Point-of-Care Strategies: Critical Care, Disaster Medicine, and Public Health Preparedness Worldwide

Description: This online course provides an introduction to point-of-care testing (POCT), how POCT can be used for acute care decision-making in acute care and rural settings, and what lessons have been learned about POCT from recent disaster.  The mission and philosophy of the POC Technologies Research Network [NIBIB, NIH] is also discussed, along with visual examples of POCT.  The course concludes with recommendations for emergency preparedness with integrated POCT technologies.

Author(s)
Developer
Name: Kanako Sturgis, MPH
Title: Program Specialist
Organization: Institute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University
Contact
Name: Anna Daddario, MSW
Phone: 808-956-0895
Address: 1960 East-West Rd., Biomedical Sciences A108, Honolulu, HI 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: Point-of-Care Testing, POCT, newdemics, small world networks, laboratory testing, pathogen detection
Target Capabiltities: Prevent: Information Gathering and Recognition of Indicators & Warnings, Respond: On-site Incident Managment, Protect: Epidemiologic Surveillance and Investigation, Protect: Public Health Laboratory Testing
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Protect, Respond
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Reusable, Accessible, Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Tue Mar 03 15:06:49 -0500 2009
Last Updated: Tue Mar 03 15:06:49 -0500 2009