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From Trainer to Teacher: Supporting a Successful Transition

From the 2024 Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference (Recorded 2/22/2024)
Presented by Ryan Collison, SC(ASCP)CM, and Barbara Zingale, MSIT, MLS(ASCP)CM

The transition from being a good trainer to a great educator can be daunting. This presentation will provide challenges in that transition, our strategies used to make strong, independent faculty, and the resources we have used to develop them while teaching in a hospital-based MLS program.

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

  • Describe the opportunities and challenges of transitioning from trainer to educator
  • Develop resources for new educators to facilitate their learning
  • Design a standardized training program for new educators

CE ACCREDITATION
This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area GEN 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.