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Off the Bench Podcast: 10 Common Lab Deficiencies

DESCRIPTION

Laboratory accreditation organizations share data from their programs on the most common deficiencies reported by their assessors. Some deficiencies repeatedly appear in these organizations’ top 10. It costs money and time to solve problems that generate deficiencies and drains the budget. This program presents resources for reducing or eliminating deficiencies.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this self-study course, participants will be able to:
  • List at least 4 of the most common laboratory accreditation deficiencies.
  • Identify ONE key quality tool that helps solve many accreditation deficiencies.
  • Describe how to access resources that guide in resolving deficiencies

CE ACCREDITATION

This self-study is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hours and one (1) Florida credit hours in the area General (General) will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

CONTRIBUTORS

Lucia Berte, MA, MT(ASCP)SBB, DLM; CQA(ASQ)C,Q/OE
President of Laboratories Made Better! P.C., a laboratory consulting firm that focuses on process management


LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION

This advanced-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.

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