A new on-demand certificate program
in laboratory management

The most practical and complete training resource in laboratory management.

Lab Management University (LMU) is a new self-paced certificate program that improves competency in laboratory management, with customizable options for all skill levels. See why LMU has already grown to over 5,000 participants worldwide.

Developed by an impressive lineup of laboratory leaders, LMU teaches you the practical, day-to-day skills needed to make your career and your lab a success. Complete 25 topics from a growing library of interactive, self-paced courses, covering all key competency areas needed to be successful in laboratory management. Enroll today!

Flexible and customizable, LMU was created for everyone, including those who are either currently in or aspiring to be in leadership positions in the lab. Content is relevant for laboratory professionals, pathologists, and pathology residents alike.

These are areas that simply are not taught in most med tech schools … It captured the whole management picture.” LMU Participant

ASCP & APF Members: $499
List Price: $599


LMU Fundamentals

Recommended for the majority of users, this customizable program lets you choose 25 out of 36+ on-demand courses covering all key management concepts. Topics range from essential knowledge to more specialized and advanced topics. See all available courses topics below.

Upon completion, you will earn your certificate in laboratory management and be fully qualified to move on to LMU Advanced.

Members: $499  |  List: $599

LMU Advanced

Complete 10 courses on advanced laboratory management topics, plus an innovative 15-credit Portfolio Development course. You'll be guided through the creation, setup and deployment of your own web-based professional portfolio.

Members: $499  |  List: $599

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Key Features of LMU

Earn 25 CE credits while completing the program at your own pace
Interact with an engaging online multimedia curriculum
Learn from an impressive lineup of reputable experts in laboratory management
Receive your Laboratory Management Certificate of Completion and bolster your career standing
Build and publish your own professional portfolio with the self-guided portfolio course included in the new LMU Advanced program

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Congratulations LMU Graduates!

