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CLIA and How You Can Impact Regulations

From the 2022 Joint Annual Meeting (recorded 6/28/2022)
Presented by Julia Appleton, MBA, MT(ASCP)

This session will include an overview of Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) of 1988, as well as what impact all professionals can have on future requirements.

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

  • Describe the guiding principles of CLIA, Outline the certification & survey systems
  • Summarize the CLIA requirements for waived vs. nonwaived tests
  • Describe what impact all professionals can have on future requirements.


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 General/QA (Quality Assurance) 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.