Education & Training

Education & Training

Spectra's team of Nephrology Clinical Educators provide customers on-site inservice training and clinical consultation services. Our clinical support team understands the workflow of the dialysis clinic and are well-qualified to address your training needs.

Training and education opportunities include:

  • Review of best practices for specimen collection and handling
  • Training on Spectra's ordering, reporting and data management applications
  • Access to Facility Self Audit Tool for Laboratory Specimen Quality
  • Monthly Specimen Quality Indicators Report

Web-based Seminars
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.

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Resource Center
Visit our Resource Center on a regular basis to deepen your knowledge and stay current with industry changes:  

  • 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
  • Spectra Lab Chat podcast covers a wide range of topics related to clinical laboratory testing, with an emphasis on end-stage renal disease (ESRD)

Spectra Kiosk
Access the Spectra Kiosk on a routine basis to view our comprehensive library of training materials, including:

  • Specimen collection & handling aides
  • Training videos
  • Quick reference guides

Listen to the Spectra Lab Chat Podcast

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2020 Draw Calendar
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