Laboratory Quality Management Workshop

5 February 2019

Practical solution for common accreditation deficiencies

Hosted by National Reference Laboratory

Chair: Faisal Ibrahim, Director of Quality Assurance, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Co-Chair: Dr Basel Altrabulsi, Chief Medical Officer, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE

13:30 - 14:00

The journey of lean six sigma within a reference laboratory

Albarah El Khani, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, National Reference Laboratory, UAE 

14:00 - 14:30

Quality Control Design, Implementation, and Assessment - Principles and Approaches: CLSI C24 Guideline

Glen Fine, MS, MBA, CAE, Chief Executive Officer, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute 

14:30 - 15:00

The ABCs of managing proficiency testing errors

Rebecca Nolan, MS, MIBMS, Assistant Laboratory Manager, National Reference Laboratory, UAE

15:00 - 15:15

Q & A

15:15 - 15:30


15:30 - 16:00

Calibration impact: Metrological Traceability & Measurement Accuracy

Dr. Walter Bich, Technical Assessor, Emirates International Accreditation Centre, Dubai, UAE

16:00 - 16:30

Secure and elevate your competency assessment program

Dr Patrick Godbey, President-Elect, College of American Pathologists (CAP); Founder, CEO, and Laboratory Director, Southeastern Pathology Associates, Brunswick, Georgia, US

16:30 - 16:45

Q & A