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Committees

The Education Committee is responsible for the preparation of educational material and for organising a number of regular education events in the Association's calendar. These include the annual RCPA AACB Chemical Pathology Course (CPC), the Current Concepts Lectures and the Roman Travelling Lectureship.

The Board of Examiners is responsible for considering applications for membership of the Association; conducting examinations of applicants in accordance with the directions of the Council; and on behalf of the Council decide upon the fitness of applicants for membership of the Association and the class of membership to which each applicant should be admitted.

Subject to the directions of the Council, the Board of Examiners may receive and disburse monies for the operation of the Board. The composition of the Board of Examiners and its duties and responsibilities are described in the By-Laws.

The Media and Communication Committee oversees the production of print publications and educational multimedia across the AACB.

The Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Committee (SRAC) develops and supports symposia that are focused at both the AACB membership and to other health practitioner groups that use laboratory and point-of-care testing. The Committee are also responsible for to disseminating information from organisations such as IFCC, NCCLS, IRMM, CDC, WHO and other similar bodies; providing input on various regulatory issues and preparing Position and Working Papers on various important topics.