Laboratory Training on “ISO 15189:2012” at Father Muller Medical College Hospital

Date : Aug 8, 2018

Father Muller Medical College Hospital, in collaboration with Medical Education and Learning Point, New Delhi organized a four-day training programme on Internal Audit and Quality Management System (QMS) as per ISO 15189:2012 from 8 -11 August, at the AudioVisual Hall, Knowledge centre.

A total of 40 participants, including faculty and students from various institutions from Karnataka and the surrounding states, are the beneficiaries of the programme.

This is the second time the Laboratory training is being held at the Institute.

The inauguration of the training was held on 8 August 2018 at 9:30 am. Fr Richard Aloysius Coelho, Director of Father Muller Charitable Institutions, presided over the function and delivered his presidential address.

Fr Rudolph Ravi D’Sa, Administrator of Father Muller Medical College Hospital, Fr Ajit B. Menezes, Administrator of Father Muller Medical College, Dr Jayaprakash Alva, Dean, Father Muller Medical College, Dr Neeraj Jain, President of Medical Education and Learning Point, New Delhi, Dr Umashankar T, Lab Director and others were present on this occasion.

The programme commenced by invoking the Almighty in the form of a prayer song.

Dr Jayaprakash Alva, Dean, FMMC, introduced the resource persons and extended a warm welcome to the gathering

Dr Neeraj Jain, who owns the credit of conducting more than 200 NABL training sessions and a senior NABL assessor and Dr Renu Goyal, a NABL lead assessor were the resource persons for the training programme.

During the four days training programme, the participants will be introduced to the 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.

Dr Umashankar T., Lab Director, FMMCHL rendered the vote of thanks. Dr Melonie compered the event.

The ceremony inevitably ended with the singing of Institutional Anthem.