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Covid-19 rapid antigen detection kits and CMPT PT samples

Early this year, CMPT in collaboration with BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) created a COVID-19 proficiency testing program geared to point of care (POC) testing sites. As testing became widespread and rapid testing systems began to proliferate, the College
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Summer 2021

ISSN 1496-3876                                             Summer 2021                               
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Spring 2021

ISSN 1496-3876                                             Spring 2021                               
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Shipping delayed again!!!???

This last year has been a very challenging one for us, and I have no doubt for all of our clients as well. From getting the denomination of essential service so all our employees could come to work and prepare
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Performance during the Pandemic

Last year has been an ordeal for many around the world.  Taking aside the risks, and unfortunate threats to human health that this year brought, organizations, institutions, and businesses have been definitely impacted, all too frequently negatively. Institutions (hospitals, laboratories,
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Updating Standards – 2020

ISO17043 standard update In the laboratory arena we understand standards; they are the foundation of our quality system and a fundamental part of our accreditation.  Reading, understanding, and adhering to standards is essential to getting better and staying better. Unfortunately,
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Connections Winter 2020 – 2021

VOLUME 24    NUMBER 4         WINTER- 2020 - 2021            ISSN 1496-3876 Donald B. Rix Professorship in Laboratory Quality The Rix Family Fund officially confirmed that it would support a new Donald B.
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Welcome Katrina Hurley to the Clinical Bacteriology Committee

CMPT welcomes Katrina to the expert committee and look forward to working with her and benefit from her expertise as a laboratory technologist. Katrina currently works at the Battlefords Union Hospital.

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Paper and Video challenges doubled!

Starting in May 2021, all Clinical Bacteriology surveys will include a Paper or Video Challenge. CMPT recognizes that the evaluation of the extra-analytical phase of laboratory testing is challenging and that there are few available tools to do it. Through
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CMPT online payment with credit card now available

Online payment with Credit card is now available for laboratories ordering PT programs. Member labs are required to login to member.cmpt.ca to order. New labs are asked to contact CMPT. If you have any questions, please contact us at cmpt.path@ubc.ca
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