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IN CLINICAL LABORATORY NEWS

The Wage Landscape in Clinical Laboratories

Wages for technicians, technologists, and scientists in the fields of clinical or medical laboratory medicine have risen steadily in comparison to other lab occupational titles as the field continues to attract a younger, predominantly female base.

FEATURED AACC ARTERY SOLUTION

Ref Interval Verification

After getting cited by a CAP inspector for not verifying reference intervals, a lab is asking others for advice, especially since it is difficult to verify reference intervals for every analyte (such as for therapeutic drug monitoring and body fluids). One respondent shared an article on body fluid reference intervals, while another respondent said that he uses the family practice outpatient department results tabulated from the LIS. This provides a very large population of data for each test.

AACC ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING GRANTS

Apply for an AACC International Travel Grant

These grants provide laboratory medicine professionals from outside the U.S. and Canada with up to $2,500 to assist with travel to the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting in addition to free meeting registration.

AACC LEARNING LAB

Adaptive Online Learning for Lab Professionals

AACC Learning Lab is designed to help laboratory medicine experts expand their knowledge. Developed in collaboration with NEJM Group and Area9 Learning, this program uses revolutionary adaptive technology to deliver precisely the gold standard lab medicine content the learner needs.

About AACC

AACC is a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare. Our leadership in education, advocacy and collaboration helps lab professionals adapt to change and do what they do best: provide vital insight and guidance so patients get the care they need.