The extended due date is June 8, 2012. If you are a program director with multiple programs, an additional survey link will be sent to you shortly. The due date for that survey will be at least a week from when it is sent. This site will be updated with information as it is received. Thank you.
On February 23rd, NAACLS was pleased to host its annual workshop prior to the annual Clinical Laboratories Educators Conference (CLEC) in Salt Lake City. This year’s workshop, titled The Standards, They are a Changing was presented by Jennifer McDonald, a NAACLS Board member and part of the NAACLS Standards Revision task force. The workshop was […]
On November 4, 2011, NAACLS offered its latest workshop, “Preparing for Accreditation: Process, Standards, and Resources.” This workshop was held at the Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Suites Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, and was presented to 65 people by Maria E. Delost, PhD, MT(ASCP) and Cecelia W. Landin, EdD, MT(ASCP). Dr. Delost and Dr. Landin are both […]
NAACLS is seeking candidates for our Board of Directors and Programs Review Committees. The following positions will be open in 2012: Board of Directors Two Year Educator Review Committee for Accredited Programs (RCAP) MLS Educator (x2) MTL Educator DMS Educator CG Educator PathA Practitioner Programs Approval Review Committee (PARC) CA Educator PHLEB Educator PHLEB Practitioner […]
Vanessa Jones Johnson, MBA, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA), is the Program Director of the MLS Program at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. She is an MLS Educator on the Review Committee for Accredited Programs (RCAP). Susan M. Orton, PhD, MS, MT(ASCP), D(ABMLI) is an Associate Professor, Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, School of Medicine […]
MLS University of California-San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA MLT Med Tech College Consortium-Ft. Wayne, Ft. Wayne, IN Med Tech College Consortium-Greenwood, Greenwood, IN Med Tech College Consortium-Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN Med Vance Institute of Ft Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Medical Education Training Campus, Ft. Sam Houston, TX (This is a consolidation of two military […]
In the Summer 2011 issue of NAACLS News, NAACLS President Peggy Simpson discussed the change to a focus on program outcomes as they relate to student readiness for clinical education. This is only one of the many factors currently impacting laboratory education programs across the country. The economic state of affairs is forcing hospitals and […]
Maria E. Delost, PhD, MT(ASCP), Chair of the NAACLS Review Committee for Accredited Programs (RCAP), was awarded Distinguished Professor in Teaching at Youngstown State University in Youngstown OH in April 2011. Hugh W. Bonner, PhD, Treasurer of the NAACLS Board of Directors, was elected as President of the CAAHEP BOD for a one-year term.
In any setting where student engagement and learning are the primary goals, educators are faced with the challenge of identifying strategies and mechanisms to motivate students to take ownership in the educational process. With the increase in distance education (online) offerings, instructors are challenged with selecting and using a variety of technologies to enhance the […]