ASCP LabQ offers an easy way to earn credits toward Certification Maintenance. ASCP LabQ is designed for self-paced study, focusing on technical rather than diagnostic problems encountered in the laboratory. LabQ Clinical Laboratory is available online only. Please select your preference from the drop-down menu below.
36 hours of credit in this package of 18 peer-reviewed self-study cases that lab professionals can use to earn continuing education credits in categories, including clinical chemistry, clinical immunology, hematology, microbiology, molecular diagnostics, and transfusion medicine.
Discussions supplemented by laboratory results, tables, figures, and images.
An online quiz and exam option with certificates available for immediate download and printing.
New mobile-friendly delivery with improved navigation and resolution.
Versatile electronic delivery: Save exercises to your computer, print them out, or read on the go via your e-reader or smart phone.
Credits toward CMLE and CMP, state, or institutional continuing education requirements.
Scheduled Titles in 2013:
Monitoring Patient Urine in the Practice of Pain Management (chem)
Kevin F. Foley, PhD, DABCC, MT, SC(ASCP)
Hemoglobin A1c Measurement and Interferences (chem)
Mike Ivie, MT, MS, NRCC-CC
Application of Pharmakinetcs in the Interpretation of Drug Tests (chem)
Robert E. Moore, MLS(ASCP)CMSC
Celiac Disease Testing (immun)
Vilte E. Barakauskas, PhD; Anne E. Tebo, PhD
Antinuclear Antibody Testing: Are All Methods Created Equal? (immun)
Thomas S. Alexander, PhD, D(ABMLI)
Hepatitis C Virus Testing: Procedures and Pitfalls (immun)
Katherine Drolshagen, MD
Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: Screening, Testing, and Treating (heme)
Jeremy Parsons, MD
Challenges in Diagnosing Burkitt Lymphoma (heme)
Summer Blount, MD
Hereditary Elliptocytosis (heme)
Kelly Pennington, BS/BA; James Coad, MD; Ryan H. Livengood, MD
Broad-Range Polymerase Chain Reaction in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory (micro)
Susan M. Butler-Wu, PhD; Ajit P. Limaye, MD
Plasmodium knowlesi (micro)
Lynne S. Garcia, MS, CLS
Laboratory Identification of Anaplasma phagocytophilum (micro)
Elitza S. Theel, PhD; Bobbi Pritt, MD
False-Positive Methicillin-Resistant Staphyolcoccus Aureus Result Due to a mecA Dropout (mol)
Kristina Jackson Behan, PhD; MLS(ASCP); Marites Soriano Tubban, MSM, MLS(ASCP)
"Gains And Losses" in Clinical Genetic Testing: Comparative Genomic Hybridization Microarray Technologies Lead the Way (mol)
Brian A Gray, MS, DLM/CG(ASCP)
Training the Staff to Offer Round-the-Clock Real-Time PCR. The Last Shall Be First (mol)
Kristina Jackson Behan, PhD; MLS(ASCP)
Alloantibody Identification: What to Do When All Test Cells Are Reactive (transmed)
JoAnn Christensen, MT(ASCP)SBBCM
Anti-Vel: The Identification of a Cold-Reactive Antibody to a High-Prevalence Antigen (transmed)
Joan L. Maurer BS, SBB(ASCP)
Cefotetan-Related Drug-Induced Immune Hemolytic Anemia (transmed)
Steven Brennan, BS, MT(ASCP)