Blood Gas - Learn your ABGs is a fun training tool to learn how to avoid pre-analytical errors in blood gas testing.

This App is an interactive quiz game whereby the player must answer three rounds of multiple choice questions and correctly complete six mini-game challenges to achieve a training certificate.

Can you answer 100% of questions correctly and collect all 6 mini-game stars?

The App is designed for all healthcare professionals who conduct blood gas testing.

This App considers the following areas of blood gas pre-analytics:

Collection Devices
Patient Preparation
Sample Collection
Sample Mixing
Sample Treatment and Transport
Sample Storage

The game is supported by a fully referenced Course Material section as well as sections for Mini-game Practice and review of your Best Scores.

Once you have completed the game you can email your on-screen certificate which provides a permanent record of your achievement.

The information contained in the App is derived from the Roche cobas® Academy e-learning courses v2.03 (2013) and the Roche 'Critical Care Testing - A Quick Reference Guide' - Dr Phd. Andrew St. John, Roche Diagnostics, Mannheim, Germany, First Edition (April 2001).

Additional Links

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App author and copyright

Developer: Roche
Copyright: F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

What’s New

Version 1.30

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Adds non-Youtube videos when viewing the app in Chinese

App Privacy

The developer, Roche Diagnostics LTD, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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