HistoQIP Specialty Series

The National Society for Histotechnology (NSH) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP) have partnered to offer quality assessment tools similar to the HistoQIP and HistoQIP Biopsy programs. 

Gastrointestinal Biopsy Module (HQBX1)

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  • Colon biopsy
  • Esophageal biopsy
  • Small intestinal biopsy
  • Stomach biopsy

Dermatologic Biopsy Module (HQBX2)

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  • Allopecia biopsy
  • Skin excisional biopsy (large excision)
  • Skin punch biopsy
  • Skin shave biopsy

Urogenital Tract Biopsy Module (HQBX3)

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  • Bladder biopsy (non-neoplastic)
  • Bladder biopsy (with urothelial carcinoma)
  • Prostate needle biopsy (non-neoplastic)
  • Prostate needle biopsy (with carcinoma)

Participating laboratories will select the H&E module that best meets their needs. Additionally:

  • Submit up to four H&E stained and coverslipped slides (one from each of the four predetermined categories in the selected module), twice per year. An expert panel of pathologists, histotechnologists, and histotechnicians will receive and evaluate the submitted slides for histologic technique, using uniform grading criteria.
  • Receive an evaluation specific to your laboratory and a Participant Summary report.

HistoQIP Series

Learn more about (or purchase) specific HistoQIP educational programs:

Did you know that participation in the HistoQIP program affords you the opportunity to earn free CEs?

Need Help?

To purchase a HistoQIP program by phone or for more information regarding offerings, please call a CAP Customer Contact Center representative at 800-323-4040, option 1.