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Laboratory Advocacy: Voices in Action

From the 2023 Joint Annual Meeting (recorded 6/29/2023)
Presented by Jesse Day, MHA, MLS(ASCP)CM

Advocacy? What is it? Where do we start? In this presentation we will discuss routes of advocacy for laboratory professionals and the ways we can approach the scenarios—grassroots community work, lobbying congress, and speaking with the C-Suite.

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

  • Identify opportunities for advocacy in our communities and workplace
  • Identify tools and solutions for effective communication in various settings
  • Summarize grassroots advocacy and the role individuals play in effective organizing

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 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.

This Intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.