College of American Pathologists

  Explore the CAP Website


Updated September 8, 2011

Here are ten quick pointers to help you navigate and get the most out of the CAP website. Click on the small screen shot image to see where everything is located.

  1. To log in, enter your User ID and Password.

  2. Use e-LAB Solutions™ to manage:
    • Proficiency Testing
    • Lab Accreditation Program
    • Competency Assessment Program
    • Quality Management programs
    • Administration Options for laboratory administrators

  3. The main part of the CAP home page features Pathology News and links to new and important features of the site.

  4. Clicking on either catalog icon takes you to the CAP PT Ordering Information page, from which you can view the virtual or pdf Surveys and EXCEL catalogs, the shipping schedule, and ordering information.

  5. From the Accreditation and Laboratory Improvement tab, you can navigate to:
    • eNEWS newsletter and eALERT bulletins
    • Surveys and EXCEL Catalogs
    • Order forms
    • Shipping schedules
    • Additional information about proficiency testing and the CAP PT programs
    • Quality Assurance, Calibration Verification/Linearity, Instrumentation, and Reference Range Service programs
    • CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program
    • The new CAP 15189SM accreditation program

  6. Career Center takes you to a Job Board, lets you search CAP staff job openings, and provides Career Center Resources.

  7. The Education tab takes you to the CAP Course Catalog and also provides information on education resources and featured education programs, such as Competency Assessment Program.

  8. These small tabs take you to information about CAP Committees and Leadership, a Calendar of Events, and the CAP Foundation and SNOMED Terminology Solutions/DIHIT pages.

  9. Can’t find what you’re looking for, or need more information? Select Contact Us for a list of frequently asked questions and CAP contact information. Or, you can scroll down on the Contact Us page to send us an email.

  10. Reference Resources and Publications offers:
    • CAP periodicals – including CAP TODAY and Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    • CAP Press publications, including books and pamphlets
    • Public and Patient Health resources
    • Topic Centers about anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and interdisciplinary topics
    • Resident Resources