Tuesday, August 17, 2021
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern

This session will look at preparing and maintaining the laboratory for inspections by understanding the most common deficiencies given during inspections. By implementing strong quality measures including competency and performing tracer audits, laboratories can use these tools to prevent deficiencies and stay inspection-ready.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the most common deficiencies.
  • Analyze your laboratory’s practices and implement solutions to prevent deficiencies.
  • Explain how to enhance competency practices.

​​​​This basic-level, complimentary webinar is produced by Whitehat Communications. Whitehat Communications is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.

About the Speaker

Donna Castellone

Donna D. Castellone, MS, MASCP, MT(ASCP), SH
Laboratory Consultant
Columbia Medical Center

Donna has 36 years of clinical laboratory experience in special coagulation and quality management and 6 years of industry clinical trial experience, including PhD work on standardization of laboratory testing (all but dissertation). Donna has written several book chapters, many publications, and has presented many coagulation lectures to diverse audiences at all levels of expertise. Donna presently serves on the Executive Committee of the North American Specialized Coagulation Laboratory Association (NASCOLA) as Secretary, on the Publication Committee and Pre-Curriculum Committee for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), and on the Expert Committee for Hematology for the Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI). She is also a member of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), the International Society for Laboratory Hematology (ISLH), and the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

We thank the Virginia POCC Group for their commitment to supporting continuing education.

Orchard Software is a proud sponsor of this P.A.C.E®-accredited opportunity on behalf of ​Whitehat Communications.