Quality management and quality control in IVF laboratories

You cannot control what you cannot measure.

The importance of implementing a robust system of Total Quality Management (TQM, SOPs, KPI) will be discussed. Participants will learn the skills and tools to measure and control critical process parameters. This course will also focus on theoretical and practical aspects of equipment management, equipment and method validation and how to control critical process parameters in order to achieve good and consistent results in embryo culture.

This workshop is targeted towards embryologist or laboratory managers planning to introduce/fine tune a Quality management and Quality control system in their service.

Day 1

Morning programme:

  • Quality management systems – part 1
  • Document management
  • Equipment management

Afternoon programme:

  • Hands-on session – part 1
  • CRG Lab visit
  • Method validation

Day 2

Morning programme:

  • Hands-on session – part 2 – Q&A
  • Bioassays

Afternoon programme:

  • Internal audits – theory and practice
  • Closure

Workshop fee: 2250€