QMS 1 - MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

1.1-1 Quality Characteristics

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PURPOSE:

To strengthen laboratory management towards accreditation, leaders must develop an understanding of quality and quality management principles.

KEY MESSAGES:

  • Quality has a measurable component.
  • The principles of quality management serve as the underlying foundation for the ISO quality requirements.
  • Quality can no longer be left to chance, laboratory management must plan and budget for it

SELF ASSESSMENT:

Can you:

  • Explain 2 characteristics of quality?
  • List the 8 quality management principles?

Instructor(s)

Elde Mel Paladar

Mr. Paladar led the redesign of the classroom-based SLMTA 3 curriculum for on-line delivery and will serve as an instructor and facilitator of the e-learning course. Based in Malawi, he is a Project Manager at Adventist Health International, as well as Assistant Professor at the Department of Clinical Laboratory Science, Loma Linda University. Mr. Paladar has a Master of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He is a SLMTA master trainer and has trained numerous laboratorians in the past decade.


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