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Father Muller Medical College Hospital Laboratory TRAINING ON “ISO 15189:2012”

Date : Mar 16, 2017

A four days training on “ISO 15189:2012” was conducted in our institution from 1st to 4th  March 2017.

The programme was organized jointly by our laboratory and Medical Education and Learning Point, New Delhi.  There were total 48 registered delegates from our institution as well other institutions.

Inauguration of the programme was on 1st March 2017 at 9 AM. Rev.Fr Richard Coelho, Administrator of Father Muller Medical College Hospital, Rev. Fr Rudolph Ravi D’Sa, Administrator of Father Muller Medical College, Dr Neeraj Jain and Dr Rohini Kalhan were the dignitaries on the dais. Dr Umashankar T., Lab Director welcomed the gathering. Dr Neeraj Jain, Course Director gave the introduction to the training programme.  Rev. Fr Richard Coelho was the presiding officer for the inaugural. Dr Shivashankara A.R., Quality Manager of the Laboratory, proposed vote of thanks. Master of ceremony for the inaugural was Dr Maitreyee DS, Department of Biochemistry.

Resource persons for this 4 days training were Dr Neeraj Jain and Dr Rohini Kalhan., who are assessors of NABL, and leading practitioners of lab medicine.  The programme was co-ordinated by Mr Anil Saini from Medical Education and Learning point.

During the 4 days training programme, the participants learnt all clauses of ISO 15189:2012, the international standard for medical testing laboratories. This training is mandatory for internal auditors and quality managers of labs. This standard explains the requirements for quality and competence in medical testing laboratories.

The participants were given many exercises, trained on how to conduct internal audit and how to write quality manual and standard operating procedures. On the last day, there was practical training on quality management system in Father Muller Medical College Hospital Laboratory.

Participants included faculty and students of MD and MSc MLT Courses from Biochemistry, Pathology and Microbiology.