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There are only a handful of spaces available for our upcoming workshop on November 6th. If you wish to attend the workshop, we encourage you to contact the office as soon as you can.

Guest room reservations may be made individually by calling the Hotel’s Reservations Department at 1-800-468-3571 or 1-773-380-9600 or via the website. Attendees are responsible for sleeping room reservations and payments. The NAACLS room block has been sold out; however, guest rooms outside of the block may still be available.

For your convenience, you can find a registration form here.

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NAACLS is pleased to offer this workshop on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH. Early registration (by 1/5/2015) . There is a space limitation for this workshop. We can only /accept 90 registrations due to the size of the workshop room.

You can find the registration form hereFinal registration ends 2/5/2015 .

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By Megan Eggert, Meetings and Events Planner

NAACLS again invites you to attend its upcoming workshop titled, “NAACLS – Taking a Step Forward: An Examination of the New Standards and Improved Accreditation/Approval Processes,” on November 7, 2014, from 7:30am-4:00pm in Chicago, IL. This will be the last workshop completely dedicated to understanding and interpreting the new standards until Fall 2015.

Also, NAACLS has extended its Early Registration Fee Deadline to 10/1/14! If you register by 10/1/14, the fee is $300/person. After 10/1/14, the fee is $325/person. Please register early and take advantage of this savings!

The workshop will include a continental breakfast and lunch. The workshop will be presented by DeAnne S. Maxwell, MLS (ASCP)CM, Program Director of the CLS Program at Franciscan St. Francis Health in Indianapolis, Indiana, and MLS Educator on the NAACLS RCAP, and Edward Rotchford, BA, NAACLS Accreditation Specialist and Volunteer Services Manager.

Upon completion of the workshop, and with the opportunity to discuss questions, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify the process of developing the new Standards
  • Differentiate between the focus of the old Standards and new, revised Standards
  • Make use of the Standards Compliance Guide in conjunction with the new Standards to ensure program effectiveness
  • Utilize the Standards Compliance Guide to assist in development of a Self-Study Report
  • Identify strategies to help document compliance with the Standards
  • List and locate resources available to help the program director through the approval/accreditation processes
  • Identify improvement and changes in the accreditation/approval process, including policy changes and basic navigation of the Accreditation Management System (AMS).

Please visit www.naacls.org for more information and to register. We hope to see you at this NAACLS workshop!

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NAACLS is happy to announce our upcoming workshop,  NAACLS: Taking a Step Forward: An Examination of the New Standards and Improved Accreditation/Approval Processes, .will be presented in Rosemont, Illinois (near Chicago) on Friday, November 8, 2013.

To download more information (Microsoft Word File), please click here.

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NAACLS will conduct its next, brand new, workshop titled, “Essentials of Education Methodology Including Program Assessment Strategies – Wrapping Assessment Around Education,” on February 14, 2013, from 7am-12:15pm in Kansas City, MO, directly preceding the Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference (CLEC). The workshop will include a continental breakfast and a working lunch. The new workshop will be developed and presented by Andrea G. Gordon, MEd, MT(ASCP)SH, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Past Program Director at the River Valley Community College in Claremont, NH. Ms. Gordon is the Chair of the NAACLS Programs Approval Review Committee (PARC).

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The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) is pleased to offer the Essentials of Education Methodology Including Program Assessment Strategies – Wrapping Assessment Around Education workshop Thursday, February 14, 2013 in conjunction with the CLEC meeting. The workshop will be held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Registrations must be made by February 5, 2013.

Space is limited, register before January 5th, for a special discount. Workshop information,  including registration forms, are available for download here .

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The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) is pleased to offer the following new workshop:

NAACLS Basics on Accreditation, Approval and Program Assessment

Friday, November 2, 2012

7:30am – 4:00pm

Presenter:  Andrea G. Gordon, MEd, MT(ASCP)SH

The workshop will be held at the Renaissance Suites Chicago O’Hare, 8500 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue,

Chicago, Illinois 60631, Tele: 773-380-9600.

Check-in and a continental breakfast will begin at 7:30am, and instruction will begin promptly at 8:15am. Lunch and breaks will be provided.

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