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College of American Pathologists safety inspection checklist

College of American Pathologists safety inspection checklist

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • College of American Pathologists,
  • Pathology -- United States,
  • Medical laboratories -- United States -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    Caption title

    ContributionsCenters for Disease Control (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14271855M

    Records of documented personnel information including certification or licensure, summary of training and experience, references from previous employers, job description, initial orientation and any retraining, continuing education and achievement, competence evaluations, applicable health records such as immunization status, monitoring for exposure to hazardous chemicals and radiation and untoward incident or accident reports are also maintained for each staff member. However, the document is subject to change, as public comments are being collected and evaluated for incorporation into the final guideline. Philadelphia: Saunders; Recovered Plasma does not have an expiration date, therefore, records are to be kept indefinitely. Foucar K. Carter DK.

    Battle Creek: Anatech Ltd; General Safety Dress, Eating, Smoking, etc. Modification of safety relief devices beyond the tank or regulator should only be made by a competent person appointed by management. A Laboratory Waste Management program should be established to safely control hazardous chemical and biological waste from receipt or generation through use or final disposal in the laboratory.

    It is best to avoid flammable liquids with volatile nature and very low flash point or buy only the required quantity and do not try to store any leftovers. Equipment and Utility Labeling All utility and plumbing lines need to be labeled and indicate the product contained; i. Necessity of clinical information in surgical pathology: A College of American Pathologists Q-probes study ofsurgical pathology cases from institutions. Data systems can automatically capture this data and document it for review. In: Burger PC, editor. The regulations cited apply only to private employers and their employees, unless adopted by a state agency and applied to other groups such as public employees.


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College of American Pathologists safety inspection checklist book

Refer to Compliance Program Acceptable methods for further testing to confirm D negatives include use of the antiglobulin method, and use of a special channel on the Kontron Groupamatic, Olympus PK, or the Gamma STS-M automated blood groupers.

A series of confusing HCFA "interpretations" declared electronic controls not acceptable, then acceptable, then not acceptable, and finally, acceptable.

With the ever increasing use of ancillary testing in surgical pathology, clinical correlation is becoming more dependent on the construction of comprehensive surgical pathology reports that reconcile all available clinical and laboratory data.

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Monitoring the recording and reporting of test results. To function effectively and safely, all the procedures and activities of histopathology laboratory should be evaluated and monitored accurately.

Many wanted it eliminated because of the subjective nature of the classification criteria and the possibility that some tests on the list were not truly error free. It is best to avoid flammable liquids with volatile nature and very low flash point or buy only the required quantity and do not try to store any leftovers.

Donors who have been exposed to blood percutaneously, i. The CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States. Cylinders of all gases having a Health Hazard Rating of 3 or 4 shall be kept in a continuously mechanical ventilated hood or other ventilated enclosure.

Clinical history and specimen adequacy: clinicians are from mars and pathologists are from venus. Pak J Med Sci. College of American Pathologists. Are cylinders stored in upright positions and immobilized by chains or other means to prevent them from being knocked over?

This increases efficiency, especially when paired with other learning management systems LMS such as Healthstream. Explosive chemicals are rare in histology, the primary example being picric acid.

Testing requirements of each organization are at least equivalent to those of CLIA '88, they execute to some extent different testing standards and rationales in reaching the goal of quality laboratory testing. Several revisions have been published since February, Processes are defined for validating and maintaining computer software and information.

The laboratory leaders provide for a program to regularly monitor and demonstrate proper calibration and function of instruments, reagents, and analytical systems. Connectivity via data management platforms has provided an elegant solution to the challenge of managing these regulatory and compliance aspects of a large POCT program.

Those activities requiring judgment of interpretive skills must be included. Licensed blood banks must have CBER approval to use such antisera. With the adoption of mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, web-based data management applications can be accessed from virtually anywhere to exchange information and manage systems, including in some applications the ability to send remote commands to the devices.

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Procedures have been approved to use reagents with the GroupamaticTM beyond the dating period, provided a proper set of controls is used. Not all anti-D reagents may be used for Du testing; the package insert must include directions for Du testing.

Laboratory Safety: Principles and Practices. With electrophoresis, one control needs to be included in each electrophoretic cell and the control must contain fractions representative of those routinely reported in patient samples.

Certain blood centers have approval for an SOP that does not require sterility checks on Red Blood Cells, Deglycerolized, on a periodic basis if the facilities where the product is prepared are monitored for cleanliness and good housekeeping procedures, including proper maintenance of air filters in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning HVAC system.

Exposure can occur in the course of receiving, processing and disposal of these material. Participation in external programs also contributes valuable information for a quality assurance program. Antibody Screen - Donor or patient serum is tested with reagent red cells of known antigenic makeup; the purpose is to determine if the donor or patient has antibodies in his or her serum.The American College of Physicians (ACP) welcomes your interest in this guide to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of (CLIA ’88).

We hope that you will find it helpful in answering many of your questions regarding regulations for clinical laboratory testing.

Welcome to the CAP

adding an educational experience to the inspection process and allows both inspectors and laboratory staff to share their knowledge and expertise (Merrick, ). This review offers detailed updated requirements for accrediting molecular genetics laboratories by the Laboratory Accreditation Program of the College of American Pathologists.

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) released on August 21,the edition of its Laboratory Accreditation Program. Mar 04,  · The importance of clinical information and clinical correlation is recognized by Skip to main content. Advertisement. Hide College of American Pathologists Accreditation Program.

Laboratory general checklist. In: Inspection checklist. Northfield, Ill: College of American Pathologists Author: Keith E. Volmar.

Patient Safety can only be achieved when physicians have fast and accurate test results that they can rely on to make a diagnosis and determine the best course of treatment. The College of American Pathologists (CAP's) Laboratory Accreditation Program accredits the entire spectrum of laboratory test disciplines with the most scientifically.

Jan 07,  · Due to the ambiguity of some parts of the CFR regulations, the GCLP standards are described by merging guidance from regulatory authorities as well as other organizations and accrediting bodies, such as the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).Cited by: