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Self Study Reviewer Information

  • Current or experienced program director, faculty member, clinical laboratory professional, physician or dean with knowledge of the clinical laboratory sciences.  
  • Current or prior association with a NAACLS accredited program. 
  • Currently licensed and/or credentialed and in good standing with the licensing/accrediting body, as appropriate.  
  • Education plus experience in curriculum design and teaching techniques. 
  • Familiarity with NAACLS' Standards.
  • Familiarity with current practices in: 
  1. Clinical laboratory procedures.
  2. Staffing, space, equipment, budgeting for clinical services and educational purposes. 
  3. Health professions education. 
  • Familiarity with the purposes of accreditation. 
  • Capacity for making objective assessments. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality of privileged information. 
  • Comfortable reading electronic documents (most Self-Studies are submitted using the PDF Self-Study Template created by NAACLS)
  • Has between 4-11 hours available to review Self Study and prepare Self Study Review materials

Self-Study Report Reviewers 
  1. Read the program's Self-Study Report in the context of the Standards, analyzing the quantitative information provided. 
  2. Complete the Self-Study Report Review Form according to standard protocol for content and format. 
  3. Submit the Self-Study Report Review according to established timelines.

The times provided below represent estimates for completion of the tasks listed.
  • Reading Self-Study Reports 4-5 hours 
  • Organizing material 3 hours 
  • Drafting Review 3 hours
  • Typing Review Varies