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AM21-42: Creating a Meaningful Self-Assessment Program for Your Transfusion Service

‐ Oct 19, 2021 2:30pm

Expiration Date: Dec 31, 2023

Credits: None available.

How much is not enough? How much is too much? Creating a comprehensive and meaningful internal assessment program can seem like a daunting project, especially if you are trying to do it alone! This session will focus on practical quality audits that any transfusion service can develop, schedule, and perform that meet accreditation requirements for self-assessment, add value to your quality program by uncovering problem areas to focus on, and promote ongoing quality improvement. Examples of various internal audits and easy-to-follow audit tools will be shared, as well as tips on how to grow and maintain your self-assessment program by utilizing your own team members as assessors with the goal of maximizing the benefits to be gained from a robust internal quality audit program. You can do this!!! We're here to help you.

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Learning Objectives:

  • Review accreditation requirements for an internal assessment program.
  • Identify various internal audits that best measure performance.
  • Utilize strategies for creating audit tools that are easy to use and encourage the development of your staff’s quality detective skills.
  • Discuss helpful tips on how to strengthen and maintain your internal assessment program.




  • Suzanne Butch, MLS(ASCP)SBB:
    Nothing to Disclose

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Credits Available

AM21-42: Creating a Meaningful Self-Assessment Program for Your Transfusion Service Evaluation