Training and guidance for online submission

The platform for the below training package is not compatible with Windows 10 as it requires Adobe Flashplayer. We are currently looking into this issue and users should access the training using a computer with an older operating system.

Sam e-learning for OV Practices Sam e-learning for Ov Practices

Click anywhere on the screen above to be taken to the e-learning module.

The e-learning module demonstrates how an OV/Practice admin staff can derive the greatest advantage from using Sam to capture and submit TB Tests to APHA.

The module covers:

  • Navigating the e-learning module
  • Accessing Sam & arranging a bTB Skin Test
  • Capturing the results from a bTB Skin Test
  • Capturing the results from a bTB Skin part-Test
  • Using Excel (e.g. working offline)
  • Using Third Party software (e.g. TB Master)
  • Accepting Unallocated Tests (including what categories of test this covers)
  • Private Tests
  • Searching for Tests (such as current tests, submitted tests & unallocated tests)

Guidance material

Sam OV support

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If you enter data in error and wish to request a Sam Data Fix, please complete this form (GEN02) and send to the following email addresses:
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