The majority of laboratory staff is not sufficiently educated and trained in quality control (QC) and quality assurance. QC is a huge portion of the modern lab. Unfortunately, only a small portion of techs actually understand it. Supervisors and laboratory leaders need to provide all the tools needed for their lab peers to learn and understand the material, write Christina Bazanele-Sabatka, MLS(ASCP)CM, and Erika Montoya, MLS(ASCP)CM, in the June 2018 issue of Critical Values.
To read about their suggestions to check quality indicators throughout the laboratory, click here.