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NAACLS is seeking candidates for our Programs Review Committees. The following positions will be open for nomination in 2018:

Review Committee for Accredited Programs (RCAP)

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Representative – 1

Histotechnician/Histotechnologist (HT/HTL) Representative – 1

Pathologists’ Assistant (PathA) Representative – 1

Two-Year Educator (i.e. Dean, Department Chair) – 1

Clinical Pathologist – 1

Programs Approval Review Committee (PARC)

Phlebotomy (PBT) Representative – 1

Information on eligibility and responsibilities for the positions, along with Candidate Fact Sheets for those seeking nominations, are available here – Committee Membership Info.

Nominations, which should include completed Candidate Fact Sheets and CV’s, need to be sent to the NAACLS office by February 1, 2018. Nominations may be faxed to (773) 714-8886, emailed to nominations@naacls.org, or sent via mail to 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, Illinois, 60018. Submitted nominations will be forwarded for a vote to the NAACLS Board of Directors in April 2018.

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We are pleased to introduce the following new members of the NAACLS Board of Directors (BOD), Review Committee for Accredited Programs (RCAP) and Programs Approval Review Committee (PARC):

Maribeth L. Flaws, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM, SM(ASCP)SI, is the Program Director/Chairperson of the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is an ASCLS Representative on the NAACLS Board of Directors.

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NAACLS is very pleased to introduce its new Board of Directors’ President, William H. Hunt, MBA, MLS(ASCP)CM. Mr. Hunt was a nominee from the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) and was elected by the NAACLS Board of Directors as Representative in 2010. He served as Secretary from 2011-2013, Treasurer from 2013-2015, Vice President from 2015-2016 and President-Elect from 2016-2017. He is the Administrative Director of Laboratory Services at Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH) in Philadelphia, PA.

We are pleased to feature a Q&A with our new Board of Directors’ President:

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The NAACLS Board of Directors is requesting public comment for proposed Standards changes. To view the potential Standards changes, as well as the process to submit your comments, please download the linked PDF – NAACLS DCLS Standards for Public Comment

All comments must be received by January 9th, 2018.

Current Doctoral Standards can be found here.

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The NAACLS Board of Directors is requesting public comment for a proposed Standards change. To view the potential standard change, as well as the process to submit your comments, please download the linked PDF – NAACLS PathA Proposed Standard Change

All comments must be received by January 8th, 2018.

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By Megan Eggert, Meetings and Events Planner

The November 2017 workshop reference materials instructions have been emailed to registrants

NAACLS has emailed instructions on downloading workshop materials to registrants of the NAACLS Workshop titled, “Demystifying NAACLS’ Accreditation/Approval Processes,” being held on November 3, 2017 in Chicago. If you have not received the instructional email , please contact Russell DeCaluwe in the NAACLS office at RDeCaluwe@naacls.org  or (773) 714-8880. Please also note that registration is closed for this workshop.

NAACLS will offer its annual workshop in concurrence with CLEC 2018 in Houston, Texas

NAACLS will conduct a new workshop titled, “Top Pitfalls When Completing a NAACLS Self-Study,” on February 22, 2018, from 7:00am-12:15pm in Houston, TX (in concurrence with the ASCLS Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference (CLEC)). The workshop will include a continental breakfast and working lunch.

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Programs Review Committee Meetings

July 11-13, 2018

Omni Austin Hotel Downtown – Austin, Texas

Board of Directors Meetings

September 26-28, 2018

The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel – Charleston, South Carolina

 

 

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