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A Program Director's Perspective on Managing NAACLS Compliance

From the 2020 Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference (February 27, 2020)
Presented by Terry Kotrla, MS, MT(ASCP)BB
Maintaining NAACLS accreditation/approval and ensuring compliance with the NAACLS standards is a daunting task. This presentation will assist you in creating tools to track the required NAACLS outcomes in a logical manner making the annual report a breeze to submit and creating documents which will assist with NAACLS compliance.


At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to

1. List the three required NAACLS benchmarks, the three year average required for each and describe a tool which will assist in tracking.
2. Describe tools which will assist in tracking program review and evaluation data.
3. Describe what must be present in the program assessment plan and timeline.


This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. The instruction level for this activity is Intermediate. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area General will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.