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Using a Learning Management System in MLS Hospital-Based Programs

From the 2021 Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference (CLEC) - Recorded February 26, 2021
Presented by Joan Polancic, MSEd, MLS(ASCP)CM and Theresa Tellier-Castellone, EdD, MLS(ASCP)CM

A popular learning management platform offers a free version that provides basic features easily utilized to make materials available to students. See how you can deliver course materials and utilize a gradebook, exams, assignments, and more. Examples will be shared from two MLS programs along with tips on how to get started, allowing your program to be more flexible in interacting with students.

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

  1. Describe the features of the free learning management platform.
  2. Discuss advantages for use in your program.
  3. Explain how to utilize the data that is available to instructors in each course.

ASCLS is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area 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.

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