Competency information


Critically evaluate the role of calibration and quality assurance in pathology and imaging departments in ensuring accuracy of test outcomes and identifying any potential errors or risks when applied in clinical practice.


  • Methods of risk assessment relevant to work activity.
  • Hazards and risks associated with the working environment and the procedures to be performed.
  • The implication of defective equipment and devices on patient care.

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 5 Outcome In a supportive role assist in performing safety checks, calibration and quality assurance of imaging and pathology equipment using local, national or international standards.