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Becoming an Expert: Professional Writing, Reviewing, and Publishing

From the 2020 Joint Annual Meeting (June 29, 2020)
Presented by Perry Scanlan, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM, Kristin Landis-Piwowar, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM, Teresa Nadder, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM, Mark Terry, & Pat Tille, PhD, MT(ASCP)
This session is intended for individuals interested in developing their professional skills related to becoming authors, reviewers, or editors of a journal. A question and answer panel will discuss the skills needed to assess the quality of an article, how to provide a valuable critique, and tips to improve manuscript submissions.

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

  1. Evaluate a manuscript as acceptable or unacceptable from the criteria discussed as a panel
  2. Determine and apply the required components of a manuscript for self or external evaluation.
  3. Discuss the qualifications and work required to serve as reviewers and editors of a journal.

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 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.