Uncertainty of Measurement

Content
3 modules

Difficulty
Intermediate

Course Length
30 mins

Instructor
Margaret Ciaccio

Released
03 Sep 2019

Price
$95.00

Description

If you measure something multiple times often you may get different numbers. This is a simple definition of   variability. Variability is also called Uncertainty of Measurement (UM) in ISO references. It is often called ‘lab error’.  

This short course is intended to give you a basic understanding of measurement uncertainty in laboratory testing.

At the conclusion of this course you will earn a certificate of completion that you can download and keep for your records. There will also be an option to download a PDF copy of the lesson content to keep and use as a reference. 

This course will be available to you for 1 year from the date of purchase.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to...

  • Define uncertainty of measurement
  • Identify the three categories of methods defined by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation according to uncertainty
  • Identify sources of uncertainty
  • Summarize how to use standard deviation and control charting to measure uncertainty of measurement

Certificate

By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Mérieux NutriSciences Completion

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