Product News: Educational Resources from Diagnostica Stago: The Hemostasis Experts

10 Sep 2013

Diagnostica Stago offers expertise through two free electronic resources to educate healthcare professionals on hemostasis and thrombosis. The Stago-EdVantage web site and iHemOStasis app for the Apple® iPad® both offer ways to increase hemostasis knowledge, understand clinical situations, therapies and detection methods, and apply practical skills to patient care.


The Stago-EdVantage web site offers free continuing education courses on a variety of hemostasis topics, including anticoagulation, hypercoagulability, current screening tests and treatments, and more. The courses are taught by Stago experts as well as independent key thought leaders, with clearly defined learning objectives to guide healthcare professionals when selecting courses of interest. Each course is archived as a webcast, so participants may view them at their own convenience, and ASCLS P.A.C.E.®

Credits are available upon course completion.


Stago's free iHemOStasis app, optimized for the iPad, serves as a hemostasis primer for anyone looking to increase knowledge in the area. The uncomplicated user interface offers four areas of interest:
• Coagulation Cascade: Major coagulation mechanisms are animated along with detailed explanations of each phase, including intracellular and extracellular components.
• Quick Guide: Detailed descriptions of the most current assays used to examine hemostasis in a global fashion along with various therapies, disease state classifications and decision trees.
• Special Focus: Product literature supporting Stago's anticoagulant, thrombin generation and flow cytometry products is housed, along with reference ranges for hemostasis tests in childhood and pregnancy.
• Clinical Cases: Three case studies are presented, along with quizzes to test the viewer's knowledge.