  • Ahmed M. AlShehri, MSc;   Ahmed S. Naga, M.B.B.Ch, MSc;   Alejandra Meza, BS;   AL-Johani Mohammed, MSc,PHR,CPHQ, CPM, MT(ASCP),CLS (NCA);   Amalia T. Ancheta, CLS;   
  • Amanda M. Yozzo;   Angeli Grace Rose, BS;   Anna Liza D. Floreza, RMT, AMT, MT (ASCPi);   Anne-Marie Calderone, HT, QIHC;   Anosike Tochukwu Nwokoye, BSC(HONS),QIHC(ASCP),HT(ASCP),BMS(HPC,LONDON);   
  • Antonia E. Hartin, HT (ASCP);   Ariel E. Salvacion, SM/M(ASCP)CM;   Armin G. Jegalian, MD PhD FASCP;   Ayman Fisal Ahmed Foad, MD;   Bernadette A. Llaga, MT (H);   
  • Bernard A. Bonsu, BSc,NYS, ASCPi;   Beth A. Siegrist, M(ASCP);   Beverly Leavitt, MS, MT(ASCP);   Brandt S. Moore, M.S., CHS(ABHI);   Bryan Christopher Vaganka, HT, QIHC, QLS;   
  • Caroline R. Alquist, MD, PhD;   Carlos M. Jeffrey-Carrero, CT(ASCP)MT;   Chantale A. Pambrun, MD, FRCPC;   Christina Moeller, MT (ASCP);   Christine M. Gryko, BS, MT, ASCP, CQA(ASQ);   
  • Christine M. Panetti, CT, MB(ASCP);   Chrystalle Katte T. Carreon;   Cindy N. Prouty, PA ASCP;   Clevie Gubatan, BS;   Colleen T. Hinrichsen, MT(ASCP) SBB;   
  • Cynthia S. Parrish, MLS (ASCP), SC, SH, DLM; CQM/OE (ASQ);   Daniel O. Roman, MLS (ASCP);   Deborah A. Pitlik, BA, CT (ASCP);   Debra J. Kenaley, MT(ASCP);   Diana Valencia, SBB ASCP;   
  • Dominique H. Bertrand;   Donna M. Waggoner;   Elizabeth M. Bodnar;   Eric J. Orelup;   Erica N. Robinson, MT(ASCP);   
  • Estelle Y. James, MT;   Fiona Miecha Fennel, MT, CT;   Frances S. Rome, MT(ASCP)SC;   Gabriel Rivera Argamosa;   Gerald Guimaraes, ASCPi, CLS;   
  • Gwen M. Howell, MLS(ASCP)CM SBBCM;   Heather M. Smith, MLS(ASCP),SBB;   Heather R. Parks, MLS(ASCP);   Hassan Abdel Aziz, PhD;   Hatem Q Al-Moghraby, MD, FRCPC;   
  • Hector L. Cruz, MHS, PA(ASCP), MT(ASCP);   Ian A. Garber, M.D., BSc.;   Ibtesama Baig;   Irfan Hussain Rizvi, M.Sc, M (ASCP);   Ivan D. Meadows, MD;   
  • Jainabahen H. Patel;   Jamie Marie Broussard, MT-ASCP, MT-AMT;   Janella E. Lal, BS, MLS(ASCP);   Janet Allen Bryant, MLS(ASCP);   Jaya R. Asirvatham, MD;   
  • Jean Smith Guest, ASCP;   Jeff C. Harris, HT;   Jennifer D. Rineberg;   Jessica L. Beck, HTL (ASCP);   Jo Ann Culpepper, BS;   
  • Jo-Anne F. Lemenager, SH(ASCP)CM;   Jodi A. Lippke;   Jodi Lynn Maziar, AAS;   Johnny Nguyen, MD;   Jorge Nobleza Santos, BSc.MT,MLT;   
  • Jose Ricardo V de Guzman, HT (ASCP)CM;   Jose Schmidt, MLS (ASCP)CM MLT(ASCP);   Joy Nakitandwe, Ph.D, MB(ASCP)CM;   Jude Desert, ASCP, AMT;   Jun Gu;   
  • Kaanoyo Anyanwu, BS;   Kalpana Patel, BS, MLS, ASCPCM;   Kalyani V. K. Premaratnemenike, BS, HT(ASCP);   Kathleen O'Shea;   Kathryn A. Lunderville, MLT (ASCP), MT (HEW), H(ASCP);   
  • Kathy T. Echanis CMS, MLS(ASCP)CM, M(ASCP)CM;   Katrina D. Wood, MLT(ASCP)CM QLS;   Ke Li, MD;   Kehinde Rufai, ASCP(H);   Kendra R. Prince, MT (ASCP);   
  • Kerry M. Peters, MT (ASCP);   Kristina M. Walter, MLT (ASCP);   LaToiya T. Muse;   Laura M. Andrasik;   Laurie J. Pritzl, MLS(ASCP)CM;   
  • Leonard J. Bilello;   Linda L. Miller, BSMT, MSL(ASCP);   Lita S. Akers Rish, MSM, BS, MT(ASCP);   Lydia E. Figuerao, HTL, HT, SLS;   Manoj K. Mishra;   
  • Maple Kay E Cruz, MBA, CLS, H(ASCP)SH;   Maria Felicitas M. Latin, CLS, MT(AMT), MT(ASCPi), H(ASCP);   Megan E. Spiers, AAS, BS;   Megan K. McCarthy, MLS (ASCP);   Michael I. Ovenseri, BS, MLS;   
  • Michaela Hart;   Michele E. Reppucci;   Michelle L. Murphy, MLS (ASCP);   Michelle S. Vitug;   Mitchell J. Owen, MT;   
  • Monique Alena Bonaccorsi, MT (ASCP);   Montaha M. AlShawabkeh;   Naga Aruna Tamma, MS, HTL(ASCP);   Nehal Mehta;   Nelli L. Dovel;   
  • Nicos Nicolaou;   Nina Haghi, MD, MS;   Oluwafemi Faseemo;   Omkar H. Potnis, MLS (ASCP);   Osama Muhammad Abdeldayem, MLT;   
  • Paola Garcia, CLS (ASCP);   Patrick A. Reese, HT, HTL, QIHC (ASCP);   Paven Gahir, ASCP(MLT)CM, CSMLS(RT);   Puja Verma, MD;   Raffy G. Aspric, MBA,MT(ASCP);   
  • Rania Shamekh, MD;   Renee J. Storandt;   Renee M. Post, HT(ASCP)QIHC, MHA;   Rex F. Famitangco, MSc, MLS(ASCP)CM QLC, MT(AMT)CLC AHI;   Rober C. Yerton;   
  • Rochelle K. Hase, MLS (ASCP);   Roger C. Smith, MS, HTL(ASCP);   Ruth A. Bowen, MLS (ASCP);   Ryan P. Comes, MLS (ASCP);   Sanja Glisic, PhD;   
  • Sara J. Faltys, MT (ASCP);   Sean McNair, MPH, CT(ASCP);   Shadieh A. Yehya, MLS(ASCP)CM;   Sharon J. Lang;   Sharon K. Robb, PhD, MT(ASCP);   
  • Shelia Shurtleff Rochette, Ph.D.;   Shelly Marie Anschutz, MLS(ASCP);   Stacey M. Langenberg, HT (ASCP) QIHC;   Stacey J. Kim, MD;   Stacy M. Sundberg, MLT (ASCP), MT (AAB);   
  • Stanislav Grinberg, PhD, H(ASCP), MB(ASCP);   Stephen D. Gooch, BSMT ASCP;   Steven R. Reyes, MS, MLS (ASCP);   Susan K. Weir, BS, MPH, PhD;   Susana V. Marques, BS, MT(ASCP);   
  • Susanne M. Doty, BA, MA;   Tamar Mohamed Sayed, MS, CPHQ;   Tara Cooke;   Teresa L. Weeks, HT (ASCP),SLS;   Terri A. Watkins, MT(ASCP);   
  • Tiffany Elizabeth Channer, BS, MPH;   Timothy J. Dolan, MBA;   Tobias R. Reid, Ph.D.;   Tonya M. Morgan, BS;   Tracy E. Robertson, MLT(ASCP)CM;   
  • Valerie M. Kosick, M(ASCP)CM;   Vasundara Ramarajan, MS    Vincent J. Rivera;   Visal P. Chev, MLS(ASCP);   Vy Pham, MLS (ASCP);   
  • Wayne K. Fritschle, MT(ASCP);   Yin Mei Lam;   Zaher Almahmoud


