CHM 102 ETSU Chemistry Discussion
You are using this discussion to practice the communication of errors in QC/QA to members of the patient care team. This is a common practice for medical laboratory scientists and this skill applies to all who work with data and possible system failure.
Here’s something to get you thinking about this:EDUCATING OTHERS: A NECESSARY COMPONENT OF QUALITY Links to an external site.
Discuss one of the following scenarios with your team. When everyone has discussed, you should have some good tips to use in your future practice. This is a learning experience and we don’t expect you to have all of the answers. Remember to review and summarize the posts of your peers!
How will you communicate ONE of the following ?- consider best practice in communication and educating others.
1. You need to reject a specimen for K+ testing because the specimen was collected in EDTA (review previous knowledge about specimen types and anti-coagulants)
2. You are questioning a sample because of a major Delta check failure related to the creatinine level
3. You must delay result reporting because there are errors in quality control for the analyte being tested.