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Connections Fall 2018

VOLUME 22    NUMBER 3         FALL - 2018            ISSN 1496-3876 CMPT Annual Committee Meeting This year CMPT held annual general meetings with its Committee of Experts for the Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, and Mycology programs. We also used this
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CMPT Annual Committee Meeting

This year CMPT held annual general meetings with its Committee of Experts for the Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, and Mycology programs. The purpose of these meetings was to plan ahead for the year and discuss ideas on how to improve the
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POLQM Quality Conference – Knowing your customers

On October 24, 2018 the UBC Program Office for Laboratory Quality Management or POLQM hosted a one-day conference/workshop on medical laboratory quality improvements, focusing on Knowing your customers Topics covered included What is Service Excellence and Why is it important?

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Connections Summer 2018

VOLUME 22    NUMBER 2         SUMMER - 2018            ISSN 1496-3876 A SUCCESSFUL VISIT TO CAMBODIA Dr. Michael Noble, Chair of CMPT and our sister program POLQM was invited to participate in training and education
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Professional Development Course Updates

  The Professional Development course is almost finished for the year. We are pleased to see 170 registered participants. We have received very good feedback from the students so we are already preparing for the 2019 year. Reminder: the course

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CMPT Data Entry Makeover

  We have been working on an alternative system for Data Entry for our Proficiency Testing programs. We should be launching some trials at the end of September. Stay tuned for communications from our Coordinator: Esther Kwok . As the

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2018 POLQM Conference

The  Program Office for Laboratory Quality Management (POLQM) is holding its annual conference in October. For more information please visit: https://polqm.med.ubc.ca/2018-polqm-conference/  

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WHMIS 2015 – What does it mean for you?

Canada has aligned the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). GHS is an international initiative to standardize chemical hazard classification and communication globally. WHMIS first became law in
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A successful visit to Cambodia

Dr. Michael Noble, Chair of CMPT and our sister program POLQM was invited to participate in training and education programs for laboratory managers and laboratory quality managers in Cambodia. The training and education programs for laboratory managers and laboratory quality
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Thank you Dr. Diane Roscoe

After 24 years of serving on the CMPT Clinical Bacteriology Committee we are saying good-bye to Dr. Roscoe, at least for the time being.  Dr. Roscoe, in her own style, has been a thought provoker on the committee, sitting back
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