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Professional Certification, Credentialing and Licensure: The Basics
Professional certification is a non-mandatory process offered by an organization that upholds prescribed standards for a particular profession, whereby a person proves that he or she has the knowledge, experience and skills to perform a specific job. Employers may choose to require certification as a means to ensure that defined standards are met by their employees. The American Society for Clinical Pathology’s Board of Certification offers such a program for pathologists’ assistants.Additional contact for information regarding certification. More information about ASCP certification may be obtained by visiting https://www.ascp.org/content/board-of-certification.
ASCP Board of Certification
State and Federal laws and regulations governing pathologists’ assistants
12-1-2016: Important New York Licensure Update: The New York Governor has signed off on a bill creating a new licensure category for Pathologists' Assistants! This move will ensure only qualified individuals undertake Pathologists' Assistant responsibilities. The law also provides Pathologists' Assistants a secure future in New York, thereby supporting the patients and institutions they serve. Read the full news story here.
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9/23/2017 » 9/29/2017
2017 Fall Conference San Antonio
9/27/2017 » 9/28/2017
2017 San Antonio Exhibitor Registration
12/1/2018 » 12/31/2018
2016 Post-Conference Lecture On-Demand Video Streaming