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115.1-Online: New Beginnings – Perinatal Laboratory Testing, 2nd Edition

$150.00

Contact Hours (Points): 15

This comprehensive course begins by discussing routine prenatal laboratory orders and expands into perinatal testing. Topics include genetic screening for congenital disease, infectious disease testing, tests to predict fetal lung maturity and testing for the coagulopathies, which can occur during pregnancy and delivery. A must for laboratories testing high risk mothers and fetuses. The exam to this course was newly revised in 2008, and updated in 2014. We recommend purchase of this 2nd Edition to successfully complete the exam.

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Product Description

New Beginnings: Perinatal Laboratory Testing, 2nd Edition

Self-Study 115.1 – Basic to Intermediate Level

Contact Hours (Points): 15

Written by Darlynn J. Lafler MT(ASCP), CLS

Published 2005. Revised 2008. Updated 2014.

Online – 115.1: Course Taken Online: $150.00 BUY NOW

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Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the latest Adobe Reader program.

Kindle Fire – No additional App download is necessary.

Apple iPad (all versions) / Nook / Kindle – Recommend purchase of a PDF Reader App, such as GoodReader, Cloudreaders, or Stanza by Amazon. Once downloaded, launch this App to access the course online site in order to logon to and view your course.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION I: INTRODUCTION

SECTION II: PRENATAL MATERNAL LABORATORY TESTING

Complete Blood Count (CBC); Fetal Fibronectin Determination; Glucose Tolerance Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus;

Urinalysis; Prenatal Maternal Laboratory Testing References

SECTION III: PRENATAL FETAL DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES

Amniocentesis; Fetal Blood Sampling; Ultrasound; Prenatal Diagnostic Procedures References

SECTION IV: IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY

Determination of Maternal ABO and Rh type; Maternal Antibody Screen; Maternal/Fetal Red Cell Incompatibilit; ABO; Rh Discrepancies; Liley Test; Summary of HDN; Testing for Fetomaternal Hemorrhage; Fetal Rosette Procedure; Kleihauer-Betke Stain; Fetal/Maternal RBC

SECTION V: SCREENING FOR CONGENITAL DISEASES USING MATERNAL SERUM MARKERS

Natural Tube Defects; Maternal serum Alpha-fetoprotein Screening; Triple Marker Screen Test; Unconjugated Estriol (uE3); Beta- Human Chorionic Gonadotropin; Quad Screen and Inhibin-A

SECTION VI: PERINATAL GENETIC SCREENING AND CHROMOSOME ANALYSIS

Genetic Inheritance; Cytogenetic Testing; FISH; Chromosomal Disorders; Down syndrome; Single Gene Disorders; Tay Sachs Disease; Cystic Fibrosis; Thalassemias; Sickle cell anemia

SECTION VII: FETAL LUNG MATURITY DETERMINATION

L/S Ratio; Phosphatidylglycerol; Lamellar Body Quantitation; Surfactant-to-Albumin Ratio

SECTION VIII: MATERNAL & FETAL INFECTIONS

Methods for Infection Detection; Serological Methods; Microbiological; Direct Cytological Examination; Nucleic Acid Detection

SECTION IX: INFECTIOUS AGENTS AND TESTING METHODOLOGIES

TORCH Panel; Toxoplasmosis; HIV; Parvovirus; Varicella Zoster; Rubella; Cytomegalovirus; Herpes Simplex 2; Neisseria gonorrhoeae; Chlamydia trachomatis; Hepatitis B; Group B Streptococcus; Treponema pallidum ; Nontreponemal tests; Treponemal test; Direct fluorescent antibody; Listeria monocytogenes

SECTION X: THROMBOTIC DISORDERS AND COAGULOPATHIES OF PREGNANCY

Thrombotic Disorders; The Inherited Thrombophilias; Activated protein C resistance; Methylene-tetrahydrofolate Reductase; Prothrombin Mutation; Proteins S & C; Antithrombin (AT); The Acquired Thrombophilias; Antiphospholipid (APL) antibodies

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