Quality Assurance and Control in Medical Laboratories

This course covers the origins of control processes and the introduction of statistical control measures that support effective quality assurance mechanisms. It is designed to increase awareness of the value of quality control and statistical control processes through a better understanding of their application.

  • This module covers the following aspects
    • ISO 15189:2012 ensuring quality requirements
    • Differences in control and assurance
    • The history of quality
    • Key developers of quality mechanisms
    • Quality assurance and control rules
    • Quality tools
    • Control charts
    • Types of variation and how it impacts quality control and processes
    • Examples of application of quality control, pitfalls and limitations
    • Other control charts & further reading
  • Learning objectives

    By the end of this course, learners will:

    • Understand the history of quality control and how it informs modern quality and statistical process controls
    • Have greater knowledge of the supporting aspects and tools that can be utilised to design and implement quality assurance mechanisms
    • Be able to recognise the foundations of quality control systems that may be applied to their organisation
    • Be able to apply the course content and considerations to improve internal quality control
  • Who should enrol?

    Current and prospective customers, stakeholders, new  and existing quality managers, students and those interested in understanding the requirements of ISO 15189:2012 for ensuring the quality of the results.

  • Duration

    Five hours

  • Price

    £250 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.