EQALM Annual Symposium, 19-20 Oct 2017, Dublin
IEQAS were the national organiser for this international event, in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry, Dublin. IEQAS is a member of EQALM, a “European group of organisations involved in the external quality assessment of laboratory medicine services”.
The 2-day event was an excellent opportunity for discussion about all-things-EQA, with 82 delegates from 27 different countries (mostly European, but also Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Turkey, USA).
Book of Abstracts Presentations will be available soon on www.eqalm.org.
Feedback from Delegates.
Many thanks to the Academy for their support for this Symposium.
Dr Ann Leonard (Tallaght Hospital, Dublin) presented Quality Monitoring of Pre-Analytical Sample Labelling, which was very well-received. Prof Mauro Panteghini (Research Centre for the Metrological Traceability in Laboratory Medicine (CIRME), University of Milan, Italy) presented the annual “Adam Uldall lecture”: The role of EQA in the verification of in-vitro medical diagnostics.
Other plenary sessions included:
There were 10 poster presentations on various topics, including: