Point-of-Care Strategies: Critical Care, Disaster Medicine, and Public Health Preparedness Worldwide (Dr. Kost)

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 disasters. The mission and philosophy of the POC Technologies Research Network [NIBIB, NIH] also is discussed, along with the visual examples of POCT. The course concludes with recommendations for emergency preparedness with integrated POCT technologies.

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

Meta Information
Type of Product: Skills evaluation tool, Artifact
Format: Pamphlets, Video
Languages: Other
Keywords: POCT, Point-of-Care Testing, laboratory testing, pathogen detection, newdemics, small world networks
Target Capabiltities: Recover: Economic and Community Recovery, Recover: Structural Damage Assessment and Mitigation, Prevent: Law Enforcement Investigation and Intervention, Respond: Triage and Pre-hospital Treatment
Universal Task Listing: Recover, Common
Cognative Domain: Analyst/Investigation, Synthesis or Evaluation
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Tue Mar 03 15:20:13 -0500 2009
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 19:06:55 -0400 2009