AAFP Laboratory Proficiency Testing Program

AAFP Proficiency Testing - Proficiency Testing Program for Office Laboratories

Rely on AAFP-PT to help you maintain
laboratory excellence.

AAFP’s Proficiency Testing Program (AAFP-PT) is a comprehensive program from a name you can trust. AAFP-PT is the only laboratory proficiency testing provider to focus on the unique needs of physician office laboratories, urgent care centers, and small hospital laboratories.

Now offering nine new modules for 2019 to better meet your needs.

Don't miss out. Enrollment begins August 1.

View 2019 Catalog.(1 MB PDF)

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Accurate lab results that are crucial to patient care.

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Email: pt@aafp.org
Call: (800) 274-7911

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Microscopy Atlas - Now Available

More than 150 photos of microscopy cellular elements with a complete description and clinical associations.

A must for provider-performed microscopy laboratories.

What Is Laboratory Proficiency Testing?

Laboratory proficiency testing is an external quality and accuracy assessment process that tests unknown specimens from an outside source to ensure accurate lab testing results.Lab proficiency testing is more than an internal quality control measure. It provides an important comparison and objective assessment of your lab staff competencies, specimen handling, equipment functionality, and results reporting.

Why Choose AAFP-PT?

Approved by CMS and COLA, AAFP-PT is your trusted partner to maintain laboratory certification. We provide:

  • Comprehensive list of specimens appropriate for testing in waived and high-complexity laboratories.
  • Now offering nine new modules for 2019(1 MB PDF) to better meet your needs.
  • Three shipments per year (view shipment schedule)
  • No annual registration fee for COLA member laboratories
  • 10% discount on orders with three or more laboratory locations
  • Friendly and fast customer service and technical support from our team of experienced laboratorians
  • Free handbook binder cover, spine inserts, and tabs to help organize PT materials
  • Convenient customer service through PT Central, email, or phone
  • 24/7 online access to current enrollment status, evaluations, and forms through PT Central
  • Email reminders of all important reporting deadlines, including notification of missing data in results submissions
  • Automatic email confirmation when results have been received
  • Evaluation report provided by email
  • Continuing education credit through ASCLS P.A.C.E.®

Helpful AAFP-PT Forms

[ ]
Questions?

Email: pt@aafp.org
Call: (800) 274-7911

Visit AAFP-PT FAQ.

Microscopy Atlas - Now Available

More than 150 photos of microscopy cellular elements with a complete description and clinical associations.

A must for provider-performed microscopy laboratories.