College of American Pathologists
CAP Committees & Leadership CAP Calendar of Events Estore CAP Media Center CAP Foundation
About CAP    Career Center    Contact Us      
Search: Search
  [Advanced Search]  
CAP Home CAP Advocacy CAP Reference Resources and Publications CAP Education Programs CAP Accreditation and Laboratory Improvement CAP Members
CAP Home > About Q-PROBES > Past Q-PROBES Studies > 2006 Q-PROBES Studies

  Past Q-PROBES Studies - 2006


updated September 29, 2011

All studies below are available for ordering.

QP061 - Rate of Microscopic Examination of Urine Sediment
Objective: Measure the percent of urinalysis specimens on which a manual microscopic examination of the urine sediment is performed and document how various practice and procedural characteristics influence this rate.


For more information about this study, see:
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2008;132:1868-1873.


QP062 - Adequacy of Surgical Pathology Cancer Reporting
Objective: Determine the percent of surgical pathology reports on breast, colon, and prostate specimens containing epithelial cancer that contain the ACS CoC mandated reporting elements.


For more information about this study, see:
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010; 134(8): 969-974.


QP063 - BNP Utilization
CAP Today: May 2007
Objective: Investigate the frequency with which BNP (or NT-proBNP) orders are associated with an appropriate diagnostic code or clinical diagnosis on ED patients.
Cost: $20.00


QP064 - Send-Out Test Order Accuracy
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2008;132:206–210.
Objective: Measure how accurately physicians’ orders for send-out laboratory tests are entered into the laboratory computer and sent to the correct reference laboratory.
Objective: Valenstein PN, Walsh MK, Stankovic AK. Accuracy of send-out test ordering: a College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of ordering accuracy in 97 clinical laboratories.
Cost: $20.00

Related Links Related Links

 © 2014 College of American Pathologists. All rights reserved. | Terms and Conditions | CAP ConnectFollow Us on FacebookFollow Us on LinkedInFollow Us on TwitterFollow Us on YouTubeFollow Us on FlickrSubscribe to a CAP RSS Feed