January 2012

License for Lab Scientists Hangs On Test Scores

By Judd-Leonard Okafor

A new regulation for medical laboratory scientists is to deny them annual practicing license unless they acquire a specific number of credits in continued professional development.

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Terror In Delta: Medical Laboratory Scientists Sacked For Upholding Professional Ethics

The clamour by Medical Laboratory Scientist in Nigeria for professional freedom has assumed a dangerous dimension in Delta State University Teaching Hospital Oghara as six Medical Laboratory Scientists has been sacked for refusing to allow pathologists sign the result of the test they performed.

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Nigeria: Lab Science Regulators Rally Against Malpractice, Misdiagnosis

By Onimisi Alao

Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) is to collaborate with John Hopkins University and Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) to implement a web-based Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme aimed at curbing malpractice and laboratory misdiagnosis.

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