Professional and Education Resources

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View a comprehensive list of career growth and educational aids to guide and inform you, whether you are exploring the field of clinical laboratory medicine or looking to advance your health profession career.

Career Advancement and Professional Resources

Lab Medicine Certificate Programs and Resources

  • AACC’s Point-of-Care Testing Professional Certification is designed for all personnel who perform diagnostic tests outside the central laboratory, which encompasses near-patient testing, point-of-care device selection and validation, quality management, operator training, regulatory compliance, and serving as a liaison with the central laboratory. As a Certified Point-of-Care Testing Professional, you will stand out as someone who has gone above and beyond to demonstrate proficiency in point-of-care testing.
  • AACC’s online certificate programs offer timely, relevant content developed by highly regarded subject matter experts that you can take when and where you want. Participants receive a certificate of completion documenting their achievement and proficiency in the course material and each program qualifies for ACCENT® continuing education credits. AACC provides a web page on certification resources. AACC supports post-doctoral training in clinical laboratory medicine and credentialing of clinical laboratory practitioners through certification, licensure, and registration.
  • The Clinical Chemistry Trainee Council serves as a unique program for residents and fellows in laboratory medicine by providing them with free educational materials and interactive tools to help guide them to a successful career.
  • The American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to certification of individuals with doctoral level degrees in the practice of clinical chemistry, toxicological chemistry, and other clinical laboratory medicine disciplines.

Lab Medicine and Medical Education Programs

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Health Profession Job and Career Opportunity Links

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