This blended 2-day course will provide delegates within the SARC sector with the skills and knowledge to design and develop their internal auditing processes. It has components of self-directed eLearning supported by face-to-face workshop activity in a virtual learning environment.
This course will ensure delegates can effectively evaluate their services to be assured they are consistently delivering technically valid and competent services to their key users whilst meeting the requirements of ISO 15189:2012 and FSR-C-116.
The application of the skills developed on this course will enhance the delivery of audits to benefit service users including patients. The knowledge gained will support the applicant in demonstrating conformity with the requirements of ISO 15189:2012 and FSR-C-116 as well as driving confidence in patient care and quality of service.
This blended course includes 8 hours of self-directed eLearning online, followed by a 1-day interactive online workshop led by UKAS trainers.
Please note – For learners to successfully complete UKAS Blended programmes, they must have first completed all associated online learning activities before attendance at the Virtual Instructor Led workshops.
Learning outcomes of this course
Using a combination of interactive eLearning material and workshops our course will enable delegates to:
- Understand how risk & opportunity impact upon internal audits and non-conformities
- Apply their knowledge and understanding of auditing principles to allow the design, planning, justification, and delivery of internal audits
- Categorise non-conformity cause, impact, and action to address underlying issues and understand the importance of effective action
- Undertake a structured preparation for the internal audit process, including feedback to relevant stakeholders
- Relate the value of internal audit reports and well-defined management review to the effective close-out and progression of audits actions.
- Understanding risks and opportunities for improvement
- Effective auditing techniques (including process, procedure and output)
- Roles and responsibilities for audit, auditor skills and human aspects of auditing
- Records and reporting back
- Non-conforming work, cause analysis and corrective actions
- Management Review
Who should attend?
This course is designed to introduce key stakeholders in Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) to the internal audit requirements of ISO 15189:2012 and the related Forensic codes and extend their understanding of key tenets of internal audit through a variety of online interactive workshops. It is suitable for anyone who is responsible for implementing and maintaining auditing systems, or those responsible for undertaking internal audits within a SARC. This could include (but is not limited to):
- SARC Managers/Directors and Leads
- SARC Quality Managers/Officers and/or Leads
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