Laboratory Quality Management System Certificate Program

Laboratory Quality Management System Certificate Program

This newly redesigned and streamlined LQMS program features engaging interactive elements and specific step-by-step instructions to help you smoothly navigate regulatory and accreditation requirements. The program includes easy-to-navigate lessons for each of the 12 Quality System Essentials in the Quality Management System (QMS) model presented in CLSI guideline QMS01—A Quality Management System Model for Laboratory Services. The course's dynamic new features include: 

  • Regular knowledge checks.
  • Interactive graphics.
  • Fun matching and sorting activities.
  • Interactive timelines.
  • Engaging video lessons.
  • Searchability.
At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:  
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the processes your laboratory needs to implement and maintain an effective Quality Management System. 
  • Determine your personal level of QMS knowledge and address any gaps. 
  • Develop a foundation for pursuing more advanced quality certification.  

Receive 13 P.A.C.E.® CE credits for your participation in the course, upon completion of the final exam.  

 CLSI is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.

All materials in this course are copyrighted.

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Course Author

Lucia Berte has many years’ experience as a trainer and consultant in laboratory quality management. She has authored many articles, chapters, and books and provided webconferences, workshops, and learning courses about medical laboratory quality management for several laboratory professional organizations. She served on the drafting team for the last two editions of the ISO 15189 medical laboratory standard and has developed guidelines, educational materials, and online learning programs about laboratory quality management systems for CLSI.


CLSI Laboratory Quality Management System Certificate Program
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package.
LQMS Final Examination
20 Questions  |  10 attempts  |  16/20 points to pass
20 Questions  |  10 attempts  |  16/20 points to pass Please complete the test with at least a 80% passing score. After you’ve passed the test, you’ll be awarded your certificate of completion.
LQMS Course Evaluation
8 Questions
P.A.C.E. Credits and Certificate
13.00 P.A.C.E. credits  |  Certificate available
13.00 P.A.C.E. credits  |  Certificate available