Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA—December 2013—The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI), has released its first online workshop. EP23™ Online Workshop: Risk-Based Tools to Meet IQCP Requirements imparts the knowledge and skills necessary for the successful implementation of CLSI document EP23-A™—Laboratory Quality Control Based on Risk Management; Approved Guideline.
James H. Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, and Medical Director of Clinical Chemistry at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, highlights, “The CLSI EP23 online program allows attendees to learn the principles of risk management and how to apply those principles to develop an IQCP that will meet the new CMS QC interpretive guidelines. The CLSI online program is available around the clock, so attendees can learn at their convenience and pace.”
This fun and interesting online workshop allows for anyone, anywhere, anytime to learn about EP23 and its intent to help simplify QC based on risk management. The program consists of self-paced lessons followed by a homework assignment, an online classroom session, and an evaluation section. Participants can choose from online classroom sessions available at different times during each month.
The workshop was created by EP23 experts and can be completed in approximately five hours for 5.0 P.A.C.E.® continuing education credits. In addition to the indispensable information provided in the online content, the purchase of the workshop includes an EP23 Implementation Workbook, an EP23 Worksheet Template and Worksheet Sample, and an EP23 Quick Guide.
For more information about EP23 and the Online Workshop, visit the CLSI website at www.clsi.org.
CLSI is a not-for-profit membership organization that brings together the varied perspectives and expertise of the worldwide laboratory community for the advancement of a common cause: to foster excellence in laboratory medicine by developing and implementing clinical laboratory standards and guidelines that help laboratories fulfill their responsibilities with efficiency, effectiveness, and global applicability. For additional information, visit the CLSI website at www.clsi.org or call 610.688.0100.