BASIC WORKSHOP - Accreditation for beginners, how to implement ISO 15189


From 20 May 2011
Until 20 May 2011


Zagreb University School of Medicine
Croatian Institute for brain research
Šalata 12
10 000 Zagreb


Compare and share experiences of implementing and working with quality systems. Examine cases of concrete situations related to quality processes like non-conformities, reporting and training.

The specific objectives are to compare and share experiences of implementing and working with quality systems and to examine cases of concrete situations related to quality processes that may arise in laboratories, like non-conformities, reporting, training etc. Furthermore the common deficiencies in a quality management system and the ways to proceed for accreditation will be discussed during expert-led interactive sessions in small groups. ISO 15189 will be used as the reference standard during the workshop.

This workshop is organized in collaboration with the Clinical Genetics Society of Croatia.

For who?

This workshop is developed especially for laboratories that are at the start of the process of implementation of a quality management system . Participants include laboratory directors, scientists, technicians and quality managers.

The workshop is in English, but small-group discussions can be in the local language.

The number of participants is limited to 35.


Registration closes April 29, 2011 (but note that the number of places are limited).  

Registration fee

150 € for laboratories with a HDI below 0.845

320 € for laboratories with a HDI above 0.845

420 € for industrial partners

For more information about the HDI of your country, please consult the website below:

The fee covers documentation, lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments. Travel costs and accommodation are at the expense of your laboratory.

It is highly recommended to bring the ISO 15189 accreditation standard for medical laboratories with you. You can order a personalized copy of the ISO 15189 standard via the ISO web store



Registration fee does not include hotel accommodation. Participants should arrange their own accommodation or can contact: Mrs. Zeljka PAVLOVIC, e-mail zorsaghiimhr , tel 00 385 45 96 903

Cancellation policy

For cancellation within 6 weeks of the workshop, 50% of the registration fee is due to cover our costs.
For cancellation within 3 weeks or no-show, registration will be billed in full.

If you are unable to attend you may nominate a replacement participant and transfer the registration any time before the first day of the course.

EuroGentest reserves the right to cancel courses should insufficient registrations be received.
In that case, you will be informed 8 weeks before the workshop and the full registration fee will be refunded.

EuroGentest can not be held responsible for any additional financial loss incurred as a result of cancellation.



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