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New 2023 Surveys and Anatomic Pathology Education Programs

See What's New Before You Renew Your PT/EQA for 2023

As laboratory medicine changes, the CAP supports your continued mission to deliver accurate and reliable test results to the patients you serve with a comprehensive range of proficiency testing/external quality assessment (PT/EQA) programs.


  • Compare multiple instruments testing for a wide range of respiratory viruses (ID3Q).
  • Elevate your laboratory’s preanalytical processing steps for tissue and slide preparation of cell blocks (HQCLB) and targeted therapy (HQTAR), thus ensuring quality staining.
  • Assess your staff’s technical competency for body fluid review (QPB10).
  • Ensure optimal performance of cardiac evaluation assays with calibration verification and linearity for high-sensitivity Troponin I (LN48).

View all our new programs and decide which ones are right for you.

New PT Programs for 2022/2023

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  • Preparation of histologic slides in all anatomic pathology laboratories (HQTAR and HQCLB)
  • Immunohistochemistry testing for prognostic marker p53 (P53)
  • Challenges that mimic patient-related factor deficiencies (ECF)
  • Viscoelastic testing for Quantra and ROTEM Sigma analyzers using whole blood (VES1)
  • Prognostic marker using FISH to identify the ALK rearrangement in lung (CYALK)
  • Next-generation sequencing bioinformatics platform-agnostic in silico PT and validated materials (NGSB4 and NGSB5)
  • Next-generation sequencing for hematologic malignancies bioinformatics (NGSB3)
  • Next-generation sequencing to analyze copy number alterations in solid tumors (CNVST)
  • Next-generation sequencing to determine tumor mutational burden (TMB)
  • Exome trio testing for next-generation sequencing of undiagnosed disorders (NGSET)
  • Complete blood count and differential as well as nucleated red blood cell (nRBC) parameter (FH17 and FH17P)
  • Carbapenemase detection methods to ensure testing quality and staff competency (CRE)
  • Molecular testing for joint infections utilizing the joint infection panel (JIP)
  • Automated direct antiglobulin testing (ADAT)

New Quality Improvement Programs for 2022/2023

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  • Calibration verification and linearity for high-sensitivity Troponin I (LN48)
  • Calibration verification and linearity for high-sensitivity Troponin T (LN47)

Monitor performance and assess comparability across multiple instruments in your laboratory with Quality Cross Check.

  • Quality Cross Check for respiratory viruses (ID3Q)
  • Quality Cross Check for hematology (FH13Q)

Quality training and tools developed with pathologist input and uniquely tailored for the medical laboratory.

Aid quality improvement efforts and assist with checklist requirements in your laboratory.

  • Non-physician care team satisfaction with clinical laboratory services (QP231)
  • Technical competency assessment of body fluid review (QPB10) and peripheral blood smears (QPC10/QPC25)

New Continuing Medical Education Program

Stay abreast of developments in laboratory medicine with activities developed by more than 600 experts in pathology and laboratory medicine.

  • Informatics Essentials for Pathologists: for individual (ICBE) and additional participant(s) (ICBE1)

New CAP Publications for 2023

Stay current in diagnostic learning with our newest high-quality publications written and edited by recognized experts in pathology and laboratory medicine.

  • Color Atlas of Flow Cytometry (PUB230)
  • Color Atlas of Hematology: An Illustrated Field Guide Based on Proficiency Testing, Volume 2: Bone Marrow, Second Edition (PUB229)

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