47 Courses and Counting

New LMU courses are always being developed. All courses can be taken online, at your own pace, through LMU's interactive learning module. Additional live LMU courses are also available to take at select ASCP and APF events, providing you options to fit with your individual learning preferences.

LMU Fundamentals course

LMU Advanced course

The Laboratory Medical Director: Roles, Responsibilities and Expectations (Required for Pathologist/Residents)

This course explores the various roles, responsibilities and expectations of Laboratory Medical Directors. Participants will learn what knowledge and skills are essential to be successful at leading and managing laboratory strategies, processes and teams. (Optional for Laboratory Professionals)

The Laboratory Manager/Supervisor: Roles, Responsibilities and Expectations (Required for Laboratory Professionals)

This course focuses on the roles and responsibilities of a clinical laboratory leader who is new to the manager/supervisory positions. This includes expectations of leadership, managing the customer service process, and ways to systematically manage your team to achieve organizational and laboratory goals. (Optional for Pathologist/Residents)

Management Theory: Applying Emotional Intelligence in the Healthcare Environment

This course emphasizes the development of Emotional Intelligence as an essential component of leadership.  Participants will learn new areas where they can apply leadership and management approaches to stay competitive in today’s laboratory and healthcare environment. 

Conducting an Effective Team Meeting

This course examines the skills involved in preparing for and conducting effective meetings aimed at achieving organizational and departmental goals.  Participants will also learn how to facilitate discussion, handle common barriers and avoid time wasters during the course of a meeting. 

Delivering Effective Presentations

Presentations in the laboratory setting are essential to communication, gaining stakeholder support, demonstrating quality processes or leading others to change.  This course focuses on developing and achieving presentation goals, building content, engaging the audience, and preparing PowerPoint presentations and handouts.

Basic Elements of the Strategic Process

This course provides an introduction to basic elements of the strategic process.  Participants will learn about components of vision and mission statements and how to conduct a SWOT analysis.

50 Ways to Lead Your Laboratory (enduring material)

You are continuously asked to do more with less. This session will help you accomplish that task by developing Shared Management Work Teams that improve productivity, raise morale and increase staff retention. You will also explore ways that you can keep yourself motivated while creating a motivational environment for your staff. At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to: identify how to do more with less by using Shared Management Work Team;, create a motivational atmosphere for the lab, and; recognize 25 Tricks for Success.

Getting to the Soul of Leadership in Laboratory Medicine: The Skills You Need to Navigate Change (enduring material)

This course will help develop leadership skills that are built on personal and social competencies of Emotional Intelligence. It will help to build teams that are effective, communicate well and are focused on conversations and interactivity and help to manage time, harness 'big picture' thinking. It will also help to enhance group emotional intelligence and learn techniques to allay stress in the workplace.

