Laboratory Quality Management and Accreditation


January Course

January 17, 2020 - Friday  

January 18, 2020 - Saturday

9 AM to 5 PM



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About Laboratory Quality Management

LQMA is an extensive training to assist laboratory professionals in implementing international quality standards. Trained personnel on LQMA will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical laboratory services and significantly reduce or eliminate the number of deficiencies. World class organizations such as the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) and the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) strongly recommended that clinical laboratories conduct LQMA training in preparation for accreditation and re-accreditation process.

LABORATORY QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND ACCREDITATION This workshop is presented by Laboratory Scientist Associates - Florida, USA & Eatimad Institute Dubai -UAE

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Course Duration

2 Days

Course Time

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Course Venue

JLT, Dubai, UAE

Topics Covered

  • Class Participant Introductions; Overview of Class Topics:

    • Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Laboratory Professionals
    • Quality Control
    • Laboratory Regulation and Accreditation
    • Proficiency Testing
    • Quality Management Systems
    • Principles of Documentation
    • Validation of Test Systems
    • Personnel Qualifications and Competency
    • Laboratory Safety
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Laboratory Professionals

    • The Golden Rule
    • General Professional Responsibilities of All Professions (Doctors, Lawyers, etc.)
    • Responsibility for Laboratory Professionals to Patients and the Profession 
  • Foundations of Quality Control

    • Qualitative and Semi-Quantitative QC Test Systems
    • Quantitative Test Systems
    • Westgard Rules
    • Principles of QC Documentation
    • Remedial Action for QC Failures
  • Proficiency Testing

    • The Role of PT in Laboratory Quality
    • Commercial PT Providers
    • “Alternative PT” Systems
  •  Quality Management Systems 1

    • Elements of QMS
    • Must Define Your Lab’s QMS
    • Must Document That You Do What Is Required By Your Lab’s QMS
    • Developing a QMS Manual
    • Developing QMS Forms and Documentation
  • General Principles of Documentation

    • Policies
    • Procedures
    • Documentation of Following Your Policies and Procedures
  • Validation of Clinical Laboratory Test Systems

    • Why Validate Test Systems
    • How to Validate Test Systems
    • Questions and Discussion
  • Personnel Competency

    • Define in QMS and Job Description
    • Establish as New Hire
    • Verify Annually
  • Laboratory Regulation and Accreditation

    • ISO 15189
    • ISO inspection Process 
  • Clinical Laboratory Safety

    • Fire
    • Chemical Spills and Exposure
    • Biological Spills and Exposure
  • Group Activities and Quick Quiz 

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