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The early bird registration deadline for our upcoming pre-CLEC workshop, Let’s Take a Ride Through the NAACLS Standards, is days away. Registration fees and deadlines are as follows: $225/person (EARLY BIRD FEE paid in full by 2/3/21) $250/person (GENERAL FEE paid in full BETWEEN 2/4/21 and 2/17/21) The purpose of this workshop is to explore […]

NAACLS will conduct a workshop webinar titled, “Let’s Take a Ride Through the NAACLS Standards,” on February 24, 2021, from 7:30am-4:00pm CST. The purpose of this workshop is to explore the flexibility of the NAACLS Accreditation Process and Standards to ensure programs continue to meet the compliance requirements while adapting and innovating. Actual innovative methods used by NAACLS […]

The NAACLS Board of Directors is considering transitioning approved programs to accredited programs and phasing out the term “approved”. Over the past three years, the NAACLS Program Approval Review Committee (PARC) has engaged in internal discussions regarding the definition and challenges of the term “approval.” Discussions were initially stimulated by approved programs that wished to […]

By Dianne M. Cearlock, PhD, Chief Executive Officer At the September 24, 2020 meeting of the NAACLS Board of Directors, in addition to accreditation and approval awards recommended by the Review Committee on Accredited Programs (RCAP) and the Program Approval Review Committee (PARC), the following items were addressed: Elections for Board of Director officer positions […]

By Megan Eggert, Meetings and Events Planner NAACLS has extended its registration deadline for its Fall Workshop Webinar to November 6, 2020.  “The NAACLS Process and Standards – a Peek Behind the Curtain,” will be held on November 13, 2020 from 7:30am-4:00pm and will be presented by Dawn Tripolino, MBA, MT(ASCP), Vice Chair and Phlebotomy […]

By Peter Hu, PhD, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM,  CGCM, MBCM, FACSc, FASAHP President, NAACLS Board of Directors Greetings, colleagues! It is hard to believe it has been nearly a year since I wrote the previous “President’s Report” for the NAACLS Blog. Many things have happened, and some we are still living through. Nevertheless, clinical laboratorians are tough, […]

The 2020 NAACLS Annual Survey of Programs is scheduled to be sent to all program directors via email soon. Programs will have one month to complete the Annual Survey, which is required by NAACLS Standards. A preview of the questions to expect on the Annual Survey can be found here: If you are not […]

By Megan Eggert, Meetings and Events Planner NAACLS will conduct a workshop webinar titled, ““The NAACLS Process & Standards – A Peek Behind the Curtain,” on November 13, 2020, from 7:30am-4:00pm. Upon completion of the workshop, and with the opportunity to discuss questions, the participant should be able to: Demonstrate understanding of the value accreditation […]

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