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Continuing education questions: Fall 2011.

1. The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) accreditation guide indicates that applied or translational research is required at which academic level?

a. Associate degree MLT

b. Bachelor of science degree

c. Master's degree

d. Doctoral degree

2. Which of the following research activities was identified by the majority of the participants to enhance their research skills?

a. Mentoring by colleagues

b. Attending presentations

c. Reading articles in professional journals

d. Enrolling in traditional courses

3. The survey results indicate that a required hands-on research project occurs in what percent of undergraduate programs?

a. 9%

b. 15%

c. 28%

d. 63%

4. Student research projects at the master's level include:

a. Students working independently with a mentor

b. Paper submission for publication

c. Oral presentations

d. All of the above

5. The most commonly identified barrier to research participation for students at the undergraduate level is:

a. Lack of space

b. Lack of funding

c. Insufficient time for faculty oversight

d. Time limitations in the curriculum

6. Individuals with which of the following criteria were more likely to conduct research and to receive more funding?

a. Doctoral degree

b. Full professor status

c. Tenure track position

d. All of the above

7. The most frequently cited barrier to research involvement is:

a. Lack of collaborators

b. Research was not an employment requirement

c. Insufficient access to statistical support

d. Lack of recognition for conducting research

8. Which type of research was conducted by the majority of the respondents?

a. Educational research

b. Basic science research

c. Applied or clinical research

d. Combination of basic and applied topics

9. Respondents indicated the journal of choice for publication of research was:

a. Laboratory Medicine

b. Clinical Laboratory Science

c. Clinical Chemistry

d. American Journal of Clinical Pathology

10. The funding source identified by the majority of survey participants was:

a. Their own institution

b. Government

c. Private foundations

d. Professional organizations

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Date:Sep 22, 2011
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