NAACLS to Offer Hybrid Workshop in November 2022

(Last Updated On: July 21, 2022)

NAACLS will conduct a hybrid (in person and virtual concurrently) workshop titled, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Taming the NAACLS Accreditation Process by Evaluating Examples of Submissions,” on Thursday, November 3, 2022 from 7:30am-4:00pm CST.

Upon completion of this workshop, the participants should be able to:

  1. Investigate the accreditation process from Application Packet through Interim Report.
  2. Describe how to complete a Self-Study Report and site visit utilizing NAACLS Standards, Standards Compliance Guide and review forms.
  3. Identify compliance and non-compliance with the Standards by reviewing examples of Self-Study Report and site visit submissions.
  4. Describe required processes for continued accreditation, including completion of progress report or interim report.

The workshop will be held at (virtual attendance details will be provided at a later time):

Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Suites Hotel

8500 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue

Chicago, IL 60631

Tele: 773-380-9600

NAACLS has a block of 15 guest rooms for Wed, 11/2/22 at the rate of $135.00 + tax.  A link is featured on the Cvent event page. Guest room reservation cut-off date is 10/2/22.

ASCLS P.A.C.E. and ASCP approve NAACLS as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences. This workshop is an intermediate level program. The following contact hours will be awarded at the workshop: ASCLS = 6.5; ASCP = 6.5.

The workshop will be presented by:

Candice Grayson, MS, MA, MT(ASCP), Program Director of the MLT and HT Programs at Community College of Baltimore County in Baltimore, MD. Ms. Grayson is an MLT Educator on the NAACLS Review Committee for Accredited Programs (RCAP).

Laura Ahonen, MS, MT(ASCP), Program Director of the MLT and Phlebotomy Programs at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, WI. Ms. Ahonen is the Chair and a Phlebotomy Educator on the NAACLS Programs Approval Review Committee (PARC).

Registration types/fees/deadlines are as follows:


$275/person (EARLY BIRD FEE) – Deadline October 3, 2022

$300/person (GENERAL FEE) – Deadline October 24, 2022


$350/person (EARLY BIRD FEE) – Deadline October 3, 2022

$375/person (GENERAL FEE) – Deadline October 24, 2022

NAACLS has a limit of 75 people in person.

Please visit for more information and to register via a Cvent Link. You will be asked during registration if you will attend IN PERSON or VIRTUALLY, and information you will receive after registration will be based on your type of attendance. Thank you for your interest in NAACLS workshops!

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