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This recorded webinar will alert laboratorians to errors that occur in the post-analytic phase of testing. Test reports, turn-around times, notifications of abnormal results and record retention are examples of where errors can occur in post-analytical activities. Actions, tools and corrective activities which can be utilized to reduce or prevent these errors are discussed.
Participants will be able to:
- Summarize errors which can occur during post-analytic phase of testing
- Employ preventive measures to avoid these errors
- Outline the role of informatics in the clinical laboratory
- Apply steps in informatics utilization to avoid laboratory 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The course links you to an archived version of the webinar slide and audio program, and to a pdf file of the slides in Resources.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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