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CPD exercise 2


ISO 15189:2012 - Medical laboratories - Requirements for quality and competence, specifies requirements for quality and competence in medical laboratories. It can be used by medical laboratories in developing their quality management systems and assessing their own competence.

Today, non-harmonised accreditation provided by some professional or governmental bodies is replaced by an internationally accepted accreditation made by national accreditation body. This international standard is becoming a new accreditation standard for medical laboratories. It introduces several enhancements and laboratory personnel need training to get awareness of new requirements.

Who is the Exercise intended for

It is intended for everyone whose job it is to apply the ISO 15189 in their business:

  • persons appointed by the laboratory management to take care of the management    system in a laboratory (quality manager),
  • technical managers,
  • laboratory internal auditors,
  • persons responsible for preparing a laboratory for accreditation,
  • anyone interested in this subject.

CDP Exercise ISO 15189 English

This simple exercise is a pilot CPD activity designed to introduce some new learning methods in adult learning process. A context for learning will be provided by solving specific problems (combination of scenario/case study and incident method).