The results of a recent survey of family practice practitioners support the consultant role for the clinical laboratory scientist
.16 In a response to the statement, "My clinical performance would benefit if there was a mechanism for simple and effective consultation on the selection of laboratory tests, particularly the more complex assays" 92% of the practitioner totally agreed.
As a vital member of the healthcare team, these women clinical laboratory scientists
played an important role in quality patient care.
Though weak predictors, working in a clinical laboratory setting NOT in a hospital and many years work experience in clinical laboratories promotes greater levels of continuance commitment (i.e., remain with employer because they need to) for the working clinical laboratory scientists
This series of articles will help clinical laboratory scientists
become more facile with using contemporary information retrieval techniques and tools.
Similarly, there is quite a difference in scope of practice of molecular techniques of clinical laboratory scientists
and cytotechnologists who might be certified at the entry level in molecular biology and those molecular biologists who graduate from approved molecular programs and enter a molecular diagnostic laboratory, also with the same entry-level certification.
Clinical laboratory scientists
are very well trained to handle biohazardous and chemically hazardous materials; many have worked with radioactive materials, formaldehyde, and other chemical hazards over the years.
Eleven clinical laboratory scientists
received international travel grants to attend the 2003 Annual Meeting & Clinical Laboratory Exposition in Philadelphia, PA.
Identification and classification of cancerous cells is a multistage process for clinical laboratory scientists
. This process includes initial laboratory testing and typically is continued by the pathologist and his or her staff.
Often clinical laboratory scientists
find themselves being promoted to supervisory and managerial positions with limited exposure to what these positions entail.
As stated in the editor's preface, the book is intended for a wide variety of readers, including medical laboratory technicians and technologists, medical students, residents in pathology and internal medicine, clinical laboratory scientists
, pathologists, and other physicians.
In general, there has been a bit less emphasis on protecting clinical laboratory scientists
from what might be called "laboratory-acquired infections" (LAIs).
The melding of the roles of once disparate laboratory specialists into Clinical Laboratory Scientists
is reflected in the topics to be addressed over the next 2 days.