From the 2023 Emerging Laboratory Managers Collaborative
Conference (Recorded 1/20/2023)
Presented by Rex Famitangco, MS, MASCP, MLS(ASCP)cm QLCcm, Rowena Pablico, Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology from the Philippines; currently California licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Antone Mirasol, RMT, MLS(ASCPi), and Ma Rita Cristina Sebastian, MLS(ASCPi)
With the critical shortage of medical laboratory professionals, this session will address an interim workforce solution on bringing in foreign medical laboratory practitioners; its benefits and how to maintain compliance to the USCIS regulations; and recognize the challenges both the employers and foreign practitioners face
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to
- Discuss the benefits and factors in employing foreign trained laboratory professionals.
- Discuss the process and USCIS requirements in hiring foreign trained laboratory professionals.
- Discuss the personal narrative and challenges of foreign laboratory professionals.
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.