Dr. Linda Kocovski is a forensic pathologist at the Ontario Provincial Forensic Pathology Unit. She completed her medical degree at the University of Sydney, Australia. She completed both her specialty training in General Pathology and subspecialty training in Forensic Pathology at McMaster University. Her roles and interest in General Pathology education and advocacy have included past secretary for the General Pathology section of the CAP-ACP and national specialty society observer for the General Pathology specialty committee of the RCPSC.
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
Differentiate between preanalytical, analytical and post-analytical error
Have a framework for structuring answers
Have a basic understanding of laboratory resource utilization and validation
An overview of the pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical errors that can be inherent within erroneous test results. A brief overview of equipment acquisition, validation and maintenance.
A brief review of issues in laboratory utilization.
Video will be available from January 19 – February 26, 2021