Course Director: Bobbi Pritt, M.D.

Overview/Course Description
The Laboratory Quality Academy features interactive online learning modules, which provide an overview of quality as it applies to a laboratory setting, including a review of the Quality System Essentials (QSEs). This program employs a case-based practical application approach to allow users to implement a quality program into their own laboratory or practice.

Targeted Audience

•    Laboratory directors
•    Laboratory management staff
•    Individuals interested in quality management topics

Credit Information
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Laboratory Quality Academy provides Category 1 CME Self-assessment credit(s) toward Part 2 of the ABPath MOC Program.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this Enduring Material and self-assessment activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 P.A.C.E.® contact hour. The level of instruction for this program is intermediate.

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science for State of California and State of Florida credit. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for Supervision/Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, and Safety credit. The level of instruction for this program is intermediate. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the value of a Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Describe the components of each QSE
  • Determine the current strengths and weaknesses of their own laboratory’s QMS. 

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course. 

 

Course summary
Contact Information
Website: Mayo Medical Laboratories
Phone: 800-533-1710 or 507-284-3156