Laboratory Formularies: Improving Care, Reducing Costs

Continuing Education Information

For Continuing Education credit you must read this page.

Release date: June 09, 2015

Expiration date: June 09, 2024

Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals, specifically medical laboratory scientists.

P.A.C.E.® approved programs are accepted by the ASCP-BOC for recertification, and for license renewal in all licensure states except Florida.

  • Describe the motivation for establishing oversight of test ordering.
  • Explain key principles of effective clinical governance.
  • Illustrate the application of analytics within a test management system.

Estimated Completion Time (including post-test): 40m

Method of Participation: To receive a statement of credit, you must:

  1. Watch the video in its entirety
  2. Successfully complete the video post-test (80% or higher)
  3. Submit certificate completion information
  4. Receive the course evaluation

NO FEE is associated with this continuing education activity. All CE credit granted on this website ( is provided as a service to medical laboratory professionals as part of the academic mission of the University of Utah’s Department of Pathology and ARUP Laboratories. After completing the post-test and submitting your information where prompted, a certificate will be generated and available for printing or saving.

P.A.C.E.® Accreditation: The program has been approved for 0.5 contact hour(s) through ARUP Laboratories, which is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (ASCLS) P.A.C.E.® Program.

Course Director: Cherie V. Petersen

Faculty: Brian R. Jackson, MD, MS

Disclosure: Neither the speaker(s), planner(s), nor anyone in control of content for the enduring material video, Laboratory Formularies: Improving Care, Reducing Costs, have any relevant financial relationship with commercial products or services discussed today. Except for Dr. Jackson, who has recieved stock options from VisualShare LLC for his advisory board role.

References: Individual courses will provide explanations and references for the content covered by the quiz section of the course. Additional references are available at and

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