From the 2023 Emerging Laboratory Managers Collaborative
Conference (Recorded 1/21/2023)
Presented by Renee Hodgkins, PhD, MLS(ASCP)
The Doctorate in Clinical Laboratory Science (DCLS) is a new advanced practice laboratory professional developed to address the gaps in laboratory knowledge and to provide laboratory stewardship on the interprofessional healthcare team. This presentation is designed to be an update on the progress of the DCLS practitioner including the development of the body of knowledge, professional responsibilities, advocacy, status of programs, and integration into the healthcare system.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to
- Discuss the history of the development of the DCLS.
- Compare the training of a traditional PhD and an Advanced Practice Clinical Doctorate.
- Explain the role of the DCLS in the Healthcare team.
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 Basic-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.