Quality Assessment

Recorded on April 13, 2016 Hosted by Kathy Nucifora, Director of Accreditation, COLA and Irwin Rothenberg, Technical Writer / Quality Advisor, COLA Resources, Inc (CRI) Quality Assessment (QA) is a pro-active, continuous process of systemic reviews that monitor all phases of laboratory testing; ensuring that all standards of performance are met; and that any deficiencies noted…

Technical Consultant / Technical Supervisor Responsibilities

Recorded on Monday, January 25, 2016 Hosted by Kathy Nucifora, Director of Accreditation, COLA. The ability of a laboratory to provide quality services cannot be achieved without the direct involvement of dedicated Technical Management. In a moderate complexity lab, this is typically the Technical Consultant and in a high complexity lab this is typically one…

Meaningful Competency Assessment

Hosted by Kathy Nucifora, Director of Accreditation, COLA Recorded on Monday, December 7, 2015  Differentiate between Competency Assessment and the traditional performance evaluation Outline the six CLIA-required components of Competency Assessment Apply methods described to conduct and document meaningful competency assessments Comply with COLA criteria that address Competency Assessments Please Click Here to access the COLA Competency…