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Notification to CAP-Accredited Laboratories: All Common Checklist Customization

Updated: Jul 12, 2018

As a service to CAP-accredited laboratories, the CAP is pleased to announce the following notification regarding the customization of the All Common Checklist (COM). Read the eAlert.

Notification to Laboratories in the CAP’s Reproductive Laboratory Program

Updated: Apr 06, 2018

As a service to CAP-accredited laboratories, the CAP is providing clarification on 1) the reporting of laboratory director and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certificate information to the CAP and 2) laboratory director qualifications. Read the eAlert.

Notification to CAP-Accredited Biorepositories: Personnel Update

Updated: Nov 22, 2017
The 2017 edition of the BAP and BAP General (GEN) checklists are now available. Read the eAlert.

eAlert For Inspectors and CAP-Accredited Laboratories With California Licensure

Updated: Sep 01, 2017
As a service to CAP-accredited laboratories, the CAP is providing the following update regarding the 2017 checklist edition for laboratories with a California clinical laboratory license. Read the eAlert.

Notification to College of American Pathologist (CAP) Accredited Laboratories and Inspectors: Team Leader Checklist Name Change

Updated: Aug 22, 2017
As a service to CAP-accredited laboratories, the CAP is providing the following update regarding the Team Leader Assessment of Director & Quality Checklist. Read the EAlert.

Notification To College Of American Pathologists Accredited Laboratories: IQCP Update

Updated: May 18, 2017
The Laboratory Accreditation Program is pleased to announce changes to streamline and simplify the process for completing the CAP forms for individualized quality control plans (IQCP). Effective immediately, the CAP has discontinued use of the IQCP Summary form and has updated the List of IQCPs form to include new fields to allow one form to be completed for inspection preparation.Read the eAlert.

Notification to College of American Pathologists (CAP) Accredited Histocompatibility Laboratories and Inspectors

Updated: Feb 01, 2017
The CAP recently released a new Fast Focus on Compliance (FFOC) mini-training module to update histocompatibility laboratory personnel and inspectors on changes to the 2016 edition of the Histocompatibility checklist. Read the eAlert.

Notification to CAP-Accredited Laboratories: Glucose Activity Code Update

Updated: Nov 18, 2016
You previously received a notification from the College of American Pathologists' (CAP) Laboratory Accreditation Program (LAP) regarding the discontinuation of required proficiency testing (PT) for waived whole blood glucose on glucose meters effective in 2017. Read the eAlert.

Notification to CAP-Accredited Laboratories: Personnel Update

Updated: Aug 17, 2016
As a service to CAP-accredited laboratories, the CAP is providing information and resources regarding a change that will be made in the 2016 Checklist edition, scheduled to be released August 17, and to the Laboratory Personnel Evaluation Roster form. Read the eAlert.

Notification to CAP-Accredited Laboratories: PT Requirement Changes

Updated: Jul 21, 2016
This notice is to alert you that the College of American Pathologists' (CAP) Laboratory Accreditation Program (LAP) will no longer require enrollment and participation in proficiency testing (PT) for waived whole blood glucose on glucose meters (ie, WB2/WBG) and waived whole blood Protime/INR (ie, WP10) beginning with the 2017 PT program year. Laboratories will be required to perform alternative performance assessment for these analytes. Read the eAlert.

Update GEN.54400 - Personnel Qualification Records

Updated: Jun 13, 2016
As a service to CAP-accredited laboratories, the CAP is providing the following update on the Laboratory General Checklist requirement GEN.54400 Personnel Qualifications Records. Read the eAlert.