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Quality Control in the Hematology Laboratory Core Course

Overview

Quality Control in the Hematology Laboratory Core Course provide students with a basic understanding of the principles of quality control in the hematology laboratory and give direction as to what to do when QC results may be other than expected. It is intended to serve the basic educational needs of healthcare professionals who are involved in the fields of laboratory medicine.

Objectives
  • Provide overview of basic quality control concepts in the hematology laboratory
  • Learn how to use basic quality control procedures to ensure the best results from your hematology analyzer

 

Course Duration

1 hour

 

Section 1 | Introduction to Basic Quality Control in the Hematology Laboratory

Review the defenition of Quality Control and its main purposes. Explore the components that affect performance and the results that are produced.
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Section 1 Quiz | Introduction to Basic Quality Control in the Hematology Laboratory

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Section 2 | Accuracy and Precision

Review the defenitions of accuracy and precision. Explore the difference between them and their role in the laboratory.
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Section 2 Quiz | Accuracy And Precision

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Section 3 | Statistics Made Easy

Review the defenition and the main parameters of three statistics needed in the lab – mean, standard deviation and coefficient of variation.
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Section 3 Quiz | Statistics Made Easy

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Section 4 | Getting Started with Your Hematology Analyzer

Review the process of calibration of your analyzer, running the controls, establishing targets and limits as well as analyzing the control material.
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Section 4 Quiz | Getting Started With Your Hematology Analyzer

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Section 5 | Using the Results of QC Analysis

Review how to compare results to the acceptable limits of performance established by the laboratory. Explore the defenitions of the In range and Out of range results, as well as the defenitions of Shifts, Trends and Imprecision.
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Section 5 Quiz | Using The Results Of QC Analysis

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Section 6 | Quality Control Rules and Regulations

Review the regulations governing use of stabilized controls. Explore the use of the Westard multirules regulations, quality programs and on-board statistical programs.

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Section 6 Quiz | Quality Control Rules And Regulations

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