab Supervisor - POCT and Phlebotomy."— Presentation transcript:

1 Point of Care Competency Testing at Lancaster General Hospital By Karen Espey, MT (ASCP) Lab Supervisor - POCT and Phlebotomy

2 LGH Highlights Bed size – greater than 580 Number of POC sites – 10 sites Number of POC users – 3025 plus Number of POC methods – 17 - includes waived and moderate complex testing Two POC computer systems MAS/RALS Abbott POCT Personnel – 1.5 FTEs

3 LGH Highlights LGH is state, JCAHO and CAP accredited POC users are trained during orientation by the POC department or validated trainer from the Education Department Competency is assessed annually by the POC department for waived and moderate complex testing Unit validators and the Education Department validate ONLY visual glucometer testing

4 Competency Assessment Requirements CAP/JCAHO Requirements Elements of competency assessment include but are not limited to: Direct observation (patients, qc, and maintenance) Monitoring of test results Review of records Blind or proficiency testing Evaluation of problem solving skills

5 Annual Assessment of POCT at LGH UA dipstick testing Written exam (procedure manual highlights and problem solving questions) Visual (performance of an unknown) Monitoring of quality of control Specific Gravity by Refractometer Written exam (procedure manual highlights and problem solving questions) Visual (performance of an unknown) Monitoring of quality of control Urine Pregnancy Written exam which includes a positive/negative test Unknown Proficiency Testing Problem solving questions included in written exam

6 Annual Assessment of POCT at LGH Hemoccult/Gastroccult Written exam which includes a positive/negative test Unknown proficiency testing Problem solving questions included in written exam DCA 2000/Glycohemoglobin Written exam (procedure manual highlights and problem solving questions) Visual observation of patient testing Proficiency testing

7 Annual Assessment of POCT at LGH ACT Testing (Response and Sig+) Written exam (procedure manual highlights and problem solving questions) Unknown proficiency testing Monitoring of quality control i-STAT Written exam (procedure manual highlights and problem solving questions) Unknown proficiency testing Explanation/observation of patient preparation and specimen collection

8 Annual Assessment of POCT at LGH Coaguchek Written exam (procedure manual highlights and problem solving questions) Unknown proficiency testing Explanation/observation of patient preparation and specimen collection Monitoring of quality control Glucometer Written exam (procedure manual highlights and problem solving questions) Unknown proficiency testing Explanation/observation of patient preparation and specimen collection Monitoring of quality control bi-annually

9 Annual Assessment of POCT at LGH Cholesterol Written exam (procedure manual highlights and problem solving questions) Unknown proficiency testing Explanation/observation of patient preparation and specimen collection Amnioswabs Written exam which includes a positive/negative test Unknown Proficiency Testing Problem solving questions included in written exam

10 Annual Assessment of POCT at LGH Strep Testing Written exam (procedure manual highlights and problem solving questions) Unknown proficiency testing Monitoring of quality control

11 Tools for Annual Competency documentation Netlearning program (procedure manual highlights, written competency tests, and used for procedural changes) Net Manager (summarizes completed tests and provides grades for each individual) Excel spreadsheet

12 Managing Annual POC Competency at LGH Test specific written exam appears in Netlearning for each individual to perform Written exam requires > 80% to pass Net Manager tallies all passing tests and generates a report Visual competency logs completed by POC department, Education Department and validators

13 Managing Annual POC Competency at LGH contd Visual competency logs managed by POC department Competencies are managed by using an Excel spreadsheet Bi-monthly, validators and the Education Department are updated with a list of incomplete competencies All competencies are to be completed by April 1 st

14 ???Questions??? Thank You


Download ppt "Point of Care Competency Testing at Lancaster General Hospital By Karen Espey, MT (ASCP) Lab Supervisor - POCT and Phlebotomy."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google