Roche ME

Laboratory Quality Control: Core Principles

Date: 10 August, 2017
Location: Mövenpick Hotel Ramallah, Palestine


This course is an overview of Quality Control requirements, basic principles and troubleshooting.
Target audience:
This course is suitable for those using Levy Jennings QC charts for QC monitoring

  • Automated blood science laboratories; Clinical Chemistry , Immunoassay , Hematology
  • Medical Laboratory Scientists

The participants will quantify Random and Systematic Error and troubleshoot methodically



  • Laboratory Compliance
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Laboratory Established Mean and SD calculation
  • QC Packaging and Labelling
    • Package Insert Overview

Basic Statistics

  • Mean, Median and Mode
  • Bias , % Bias, SDI
  • SD, % CV, CVI

Quality Control Acceptance criteria

  • Laboratory Internal Quality Control
    • Error detection
    • Precision and Accuracy
    • Westgard rules and meaning
    • IQC performance monitoring

QC Out of Range Troubleshooting

  • Course Time: 1 Day from 09:00 – 17:00
  • Coffee Breaks and Lunch will be provided
  • Registration, Training Material and Certificates will be available through the Roche academy website:

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