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NAACLS Distinguished Service Award

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) serves the public by accrediting and approving programs that prepare competent professionals in the clinical laboratory sciences. A key component of NAACLS’ mission is peer evaluation and achieving this mission depends on the commitment and professional expertise from a wide variety of volunteers. The NAACLS Distinguished […]

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President’s Report

By Bill Hunt, MBA, MLS(ASCP)CM Greetings! Now that we are leaving winter behind and moving into spring it’s time for some updates of the activities at NAACLS. Of the 614 programs that are Approved and Accredited by NAACLS, there are 80 new program directors which equates to a 13% turnover. Welcome aboard! This turnover is […]

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Spring/Summer 2019 Site Visit Schedule

The summer 2019 cycle includes programs that will have site visits during spring 2019 and will be placed on the agenda for the summer 2019 meeting of the review committees. Recommendations from the committees will be acted upon by the Board in fall 2019. MLS: Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, NY Austin Peay State University, […]

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NAACLS Workshop Materials Sent

If you have signed up for the NAACLS Workshop preceding next week’s Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference, and have not received an email confirmation, or an email containing information on how to download accompanying materials, please contact the NAACLS office ASAP.

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NAACLS is Seeking Nominations for Board and Committee Roles

NAACLS is seeking candidates for our Programs Review Committees. The following positions will be open for nomination in 2019: BOARD of DIRECTORS  Four Year Educator (must be employed by a four year college but not primarily involved with clinical laboratory sciences) AAPA Representative REVIEW COMMITTEE FOR ACCREDITED PROGRAMS (RCAP) Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) Educator – […]

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Proposed Changes to Standards Submitted for Public Comment

The NAACLS Board of Directors is requesting public comment for proposed Standards changes. To view the potential Standards changes, as well as the process to submit your comments, please download the files linked below. Standard I.A.3. Proposed Standard Change PDF Standard VII.A.2.c Proposed Standard Change PDF DCLS Standard I.C.2 Proposed Standard Change PDF All of the […]

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Introducing New NAACLS Members

We are pleased to introduce the following new members of the NAACLS Review Committee for Accredited Programs (RCAP) and Programs Approval Review Committee (PARC): Candice Grayson, MS, MA, MT(ASCP), is the Program Coordinator of the Medical Laboratory Technology Program at the Community College of Baltimore County in Baltimore, MD. She is a MLT Educator on […]

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NAACLS Board of Directors Update – November, 2018

By Dianne M. Cearlock, PhD, Chief Executive Officer At the September 28, 2018 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 […]

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 NAACLS to Conduct Workshop in Concurrence With CLEC 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland

By Megan Eggert, Meetings and Events Planner NAACLS will conduct a new workshop titled, “The Secrets to a Super Self-Study,” on February 21, 2019, from 7:00am-12:00pm in Baltimore, MD (in concurrence with the ASCLS Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference (CLEC)). The workshop will include a continental breakfast and working lunch. The workshop will be presented by: […]

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Newly Accredited and Approved Programs, September 2018 Board Meeting

MLS: Hillsborough Community College, Tampa FL Louisiana State University-Alexandria, LA Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI Nazareth College of Rochester, Rochester, NY MLT: Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY Harrison College-Ft Wayne, Ft. Wayne, IN New River Community and Technical College, Beaver, WV Pathologists’ Assistant: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH    

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