In order to operate point-of-care (POC) instruments, Sharp HealthCare nurses must attend an annual certification class monitored by a clinical laboratory scientist. At this class, nurses will learn about i-STAT and Coaguchek operation, quality control, patient testing and test limitations.
If you need to cancel your registration for this event,
please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
Hospital parking is available in Parking Structure 2. Parking is free for visits under an hour. For one-to-four-hour visits, the rate is $3. Fees beyond four hours are an additional $2 every 15 minutes with a maximum of $20 a day. A multiday parking pass is available from the parking attendant for $15.
Marilyn Lawhead, MT(ASCP), CLS, is the POC coordinator at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.
Please plan to arrive at least five minutes before the start time of the class.