Webinar: Preanalytic Phase Quality Assessment

COLA presents this valuable session on requirements and how to meet them

Join us on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time (10:00 a.m. Pacific) for this free webinar presented by COLA’s technical training specialist, Ed Sass, MS, MLSCM, SM.

This webinar will explore the CLIA regulations regarding the QA requirements for the preanalytic phase of testing, and how you can meet those requirements. Emphasis will be placed on patient and specimen identification, and specimen handling. Sass calls on his considerable experience as a COLA regional surveyor and his knowledge and understanding of the CLIA regulations and COLA criteria to explain the concepts presented.

Those who attend will be able to:

  • List the CLIA requirements for preanalytic system Quality Assessment,
  • Understand the importance of proper patient and specimen identification,
  • Provide examples of proper specimen handling and processing, and
  • State what actions are needed for specimen referral and rejection.

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