• To  spread and implant in all the National  Territory the Quality External Control Program   -  PRO-EX  or  Proficiency Test, destined to the Clinical Laboratories and  Blood Banks, monitoring their analytical performance;

  • To abide by the international norms and directives advocated by the national and international organizations in the planning, composition, implantation and evaluation, relative to the proficiency tests;

  • To prepare handouts about  technical-scientific, administrative or quality control  subjects  to help the Participating Laboratory in its continuous education;

  • To evaluate the results of its  Participants, calculating the consensus mean, standard deviation, variation coefficient and deviation relative to the mean, as well as, the monthly and yearly evaluation, providing them with a  concept and classification;

  • To stimulate and help the Participating Laboratories to prepare the procedures for the implantation of  a  quality management system, compatible with its size and complexity.   

Access the PNCQ Impartiality Statement  here.


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