Problems in the laboratories
Your assignment for this module is to undertake the following tasks.
You will be given a case study, The case study is the attachment called "introduction to the lab"
You will be required to review the case study and undertake a cause and effect diagram to help to establish the root cause(s) of the problem.
You will then concentrate on one of the root causes and undertake a 5 whys analysis.
When completing the cause & effect and the 5 whys you will need to make some assumptions about the outcomes from your investigations, you need to CLEARLY articulate what these assumptions are.
The case study will include some references to ISO 15189, you need to review these clauses and articulate what they mean for the pathology laboratory
As a guide this assignment should be between 8 and 10 pages in length.
The assignment must include the following: completed assignment coversheet as the first page, title page and a Table of Contents where appropriate. The assignment must have a footer indicating your name, assignment number/topic and page numbers eg. 1 of 5. Name your file using your initials or family name and then assignone eg. kmassignone, would be my file name for the assignment.