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How the Coronavirus is Impacting Higher Education

From the 2020 Joint Annual Meeting (July 1, 2020)
Presented by Charity Accurso, PhD, MLS(ASCP)cm, Julie Hall, MHS, MT(ASCP), Peter Hu, PhD, FACSc, MLS(ASCP), CG, MB, & Yasmen Simonian, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM, FASAHP
This panel will discuss some of the impacts the coronavirus has had on higher education, including impacts on enrollment, budgets, clinical instruction and plans for the upcoming academic year.

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

  1. List strategies that institutions implemented to quickly pivot courses and programs to remote instructions.
  2. Describe financial impacts to institutions due to COVID-19.
  3. Explain future considerations for institutions related to instruction, faculty and student safety, and fiscal planning.

CE ACCREDITATION
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 (1) Florida credit hour in the area of Education/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.