PT2016 DAP Processes for Proficiency Testing


PT2016 Mandated Analytes


PT2016 DAP Approved Proficiency Testing Providers


     Reporting Criteria and the Investigation and Exception Response Form Memo     


Investigation and Exception Response Form    


PT Investigation: Sources of Error and Internal Review


 PT 2016 Enrolment and Attestation Form     


Alternative Assessment Procedures Form 2016 


PT Provider Client Number Form 2016  




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Proficiency Laboratory Medicine PT 2016


DAP Processes for Proficiency Testing 2016


The following correspondence was circulated to laboratories:


DAP Processes for PT 2016

This memo outlines:

   • mandated and non-mandated programs/analytes

   • alternative PT

   • handling exceptions

   • selection of PT providers

   • regional approaches

   • result summaries

   • supplementary or remedial PT


DAP Mandated Analytes 2016 

  • specifies which laboratory specialties and analytes are mandated and require enrollment in formal PT programs.


DAP Approved PT Providers 2016 

    • lists DAP approved PT providers


Reporting Criteria and  Proficiency Testing Investigation and Exception Response Memo (updated 22 Dec 2015)

   • lists the outlier criteria by PT provider which require an  investigation and exception response form for the DAP

  • instructions on use of the new investigation and exception  response form


Investigation and Exception Response Form 

This new form should be put into use right away. You may fill out this form online, print and fax or email to the DAP. Please discard any previously circulated forms. 


PT Investigation: Sources of Error and Internal Review 

These worksheets are for use by the facility to aid in classifying the sources of error and performing the internal review of outliers. Submission of these documents to the DAP is not required.