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VARIANT INTERPRETATION ONLY - VIP
Analytes/procedures in bold type are regulated for proficiency testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Challenges per Shipment
Number of Shipments
Variant interpretation online case review
One shipment per year
Three germline diagnostic challenges; reporting with CME/CE credit is available for one pathologist, MD, PhD, technologist, or genetic counselor
Earn a maximum of 3 CME credits (AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™) per pathologist MD/PhD and a maximum of 3 CE credits per technologist/genetic counselor for completion of an entire year
One online educational activity per year; your CAP shipping contact will be notified via email when the activity is available
VIP is an educational activity for pathologists, PhDs, genetic counselors, technologists, and any other laboratory staff with an interest in germline variant interpretation to assess and improve their diagnostic skills. All cases will comply with the 2015 ACMG standards and guidelines for the interpretation of sequence variants and will include:
A clinical history with relevant laboratory data
Results of ancillary studies, where appropriate
Case discussion and discussion of interpretive criteria
A variety of germline variants, diseases, and disorders