Position statements

Position statements provide background information and express or clarify the College’s intent on a particular matter.

DAP position statements

TopicArea of interestPosition statementDate published
AccreditationSpirometryAccreditation of Overnight Oximetry in Community SpirometryMarch 1, 2019
AccreditationPoint-of-care testingAccreditation Requirements for Facilities Performing Point-of-Care TestingMay 14, 2021
AccreditationMobile servicesAccreditation Requirements for Mobile Phlebotomy ServicesFebruary 8, 2019
CredentialingPulmonary functionCredentialing Requirements for Pulmonary Function TestingDecember 19, 2018
AccreditationLaboratory medicineDAP Accreditation of Genetic Testing Laboratories and Direct-to-consumer TestingJune 13, 2018
AccreditationPeer reviewHandling Information Related to Peer Review in Diagnostic FacilitiesOctober 1, 2018
AccreditationSpirometryMobile Community SpirometryMarch 1, 2019
AccreditationPoint-of-care testingPoint-of-Care Diagnostic Tests Exempt from DAP AccreditationFebruary 19, 2020
AccreditationLaboratory medicineEligibility Requirements for DAP AccreditationSeptember 16, 2020
AccreditationLaboratory medicineAccreditation Requirements for Phlebotomy ServicesDecember 1, 2021
AccreditationNeurodiagnosticsProcedure for Physicians Seeking Community-based DAP Accreditation and MSP Billing for EMGMay 27, 2023
AccreditationUltrasoundFetal Anatomy Ultrasound AssessmentsAugust 30, 2023
AccreditationDiagnostic imagingPhysicians Performing X-ray ExaminationsAugust 30, 2023
AccreditationDiagnostic imagingThe Use of Mobile X-ray Units as a Stationary X-ray UnitOctober 5, 2023
AccreditationPoint-of-care testingPoint-of-Care UltrasoundDecember 15, 2023
AccreditationHome sleep apnea testingPrescription Pad Use and Distribution by Home Sleep Apnea Testing ProvidersDecember 27, 2023
AccreditationDiagnostic imagingDirect-to-consumer Screening Testing – Diagnostic ServicesFebruary 6, 2024
AccreditationDiagnostic imagingIntroducing new technology and artificial intelligence in diagnostic facilitiesMarch 4, 2024
CredentialingHome sleep apnea testingCredentialing Requirements for Home Sleep Apnea TestingMay 22, 2024
CredentialingPolysomnographyCredentialing Requirements for Polysomnography (Level 1)May 22, 2024
AccreditationDiagnostic imagingDynamic Elastography ServicesMay 22, 2024