On 23 and 24 October 2014, LATAK organizes a seminar on the standard LVS EN ISO 15189:2013 “Medical laboratories. Requirements for quality and competence”.

The aim of this seminar is to identify and explain requirements of the new version of this standard.

Target audience: employees of medical laboratories

The seminar will be managed by: LATAK Lead Assessor, Mg.oec. Maira Sapata

Time and place: 23 and 24 October 2014, 9.00 - 17.00 o'clock, in the premises of the Ministry of Economics, in Riga, Brīvības Street 55, room 224 (2nd floor)

Participation fee: EUR 100.00 + VAT

Registration: until 20 October, applying at Dagnija Dumbrovska, the Administrator of LATAK bureau, by calling 67373051 or via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Seminar plan:


23 October - Requirements for management


09.00 - 09.15 Opening, introduction
09.15 - 10.45 Field of activity. Regulatory directions. Terms, definitions
10.45 - 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 - 12.30 Organisation and management. Quality management system. Management of documents. Contracts on services
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 - 15.00 Investigation in authorized laboratories. External services and supply. Advisory services. Examination of complaints. Management of non-conformities.  Corrective action. Preventive action. Continuous improvement
15.00 - 15.15 Coffee break
15.15 - 16.45 Management of protocols. Assessment and audits. Management review
16.45 - 17.00 Questions


24 October - Technical requirements


09.00 - 10.30 Personnel. Premise and environmental conditions. Devices, reagents and accessories
10.30 - 10.45 Coffee break
10.45 - 12.30 Pre-investigation. Investigation processes. Ensuring of quality of investigation results
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 - 15.00 Post-investigation processes. Reporting of results. Issuing of results. Management of laboratory information
15.00 - 15.15 Coffee break
15.15 - 17.00 Practical work. Questions

04.09.2014

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