Table of Contents2015 Surveys and Anatomic Pathology Education Programs1 New Developments . 3–82 Continuing Education . 9–22Continuing Education Programs . 10Competency Assessment Program. 17QMEd TM Online Educational Courses . 203 Quality Management Tools . 23-42Q-PROBESTM . 26Q-TRACKS . 31Q-MONITORS . 414 Point-of-Care Programs . 43-485 General Chemistry and TherapeuticDrug Monitoring . 49-72General Chemistry and TherapeuticDrug Monitoring . 50Urine Chemistry . 61Special Chemistry. 646 Endocrinology. 73-807 Blood Gas, Critical Care,and Oximetry . 81-848 Toxicology . 85-969 Accuracy-Based Programs . 97-102Accuracy-Based Programs . 98Validated Materials. 10110 Instrumentation Validation Tools . 103-122Calibration Verification/Linearity. 104Instrumentation QualityManagement Programs. 11811 Hematology andClinical Microscopy. 123-138Hematology . 124Clinical Microscopy. 13312 Reproductive Medicine . 139-142Andrology and Embryology . 14013 Coagulation . 143-15014 Microbiology . 151-178Bacteriology . 152Mycobacteriology. 163Mycology. 164Parasitology. 167Virology. 171Molecular Microbiology. 173Infectious Disease Serology. 17815 Immunology and Flow Cytometry . 179-190Immunology . 180Flow Cytometry. 18816 Transfusion Medicine, Viral Markers,and Parentage Testing . 191-204Transfusion Medicine. 192Viral Markers . 201Parentage Testing . 20417 Histocompatibility . 205-21018 Genetics and Molecular Pathology . 211-226Cytogenetics. 212Biochemical and Molecular Genetics. 215Next-Generation Sequencing. 221Molecular Oncology – Solid Tumors . 222Molecular Oncology – Hematologic . 22519 Anatomic Pathology . 227-250Surgical Pathology . 228General Immunohistochemistry. 237Predictive Markers . 239Specialty Anatomic Pathology. 240Cytopathology . 24220 Forensic Sciences . 251-25421 Analyte/Procedure Index . 255-29822 Program Code Page Index . 299-302
You getmorefrom thisbox.Three more reasons to participate inthe CAP Surveys/EXCEL Programs:1 Prepare staff with the insights and knowledgeof more than 500 pathology experts2 Gain more than 100 CE credits—five times morethan any other program3 Access education for every member ofyour team at no additional chargeDeliver excellence and value to your entire team with education by the experts!
1 New Developments1NEW“It’s about building the trust of the clinical staff in thequality of our laboratory results. CAP proficiencytesting is more than what is in the box, it’s being on”the cutting edge of laboratory practices.
New DevelopmentsNew DevelopmentsNEW1Quality Management ToolsSubsectionNameProgram CodePage(s)Q-PROBESBlood Bank Safety PracticesQP15127Q-PROBESClinical Test Utilization: Unnecessary TestingQP15228Q-PROBESPhysician Satisfaction with Anatomic Pathology ServicesQP15329Q-PROBESIdentification ErrorsQP15430NameProgram CodePage(s)General Chemistry and TherapeuticDrug MonitoringQuality Cross Check—General Chemistry and TherapeuticDrug MonitoringCZQ53General Chemistry and TherapeuticDrug MonitoringB-Type Natriuretic Peptides, five challengesBNP555General Chemistry and TherapeuticDrug MonitoringQuality Cross Check—B-Type Natriuretic PeptidesBNPQ55General Chemistry and TherapeuticDrug MonitoringTroponin T, five challengesTNT556General Chemistry and TherapeuticDrug MonitoringHemoglobin A1c, five challengesGH557General Chemistry and TherapeuticDrug MonitoringHemoglobin A1c, five challenges, international onlyGH5I57Porphobilinogen, UrineUPBG63NameProgram CodePage(s)25-OH Vitamin DVITD76General ChemistrySectionUrine ChemistryEndocrinologySectionEndocrinology4 College of American Pathologists2015 Surveys & Anatomic Pathology Education Programs
New DevelopmentsBlood Gas, Critical Care, and OximetrySection1Program CodePage(s)Blood Gas, Critical Care,and OximetryQuality Cross Check—Critical Care AqueousBlood Gas SeriesAQQ, AQ2Q,AQ3Q, AQ4Q83Blood Gas, Critical Care,and OximetryQuality Cross Check—Blood OximetrySOQ84NEWNameHematology and Clinical MicroscopySubsectionNameProgram CodePage(s)HematologyAutomated Hematology Differential for Mindray BC-5000FH11125HematologyAutomated Hematology Differential for Mindray BC-6000FH12125HematologyQuality Cross Check—Automated Hematology SeriesFH3Q, FH4Q,FH6Q, FH9Q126HematologyHematopathology Online EducationHPATH/HPATH1132Hemocytometer Fluid Count, international onlyHFCI136Clinical MicroscopyMicrobiologySubsectionNameProgram CodePage(s)BacteriologyGram-Negative Blood Culture Panel for MolecularMultiplex TestingGNBC158BacteriologyStool Pathogen, without Shiga ToxinSPN161Molecular MTB Detection and ResistanceMTBR163Molecular MicrobiologyC. trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae DNA by NucleicAcid AmplificationHC7174Molecular MicrobiologyBacterial Strain Typing, Gram-Negative OrganismsBSTN175Molecular MicrobiologyNucleic Acid Amplification, Organisms without MTBIDN175Mycobacteriology800-323-4040 847-832-7000 Option 1 cap.org5
New DevelopmentsImmunology and Flow CytometryNEW1SubsectionNameProgram CodePage(s)ImmunologyAntichromatin AntibodyACA182ImmunologyAntiribosomal-P AntibodyARP183ImmunologyHeavy Chain/Light Chain AnalysisHCA185Transfusion Medicine, Viral Markers, and Parentage TestingSubsectionNameProgram CodePage(s)Transfusion MedicineTransfusion Medicine Competency Assessment—Eluate TestTMCAE194Transfusion MedicineAntibody TiterABT3196Transfusion MedicineRed Blood Cell Antigen TypingRBCAT200NameProgram CodePage(s)HLA Disease Association, Drug RiskDADR1, y6 College of American Pathologists2015 Surveys & Anatomic Pathology Education Programs
