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This recorded webinar will alert laboratorians to errors that occur in the pre-analytic phase of testing, the phase where it is most common for laboratory errors to happen. Actions, tools and corrective activities which can be utilized to reduce or prevent these errors are discussed.
Participants will be able to:
- Evaluate which testing phase is most prone to laboratory error
- Outline areas in the pre-analytic phase where laboratory errors most commonly occur
- Formulate and apply corrective actions to avoid these errors
The course links you to an archived version of the webinar slide and audio program, and to a pdf file of the slides in Resources. Your computer must have audio capabilities to hear the audio portion of the presentation.
You must successfully complete the quiz and submit the course evaluation to receive credit.
Dr. Daly is a pathologist who currently resides on Marco Island, Florida. Prior to joining COLA, Dr. Daly practiced pathology in Durham, North Carolina, specializing in clinical pathology.
Dr. Daly is a New York City native and a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. After a residency at Duke University and a tour in the US Navy, Dr. Daly returned to Durham, NC where he practiced both community and academic pathology, retiring in 2009 as Director of Laboratories for the Duke University Health System.
Dr. Daly has had extensive experience managing and advising laboratories of all sizes, from physician office and health clinic laboratories to high volume high complexity laboratories. He served as a COLA accreditation surveyor prior to his appointment as COLA’s Chief Medical Officer in September, 2011.
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