Report on NTEP Training for Lab Technicians – Sri Chamundeshwari Hospital

Report on NTEP Training for Lab Technicians

Report on NTEP Training for Lab Technicians

Date: 23rd & 24th Jan 2024 – Batch 1- 16th & 17th Feb 2024 – Batch 2
Venue: Physiology laboratory, SCMCH
Participants: Laboratory Technicians (Dept of H&FW) (40 in each batch)
Resource persons:
Ms Harshitha, Microbiologist, State TB Cell, Bengaluru Mr Nandakumar, Senior Laboratory Technologist, State TB Cell, Bengaluru Dr Yashaswini, Professor & Head, Dept of Microbiology, SCMCH & RI
Training Details: A training programme for laboratory technicians (LTs) of DoH&FW in two batches was organized by District Tuberculosis Office, Ramanagara in collaboration SCMCH & RI, Channapatna. LTs were being given training on microbiological examination (staining & reporting) of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, mainly on ZN staining.
The objective of the training was to re-orient LTs towards correct staining procedure which will ensure better reporting of results. It was a 2- day training programme with orientation & briefing sessions were conducted on Day 1, where the method of sample collection, smear preparation, staining & reporting of results were explained using AV aids. Hands-on demonstration of smear preparation & ZN staining procedure by LTs was done on the 2nd day.