Laboratory Quality Management System Workshop The best of CLSI

CME Credits to be confirmed

Using CLSI Standards to prepare your laboratory for the upcoming CAP and ISO 15189 inspections 

Organized by the National Reference Laboratory and the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute

4 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

Preparation for 50 years and beyond : ENAS’s Vision of Medical Labs in the UAE
Dr Rehab Al Ameri, Director of Emirates National Accreditation System, UAE

13:55 – 14:20

What’s new at CLSI 
Patrick Mateta, Vice President, Global Health Partnership Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute

14:20 - 14:45

The roadmap to successful auto verification of laboratory results;  utilizing CLSI: AUTO 15
Faisal Ibrahim, QA Director and Lana Al Omari (QA Manager), National Reference Laboratory

14:45 – 15:00 

Q & A

15:00 – 15:15

Break

15:15 –15:40

Accuracy in patient and specimen identification; CLSI GP33
Elaine Armstrong, Technical Support Manager
Abigail Baguio, Technical Support Specialist, National Reference Laboratory, UAE

15:40 – 16:05

Mastering External assessment, audits, and inspections: QMS 17
Fasila Pallinalakam; QA Manager & Kannan Das; QA Analyst, National Reference Laboratory, UAE

16:05 – 16:30

The evolution of quality and accreditation in resource limited settings
Patrick Mateta, Vice President, Global Health partnership, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute

 16:30 - 16:45

Q & A

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