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Building a quality system in medical laboratories

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SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

6 continuing medical education hours


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Identifying the gaps in the current practices of quality systems in medical laboratories can be crucial for designing an effective training program. Here are some potential areas of focus: 

Understanding of Quality Systems: Many laboratory technicians and managers may lack a comprehensive understanding of what constitutes a quality system and its importance in ensuring accurate and reliable laboratory results. Regulatory Compliance: Laboratories may struggle with interpreting and implementing regulatory requirements such as CLIA and ISO 15189. 

There could be gaps in knowledge regarding the specific regulations relevant to their practice and how to ensure compliance. 

By addressing these gaps through targeted training and education, participants can enhance their knowledge and skills in building and maintaining quality systems in medical laboratories, ultimately leading to improved patient care outcomes


  • Recognize the components of a quality system in medical laboratories.
  • Apply regulatory requirements such as CLIA and ISO 15189 to ensure compliance.
  • Implement quality control measures to maintain accuracy and precision in laboratory testing.
  • Analyze potential risks in laboratory processes and develop risk management strategies.
  • Manage equipment and instrumentation effectively to optimize laboratory performance.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and record-keeping practices according to regulatory


By the end of this guide, participants will:

  • Identify key components of a quality system.
  • Apply regulatory requirements.
  • Implement effective quality control measures.
  • Analyze and mitigate risks. Manage equipment efficiently.
  • Ensure traceability of measurements.
  • Maintain accurate documentation.

Target Audience

  • Physician
  • Laboratory Science
  • Science/Assistant
  • Medical Technology


  • Nabil Abdullah Y Osayri

    Laboratory Science

    Laboratory Quality Management