Steps to Developing a Sales Strategy for Your Organization

This course will help you identify steps to developing a sales strategy for your organization.

Empowerment as a Function of Leadership and Peak Performance (enduring material)

A major factor that influences a quality conscious environment is empowered leaders who have the ability to foster productive outcomes. Leaders must create an organizational culture of empowered people who have the freedom to exhibit self-direction in achieving the institutional mission and goals. In this work environment all staff members are leaders. Discussion will center on the elements and benefits of empowerment, influence strategies, and self- empowering tools which promote peak performance that can assure patient safety and thus quality patient outcomes.

Pathology Personnel and The Challenge of Change (Advanced)

Change management is arguably one of the most challenging aspects of any leadership position in the Pathology environment. This lecture will address and discuss change management at all levels of technical, administrative and physician leadership. Examples of best practices, past successes and frequent failures will be presented, discussed and evaluated.

Setting Performance Expectations

Performance management is a continuous process between supervisors and laboratory personnel.  Participants will develop key job performance objectives and competencies and performance expectations appropriate for lab personnel. 

Coaching for Performance Improvement

This course focuses on developing skills and methods of helping lab personnel to overcome performance gaps through motivation and coaching.  Participants will examine factors effecting performance in their environment.

Appraising Employee Performance

While each supervisor has a different style, if you do not have a basic understanding of the performance appraisal process and a way of communicating with and preparing your staff, this process may result in disappointments or frustrations for everyone involved. This course will review the performance appraisal process and explain how you and your employees can prepare. You'll also learn how to avoid common errors and best practices for a successful appraisal meeting.

Delegating for Success and Accountability

This course examines how delegating can be instrumental to making the lab more productive, improving staff skills and confidence and achieving goals. You'll learn how to identify what tasks should be delegated and who are the appropriate team members. You'll also be introduced to the delegating process and have an opportunity to practice a delegating discussion with an employee.

Maintaining Ethics in the Laboratory

This course provides a framework for ethical decision making amongst the challenges involved with managing patient care, operations, employees, and finances. This course covers the pathologists' ethical responsibilities towards patients, staff, organization and the profession. As a manager you'll also review your responsibilities for employee rights, non-discrimination, and reporting sexual harassment.

Mis-Hires: How to Avoid Making One and How to Avoid Being One (enduring material)

In this session, participants will identify from case studies important knowledge, skills and practices critical to success at each phase of the hiring process. Key concepts to be covered will be continuous recruitment, honing, owning and maintaining the process, navigating the interview process with purpose and efficiency, other forms of assessment in advance of hiring, negotiation processes and due diligence, orientation and training, and continued recruitment. Approaching the process from both the perspective of the candidate for employment and the prospective employer will generate enhanced value to participants.

Essentials for Creating a Laboratory Job Description

This course will focus on how to develop and write a functional job description. In addition, included are key competencies, sample job descriptions and training and certification options.

Laboratory Personnel Issues: What Works in the Real World (enduring material)

Are you preparing yourself to lead your lab? Are you worried about the impending shortage of qualified laboratory personnel? Do you want to be a more effective manager/supervisor? If you answer yes to any of these questions, this session is designed specifically for you. Leaving management theory behind, and stepping into the "real world", we will use an interactive case study approach to tackle and solve common and perplexing personnel issues.

The Benefits of Mentoring in the Pathology Department (enduring material) (Advanced)

This course will help develop effective mentoring skills for all technical and administrative levels within your organization and use mentoring as an effective practice recruitment tool.

Portfolio Development (worth 15 credits) (Advanced)

Improve chances of a professional's ability to achieve success in their career by providing them with an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and competence of lab management concepts and applications in leadership, personnel management, financial management, informatics, operations and compliance.

Delegate Effectively to Manage Your Organization (enduring material)

This lecture focuses on effectively delegating tasks to ensure operations run smoothly and efficiently.  You will learn methods for determining which tasks should be delegated and who are the best people to delegate to.  You will also learn communication skills for delegating the task or project to ensure it is successfully completed

Designing Test Menus for a Majority Population

To ensure viability in a rapidly changing health care environment, the clinical laboratory must constantly improve the quality of testing and the test menu offerings. A strategic, well-developed and optimally communicated test menu ensures that the best practices for test ordering and triage are followed consistently for the best patient care and strong outcomes for quality and efficiency. This course will help learners to successfully complete the process and apply best practices for selection and design of a new test menu.

