Is Your Lab’s Competency Assessment

a Competent Assessment?

Presented by Dottie Hautman, BS, MT(ASCP)SC

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 I 12:00 - 2:00PM EST


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The New Jersey POCCs Group was pleased to provide this FREE webinar that helped attendees:


  • Find the answers to the “who, what, how, when, and why” of Competency Assessment.

  • Learn what Competency Assessment really is…and isn’t.

  • See the differences between Competency Assessment, Training, and Education.

  • Hear what the College of American Pathologists’ requirements are pertaining to Competency Assessment and some suggestions for your own program for compliance with those standards.


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About our Speaker Dottie Hautman, BS, MT(ASCP)SC, received her Bachelor of Science degree at Purdue University.  She completed her MT training at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio achieving ASCP certification.  She earned a Specialist in Chemistry certification from ASCP in 1997.  Ms. Hautman has over 35 years of experience in all core laboratory areas, as a chemistry technical specialist, core laboratory supervisor, and working for an integrated delivery network (System) laboratory.  She began her career at the College of American Pathologists (CAP) in 2007 as an Inspection Specialist in the Laboratory Accreditation Program (LAP).  Her training includes a Certificate in Team Learning from Xavier University, Lean Process Design, and ISO 17025 lead auditor course.  In her role at the CAP she performs LAP inspections, provides technical information for accredited laboratories and works with the CAP Checklist Commissioner and Scientific Resource Committees to assist with checklist revisions.  Ms. Hautman has presented at regional CAP Inspection Education Seminars and Regional POCT committee meetings.  She is an associate member of ASCP and AACC.

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