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ASCP GYN PT & Lab Comparison Authors:
The ASCP Cytopathology Committee
This CMS-approved gynecologic cytology proficiency testing program is designed according to federal CLIA regulations to test basic locator and diagnostic skills for gynecologic cytology specimens. It leverages the experience gained from over 35,000 individual tests, as well as the collective knowledge of ASCP cytopathology experts.
You choose the test date and the Prep type you want to be tested on. Refereeing exceeds CLIA requirements; consisting of three physicians and two senior-level cytotechnologists. All results are returned within 7 business days from the date the testing materials are received by ASCP. All testing events with scores less than 90% are automatically put through a Defacto-Appeal before results are returned.
Online Management Tool
It's easy to manage participant information and update orders throughout the year. Access ASCP, the best way to manage participants and place orders all online in one convenient location. You'll receive online access once your 2015 order is placed, allowing you to add or modify participants and order information throughout the year.
The complete solution, this program fulfills all your gynecologic
cytopathology proficiency testing and CAP LAP accreditation
requirements for interlaboratory comparison.
Choose the date of your ASCP GYN PT™ testing, slide type as well as a
second date for your Lab Comparison shipment. Your ASCP Lab Comparison
program consists of 12 high-quality glass slides, detailed comparative
results and year end statistical summaries.
Lab Comparison Features:
- Up to 6 CME/CMLE credits for reviewing a total of 12 glass
- Your choice of GYN conventional, liquid based preparations
or a combination
- 1 shipment of 12 high-quality glass slide cases
- Ten days provided for review of materials
- Target answers sent by email within 24 hours of response
- Laboratory and participant peer-comparison statistics
provided after each event
For a notification from CMS regarding PT referral, click here.