The management of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) has just concluded a 3-Day Assessors training programme on ISO 15189 for her staff at its headquarters as well as those of its zonal offices across the Country.
The training is to enable participants to understand the requirements for competence in medical laboratories and the process of accreditation for medical laboratories/bodies on ISO 15189:2012.
The training was fully commissioned by the Registrar/CEO, MLSCN Dr Tosan Erhabor and had Dr. Donald Ofili, the newly appointed Deputy Registrar in charge of laboratory accreditation services/ Zonal Offices of MLSCN as a lead trainer.
ISO 15189:2012 Medical laboratories -Requirements for quality and competence are used by Medical Laboratories in developing their quality management systems and assessing their own competence.
It is also used for confirming or recognising the competence of medical laboratories by laboratory customers, regulatory authorities and accreditation bodies.