Urine Microscopy

PURPOSE OF TEST

Identify presence of and distinguish between formed elements in urine sediment such as cells, casts, crystals and other structures.

POLICY

Urine Microscopy (Sedimentation)

SUPPLIES

Urine Microscopy Testing Supplies

IDA Pages (Clinical Indications, Documentation Plan, Clinical Actions)

3M / Ward 92 / H47

INITIAL ORIENTATION, TRAINING & COMPETENCY

Initial Orientation & Training: See your Service Chief for Orientation & Training

Competency: Have your Service Chief enroll you in the online PPMP coursework for Urine Microscopy Testing. This testing is required twice a year – once between Jan-Jun and again between Jul-Dec. You must score 80% or better to pass.

QUALITY CONTROL

Not Applicable

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS)

Not Applicable