LL-B: Are Higher Education Institutions Addressing the Employment Needs of Clinical Laboratories in Rural Areas?

Friday, February 22
12:15 PM–1:30 PM

Location: Baltimore B

This session will examine rural laboratory managers’ perceptions regarding higher education’s response to the shortage of MLTs and MLSs. The extent to which MLT and MLS programs are currently meeting the staffing and professional development needs of rural laboratories will be described. Discussion will include recommendations for recruitment, partnership, and program development.