ERIC Number: ED034872
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Manpower for the Medical Laboratory. Public Health Service Publication No. 1833.
National Committee for Careers in Medical Technology, Bethesda, MD.
Two hundred individuals attended the 3-day conference planned to provide an opportunity for members of various disciplines to review some of the forces that are changing manpower requirements and to explore ways of staffing medical laboratories that will serve America's health needs more effectively. Presentations included in the document are: (1) "Recruitment--A Part of the Life-Long Education of the Medical Laboratory Professional" by Kevin P. Bunnell, (2) "The Social and Economic Outlook" by Eli Ginzberg, (3) "The Medical Laboratory: A Look into the Future" by Ivan L. Bennett, (4) "Changing Patterns in Education by George A. Wolf, and (5) "Health Legislation as It Affects Medical Laboratory Manpower" by Paul G. Rogers. Discussion group reports are also included. Sixteen conference recommendations relate to such matters as: (1) a study of skill and manpower requirements, and realignment of laboratory career categories and related educational levels in keeping with the findings of the study, (2) a formulation of a uniform laboratory workload reporting system to assist in projecting manpower needs, (3) recruitment efforts, (4) upgrading of elementary and high school science education, and (5) development and strengthening of vocational school, junior college, college, and university educational programs. (JK)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Conference Reports, Federal Legislation, Health Services, Labor Needs, Laboratory Technology, Professional Education, Socioeconomic Influences
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (FS2.2:M31/8/967, $.75)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: National Committee for Careers in Medical Technology, Bethesda, MD.
Note: Proceedings of the National Conference on Education and Career Development of the National Committee for Careers in Medical Technology (College Park, Md., Oct 11-13, 1967)