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Certificate Programs

Enhance your skills and build your resume! CSMLS is proud to offer new certificates that are available through our Learning Services. Discipline-specific and interdisciplinary certificates are available with more certificates in development. To qualify for a Learning Services Certificate, members must keep track of individual courses completed. Required courses for refresher and basic certificates must be completed within the last two (2) years and for advanced certificates within the last three (3) years.

When a Learning Services Certificate requirements are completed, please notify Learning Services.

Certificates are available in three levels: Refresher, Basic and Advanced

Refresher

Certificate in Hematology Refresher

Certificate Requirement

  • Refresher Course in Hematology (4193)

Elective Requirement

Two of the following:

  • Introduction to Erythrocyte Disorders and Normocytic Anemias (9802)
  • Hemolytic Anemias (9818)
  • Hypochromic Anemias (9800)
  • Macrocytic Anemias (9801)
  • The Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (9875)
  • Introduction to Hemostasis (9803)
  • D-Dimer (9874)

Certificate in Transfusion Medicine Refresher

Certificate Requirement

  • Transfusion Medicine Refresher Course (4336)

Elective Requirements

Two of the following:

  • Overview of Common Blood Group Systems (9812)
  • Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (9860)
  • ABO Discrepancies: A Systematic Approach to Resolve Serological Problems (9835)
  • Blood Components: Production and Quality Assurance (9827) Coming Soon!
  • Plasma Fractions (9856) Coming Soon!
  • Blood Group Systems: ABO, Lewis, P1, MN and Gerbich (9836) Coming Soon!

Certificate in Microbiology Refresher

Certificate Requirements

  • Microbiology Refresher 1: Basic Principles of Microbiology (4920)
  • Microbiology Refresher 2: Microbial Identification & Susceptibility Testing (4921) Coming Soon!
  • Microbiology Refresher 3: Quality Control & Quality Assurance (4922) Coming Soon!

Basic

Certificate in Leukocytes

Certificate Requirement

  • Lymphocytes in Disease (3050)

Elective Requirements

Two of the following:

  • Plasma Cell Dyscrasias – Myeloma (9871)
  • Organs of the Lymphoid System (9833)
  • Monocytes and Macrophages (9869)
  • Leukocytes: Measurement of Neutrophil Function (9829)

Certificate in Basic Microbiology

Certificate Requirements

  • Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 1: An Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteriology (4878)
  • Anaerobic Bacteriology Part 2: Methods and Identification (4879)

Elective Requirements

Two of the following:

  • Staphylococci (9813)
  • Streptococci (9814)
  • Enterobacteriacea (9830)
  • Enterobacteriacea: Media and Identification Tests (9831)
  • Neisseria and Moraxella (9821)
  • Fastidious Gram Negative Rods (9820)
  • Miscellaneous Gram Positive Rods (9828)

Certificate in Pre-Analytical Procedures

Certificate Requirements

  • Avoiding Pre-Analytical Error: Part 1 (4946)
  • Avoiding Pre-Analytical Error: Part 2 (4947)

Elective Requirements

Two of the following:

  • Why Physicians Order Lab Tests: A Laboratory Perspective (9879)
  • Introduction to Hemostasis (9803)
  • Body Fluids: Laboratory Methods (9825)
  • The Laboratory Aspects of Alcoholism (9880)

Certificate in Laboratory Safety

Certificate Requirements

  • Laboratory Safety 1: Introduction, Overview, General Occupational Hygiene and Biosafety (4916)
  • Laboratory Safety 2: Chemical and Physical Agents (4917)
  • Laboratory Safety 3: Special Subjects in Laboratory Safety (4918)
  • Laboratory Safety 4: Fundamentals of Laboratory Safety (4919)

Advanced

Certificate in Transfusion Medicine Challenges

Certificate Requirement

  • Problem-Based Learning in Transfusion Medicine (4129)

Elective Requirements

Four of the following:

  • ABO Discrepancies: A Systematic Approach to Resolve Serological Problems (9835)
  • Serological Challenges in Pretransfusion Compatibility Testing (9857)
  • Routine and “Not-So-Routine” Methods in Transfusion Science (9834)
  • Improve Your Skills in the Identification of Blood Group Alloantibodies (9896)
  • Case Studies in Blood Group Serology (9810) Coming Soon!
  • Blood Components: Production and Quality Assurance (9827) Coming Soon!
  • Applied Biochemistry in Transfusion Science (9858) Coming Soon!

Certificate in Fungi

Certificate Requirements

  • Medical Mycology (4344)
  • Yeast and Actinomycetes (4655)

Certificate in Quality Systems

Certificate Requirements

  • Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory Part 1: Introduction (4668)
  • Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory Part 2: Planning/Design (4669)
  • Quality Systems for the Clinical Laboratory Part 3: Implementation (4670)