CACMLE Microbiology/Virology Courses

278-Online: Competency Assessment in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory


Contact Hours (Points): 1.5

In a structured, yet self-paced format, the goal of this self-study course is to provide the current CLIA regulations regarding competency assessment, the responsibilities for each laboratory position according to the CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) and the necessary elements required for a successful program. This self-study course was adapted from a webinar given by the author for the CACMLE 2014 Grand Rounds in Clinical Laboratory Microbiology and Infectious Disease Series. The audio component for this course was modified from this presentation and divided into frame specific narrations.

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Competency Assessment in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

Self-Study 278 – Intermediate Level

Contact Hours (Points): 1.5

Written by Susan E. Sharp, PhD, D(ABMM), F(AAM) and Yvette S. McCarter, PhD, D(ABMM).

Published 2014.

At the conclusion of this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Design a successful competency assessment program for your clinical microbiology laboratory.
  • Describe the CAP/CLIA requirements for competency assessment for clinical microbiology laboratories.
  • List the components of a successful competency assessment program.
  • Utilize assessment tools provided in your laboratory program.

Presented in an easy-to-use PowerPoint slide format with corresponding audio, it’s just like being at a live presentation!

Online 278: Course Taken Online: $20.00 BUY NOW

IMPORTANT: This online course is NOT downloadable; and is accessible using the following:

Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the Adobe Flash program.

Apple iPad – Purchase for download Photon Flash Player for iPad Flash App or iSwifter Flash App. Launch either of these Apps to access the course online site in order to logon to and view your course. Remember to adjust your audio.

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