Developing Quality Control Systems

This course is designed to help you with developing or improving Quality Control systems in your organization. Quality control systems in the clinical laboratory are important to:

  • Preventing analytical errors that impact diagnosis and patient management
  • Preventing falsely abnormal results leading to unnecessary further testing and work-ups for non-existing conditions
  • Achieving optimal cost efficiency
  • Achieving regulatory compliance

Preparing Standard Operating Procedures and Reports

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) ensure your lab will consistently perform quality procedures and deliver quality results. Properly formatted lab reports reduce the chances of communication errors between the laboratory and physician. This course is designed to help you accomplish this by explaining the Quality Management System framework and its Quality System Essentials and the development and delivery of SOPs and lab reports.

Competency Assessment of Testing Personnel Using a Test System Approach (enduring material)

This course focuses on designing a competency assessment program based on a test system approach that will aid in providing clinical laboratory personnel with a systematic assessment while providing the institution with necessary documentation to meet requirements of various regulatory agencies. Topics to be covered include: how training and competency differ; approaches to defining test systems; developing and documenting annual competency assessment; setting acceptable criteria for performance; action to take in cases of unacceptable performance; and the Lab Director's responsibility in the process.

Analyzing and Managing Workflow in the Lab (Advanced)

The focus of workflow analysis and quality improvement in the pathology lab is not only on improving efficiency but also patient outcomes. This course will cover the basic steps for quality process improvement, methods for assessing and challenging current processes, requirements of workflow management systems, criteria for measuring improvement and factors for success.

Lean Quality Improvement: A Practical Approach (enduring material) (Advanced)

The lean quality improvement course is divided into two parts. The first is an introduction to lean techniques and simulation based education, and knowledge. The second part involves three case studies in lean implementation focused on patient safety, productivity, and failures in lean implementation. Participants will gain an applied knowledge of lean concepts while recognizing how lean may be used to decrease cognitive errors.

Managing the Utilization Of Diagnostic Tests: Developing a Laboratory Utilization Management Program (enduring material) (Advanced)

Utilization management is one such role in which pathologists equipped with the appropriate knowledge and skills can become leaders in the design of new models of care. Current and future models for reimbursement of health care will increasingly focus on controlling unnecessary utilization while improving the overall quality of care.

Project Management (Advanced)

This course will provide an introduction of principles and the life cycle of project management as well as life cycle and an overview of templates and software utilized for project monitoring and tracking.

Nuts and Bolts Financial Management for the Pathology Practice (enduring material)

This lecture examines the fundamentals of budgeting and reporting financial information. You will review key measurements that are typically used in health pathology practices and you can compare your metrics against best practices. You will also learn key strategies for effectively managing your revenue stream.

Foundations in Business Planning as a Basis for Financial Management

From strategic planning to performance monitoring, it is important to adhere to the foundational concepts of financial planning in order for your lab to be successful. This course will delve into three foundational concepts for sound business planning and will present the learner with real life scenarios where poor planning leads to disaster. Learners will think critically about what leads to financial crises in laboratory settings and will be exposed to best practices that will help them avoid crises in their own laboratories.

Show Me the VALUE (enduring material)

During this lecture, participants will gain an understanding of the variety of ways we get paid for what we do. With the trend towards payment reform, pathology must identify our value. This session will provide participants with tools to aid in our valuation.

Preparing a Budget for Pathology and Laboratory Services

Managing the laboratory budget requires knowledge of your capital investment, sources of revenue, return on investment, direct and indirect costs and as well as negotiating skills and an understanding of the impacts of purchases and new tests on the strategic plan as well as profit. This course is designed to help improve your skills in these areas.

Budget Analysis and Financial Performance

Budget Analysis is a fundamental requirement for meaningful assessment of Financial Performance. Financial Performance is a critical measure of success (or failure) in an organization's pursuit of its strategic goals. This course provides a model for Financial Management of the lab, best practices for analyzing the Operating (Profit and Loss) Statement and ways to develop and interpret benchmarks to measure financial performance.

Strategic Planning and Performance Analysis for Your Pathology Practice Budget (enduring material) (Advanced)

This course will help you plan, prepare and analyze your pathology and laboratory budget.

