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Is it Method Verification or Validation, or Just Semantics?

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Course Description:

The Webinar will discuss the distinction between and requirements for method validation and method verification, to comply with ISO/IEC Standard 17025:2005 for laboratory accreditation in food/water microbiology. Quantitative and Qualitative methods have different performance measurement requirements and require different statistical analyses.

Why should you Attend?

Without a clear understanding of the different analytical approaches for verification and validation, laboratories often end up doing more unnecessary, costly work, with little benefit. Very often the inappropriate analytical strategy used is unacceptable to meet the requirements for accreditation and the effort needs to be repeated. Learn to do it right the 1st time! Although method validation and method verification are related terms, they have very different analytical and statistical requirements particularly for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025:2005. Understanding these differences is essential for developing appropriate strategies for assessing a method’s fitness for purpose. This webinar will not only address the semantics, but will also discuss the appropriate analytical and statistical approaches to achieving successful verification and validation studies.

Areas Covered:

In this webinar we will:

  • Performance characteristics

  • Establishing analytical competency

  • Fitness for purpose concept

  • Validation of Qualitative Methods

  • Verification of Qualitative Methods

  • Validation of Quantitative Methods

  • Verification of Quantitative Methods
  • Who will benefit?

  • Microbiological bench analysts

  • QA managers

  • Laboratory managers/supervisors

  • QC practitioners

  • Registration Options


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    Speaker Details

    Michael Brodsky

    Michael Brodsky

    Biotechnolgy Expert

    Michael has been a technical assessor in food microbiology for the Standards Council of Canada, Laboratory Accreditation Program (PALCAN) and is a lead auditor/assessor in environmental microbiology for the Canadian Association for Analytical Laboratories (CALA) since 2000. In 2001, Michael was recognized as an ISO 9000:2000 Certified Lead Auditor.He is a past president of the Ontario Food Protection Association (OFPA), the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) and AOAC International.

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    Participants/Registrants for our live events, may cancel up to 72 hours prior to the start of the live session and ComplyArena will issue a letter of credit to be used towards any of ComplyArena's future events. The letter of credit will be valid for 12 months.

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