Comprehensive Approach to Chemistry Quality: Supplements to External QC

Comprehensive Approach to Chemistry Quality: Supplements to External QC

While external QC is a valuable tool, it only provides evidence of performance at a single point in time. For complex automated systems used today, additional tools are available to increase sensitivity, specificity, and continuity of quality monitoring.

Effective Date: 5/24/16 - A91DX-CAI-160730-UC1-4A00

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    Discussion of Hemostasis reagent lot roll-over validation and interlab QAP reports.
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    Identify best practices for maintaining effective QC targets. Recall why maintaining QC targets is essential to effective QC protocols. Identify how calibration relates to out-of-range QC results.  This clinical laboratory training qualifies for continuing education units (CEU).
  • Common Reasons for Out-of-Range QC Results Online Training
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    Identify common reasons for out-of-range QC results, the principles of quality control and solutions to address common causes for out-of-range QC results.  This clinical laboratory training qualifies for continuing education units (CEU).
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    State the reasons for a shift in QC results when a new lot of reagent is first used. Recall how to verify that the apparent shift does not impact the quality of patient results. Identify how to manage the change in QC results to maintain effective QC protocols.  This clinical laboratory training qualifies for continuing education units (CEU).
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    Total Allowable Error Online Training
    Define Total Allowable Error and identify ways it can be determined. State how Total Allowable Error can be used to design an effective and efficient QC protocol for your laboratory.  This clinical laboratory training qualifies for continuing education units (CEU).

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