In case you missed it...
from August 25, 2011
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webinar, our speakers, CAP specialists
Jean Ball, MBA, MT(HHS),
MLT(ASCP); and Jean Hood,
BS, MT(AMT) described the necessary
components of a World-Class Competency
assessment program – from an inspector’s
You will be able to “see” your
own program through a
CAP Staff Inspection Specialist’s eyes! Forewarned is forearmed!
After viewing this webinar, you will:
Hemocue; Medical Automation Systems; Siemens
About Our Speakers:
Ball, MBA, MT(HHS), MLT(ASCP)
is a certified Medical Technologist with over
thirty-five years of experience in laboratory
medicine. Before coming to the College of
American Pathologists (CAP), she worked in
hospital and clinic settings in every area of
the clinical laboratory - as a bench
technologist, supervisor, and lab administrator.
Jean has also spent many hours in the classroom,
teaching in medical technology and business
arenas. She has drafted classroom and online
curricula and written and revised textbook
Jean earned her Master Black Belt
Certification in Lean and Six Sigma from
Villanova University and has participated in,
and led, many project teams throughout her
career. And as a mother of three and grandmother
of five, there is never a lack of projects,
personally as well as professionally!
Jean began her career at the CAP in 2004 as an
Inspection Specialist in the Laboratory
Accreditation Program (LAP) and is now a Lead
Inspection Specialist. Jean thoroughly enjoys
her travels inspecting CAP- accredited
laboratories and visiting her laboratory peers
throughout the world.
Hood, BS, MT(AMT) has
been in the laboratory field for over 20 years.
She received her AAS in Medical Laboratory
Technology from the University of Rio Grande in
Rio Grande, Ohio and her BS in Clinical
Laboratory Science from the University of
Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Her role as a laboratorian has included staff technologist
positions and various management roles including
installing laboratory information systems.
During the past 3 years as a College of American
Pathologist Inspection Specialist she has
performed over 200 inspections.
presented on Point of Care topics utilizing the
internet, and live speaking events for South
Carolina Point of Care and at the July 2010
American Medical Technologists National