Journal of Continuing Education Topics & Issues

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 3, August

2010 Committees
Executive Dr. Paul Brown, MT, President Roxann Clifton, MT, Vice-President Nancy Barrow, MT, Secretary Susanna M. Hancock, RMA, RPT, COLT, Treasurer Charles Baker, MT, Immediate Past President Edna Anderson, Executive Councillor ...
Clostridium Difficile: 1st Place Winner 2010 AMT Technical Writing Contest
Clostridium difficile is a gram positive, spore forming anaerobic bacillus, which may or may not carry the genes for toxin A-B production, first described by Hall and O'Toole in 1935 as an abundant normal bacterial flora of the intestine in infants....
Fast Facts on Fat!
Overweight and obese people have an increased incidence of heart disease and thus, fall victim to heart attack, congestive heart failure, sudden cardio death angina, and abnormal heart rhythm more often than those people who maintain a healthy body...
Glycated (Glycosylated) Hemoglobin: HbA1c: New Directions to Diagnose Diabetes: 2nd Place Winner 2010 AMT Technical Writing Contest
Also known as hemoglobin A1c, HbA1c, A1C or Hb1c, Glycated (Glycosylated) Hemoglobin is a form of hemoglobin used primarily to identify the average plasma glucose concentration over a prolonged period of time. Increased levels of glycated hemoglobin...
Lead Concentrations in Jamaican Blood Donors in Relation to Occupation
Introduction Because of improper disposal of lead acid batteries and back yard smelting operations, resulting in contamination of soil and the environment, the high incidence of lead poisoning in Jamaica is of great concern in urban Jamaica. (1)...
Lipid Biomarkers and Coronary Heart Disease: Part II: The Role of Measurement of Total Cholelsterol, High and Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and a and B-Lipoproteins
There has been a consensus for a number of years that there are causal relationships between high levels of total cholesterol (TC) and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL) and the protective value of high levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol...
President's Report. (American Medical Technologists Institute for Education
Your AMTIE Board of Trustees, in focusing on re-structuring the goals, obligations, function and mission of the corporation, spent many hours in meetings during the week of our AMT national convention in Las Vegas. Discussion ensued with AMT Board...
Questions for STEP Participants
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Questions for STEP Participants
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Questions for STEP Participants
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Questions for STEP Participants
You can submit your answers either online or manually. To submit your answers online, go to www.amt1.com, click on AMT Store on the top navigation bar. Click on STEP Online, then select the article number and purchase the relevant test (member fee...