Effective leadership begins with understanding the various responsibilities and authority of individuals in the laboratory and how these individuals work together. Those who govern, manage, and lead a laboratory have both authority and responsibility.
Leaders are responsible for complying with laws and regulations and for meeting the laboratory’s responsibility to the patient population served. Over time, effective leadership helps overcome barriers and communication problems in the laboratory, and the laboratory becomes more efficient and effective.
This course will be concerned with the structures for governance and accountability that may differ according to the laboratory and its size, mandate, and whether it is publicly or privately owned. Have a defined governance structure provides clarity for everyone in the laboratory, including managers, technical leadership, and staff regarding who is accountable for making final decisions and oversight of the laboratory’s overall direction. While governance provides oversight and support, it is the commitment and planning efforts of the laboratory leadership as well as the departments and services leaders that ensures the smooth and efficient management of the laboratory.
Effective planning is initiated by identifying the stakeholders’ needs and designing the service accordingly, the laboratory vision provides a direction and common goal to the laboratory to ensure effective safe and patient centred care is provided equally for patients the course will guide the laboratory to assign duties to the different levels of management and to ensure effective communication to achieve planned goals and objectives.
- The effective structure and functions of governing body
- Ensure the effectiveness of laboratory leadership
- Develop strategic and operational plan for different types of medical laboratory.
- Understand how to establish a utilization management system in laboratory.
- Enhance and improve the ethical management