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Nonconformity means that things did not go as intended (eg, error, mistake, lapse, accident). Find out what to do when you discover a nonconformity in the laboratory, how to investigate it, and how to assess risks associated with it.
This clinical pathology activity is intended for pathologists.
After completing this activity, you should be able to:
- Standardize your reaction to a nonconformity.
- Evaluate the need for corrective action.
- Describe how to determine the cause of a nonconformity using the five why method.
- Formalize your approach to assessing the risk of a nonconformity.
Frank Schneider, MD, FCAP
Clinical Pathology Improvement Program
Accreditation: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this internet enduring material educational activity for a
maximum of 1.25
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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This activity and evaluation are available January 17, 2022, and expire January 16, 2025, at 12:00 AM (ET). You must claim credit by this date and time.