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Quality Indicator Worksheet Dr. Michale Noble created the Quality Indicator Worksheet.
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Bio-Rad Workshop on Laboratory Qulaity
Beijing China
July 2014

Clinical Impact of Quality Control
-Dr. Michael Moble
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Victoria, BC Canada

April 2, 2014

A Truer Counting of Error and Poor Quality Costs
- Dr. Michael Noble
Changing Landscape of Antimicrobial Susceptilbility Testing and Surveilance in Canada
- Dr. Robert Rennie
Enhancing Patient Safety Through Improved Blood Culturing
Dr. John Galbraith
Using Clinical Decision Support Coupled With Audit and Feedback to Optimize the Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in Residential Care
Dr. Victor Leung
Results of a National Proficiency Test for 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing AND/OR MALDI-TOF Testing
- Ms. Kathryn Bernard
A Trending View of Proficiency Testing of Throat Swabs Cultures
Ms. Veronica Resstelli

Implementing an Implementation Strategy for ISO 15189:2012

Counting the Costs of Poor Quality

Dr. Noble presented at the Excellence in Laboratory Quality Management Workshop,
Saudi Arabia, February 2014
Risk Management in the
Medical Laboratory:
Reducing Risk through Application of Standards
Dr. Noble presented at The Biomedical Standards eXchange Forum, Singapore, Nov 2013
Everything you want to know about
ISO 15189:2012 Medical Laboratories:
Requirements for Quality and Competence
Dr. Noble presented at the Seeding Knowledge Forum Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Nov 2013

Quality Systems and their Relationship to Proficiency Testing

The History of Quality Management Risk

Reduction in the Clinical Laboratory

A discussion on how EQA or PT can be used to strengthen many aspects of a laboratory’s internal audit, and competency requirements.  Proficiency Testing PowerPoint Presentation originally presented at the Lab Quality Confab Conference, Atlanta September 2008


PowerPoint Presentation

pdf-format of a Powerpoint Presentation

"International Standards for Proficiency Testing Providers"

Interview with Dr. Noble in the CSA In Health Newsletter Issue 02 Winter 06This pdf-format of a PowerPoint presention was given at a workshop (June 2009 - Leuven Belgium) of the EuGeneTest, the EU-funded network of excellence for European genetics testing laboratories and PT providers.
The topic was to look at standards for quality and competence for proficiency testing providers.
The subject was the new creation of an ISO standard 17043 and where it would fit as a measure that EuGenTest providers could consider.

Advanced Laboratories 2010 ( Marcus Evans - Melbourne)
Presentation from the Marcus Evans Conference on Advanced Laboratories September 2010. Permission for presentations from Marcus Evans and Mr. Don Mikkelsen.
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Building Sustainable Laboratory Systems for Health Dr. Robert Martin, I-TECK, Department of Global Health, University of Washington,
visited Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British
Columbia and gave a presentation on March 31, 2011 at UBC
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Communicating Quality Seminar - Montreal, April 6, 2011

Communicating Quality - Dr.Michael Noble
Accreditation Body - Friend or Foe? - Ms. Julie Coffey
Laboratory Medicine Enters the Era of Quality Management Systems - Mr. Robert Michel
Impact of Culture on Communication and Quality
- Ms. Sara Garcha

AMMI - CACMID Quality Management Seminar - Vancouver, May 2012

Costs and Consequences of Breaking Confidentiality - Dr. Michael Noble
Canadian Standards Association's New Standard for Pre-examination Process - Ms. Anne-Marie Martel
Canadian Standards Association New Annex on Sample Collection for Microbiology, with Special Reference to Out-of-Hospital Patients - Dr. Robert Rennie
Direct to Patient Reporting - Ms. Krystyna Hommen
Monitoring Error in the Medical Laboratory - Ms. Veronica Restelli

CSCC - SQBC Annual General Meeting - Quebec City, June 2012
Laboratory Quality in Canada and the Canadian Standard Association - Dr. Michael Noble
Counting the Cost National Society for Histotechnology
Vancouver, October 2012

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Using Modern Tools to Enhance Your Laboratory’s Quality

Dr. Noble presented for the BC Society for Medical Laboratory Science (BCSLS)
November 22, 2012
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AMMI - CACMID Canada Quality Seminar
Quebec, April 2013

Risk and the Medical Laboratory - Dr. Michael Noble
Sigma Metrics in the Clinical Laboratory: From Theory to Practice - Dr. Dana Bailey
The Implementation of a Quality Management System in a Community Hospital Laboratory - Luc Lafrance
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