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Long Time NAACLS Employee Retires

After 24 years of dedicated service to NAACLS, Gwen James-Oriaikhi retired as of December 31, 2019. Gwen began her employment at NAACLS as an Office Coordinator before transitioning to Program Services. Upon her retirement, Gwen was serving as the Accreditation/Approval Manager as well as Executive Assistant. All of us at NAACLS will truly miss Gwen […]

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A New Year’s Message from the NAACLS Board President

By Peter Hu, PhD, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM,  CGCM, MBCM, FACSc, President, NAACLS Board of Directors An edited version of Dr. Hu’s message will be published in the NAACLS 2019 Annual Report later this spring. However, we present his message to you at this time as it contains timely information. Greetings, colleagues! It is time for the […]

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Time is Running Out for NAACLS CLEC Workshop Early Registration

By Megan Eggert, Meetings and Events Planner With the new year right around the corner, we wish to remind you that NAACLS is conducting a new workshop titled, “Get Excited About Not Being Cited – The Insiders’ Edition of Commonly Cited Standards,” on February 27, 2020, from 7:00am-12:00pm in Orlando, Florida, in concurrence with the […]

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NAACLS to Conduct Workshop in Concurrence With CLEC 2020 in Orlando, Florida

By Megan Eggert, Meetings and Events Planner NAACLS will conduct a new workshop titled, “Get Excited About Not Being Cited – The Insiders’ Edition of Commonly Cited Standards,” on February 27, 2020, from 7:00am-12:00pm in Orlando, FL (in concurrence with the ASCLS Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference (CLEC)). The workshop will include a continental breakfast and […]

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President’s Report: NAACLS – Trendsetter

By Peter Hu, PhD, MS, CG(ASCP)CM, CLS CM, MB CM, FACSc Long before the ongoing hot topic of IPE, NAACLS has been promoting this concept through our accreditation and approval processes. For example, our self study and site visit review processes. These external peer-review based processes, which oversee nine different disciplines, rely on experts across […]

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NAACLS Podcast – Completing The Site Visit Summary Page

NAACLS Staff takes a look at the importance of the Site Visit Review Summary Page with former RCAP Chair, DeAnne Maxwell. This podcast was recorded on September 20th, 2019. The documents or standards shown in this video may have changed. Please check the NAACLS website for the most up to date documents.

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Proposed Changes to Standard 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. Public Comment for Standard V.D Public Comment for Standard V.A.1 Public Comment for Standard II.B

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At the September 27, 2019 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: The long-delayed Accreditation Management System (AMS) project is paused awaiting Board review of the project […]

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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  Two Year Educator (must be employed by a two year college but not primarily involved with clinical laboratory sciences) ASCP Representative – 2 NSH Representative – 1 REVIEW COMMITTEE FOR ACCREDITED PROGRAMS (RCAP) […]

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