CYTOTECHNOLOGIST WORKFORCE Bibliography of Contemporary Issues

CYTOTECHNOLOGIST WORKFORCE

Bibliography of Contemporary Issues

August 26, 2008

Compiled by Gary W. Gill, CT(ASCP)

  1. ASCP.  Medical Laboratory Personnel Shortage.  Policy Statement, Date last reaffirmed 11/04, 4 pages.  Available at:
    www.ascp.org
  2. ASCT 2007 cytotechnology wage and vacancy survey results.  Available at: 
    www.asct.com
  3. Austin RM.  Dismantling of the U.S. cytotechnology educational infrastructure is premature and carries significant risks.  Arch Pathol Lab Med.  2008;132(2):154-8.  Editorial.  Available at:
    http://arpa.allenpress.com
  4. Benstein B, Holladay EB, Kenwright K, Means M, Zaleski MS.  For cytotechnologists, molecular training a must.  CAP Today, August 2008.  Available at: 
    www.cap.org
  5. CPRC/ASC.  CAAHEP Accredited Cytotechnology Programs.  Current as of July 1, 2008.  Available at: www.cytopathology.org
  6. Crothers BA.  For all of us, a place to ponder cytopathology’s future. CAP Today, August 2008.  Available at: 
    www.cap.org
  7. Cytotechnology schools under threat.  Letter sent by 12 professional societies “to inform educators and laboratory administrators of a coming crisis in healthcare.” CAP Today, August 2008.  Available at:  
    www.cap.org
  8. Eltoum IA, Roberson J. Impact of expected changes in national Papanicolaou test volume on the cytotechnology labor market—an impending crisis. Am J Clin Pathol. 2007;128(4):665-70.  Available at: 
    http://ajcp.metapress.com
  9. Goulart RA.  Cytotechnologists today. Much more than ‘Pap-ologists’ with schools in need of our support.  Am J Clin Pathol.  2008;129(4):523-4.  Available at: 
    http://ajcp.metapress.com
  10. Kurtycz D.  Cytology education under challenge. ASC Bulletin. 2008;45(2):33-5.  Available at: 
    www.cytopathology.org
  11. Moriarty AT.  Heads in the sand—or not?  CAP Today, August 2008.  Available at: 
    www.cap.org
  12. Naik K, Zaleski MS. Cytotechnology: a profession on the move,—Then and now. LabMed. 2008;39(4):201-5.  Available at: 
    http://labmedicine.metapress.com
  13. Steward CA., Thompson NN.  ASCP 2005 wage and vacancy survey of medical laboratories.  LabMed.  2006;37(8):465-9.  Available at: 
    http://labmedicine.metapress.com
  14. The Forbes Group.  Plotting the Future of Cytotechnology: An environmental analysis of the driving forces of cytology (Summary [4 pages]).  Available at: 
    www.cytopathology.org
  15. The Forbes Group.  Plotting the Future of Cytotechnology: An environmental analysis of the driving forces of cytology (Full Report [43 pages]).  Available at: 
    www.cytopathology.org
  16. Wilbur DC.  Perilous times for the Pap test?  CAP Today, February 2008.  Available at: 
    www.cap.org
  17. Young NA, Greening SE, Gupta P, Bibbo M, Ehya H.  The declining Pap test. An omen of extinction or an opportunity for reform?  Acta Cytol. 2008;52(3):277-8