Monday, June 16, 2008

Introduction to CAP (college of American pathologist)

CAP, the most recognized organization boasting board-certified pathologist. Its mission is to promote, assist and to be a proponent in achieving excellence in the practice of pathology and clinical medicine so as to aid in serving patients, pathologist and the public. [1] Established in 1947, it is the world largest association of pathologist which assist in Proficiency Testing and Accreditation Programs. [2] CAP follows stringent inspection procedures, examining everything involving in conducting and maintenance of laboratory before accreditation is done. [3] On March 3, 2008, CAP further offers International Organization of Standardization (ISO) 15189:2007 Accreditation so as to enhance patient safety and minimize laboratory-associated risks. [4] CAP is to ensure patient receives best health care and to protect pathologists license to practice. [5]







Note: [1] represents reference 1, [2] represents reference 2, [3] represents reference 3,[4] represents reference 4 and [5] represents reference 5.

By: Ivan Ng

Class: TG01

Group 2

Word Count: 112 words

Date of submission: 16 June 2008

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