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IQCP for CLIA Laboratory Nonwaived Testing: Workbook Tool -- Webcast
Clinical Labs

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Time:    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time

Individual Quality Control Plan (IQCP) is a Quality Control (QC) option for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) laboratories performing non-waived testing. IQCP will provide laboratories with flexibility in customizing QC policies and procedures. The IQCP Education and Transition Period will conclude on December 31, 2015.

Learn how to customize an IQCP for your laboratory. This MLN Connects Event introduces participants to “Developing an IQCP, a Step-by-Step Guide,” a new workbook developed by CMS and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A question and answer session follows the presentation.


  • IQCP Workbook
  • Example scenario and forms for performing a Risk Assessment
  • Creating a QC Plan
  • Identifying Quality Assessment monitors

Target Audience: Laboratorians, professional organizations, quality improvement experts and other interested stakeholders

Call Materials: 
Slide Presentation [PDF, 1MB]

Audio Recording [ZIP, 22MB]

Written Transcript [PDF, 532KB]


Continuing Education Credit Information:

Review CE Activity Information & Instructions for specific details.

IACET Designation Statement:
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEU(s) for this program. CEU will be awarded to participants who meet all criteria for successful completion of this educational activity. CEU credit for this course expires July 26, 2015.

ACCME Designation Statement:
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit for this course expires July 26, 2015.

Accreditation Statements:
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For more information, visit the IQCP webpage.