What’s New in Quality and Regulatory Expectations for Clinical Laboratories? [2017]

Expires March 13, 2019

Presentation

 
Length: 41 minutes and 42 seconds

Overview

This presentation will provide a review of regulatory and accreditation updates that occurred during 2016 that could potentially affect laboratory operations. Case studies will also be provided to show any impact to laboratory operations.

Objectives

After viewing this forum, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the CLIA definition of distributive testing.
  • Summarize the CLIA changes allowing acceptance of primary source verification for personnel requirements.
  • Describe the increased focus on waived testing performance.

Intended Audience

This series is appropriate for laboratory administrators and managers, quality assurance and control staff, supervisors, and other laboratory personnel who are dedicated to continuous quality and process improvement.

Level of Instruction

Intermediate

Faculty

Photo of Jason MajorowiczJason Majorowicz
Quality Management Coordinator
Quality Management Services
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
 
 
Jason Majorowicz earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biotechnology and a Master of Business Administration degree from Concordia University. He started his career at Mayo Clinic as technologist and has spent the last 11 years in the field of quality. Jason’s current role is as a Quality Management Coordinator for the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo. Jason has been a past presenter at AACC events, CLMA’s Knowledge Lab, and he has contributed as a member on CLSI publications. Jason is currently a member of CLMA’s Council on Professional Development and chairs CLMA’s Knowledge Lab Committee.


Photo of Jennifer NosbischJennifer Nosbisch
Regulatory/Compliance Analyst
Laboratory Compliance
Integrity and Compliance Office
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
 
 
Jennifer Nosbisch is a Regulatory/Compliance Analyst for the Laboratory Compliance Office within Mayo Clinic’s Integrity and Compliance Office. She began her career at Mayo Clinic working in the Central Processing Laboratory within the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP). Jenny also has 10 years of experience in DLMP’s Quality Management Office. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in management information systems from Augsburg College and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Concordia University. In her current role, Jenny’s primary focus is laboratory compliance and regulatory oversight of laboratory services.

Credit

The following types of credit are offered for this event:

ASCLS P.A.C.E.®
State of California
State of Florida

To obtain credit:

  1. Watch the video.
  2. Complete the posttest and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.
  3. Generate and print your certificate(s).

Note: Participants requesting P.A.C.E. credit, in compliance with ASCLS P.A.C.E. program requirements, must attain a score of 70% or higher on the posttest to obtain a certificate.

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 P.A.C.E® contact hours. Level of instruction for this program is intermediate.

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences for State of California and State of Florida credit. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for Supervision/Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, and Safety credit. The level of instruction for this program is intermediate. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours.

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