PT Scheme Design (08:30 – 10:30)

PT Scheme Design training will take participants through factors to be considered when organizing a PT offering.

Attendees will learn about the important aspects of planning the new scheme, preparation of PT items, requirements and criteria for assessment of homogeneity and stability, fit-for-purpose statistical design, reporting and evaluation of participant data.

In addition, the training will focus on importance of effective communication with the participants, prevention of collusion between laboratories and confidentiality. Examples of challenges that the PT providers face today and new emerging trends for PT operation will finalize the programme.

Case studies and exercises will further illustrate the topics discussed.