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How to Create a Histology Competency Assessment Program in Six Steps

Herbert Skip Brown M. Div., HT(ASCP), Director of Education & Training, Lab Management Consultants

CAP Guidelines for competency assessments are constantly being updated. This generalized guide includes a downloadable resource containing examples of questions and images that can be used as a framework for building a competency assessment. This can provide quality assurance and training standards for lab personnel.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand distinction among competency, performance and proficiency
  • Identify technical areas of testing related to patient care in a histology lab
  • Establish measurable basic competency testing parameters in all areas
  • Develop a competency assessment plan
  • Implement a competency review plan

Create a Histology Competency Assessment Program in Six Steps now!


About the presenter

Herbert Skip Brown , M. Div., HT(ASCP), Director of Education & Training, Lab Management Consultants

Skip Brown has 39 years of experience in the field of Histotechnology, over 30 of which being at the supervisory and management levels. He has managed some of the most progressive clinical and research institutions such as Kaiser Permanente of Southern California and Northwestern University Pathology Core Facility.

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