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CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) Guidelines on Quality Control and Quality Assessment
This Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) training will be valuable to CLIA regulated, non-waived laboratories that run automated analyzers or semi-quantitative kit tests. It will highlight differences between quality control and quality assessment and the proper methods to meet CLIA guidelines.
Why Should You Attend:
AS CLIA evolves, so must the laboratory. The rules and regulations governing how quality is measured in the lab and how quality control is performed have changed over time. New requirements make it essential that you understand mindset of CLIA, and what they expect to see when they show up at your laboratory. There is no longer a “one size fits all” mentality and laboratories are now required to take more responsibility in how they measure quality performance and in how they maintain quality. All regulatory agencies have adopted new rules to measure both QA and QC.
This webinar will explore why the changes took place, how to meet the changes in regulation, and how to develop effective tools to aid in compliance.
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
- Quality Assurance vs Quality Assessment : Why the Change?
- Quality Assessment Systems
- Quality Control – Waived Testing
- Quality Control – Non-Waived Testing
- EP 23
- Q & A Session
Who Will Benefit:
- Healthcare providers interested in QA and QC requirements
- Laboratory Directors
- Technical Supervisors
- General Supervisors
- Regulatory Compliance Associates and Managers
- Testing Personnel such as MLTs, MTs and Lab Assistants
Barry Craig, Owner and CEO of Laboratory Consulting, LLC, has over 28 years of experience in laboratory management with a concentration on physician office labs. He was the POL & Clinic Coordinator for a major Birmingham Health System until 01/01/10. He managed 22, COLA accredited POL’s, half waived, half non-waived. He writes the “Ask the Expert” column in Physician Office Resource magazine answering lab related questions monthly. He also has been published in ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory magazine. He is a regular faculty member for the COLA laboratory bi-annual symposiums and a regular speaker on lab related topics nationwide.
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