Laboratory Training

This hands-on, skill-intensive training will instruct participants on proper capillary sampling for hemoglobin and lead testing utilizing one finger stick. Accurate hemoglobin testing is important in identifying women, infants and children who may be at risk for anemia and children at risk for lead poisoning.

Registration Fee


Virtual Agenda

Please log-on to the Zoom link 10-15 minutes before the training to ensure that your technology is working. Cameras and mics are required.

2020 Virtual Lab Training Agenda for Participants

WIC Virtual Training Binder

2020 Upcoming Dates & Locations

October 22, 2020
Virtual Training

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2021 Upcoming Dates & Locations

February 16, 2021
Virtual Training

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June 22, 2021
Venue TBD
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August 12, 2021
Venue TBD
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At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe MIOSHA requirements and Universal Precautions.
  • Demonstrate competency in laboratory techniques, policies, and procedures.
  • Describe how to properly perform quality controls and demonstrate proper techniques.
  • Discuss proper cleaning and care of laboratory equipment and supplies.
  • Discuss corrective action plans to take when equipment error codes arise.
A Certificate of Attendance with educational hours will be provided for healthcare professionals who can self-report.
  • Nancy Erickson
  • Tina Hickey
  • Jo Ellen Hunter
  • Technician (Required within 1 year)
  • Coordinator (Required within 1 year)
  • NE Coordinator
  • CPA
  • RD/RDN
  • Health Educator
Training Capacity: 20 participants Number of trainings offered: 4 per year
All participants registering in advance will receive a Participant Reminder with the training details. If you do not receive a confirmation email prior to the event, or if you have any questions regarding registration, please contact MPHI at (517) 324-8330.
This policy is available for you to read during the registration process under “Terms and Conditions” prior to submitting your registration.