The purpose of the “DCLS Tool Kit” is to provide information that will assist educators who are in the process of considering and/or planning a Doctor of Clinical Laboratory Science (DCLS) degree program at their institution. The information presented consists of documents developed by the DCLS Oversight Committee and vetted by ASCLS and/or NAACLS, as well as additional information that can be useful in the new program development process.

Chapter One: DCLS Tool Kit: A Resource for Educators Introduction

Chapter Two: History of the DCLS Task Force and Oversight Committee

Chapter Three: ASCLS and NAACLS Resources

Chapter Four: PhD versus Practice Doctorates

Chapter Five: DCLS Competencies, Course Descriptions and Objectives

Chapter Six: Evidence of Need

Chapter Seven: Reference List

Chapter Eight: Models of Course – Faculty and Resources Sharing

Chaper Nine: Clinical Sites and Residency Information

Chapter Ten: DCLS Proposal-Concept Document Sample

Chapter Eleven: DCLS Board Certification

Chapter Twelve: DCLS Programs in United States

Chapter Thirteen: Online DCLS Course Catalog

13A: Online DCLS Course Catalog by University
13B: Online DCLS Course Catalog by Subject