College of American Pathologists

  Online LAP Audioconference


Presentation Title: The Rules, Tools and Jewels of the Cytopathology
Laboratory Inspection
Presented by: Dina Mody, MD, FCAP, and Michael Henry, MD, FCAP
Date: June 17, 2009


  • Discuss CLIA 88 and compliance requirements unique to the Cytopathology laboratory.
  • Explain the rationale behind the new/recent checklist requirements as they apply to areas in the cytology laboratory.
  • Describe the deficiencies most frequently cited during inspections of cytology laboratories and strategies to avoid these.
  • Apply strategies for preparation of unannounced inspections as currently required.

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