The California Department of Public Health Requirements

During every two-year renew cycle:

Clinical laboratory scientists and director personnel license types must obtain 24 contact hours of continuing education.

Cytotechnologist licensees must obtain 12 contact hours of continuing education.

Certified phlebotomy technicians must obtain a total of 6 contact hours of continuing education.

Continuing education must approved by clinical laboratory science continuing education accrediting agencies or from an accredited academic institute. Click here for a list of approved agencies.

For more information visit: The California Department of Public Health