Laws and Rules of the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (by LabCE)

1 P.A.C.E. contact hour(s)

(based on 1,610 customer ratings)

Author: Brenda Van Der Heyden, MT(ASCP)
Revised in 2018 by: Mary Schaller, MLS(ASCP)

Course provided by LabCE.

Updated for the 2018 - 2020 biennium. MediaLab's courses in Florida Laws and Rules of the Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel fulfills the Florida continuing education requirement for all license types. Learn about the licensing and renewal process, codes of ethics, license types, and lab specialties. Like all MediaLab courses, credit is reported immediately upon completion to Florida's CEBroker system. Completion will appear on your CEBroker transcript the same day.

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Continuing Education Credits

P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification): 1 hour(s)
Course number 578-105-18, approved through 12/19/2020
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Credit Hours - Laws and Rules of the Board: 1 hour(s)
Course number 20-692458, approved through 9/1/2020

Objectives

  • Explain the four types of clinical laboratory personnel licenses, their responsibilities, and their qualifications.
  • Identify and discuss the specialties available for clinical laboratory personnel.
  • Clarify the licensing process, including application and renewal.
  • Explain acts and behaviors that are violations of Board rules and their associated penalties.

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
      • Laws and Rules of the Florida Board
      • Definitions
      • Your Role
      • The Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel
  • Personnel and Qualifications
      • Clinical Laboratory Personnel License
      • Types of Licenses
      • Special Licenses
    • Types of Clinical Laboratory Personnel
      • Director Responsibilities
      • Director Qualifications
      • Supervisor Responsibilities
      • Supervisor Qualifications
      • Technologist Responsibilities
      • Technologist Qualifications
      • Technician Responsibilities
      • Technician Qualifications
      • Summary of Qualifications
      • Public Health Laboratory Scientists
      • Approved National Certifying Agencies
    • Specialties
      • Categories for Specialties
      • Description of Specialties (1)
      • Description of Specialties (2)
      • Description of Specialties (3)
      • Description of Specialties (4)
  • Licensing Process
    • Applying for a new license
      • Applying for a New License
    • Renewing a license
      • Renewal of Clinical Laboratory Personnel License
      • Inactive Status
      • Current Address
      • Delinquent License
    • Fees
      • License Fees
  • Continuing Education
      • Continuing Education Requirements for Renewal and CE Broker
      • Continuing Education Requirements for Renewal and CEBroker, continued
  • Violations and Disciplinary Action
      • Rules Violations
      • Competency and Licensing Violations
      • Advertisement and Report Violations
      • Personal Conduct Violations
      • Capability Violations
      • Kickback and Inducement Violations
      • Disciplinary Violations
      • Failing to Report a Violation
      • Penalties for Violations
      • License on Probation
  • References
      • References

Additional Information

Author information: Brenda Van Der Heyden, MT(ASCP) is a former Compliance Officer and Lab Administrative Director and is licensed in Florida as a supervisor. She is currently a consultant for compliance issues and physician office lab operations. Brenda graduated with a BSMT degree. She is the past president of the Florida Society of Clinical Laboratory Scientists and past co-chair of the Florida Coalition of Professional Laboratory Organizations. She is currently serving as the Vice-Chair for the Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel for the State of Florida.

Reviewer information:  MarySchaller, MLS (ASCP) is a technologist at Gulfcoast Medical Center in Fort Myers, Florida. In her 40 years as a laboratory scientist, Marcy has also been a student instructor, an LIS coordinator, and a laboratory manager.

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