At the April 7, 2011 meeting of the NAACLS Board of Directors, in addition to accreditation and approval awards recommended by the RCAP and PARC, the following actions were taken:
The NAACLS Standards revisions are focusing more on outcomes for clinical laboratory science programs. Program curricula are already designed to have positive outcomes that include Board of Certification scores that meet or exceed national means, and employer satisfaction with graduates that demonstrate entry level competencies. To have these positive outcomes there have to be some […]
Review Committees (RCAP and PARC) July 13-15, 2011 Las Vegas, Nevada Board of Directors September 21-23, 2011 Miami Beach, Florida
Our hospital CEO recently chose the book “Switch” by Chip and Dan Heath for our leadership reading club. This book seems very appropriate for the health care reform that is looming in our future. The authors explain “how to change things when change is hard” and that we all have two different systems – the […]
Review Committees (RCAP, PARC and DRC) July 13-15, 2011 Las Vegas, Nevada Board of Directors September 21-23, 2011
The Summer 2011 cycle includes programs that will have site visits during Spring 2011 and will be placed on the agenda for the Summer 2011 meeting of the review committees. Recommendations from the committees will be acted upon by the Board in Fall 2011.
NAACLS was pleased to offer a new workshop titled, Gazing Into the NAACLS Crystal Ball: A Look at the Future of Outcomes Based Accreditation/Approval on February 17, 2011, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The workshop was held immediately prior to the ASCLS Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference.
In addition the ASPA has a brochure entitled Ask Before You Decide: Accreditation Matters
The Annual Survey of Programs, a collaborative effort of NAACLS, the ASCP-Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC), and the American Medical Association (AMA), was disseminated to program directors of 552 NAACLS accredited and approved programs. Submission of the completed survey is required annually by the Standards for NAACLS programs. Presented here are data indicating numbers of NAACLS […]
Dear Dr NAACLS: Our program had some administrative changes a year ago. I included this change on our annual survey last year, but NAACLS still has the old administrative changes in its records. How do I get that changed? Sincerely, Confused Program Director Dear Confused: It’s Spring. The snow is melting, the flowers are budding […]