QMS 1 - MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

1.4.3-1 Why Laboratory Documents need to be controlled & Demonstration

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PURPOSE:

Document control ensures staff members have the current, correct, and consistent information to perform their work. In this activity, participants utilize a master file index to control common documents used in the laboratory.

KEY MESSAGES:

  • Document control ensures staff members have the current, correct, and consistent information to perform their work.

  • The Master File serves as a historic record of a single document from its inception to the present.

  • The Master File Index serves as a table of contents for all documents and their distribution.

SELF ASSESSMENT:

Can you:

  • Identify the areas needed for document control?

  • Update the Master File Index to reflect current documents?

  • Propose the necessary actions needed for document control for a revised or a new document?

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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