, National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences; PA, pathologists' assistant.
Those of us who run medical labs should be encouraged by DeVry University's commitment to a program that meets NAACLS
Instructions and a link to an online 42 item survey developed by the ASCLS Research Task Force were emailed in May 2009 to 7,572 individuals who were either members of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science or program directors of NAACLS
accredited two-year, four-year, and graduate educational programs.
The previous program was NAACLS
accredited in 2000.
is the acronym for the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences--the organization that assures the lab community that clinical lab training programs have met minimum essential standards.
The clinical site must meet NAACLS
standards as a training facility and clinical mentors must also comply with set standards.
Member programs of the NAACLS
have argued for the master's or doctoral degrees to replace the baccalaureate degree as the career-entry standard for the clinical lab scientist/med tech.
Directory of NAACLS
approved Online Clinical Laboratory Education Programs.
Every three years, all sites are visited under an NAACLS
9) Declining numbers of students interested in lab science led to the closure of training programs approved by the NAACLS
from 1,000 to about 500 today.
approved resource on writing instructional object-tives is available.
Presentation by Kathy Hansen for the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel at the NAACLS
Futures Conference in Rosemont, Illinois, September 22, 2000.