Workshop

AABB Workshop

Sunday October 30th, 2022 // 9:00 am - 12:00 pm // Annapolis 3-4

There is no charge for this workshop, but pre-registration is requested.

The AABB Standards for Relationship Testing Laboratories may be purchased prior to the workshop at AABB.org

Description:

This workshop will address AABB accreditation topics, including the accreditation process, Relationship Testing Standards, proficiency testing, validations, and calculations.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Common Nonconformances to the AABB Standards for Relationship Testing and how to avoid them.
  2. An introduction to the initial accreditation process and requirements to maintain accreditation.
  3. Outcomes of recent relationship testing proficiency tests
  4. Complex relationship testing calculations.

 

Intended Audience:

Current AABB members as well as anyone interested in the AABB Accreditation Program for Relationship Testing Facilities.

 

The AABB Standards for Relationship Testing Laboratories may be purchased prior to the workshop at AABB.org. For questions regarding this workshop contact Marsha Deitz.

 

 

Agenda:

AABB Accreditation Program Updates and Common NonconformancesMarsha Deitz, MBA, MT (ASCP), CQA (ASQ)

Staff Lead Assessor, Relationship Testing, AABB

Quality SystemsChristine Bales, BS, MT (ASCP) I, CQA (ASQ)

Vice President, Consulting and Global Services, AABB

Outcomes of recent relationship testing proficiency tests

Complex relationship testing calculations.

 

Eric O’Neill, Ph.D.

AABB Relationship Testing Standards Committee member

Associate Technical Director, DNA Identification Testing Division, Labcorp

Complex Calculations with BrutusKent Harmon, Ph.D.

CEO, Sorenson Forensics

 

 

Speakers

Marsha DeitzChair

AABB

Marsha Deitz has worked for AABB as the staff Lead Assessor for Relationship Testing since January 2010. Marsha is a Certified Quality Auditor with ASQ, a certified lead auditor for ISO/IEC 17025, a forensic scientist and licensed Medical Technologist.

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