Laboratory Accreditation Workshop CAP Updates

CME Credits to be confirmed

Organised by the National Reference Laboratory and the College of American Pathologists

5 February 2020
Dubai World Trade Centre, Za'abeel Hall 1, Auditorium (Johannesburg Room)

Hosted by:


Workshop Chair: Faisal Ibrahim, MBA, MT (ASCP), Director of Quality Assurance, National Reference Laboratory


13:30 – 13:55

Point-of-Care Testing pitfalls – What you don’t know can hurt you
Dr Brad S Karon, MD PhD Chair of the Division of Clinical Core Laboratory Services Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota – USA  

13:55 – 14:20

Designing an effective quality dashboard for the clinical laboratory
Stuart Mcclum, Laboratory Manager, National Reference Laboratory  

14:20 – 14:45

Quality management in the Hematology section
Dr Eric Glassy, Director of Pathology Mary Medical Center, San Pedro, USA

14:45 – 15:00 

Q & A

15:00 – 15:15

Break

15:15 –15:40

Analytical performance specifications: from theory to practice
Dr Shereen Atef,  Consultant Clinical Pathologists,  National Reference Laboratory

15:40 – 16:05

Creating transformational change; implementing large scale quality culture  
Asma Alameri, Head of Section, Quality Monitoring, Department of Health Abu Dhabi 

 16:05 - 16:30

Competency Assessment
Dr.Patrick Godbey, President of the College of American Pathologists, College of American Pathologists

 16:30 - 16:45

Q & A

Workshop location
Za'abeel Hall 1, Auditorium (Johannesburg Room)