Director Certification, Five (5) Levels
Bioanalyst Clinical Laboratory Director (BCLD)
A generalist laboratory director who has technical experience in a minimum of three (3) of the following five (5) major clinical laboratory disciplines:
- Diagnostic Immunology;
- Microbiology or Public Health Microbiology;
- Molecular Diagnostics
High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (HCLD)
A laboratory director who has expertise in high complexity testing in at least one (1) of the following clinical laboratory disciplines or specialties: Andrology, Chemistry (including urinalysis, endocrinology and toxicology), Diagnostic Immunology, Embryology, Hematology (including flow cytometry), Microbiology (includes bacteriology, parasitology, virology, and mycology), Molecular Diagnostics, or Public Health Microbiology.
Public Health Laboratory Director (PHLD)
A laboratory director who has expertise in high complexity testing in Public Health Microbiology.
Embryology Laboratory Director (ELD)
A laboratory director who has expertise in the specialty of assisted reproductive technology (ART) laboratory procedures in an embryology laboratory.