education and training

To ensure you reap the greatest benefit from your relationship with us, we encourage you to call on our Clinical Support Team. Comprised of Certified Nephrology Nurses, Renal Dietitians and Dialysis Technicians, our team works side-by-side with you to understand your workflow and processes, while providing on-site training and clinical consultation services as needed.

Training and education opportunities include:

  • Emphasis on proper specimen collection, preparation and handling
  • Training on Spectra's ordering, reporting and data management applications

In addition, please reference our educational resources on a regular basis to refresh and deepen your knowledge, connect with colleagues and Spectra staff, and keep current with industry changes:

Posters provide colorful illustrations and procedures on proper specimen collection, preparation and handling. Contact us via phone or email to request materials.

Scientific bulletins provide clinical overviews of the various tests we conduct, our methodologies and the significance to the dialysis population.

Technical bulletins will keep you abreast of new procedures and regulatory changes related to Spectra's laboratory tests.

Instructional videos provide valuable information regarding specimen collection and handling. Contact us via phone or email to request materials.

Web-based seminars let you interact with the Spectra Laboratories team in real-time from any computer with Internet access. Obtain valuable information pertaining to Spectra's reporting tools as well as proper specimen collection and handling techniques.

Spectra Lab Chat is our educational podcast geared towards clinicians and patients. This program covers a wide range of topics related to clnical laboratory testing, with an emphasis on end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

Click here to access our latest episodes.

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