EQA Participation

CMPT’s participation in Provincial, National, and International Committees
  • Dr. Noble at Standards Council - Singapore 2013

    Dr. Noble at Standards Council – Singapore 2013

    Canadian External Quality Assessment Advisory Group on Antibiotic Resistance (CEQA-AGAR).

  • British Columbia Water Laboratory Approval Committee.
  • National Committee for Medical Laboratory Quality Systems: CSA International.
  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee 212; Quality Management for Medical Laboratories; Narita, Japan and London, England.
  • European Organization for External Quality Assessment for Laboratory Medicine (EQUALM) Microbiology Section –
Presentations and Meetings – 2016
  • LabQuality Days 2016 – The ways in which we measure and grade preanalytic and postanalytic performance in microbiology by Performance Testing. Dr. M. Noble
Presentations and Meetings – 2015
  • Dr. Noble at the 2015 Laboratory Quality Management Conference

    Dr. Noble at the 2015 Laboratory Quality Management Conference

    Lab Quality Confab 2015 – Can We Improve Quality in Laboratories? Issues and Opportunities in Lab Accreditation, Proficiency Testing, and Use of Quality Management Systems – Dr. M. Noble

  • PT-CONF 2015 5th International Proficiency Testing Conference- Clinical Microbiology Proficiency Testing Program: thirty-three years of evolution and progress. Dr. M. Noble
  • PTS – Proficiency Testing Scheme. Dr. M. Noble
  • WHO – Geneva – International committee to redevelop a manual to give some instruction on what a developing country needs to consider when creating a new PT program or expanding an existent one.
  • Proficiency Testing of MALDI-TOF MS. New Technologies Workshop. Jingmen Hubei Province, China. May 2015.
  • Quality and the Medical Laboratory: Understanding Errors and their Solutions. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine General Pathology Academic Half Day. June 2015
Presentations and Meetings – 2014
  • Risk Management in the Medical Laboratory: Reducing Risk through Application of Stand-ards. CSMLS Annual Conference (Labcon) Saskatoon Sask. June 2014
  • Clinical Impact of Quality Control (1). Bio-Rad Workshop. Hong Kong PR China. July 2014.
  • Clinical Impact of Quality Control (2). Bio-Rad Workshop. Beijing PR China. July 2014.
  • Proficiency Testing for the Ability to Assess and Report Urine Colony Counts. European Association for EQA (EQALM) Toulouse France October 2014. Noble MA.
  • Developing a Quality Implementation program for the Medical Laboratory.  Excellence in Laboratory Quality Management.  Riyadh Saudi Arabia.  February 2014.
  • Counting the Costs of Poor Quality.  Excellence in Laboratory Quality Management.  Riyadh Saudi Arabia.  February 2014.
  • Truer Counting of Error and Poor Quality Costs.  AMMI-Canada CACMID Quality Seminar.  Victoria BC.  March 2014.
  • A Trending View of Proficiency Testing of Throat Swabs Cultures.  AMMI-Canada CACMID Quality Seminar.  Victoria BC.  March 2014.