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AAB Membership Benefits

As a member of the American Association of Bioanalysts or AABís Associate Member Section (AMS), you are entitled to the benefits listed below.   

Advocate for the Community Clinical Laboratory

  • Monitoring and analyzing legislation, regulations, and industry trends, including CLIA, Medicare reimbursement, FDA, OSHA, EPA, EEOC and FTC
  • Protecting your right to practice and advance in your career without discriminatory restrictions
  • Representing your professional interests before federal, state and local lawmaking bodies and regulatory agencies
  • Taking legal action, when necessary, to protect your interests

Individualized Assistance and Information About

  • Clinical laboratory personnel regulations and requirements
  • Meeting the challenges of rapidly changing laboratory technology and operational methods

Discounts on AAB Publications/Meetings

  • Seminar and conference registration
  • Publications

Access to AABís Online Job Posting Center

  • AAB or AMS members can post resumes FREE of charge at the AAB Job Posting Center and access the most recent jobs available to professionals seeking employment 
  • Employers can browse resumes or post employment opportunities

Continuing Education Recording System

  • FREE CEU maintenance and documentation program

AAB Proficiency Testing Service

  • A CLIA-approved comprehensive external quality control program with economical fees compared to other major proficiency testing providers.  Updated continuously, AABís proficiency testing programs meet the needs of evolving techniques and concepts in the modern laboratory.  The PTS is approved under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA Ď88) and by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation (COLA), Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Medicare and most state agencies.

AAB Bulletin

  • A quarterly newsletter that provides the latest information on meetings, conferences, legislative and regulatory issues and developments, news from other laboratorians, state activities, continuing education programs, and technical information.

Annual Membership Certificate 

Professional Relations

  • Communication with peers
  • Communication with other healthcare workers
  • Communication with other professional associations

Educational Programs

  • AAB Annual Conference
  • Regional Seminars and Workshops
  • State Chapter Seminars

FREE Membership in AABís Special Interest Groups

  • College of Reproductive Biology (CRB)
  • Environmental Biology and Public Health (EBPH)
  • National Independent Laboratory Association (NILA). [NILA membership is limited to AAB Corporate Laboratory members.]

Professional Liability Insurance

  • Available ONLY to Director/Owner members

Publications

  • HCT/P Compliance Procedure Manual for ART Laboratories
  • Andrology And Embryology Review Course Manual, 2010 Edition
  • Andrology And Embryology Review Course Manual, 2008 Edition, Spanish 
  • General Knowledge For The Clinical Lab Director (HCLD)
  • General Knowledge For The Embryology Lab Director (ELD)
  • QA Manual for ART Labs (CD-ROM)
  • QA Manual for POLs and Independent and Hospital Clinical Labs (CD-ROM)
  • Total Quality Management (TQM) for The Clinical Laboratory
  • PER Basic Knowledge Manual
  • PER Handbook and PER Questions And Answers Book
  • POLT Handbook and POLT Questions and Answers Book

Sustaining Membership 

In addition to the preceding Sustaining Members are entitled to:

  • Two individual members and a 33% reduction for additional individual members
  • A 15% discount on advertisements in the AAB Bulletin or Conference Program Book
  • Discounts on meetings/seminars for up to three additional company representatives
  • First right of refusal (over nonmembers) to be a primary sponsor of an AAB activity
  • Recognition in the AAB Bulletin

 

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