Management and Administration of Laboratories

The Oakstone Institute Board Review

Lectures covering all aspects of running a high quality, regulation compliant lab. Ideal for MOC.

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Running a High Quality, Compliant Laboratory

The Management and Administration of Laboratories program features 15 audio presentations and study materials covering all aspects of implementing and sustaining high quality lab operations. It is a convenient way to earn CME credit and stay on top of a field that requires strict regulatory compliance and adherence to ever-changing best practices. Ideal for home study, the course is intended for both training and practicing Laboratory Directors and senior level clinical laboratory scientists. Lectures are presented by Program Director, Valerie L. Ng, who is an acclaimed doctor, pathologist and lab director with the University of California, San Francisco and the Alameda County Medical Center.

Convenient CME

A clinically based review, this learn-at-your-own-pace course provides 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Accessible online, the program provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so that you may confidently incorporate the latest thinking and guidelines into your daily practice. This activity meets the American Board of Pathology's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

  • Basic Statistics - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Equipment - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Finances & Budget - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Information Management - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Laboratory Safety - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Licensure and Accreditation - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Management of Costs (Utilization Management) - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Management of the Laboratory: Basic Regulations - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Personnel Management - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Personnel Requirements - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Quality Control - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Quality Management System - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Reimbursement & Productivity - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Staffing & Scheduling - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD
  • Strategic Planning - Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD

Program Director

Valerie L. Ng, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Clinical Laboratory Medicine Emeritus
  • University of California, San Francisco

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: June 15, 2015
Date of Credit Termination: June 15, 2018
Estimated Time to Complete: 17.5 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

This activity meets the American Board of Pathology’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this CME activity, you will be better able to:

  • Understand licensure requirements and current regulations for operating a clinical laboratory
  • Summarize the responsibilities of the Laboratory Director
  • Understand the essential elements of a Quality Management System
  • Incorporate professional society recommendations pertaining to personnel, budget, equipment, safety and other areas of lab operations
  • Implement and sustain the highest levels of quality control while incorporating basic regulations into management of the lab

Intended Audience

This course is intended for both training and practicing Laboratory Directors and senior level clinical laboratory scientists.

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