CPT Coding and Medicare Payments: Preparing for 2015 and Beyond (enduring material) (Advanced)

This course looks forward to 2015 and beyond from the perspective of anticipated CPT coding changes for pathologists and laboratories as well as Medicare payment policy changes. You'll learn if the 2014 coding and payment problems with IHC and FISH will continue or abate with CPT-2015, whether Medicare plans more lab payment bundles for hospitals anytime soon, what the future holds vis-à-vis clinical lab test payments to independent labs, and much more. We'll even take a peek at ICD-10-CM: Is Oct. 1, 2015 a pipedream or for real?

Pathology Informatics Management (enduring material)

This lecture focuses on applying principles of informatics management to the pathology practice. You will learn some of the basics of computer theory as well as some more sophisticated informatics concepts. You will be able to apply information management concepts to areas of the lab.

Laboratory Management Information Systems in Daily Practice

This course will follow Dr. Jones, a laboratory director, through the selection process of a new Laboratory Information System. It covers considerations for the LIS decision-making process including selection, contracting and integration with other systems. It also focuses on providing details about the functionalities and interfaces of LISs.

Informatics in the Anatomical Pathology Laboratory: Making It Work For You (enduring material)

Pathology informatics has become critical to help pathology laboratories meet current and future challenges. Some of these challenges include providing synoptic reporting, patient safety, subspecialty centralization, and personalized medicine. This educational session is specifically geared towards helping attendees overcome technical challenges. Key aspects of synoptic reporting and prospective peer review at sign out within the laboratory information system will be demonstrated.

Harnessing Automation and Informatics to Improve Quality, Efficiency, and Turnaround Time in the Clinical Laboratory (enduring material) (Advanced)

The proposed educational session will present a practical guide on how to use automation and informatics rules to improve efficiency and quality in the clinical laboratory. The presenter is a medical director of a core laboratory that has been able to achieve 99% auto-verification of clinical chemistry and hematology results.

Pathology Compliance Issues and Practical Solutions (enduring material)

Managing the risks associated with legal and compliance aspects of the lab is one of the keys to managing a pathology practice. This lecture covers current legal and compliance issues that are important to protecting your patients, staff, equipment and your business.

Developing Model Compliance Programs

As a lab manager you are required to ensure your lab focuses on patient safety and meets Federal, State and private payer health care program requirements. Compliance programs are a fundamental to the clinical laboratory's ethical and business policies. They establish culture that promotes prevention, detection and resolution of instances of conduct.

Laboratory Inspections: How To Ensure Your Lab Will Meet The Regulatory Guidelines (enduring material)

This session will review tactics that one healthcare system (MedStar Georgetown University Hospital & MedStar Health) have implemented to assist the laboratory team in regulatory compliance. Participants will also be exposed to lessons learned from an experience that involved inspection teams from multiple regulatory agencies at the same time. Additional tools and resources for laboratory leaders will be reviewed to provide the participants with a regulatory tool box of strategies to use in their laboratory.

Fundamentals of a Laboratory Safety Program

This program is intended to introduce laboratory leaders and staff to the essential components of a laboratory safety program. You will learn about the various workings within a laboratory safety program specially how to define a safety program, areas of workplace safety and handling compliance with regulations.

Safety Culture, Teamwork, Effective Communication and More: Utilization of High Reliability Practices in Pathology (enduring material)

High reliability organizations (HROs) have systems in place that make them exceptionally consistent in accomplishing goals and avoiding potentially catastrophic errors. The course will include both a didactic component as well as hands-on audience participation in simulated communication scenarios that include among others, pathology error disclosure to patients.

How to Develop an Individualized Quality Control Plan: Laboratory Risk Management in Action! (enduring material) (Advanced)

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services(CMS) has incorporated risk management principles into the CLIA Interpretive Guidelines allowing laboratories to develop Individualized Quality Control Plans (IQCP). These IQCPs will allow laboratories to reduce risk by optimizing the use of liquid quality control, built-in manufacturer engineered controls and other control processes available on laboratory devices and instrumentation. This course will review risk management principles and participate in developing an individualized quality control plan for a simple laboratory device.

You get real life tools and experience, and engage with leaders in the field. When I saw the faculty roster, I thought, ‘Wow! This is the experience of a lifetime.’” LMU Participant

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