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Course Title: ISO 17025 Preparing for Lab Accreditation
Categories: 1 - Laboratory Information and Management
2 - Data Management
3 - Quality/Regulatory/Compliance
4 - Food
5 - Validation
Instructor(s): Siri Segalstad Course Number: 105
Affiliation: Segalstad Consulting AS
Course Date: 03/09/2016 - Wednesday Course Length: 2 Day Course
Start Time: 08:30 AM End Time: 05:00 PM
Course Date 2: 03/10/2016 - Thursday    
Start Time: 08:30 AM End Time: 05:00 PM
Fee: $1050 ($1450 after 2/12/16) Textbook Fee:

Course Description
Labs wanting to be accredited through the Lab Accreditation standard ISO 17025 will benefit from this class, where the whole standard will be explained. The result is a practical class with many examples of how to understand and solve the requirements in the standard: • Requirements in the standard • How to create the quality system • How to handle traceability and confidentiality • What to do with the IT systems? • How to handle contracts • How to cooperate with the customers Application categories: All types of calibration labs and analytical labs, both chemistry and other types of labs.

Target Audience
Anyone who is interested in ISO 17025 either because they have decided to apply for an accreditation in their lab, or because they are not sure if they will start the process or not. - Lab personnel - Lab managers - Other managers - QA

Course Outline
The class will cover all requirements in the standard and how to comply with these requirements.

Course Instructor's Biography
Siri H. Segalstad has worked with validation of IT systems in the pharmaceutical and other regulated industries since 1988. She has worked with accredited laboratories and knows the ISO 17025 standard very well. She was approved as an auditor for Norwegian Accreditation in 1998. She has also written the book “International IT Regulations and Compliance”, Wiley 2008 which covers all aspects of IT regulations and validation. She is the lead consultant in Segalstad Consulting AS, Oslo, Norway She has been teaching this class at Pittcon for many years with good feedbacks from the participants.