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 Calculating CEUs

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AREA 1 FORMALLY ORGANIZED CE ACTIVITIES

  • Programs organized by an approved sponsor, including AGT
  • Career-related course work at a college or university

TO CALCULATE CEUs

  • One semester hour = 15 contact hours = 15 points
  • One quarter hour = 10 contact hours = 10 points

DOCUMENTATION

  • Certificate of attendance
  • Receipt of registration accompanied by letter of attendance
  • Official Transcript

AREA 2 CE ACTIVITIES WITHOUT APPROVED SPONSORSHIP

  • Formal scientific or career-related activities, i.e., hospital seminars, journal club, telemets, webinars, workshops, regional meetings, etc.

TO CALCULATE CEUs

  • One contact hour = 1 point for ASCP-BOC continuing education

DOCUMENTATION

  • Letter of attendance or signed roster
  • Copy of the program or agenda
  • Title and brief description of activity with director signature

AREA 3 TEACHING

  • Development and initial offering of career-related courses and workshops

TO CALCULATE CEUs

  • One hour of teaching plus 4 hours of preparation time (assumed) = 5 contact hours = 5 points

DOCUMENTATION

  • Copy of syllabus, program or letter of appreciation that demonstrates content and length of teaching time
  • Only credit for teaching the same topic once

AREA 4 PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS, BOOKS AND EXHIBITS

  • Publication in an indexed journal
  • Chapter of a career-related book
  • Development of a technical or scientific exhibit (poster) displayed at an annual meeting

TO CALCULATE CEUs

  • Single or dual authorship = 10 contact hours
  • First (senior) authorship = 10 contact hours
  • Multiple authorship = 5 contact hours
  • Exhibit or poster = 10 contact hours

DOCUMENTATION

  • Title page of publication
  • Chapter listing and title page
  • Abstract identifying poster session
  • Meeting outline identifying presentation

IMPORTANT NOTICE

**** All 36 contact hours or 36 points can be accumulated in any of the 4 areas -- this is effective immediately.

To maintain ASCP certification, you must earn 36 points (1 point = 1 contact hour) over a three-year period as follows:
 
·         1 point in laboratory or patient safety (i.e., quality control, quality assurance)
·         2 points in area in which you are certified
·         Remaining points in area of specialty, management, education, or other related laboratory areas of interest.
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