[Histonet] Clia grossing regulations

Joanne Clark jclark <@t> pcnm.com
Thu Nov 21 12:09:34 CST 2013

Carol, here they are:

**REVISED** 07/11/2011
ANP.11610 Gross Examination Qualifications Phase II
If individuals other than a pathologist or pathology resident assist in gross examinations,
such individuals qualify as high complexity testing personnel under CLIA regulations.
NOTE: The laboratory director may delegate the dissection of specimens to non-pathologist
individuals; these individuals must be qualified as high complexity testing personnel under CLIA
regulations. The minimum training/experience required of such personnel is:
1. An earned associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology,
obtained from an accredited institution, OR
2. Education/training equivalent to the above that includes at least 60 semester hours or
equivalent from an accredited institution. This education must include 24 semester
hours of medical laboratory technology courses, OR 24 semester hours of science
courses that includes 6 semester hours of chemistry, 6 semester hours of biology, and
12 semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any
combination. In addition, the individual must have laboratory training including either
completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the
ABHES, NAACLA, or other organization approved by HHS (note that this training may
be included in the 60 semester hours listed above), OR at least 3 months documented
laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity
It is the responsibility of the laboratory director to determine whether an individual's education,
training and experience satisfies the requirements of this checklist requirement.
This checklist requirement applies only to laboratories subject to US regulations.

Joanne Clark, HT
Director of Histology
Pathology Consultants of New Mexico

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Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:22:47 -0500
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Subject: [Histonet] what are the Clia regulations for an Ht to
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