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- Course Introduction
- Packaging and Shipping Infectious Substances
- Organizations Responsible for Regulating Transport of Hazardous Materials
- Training and Record Retention
- Who Must Receive Training?
- Training Requirements for Packaging and Shipping Category A Substances and Dry Ice
- Training Records and Frequency of Repeat Training
- Categories of Division 6.2 Hazardous Materials
- Packaging Infectious Materials
- Labels and Documents
- Packaging and Labeling Scenarios
- Four scenarios will now be presented to evaluate your understanding of the material that has been presented on classifying, packaging, and labeling la...
- Scenario 2A sputum specimen from a patient suspected of having tuberculosis is being sent by commercial ground carrier to a reference laboratory. The ...
- A specimen that is classified as a category A substance affecting humans is being transported by aircraft at ambient temperature (does not require ref...
- What additional markings/labels would be added if the specimen needed to be kept cold, and dry ice is used as a refrigerant?
- Security Awareness
- Security Awareness
- Security Training Resource
Course level: Basic
Intended Audience: This course is designed for health care personnel who package, ship, and transport Division 6.2 hazardous materials such as patient specimens and cultures.
Author information: Barbara Cebulski, MS, MLS(ASCP) has over 40 years of experience in the medical laboratory profession as a technologist, section supervisor, and laboratory manager. She was an Inspection and Technical Specialist for nine years with the College of American Pathologists in the Laboratory Accreditation Program and, until her retirement in 2015, was Program Director for MediaLab, Inc. Barbara holds a Masters in Instructional Technology from Georgia State University.
Reviewer information: Alex Casapu, MBA, MLS(ASCP)CM, has over 20 years of experience as a medical laboratory scientist, section supervisor, and laboratory manager. He is the former Director of Clinical Laboratory Technology Program at Georgia Piedmont Technical College. He is currently a Program Director at MediaLab, Inc. Alex holds BS degrees in Biology and Medical Technology from Clark Atlanta University and an MBA from the University of Georgia.