Measurement Uncertainty Insights and Pitfalls in ISO 15189:2022

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This module will cover the common considerations and issues concerning conformity and application in relation to measurement uncertainty (MU) in medical laboratory settings.

The module is designed to ensure greater awareness of the impact of precision in examination processes and to enhance the certainty and validity of intended results.

This module has been revised to reflect the requirements of ISO 15189:2022.

To enhance your learning experience, we have curated links to relevant further reading and a downloadable notebook for you to capture your reflections.

(NOTE: This module is the re-launch of the previous version that was based on ISO 15189:2012)

  • Learning objectives

    By the end of this course, learners will:

    • have an understanding of the definitions of measurement uncertainty and the application of ISO 15189:2012 requirements.
    • understand the common pitfalls of determining and applying measurement uncertainty in a diagnostic laboratory.
    • be able to evaluate their existing systems to determine if any of the common pitfalls apply.
  • Key topics

    This module covers the following aspects:

    • Impact of measurement uncertainty for customers in ISO 15189:2022
    • What is uncertainty?
    • The critical requirements for measurement uncertainty in ISO 15189:2022
    • Interpretation of 7.3.4 and examples of its application
    • Consideration of where uncertainty data can be obtained from
    • The value of uncertainty in the reliability of the reported result
    • Further gaps that are commonly observed during conformity assessment.
  • Who should enrol?

    Current and prospective customers, stakeholders, new quality managers, students, and those interested in understanding measurement uncertainty and the associated requirements of ISO 15189:2022.

  • Duration

    One hour

  • Price

    £70 excluding VAT

    Please note: online payment by credit card only

  • eLearning

    This training is presented as self-paced, modular online eLearning. After your payment for this training is processed, you will receive an email including a link to access the course material. This is available 24/7 and will be accessible to you for 12 months from the date of purchase.

    When completed, you will be issued with a certificate of completion.