Supervisor Qualifications

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Supervisor Qualifications

All applicants for the supervisor level must
  • Be licensed as a technologist or meet the requirements to be licensed in the category(ies) applied for
  • Complete a Board-approved one-hour course in HIV/AIDS, and a Board-approved two-hour course related to the prevention of medical errors that includes root-cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety
  • Meets one of the following:
    • Doctoral degree in chemical science, biological science, or clinical laboratory science + one year of laboratory experience in the category in which licensure is sought; AND 25 hours of Board-approved continuing education in supervision and administration
    • Doctoral degree in chemical science, biological science, or clinical laboratory science + one year of laboratory experience in the category in which licensure is sought; AND DLM(ASCP) or ASCP specialty certification for the category in which licensure is sought
    • Master's degree in chemical science, biological science, clinical laboratory science, or medical technology + three years of laboratory experience including one year experience in the category in which licensure is sought; AND either 25 hours of Board-approved continuing education in supervision and administration; or DLM(ASCP) or ASCP specialty certification for the category in which licensure is sought
    • Bachelor's degree with 24 semester hours of academic science including 8 semester hours of biological sciences and 8 semester hours of chemical sciences + five years of lab experience, of which two must have been as a technologist and at least 1 year experience in the category in which licensure is sought; AND either 25 hours of Board-approved continuing education in supervision and administration or DLM(ASCP) or ASCP specialty certification for the category in which licensure is sought.