The page below is a sample from the LabCE course Basics of Lean and Six Sigma for the Laboratory. Access the complete course and earn ASCLS P.A.C.E.-approved continuing education credits by subscribing online.

Learn more about Basics of Lean and Six Sigma for the Laboratory (online CE course) »
How to Subscribe
MLS & MLT Comprehensive CE Package
Includes 97 CE courses, most popular
$95 Add to cart
Pick Your Courses
Up to 8 CE hours
$50 Add to cart
Individual course$20 Add to cart

Process Map

After the team has had a chance to observe the process, a flow chart detailing the process is created. After everyone agrees on the accuracy of the flowchart, the team should decide what steps are value-added and which are non-value-added. Here is an example of a flowchart detailing the flow of a specimen.