[Histonet] CAP - ANP.11713 Phase II
JWEEMS <@t> sjha.org
Wed Mar 22 11:37:15 CST 2006
We give the control to the pathologist daily - who initials
satisfactory or not... problems are dealt with by techs usually before
path gets here tho.
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Subject: [Histonet] CAP - ANP.11713 Phase II
There is a new question on the CAP checklist:
ANP.11713 - Phase II
"Is there documented evidence of daily review of technical quality of
histologic preparations by the pathologist?"
Our present procedure is the supervisor/technologist documents daily
review, but it is very clear that CAP is requiring the pathologist
to initial a document daily proving they have reviewed the technical
quality of slides.
How are other hospitals satisfying this requirement? It seems crazy to
make a pathologist initial a document daily,
when it is evident they review hundreds of slides a day, and they would
certainly report a problem to the supervisor when the stain is
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