Certifications

Director Certification, Five (5) Levels

Bioanalyst Clinical Laboratory Director (BCLD)

BCLD Qualifications

A generalist laboratory director who has technical experience in a minimum of three (3) of the following five (5) major clinical laboratory disciplines:

    1. Chemistry;
    2. Diagnostic Immunology;
    3. Hematology;
    4. Microbiology or Public Health Microbiology;
    5. Molecular Diagnostics

High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (HCLD)

HCLD Qualifications

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)

PHLD Qualifications

A laboratory director who has expertise in high complexity testing in Public Health Microbiology. 

Embryology Laboratory Director (ELD)

ELD Qualifications

A laboratory director who has expertise in the specialty of assisted reproductive technology (ART) laboratory procedures in an embryology laboratory.

Andrology Laboratory Director (ALD)

ALD Qualifications

A laboratory director who has expertise in the technical discipline of andrology.

Consultant, One (1) Level

Clinical Consultant (CC)

CC Qualifications

A Clinical Consultant provides consultation to the clients of a laboratory performing moderate or high complexity testing regarding the appropriateness of the testing ordered and interpretation of test results.

Supervisor, Two (2) Levels

Technical Supervisor (TS)

TS Qualifications

A Technical Supervisor is responsible for the technical and scientific oversight of a laboratory performing high complexity testing.

General Supervisor (GS)

GS Qualifications

A General Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day supervision or oversight of laboratory testing operations and personnel performing high complexity testing.


Understand

Find details on ABB's CLIA-approved supervisor and director certifications and the application process.

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Information on study materials and strategies to successfully challenge the ABB exams.

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Continuing Education

Information on the AAB PEER CEU program to maintain your certification.

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