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Our training program is designed to help you understand rapid drug testing. We have simplified the terms and use graphics to help you better understand POCTs. The content of this workbook is used to create the test questions in the certification exam.
LEVEL 1 - Training Workbook
LEVEL 1 Certification, RT - Point of Care Test kits (POCT) provides an overview of the technology, how POCTs function, what impacts POCT testing, and how to better read and understand POCT results. This program was created to prepare SmartReader and DIrectReader users for situations that may be encountered. Understanding how POCTs work and knowing the factors that can negatively impact POCTs will benefit the industry by improving the quality of testing that is conducted with or without a SmartReader digital system.
Upon completion of this workbook and test, users will receive a Level 1 Certificate signifying the successful completion of this training online course. The RT Level 1 is available to anyone interested in learning more about the test kits they use. You do not need to be a customer to take advantage of this training course.
Table of Contents
P1 - POCT terminology
P2 - POCT types, formats and, samples
P3 - POCT strips
P4 - Reading POCTs (Interpretation)
P5 - Understanding POCT results
P6 - Important factors