New DevelopmentsGenetics and Molecular PathologySubsectionProgram CodePage(s)Next-Generation SequencingNGS221NEWNext-Generation Sequencing1NameNo CAP program for a test your laboratory performs?We’ve got you covered with this unique, complimentary program—only from the CAP!Sign up for this unique and complimentary service for those rare analytes for whichproficiency testing is not yet available. This service now includes all clinicallaboratory disciplines. The CAP connects labs performing testing for which no formalproficiency testing is available. There is no charge for this service. Participate at any time, no contract required. A minimum of three labs performing the same analyte must participatebefore the CAP can facilitate the sample exchange. Each individual laboratory will receive its own results along with an anonymized summaryreport for all participants.Visit cap.org and choose the Laboratory Improvement Programs tab to register today!800-323-4040 847-832-7000 Option 1 cap.org7
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2 Continuing Education2results and review them with the staff, especiallyif you have had issues—true issues. When eachCAP Survey comes back, we go over it with thewhole staff for their continuing education. Wesee if, and where, we went wrong or if we havemore to learn. The educational part is when youget the results back CAP encourages people to”be current on their education and knowledge.Continuing EducationContinuing Education Programs .10Competency Assessment Program .17QMEd Online Educational Courses.20Continuing Education“The educational part comes when you get the
Continuing Education ProgramsContinuing Education ProgramsContinuing Education2Your laboratory demonstrates its commitment to quality by choosingCAP Surveys programs. You’ll find the same level of quality in the CAPContinuing Education Programs.LegendThis activity is eligible for continuing medical education (CME) credit.This activity is eligible for continuing education (CE) credit.This activity is eligible for continuing medical education (CME) credit or continuing education (CE) credit.Information for Courses Bearing the CME IconAccreditationThe College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)to provide continuing medical education for physicians.CME Category 1The College of American Pathologists designates these enduring materials educational activities for a maximum of the statednumber of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of theirparticipation in the activity.Note to CME participants of enduring* materials courses:An AMA requirement mandates that all physicians wishing to claim CME credits must pass a scored assessment. All CAPenduring materials CME courses require participants to pass a scored assessment prior to claiming credit.* Enduring courses are those courses that endure over time such as print or Internet courses.CE (Continuing Education for Nonphysicians) for Courses Bearing the CE IconThe College of American Pathologists designates these educational activities for a maximum of the stated number of credits ofcontinuing education. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Maintenance Program (CMP)accepts this activity to meet its continuing education requirements. The states of California and Florida also approve these activitiesfor continuing education credit.Cytotechnologists may apply the credits from the PAPCE/PAPJE/PAPKE/PAPLE/PAPME Series 1 or 2, PAP PT, and NGCprograms toward the required educational activities for the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) Continuing Education CreditProgram (CECC) and the International Academy of Cytology (IAC).10 College of American Pathologists2015 Surveys & Anatomic Pathology Education Programs
Continuing Education ProgramsSurveys Continuing Education ActivitiesWhen your laboratory participates in CAP Surveys, every member of your team can enroll in education activities and earncontinuing education (CE) credit at no additional charge. Simply follow these steps:2Continuing Education1. Establish a free Web account.2. Complete a reading provided in the Participant Summary or Final Critique.3. Answer online learning assessment questions.Each member of your staff can access the Surveys education activities for a maximum of 12 months.Surveys Education ActivitiesProgram CodeSourceCatalogPage(s)C1/C3/C3X,CZ/CZX/CZ2X, C7Participant Summary50TParticipant Summary86UTParticipant Summary86UDS, UDS6Participant Summary88UDCParticipant Summary89DMPMParticipant Summary95HE, HEPParticipant Summary124BCPParticipant Summary124FH1-FH12, FH1P-FH12PParticipant Summary125Bone Marrow Cell DifferentialBMDParticipant Summary128Virtual Body FluidVBFParticipant Summary134Program NameGeneral Chemistry and Therapeutic DrugsToxicologyUrine ToxicologyUrine Drug Testing, ScreeningCAP/AACC Forensic Urine Drug Testing, ConfirmatoryDrug Monitoring for Pain ManagementBasic HematologyBlood Cell IdentificationHematology Automated Differentials FH SeriesCoagulation, LimitedCGL, CGDFParticipant Summary144BacteriologyDFinal Critique152MycologyFFinal Critique164ElectrophoresisSPEParticipant Summary68Transfusion Medicine, Comprehensive, LimitedJ, J1Participant Summary192Transfusion Medicine, Educational ChallengesJE1, JATE1Participant Summary192, 193Transfusion Medicine, Electronic CrossmatchEXM, EXM2Participant Summary195JATParticipant Summary192HQIPFinal Critique234Transfusion Medicine, Automated TestingCAP/NSH HistoQIP800-323-4040 847-832-7000 Option 1 cap.org11
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