VT-ASQ Presents:

 Sustaining Quality in the Medical Laboratory 

The critical role of assurance and control

 Program Overview:

  • Definition of quality in a medical laboratory operation
  • How we know that we have the appropriate level of quality assurance & control?
  • Quality plans – what is it, how and why is it developed and who is involved?
  • Quality assurance – What is typically reviewed, why is it reviewed and how often?
  • Quality control – what tools are used and why is it needed? SOPs – why are they important and how they form the basis of assurance and control?
  • Validation & verifications – what is involved in bringing a test onsite?
  • Audits- Internal, external, and regulatory agencies; what they focus on and why?

Presenter:  Joseph Wawrzynski, MBA, FACHE, MT(ASCP)BB, DLMCM, CPHQ, CQA(ASQ)

  • “This program will compare quality in the Medical Laboratory with quality in your industry.”

When:      Thursday  February 22, 2018

Time:         5:45 pm  Registration;  6:00 pm  Dinner

Place:        Trader Duke (formerly Doubletree) Inn, 1117 Williston Rd, Burlington, VT   05403

Cost:          $30 ASQ and TPC Members; $35 for non-members of ASQ or TPC

Directions:  At the Interstate 89 Exit 14 interchange, travel East on Williston Road, Route 2, toward the airport for about ¼ mile. The Doubletree Inn is on the right side, with Trader Duke’s Restaurant.

We would appreciate your registration & advance payment through PayPal for this upcoming event.  Please use the link to our website:  http://www.vtasq.org

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RSVP as well to:

Sara Ethier; VTASQ Program Chair 


48-hr cancellation notice required to avoid billing or to receive a full refund


Past Programs:  

December 2017 Holiday Networking event at First Republic Brewery in Essex VT

April 2017: 14th Star Brewery Tour in Saint Albans.

March 2017: Risk-based Process Assurance & Quality Prevention. A panel of operations & quality leaders from Vermont companies will speak to their efforts, past and present, to be more “risk-based’; including how they see that risk management is enhancing the quality provided to the customers and “interested parties” their organization serves.

Jan 2017 - Benefits & Challenges of Setting Up and Maintaining a “Green” Supply ChainVT-ASQ Section 0112 is pleased to presents: TPC Networking eventRevisions to ISO 9001:2015 Program Overview:

Feb 2017: ISO 9001:2015 is less a radical departure from past versions than the logical outcome of a long evolution. Jim’s presentation will highlight the real changes from the previous version of the standard, focus on what changes currently registered organizations must do satisfy changes in the 2015 version, and attempt to demystify the requirements for “risk-based thinking,” which have generate much discussion and concern in the quality community. Click the following link for the PowerPoint presentation slides:

Link to ISO9001:2015 PPT

Sep 2016: A Plant Tour of Renewable NRG Systems

June 2016 - Managing Change in Complex Times - Presented by George Strodtbeck.

April 2016:  Managing Subjective QualityFeb 2016: TrackWise Document Control - Presented by Lisa Desmet

Jan 2016: 10th Annual PC Networking Night Jan. 28 2016December 2015:  Program:  VT-ASQ Section 0112 is pleased to present:

Annual Holiday Celebrate Quality Event

October 2015: Risk Management with Duke Oakes.

September 2015 - Supplier Management

April 2015:ISO: Risk Based Thinking -15 TakeawaysISO: Risk Based Thinking -15 TakeawaysFull Product Lifecycle Quality Record Management

Presenter: Craig Giles

Annual Holiday Dinner event (Free)

Upcoming Trends in Supply Chain Management

Click here for Presentation pdf