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The Role of Project Management in the Modern Clinical Laboratory

From the 2021 Joint Annual Meeting (recorded 6/30/2021)
Presented by Eric Stanford, MHA, MLS(ASCP)CM

Whether we realize it or not, project management is part of our daily lives as laboratory professionals, especially for those in a leadership or management capacity. Yet, we have no formal training in in most cases. Here, we’ll describe how project management can help in the clinical laboratory.

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

  • Describe project management
  • Define the various tools available in project management
  • Illustrate the application of project management to laboratory processes

CE ACCREDITATION
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 of Supervision/Administration 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 Basic-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.