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EP23™ Online Workshop: Risk-Based Tools to Meet IQCP Requirements






Our arrangement with the Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI), creators of the EP-23 Guideline, affords our clients a 15-20% discount on all of their products, events and services. Take advantage of our collaboration and/or create a customized Education and Consulting package unique to your laboratory's needs.


We have collaborated on setting a series of dates for the CLSI EP-23 Online Workshop where participants can take the modules online and get actual review and feedback of their laboratory's IQCP from the experts. MLT Consultants' clients not only get the expertise of CLSI but also work directly with our Technical Consultants to complete an IQCP and successfully implement it as well.


 One-on-one Sessions available


with your preferred attendance date, subject to availability.


  • Clients can register at any time and begin taking the workshop courses 24/7 online. Once they are ready to submit their IQCP for review, the best date/time available will be scheduled.

  • Dates for the IQCP Review are available throughout 2015 and are scheduled each month based on client availability.

  • MLT Consultants' clients can contact MLT Consultants during the course for Technical Assistance at no additional cost as a benefit of partnering with us on IQCP Compliance. This is subject to availability and more formal Technical Consulting services are available as needed.



This fun and interesting online workshop allows for anyone, anywhere, anytime to learn about EP23 and its intent to help simplify QC based on risk management.


The new EP23™ online workshop is a distance learning program that imparts the knowledge and skills necessary for the successful implementation of CLSI document EP23-A™—Laboratory Quality Control Based on Risk Management; Approved Guideline. The program consists of self-paced lessons followed by a homework assignment, an interactive, one-on-one online lesson, and an evaluation section.

Implementing the IQCP approach is an alternative QC option for replacing the existing equivalent quality control option.


Lesson #1: Risk Management Definition
Lesson #2: Example (An example explaining the concepts of EP23)

Lesson #3: Assessing Risk (A lesson showcasing new risk assessment concepts not typically used by laboratorians)
Lesson #4: The EP23 Implementation Workbook
Lesson #5: The EP23 Worksheet
Lesson #6: CMS/CLIA IQCP Requirements


The homework assignment (to be completed before participation in the online lesson) allows participants to create a quality control plan (QCP) for an analyte used in their health care settings.


During the online lesson, the participant will receive feedback and tips on enhancing their QCP example from a CLSI instructor. This online lesson interaction aims to answer any specific questions or concerns about implementing a successful QC program.


The EP23 Online Workshop is $425 (ONLY WHEN PURCHASED THROUGH MLT CONSULTANTS!) and includes*:

  • Access to the Online Workshop

  • EP23 Implementation Workbook

  • EP23 Worksheet Template

  • EP23 Quick Guide

*The EP23-A Document should be purchased separately.


This program was created by EP23 experts and can be completed in

approximately five hours for 5.0 P.A.C.E.® continuing education credits.


Frequently Asked Questions about EP-23







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